V C Section 22508.5 Inoperable Parking Meters

Inoperable Parking Meters

22508.5.  (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a vehicle may park, for up to the posted time limit, in any parking space that is ( )1 regulated by an inoperable parking meter or an inoperable parking payment center.

(b) ( )2 A local authority may, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit or restrict the parking of vehicles ( )3 in a parking space regulated by an inoperable parking meter or inoperable parking payment ( )4 center. An ordinance or resolution adopted by a local authority pursuant to this section shall not become effective until signs or markings giving adequate notice of the restriction or prohibition on parking have been placed at parking locations, parking meters, or parking payment centers.

(c) For purposes of this section:

(1) "Inoperable parking meter" means a meter located next to and designated for an individual parking space, which has become inoperable and cannot accept payment in any form or cannot register that a payment in any form has been made.

(2) "Inoperable parking payment center" means an electronic parking meter or pay station serving one or more parking spaces that is closest to the space where a person has parked and that cannot accept payment in any form, cannot register that a payment in any form has been made, or cannot issue a receipt that is required to be displayed in a conspicuous location on or in the vehicle.

(d) This section shall become inoperative on January 1, 2014, and shall remain inoperative until January 1, 2017.

Added Sec. 2, Ch. 70, Stats. 2012. Effective January 1, 2013.
The 2013 amendment added the italicized material, and at the point(s) indicated, deleted the following:
1. "subject to"
2. "Local authorities"
3. "at inoperable parking meters"
4. "centers. No"

NOTE: The preceding section becomes inoperative on January 1, 2014, at which time the following section becomes operative. The preceding section shall remain inoperative until January 1, 2017.

 22508.5 (a) A vehicle may park, for up to the posted time limit, in any parking space that is regulated by an inoperable parking meter or an inoperable parking payment center.

(b) A local authority shall not, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit or restrict the parking of vehicles in a space that is regulated by an inoperable parking meter or inoperable parking payment center.

(c) For purposes of this section:

(1) "Inoperable parking meter" means a meter located next to and designated for an individual parking space, which has become inoperable and cannot accept payment in any form or cannot register that a payment in any form has been made.

(2) "Inoperable parking payment center" means an electronic parking meter or pay station serving one or more parking spaces that is closest to the space where a person has parked and that cannot accept payment in any form, cannot register that a payment in any form has been made, or cannot issue a receipt that is required to be displayed in a conspicuous location on or in the vehicle.

(d)This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2017, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2017, deletes or extends that date.

Added and repealed Sec. 2, Ch. 71, Stats. 2013. Effective January 1, 2014. Repeal January 1, 2017.

NOTE: The preceding section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2017, and as of that date is repealed.