(A)   Permits required.  No vehicle shall be permitted to park upon any street within a preferred parking district established pursuant to this chapter unless the owner or operator thereof has obtained a permit therefor pursuant to this chapter.
   (B)   Issuing authority.  The Finance Department shall issue permits for preferred parking.  Applicants for permits shall present to the Director of Finance proof of business  operation or employment  adjacent to the area designated as a preferred parking district and such other information as may be necessary for the enforcement of the provisions of this chapter.
   (C)   Duration of permit.  Permits issued pursuant to this section shall remain effective for so long as the applicant continues to own or operate a business or work within the area benefitting from the preferred parking district, or until the preferred parking district for which such permit was issued is terminated, whichever occurs first.
   (D)   Conditions of permit.  Each permit shall be subject to all conditions and restrictions set forth in this chapter and of the preferred parking district for which it was issued, including conditions and restrictions which may be altered or amended from time to time. The issuance of such permit shall not be construed to be a permit for, or approval of, any violation of any provisions of this code or any other laws or regulations.
   (E)   Fee.  The City Council, by resolution, may establish a fee for issuing preferred parking permits pursuant to this section upon the finding that such a fee is necessary in order to defray the expense to the city for administering this program.
   (F)   Display of permit.  No vehicle shall be parked or stopped adjacent to any curb in a preferred parking district in violation of any posted or noticed prohibition or restriction unless such vehicle shall have prominently displayed a permit required by this section indicating an exemption from such restriction or prohibition
   (G)   Permits not transferable.  Permits issued pursuant to this section shall not be assigned or transferred.
(Ord. 4339, passed - -98)