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#118876 - 11/05/04 01:30 AM If Code Compliance Was Only This Easy  
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Finally, a rule I can probably follow:


[Linked Image]

What would you have to do to get a citation?


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#118877 - 11/06/04 05:34 AM Re: If Code Compliance Was Only This Easy  
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Park there for more than 10 hours. But how can they tell how long you have been there without a meter?


Theres always enough room in the junction box.You just need a bigger hammer

#118878 - 11/06/04 08:26 AM Re: If Code Compliance Was Only This Easy  
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Places around here mark your tires with chaulk and then come back after the time period and ticket you.


#118879 - 11/06/04 08:29 AM Re: If Code Compliance Was Only This Easy  
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But that 10 hrs applies only between the hrs of 6 & 4, and only on weekdays. The rest of the time you can park as long as you like.


#118880 - 11/06/04 08:38 AM Re: If Code Compliance Was Only This Easy  
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if you got there at 5am wouldnt you then get a ticket at 3:01pm since you exceeded 10 hours during the time that you are not to exceed 10 hours?

Hehe, its a pretty bad sign, would sure be easy to get off on any type of ticket


#118881 - 11/06/04 06:49 PM Re: If Code Compliance Was Only This Easy  
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if you got there at 5am wouldnt you then get a ticket at 3:01pm since you exceeded 10 hours during the time that you are not to exceed 10 hours?

But wouldn't the "clock" on your 10 hours only start running from 6 a.m.?


#118882 - 11/06/04 07:39 PM Re: If Code Compliance Was Only This Easy  
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only a bunch of electricians would debate the interpretation of the parking sign [Linked Image]


#118883 - 11/06/04 08:32 PM Re: If Code Compliance Was Only This Easy  
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But wouldn't the "clock" on your 10 hours only start running from 6 a.m.?


I think it could be argued either way. Which makes the sign fun [Linked Image]

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only a bunch of electricians would debate the interpretation of the parking sign


Hah, so true


#118884 - 11/06/04 11:37 PM Re: If Code Compliance Was Only This Easy  
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Just goes to show you that even when you think it is spelled out fairly simply, there is a wide range of interpretation. I think that the FPN: TOW AWAY implies that any time other than the listed permissible times would result in a tow.

But then would that mean that no parking at all Sat. & Sun.??
This needs to go before the panel again at next session.


#118885 - 11/07/04 12:24 AM Re: If Code Compliance Was Only This Easy  
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Actually, the arrow for the tow-away zone points the other direction. This is the dividing line.
Also, there's a guy that lives under this sign. We had to evict him from the warmth next to a utility transformer to do our project, so somebody got him a tent.

Downtown LA is quite a "different" type of place.


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