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Chapter 8. Traffic Code

Sec. 8-77. Parking lot regulations.

(1) Jurisdiction. Jurisdiction over parking lots shall be as follows:

  1. The Board of Public Works shall be ultimately responsible for the construction, reconstruction, development, maintenance and operation of the municipal parking lots in the City of Marshfield and shall have the further responsibility of providing any on-street parking which may be necessary or advisable, all of such responsibility and authority to be, however, subject to the final approval of the council.
  2. The enforcement of all parking regulations, presently in force or subsequently enacted, shall be under the direction of the police department.

(2) Municipal parking lots. Parking in municipal parking lots shall be in accordance with the following:

  1. Hours of operation. All municipal parking lots in the City of Marshfield, except the municipal lot at the Marshfield Municipal Airport, shall be unmetered parking lots, and the parking therein shall be as provided in subsection (2)(b) of this section.
  2. Unmetered lots. Parking in the lots described in subsection (2)(a) of this section shall be limited to three hours between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily, except that parking stalls immediately adjacent to Second Street in the so-called post office lot at 201 South Chestnut Avenue shall be limited to 15 minutes.  Overnight permit parking in the municipal lots shall be subject to the overnight parking restrictions set forth in section 8-79, except that the board of public works may establish overnight permit parking spaces with approval of the council. Such overnight permit parking spaces shall be designated by appropriate signs or other markings as overnight permit parking spaces. Daytime permit parking spaces shall be established by the board of public works with approval of the council and shall be designated by appropriate signs or other markings as daytime permit parking spaces. Fees for daytime and overnight parking permits shall be established by the board of public works with approval by the council. All permits shall be issued by the police department with all fees collected to be submitted to the finance director. The following table identifies the number of permits allowed for each municipal lot:
Lot AddressAlso Known AsDay Permits AllowedNight Permits Allowed
108 East Veterans Pkwy 00
106 South Maple 156
208 South Maple AvenueOld City Hall175
308 South Maple AvenueSears1410
408 South Maple AvenueTheaterUnlimited5
111 South Maple AvenueLibrary205
111 South Chestnut AvenueCharles Apts.Unlimited14
201 South Chestnut AvenuePost Office05
408 South Chestnut AvenueWest 5th Street, Associated BankUnlimited5
109 West 6th StreetWest 6th Street, Heinzen PrintingUnlimited5
109 West 5th StreetWest 5th Street, Baltus55

The limitations contained in the first sentence of this subsection shall not apply to persons to whom a complimentary parking permit has been issued by the chief of police or his designee.

(Code 1982, 7.05; Ord. No. 1054, 1, 7-12-2005; Ord. No. 1134, 1, 8-12-2008)