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File #: 54961    Version: Name: Substitute Convening a staff team to address the issues of parking in the City and policies that influence such parking.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/4/2019 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 3/5/2019 Final action: 4/16/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: RES-19-00321
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Convening a Staff Team that will address the issues of on-street parking in the City and policies that influence such parking.
Sponsors: Rebecca Kemble, Marsha A. Rummel, Shiva Bidar, Michael E. Verveer, Keith Furman, Arvina Martin
Attachments: 1. Attachment_Legislative File No. 54961.pdf, 2. 54961 v1.pdf, 3. 54961 v2.pdf, 4. Public Comment TPPB 4.1.19.pdf
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Title
SUBSTITUTE - Convening a Staff Team that will address the issues of on-street parking in the City and policies that influence such parking.
Body
WHEREAS, concerns about availability of on-street parking for neighborhood uses is one of the most significant issues leading to neighborhood resistance to new development proposals; and,

WHEREAS, the City expects to be adding approximately 1,600 new dwelling units annually for the next twenty-five years, all or nearly all of which are expected to have an impact on street parking and there is a desire to have development proposals go as smoothly and expeditiously as possible; and,

WHEREAS, availability of parking for residents and guests is a component of a good quality of life for many residents; and,

WHEREAS, certain neighborhoods are heavily impacted by event parking which displaces neighbors being able to park on the streets of their neighborhood; and,

WHEREAS, some residents do not have off-street parking readily available; and,

WHEREAS, the residential parking permit program, while having some positive impacts on parking availability for residents, it does not have an impact on major event parking and it is oversold by up to 2.5 permits to each available space; and,

WHEREAS, availability of on-street parking is critical for many small businesses and restaurants to be successful; and,

WHEREAS, on-street curb space often provides the closest and most convenient access to a destination for people traveling by motor vehicle, and availability of on-street parking and passenger loading zones are critical for general accessibility and for accessibility to people with disabilities; and,

WHEREAS, some developers rely on the availability of on street parking to accommodate the parking needs of residents and patrons of businesses in their development to save on the cost of constructing off-street parking for the development; and,

WHEREAS, currently the Zoning Administrator can...

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