(a)   Parking time limits. The County Administrator or his designee may designate the approved parking meter zone as established under Section 484.03 of this Code as 30 minute, one hour, two hour, or over two hour parking meter zones.
   (b)   Disability accessible parking. Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter to the contrary, a vehicle displaying disabled parking license plates, organizational removable windshield placards, permanent removable windshield placards, temporary removable windshield placards issued under § 46.2-1241 of the Code of Virginia, "DV" disabled parking license plates issued under § 46.2-739 B of the Code of Virginia, disabled parking license plates issued under § 46.2-731 of the Code of Virginia, or a duly authorized handicapped license plate, decal or permit issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles or similar state agency of another state or the District of Columbia, may be parked for 60 minutes in a 30 minute parking meter zone, two hours in a one-hour parking meter zone, and four hours in a two hour parking meter zone.
   (c)   Parking rates. Parking or standing a vehicle during the hours of meter operation in a designated space or area in a parking meter zone shall be lawful upon the use of a credit card or other acceptable form of payment at the rates as determined at the discretion of the Board of Supervisors after considering, among other factors, volume, duration, and time of duty of metered parking space utilization.
   (d)   Hours of operations. Said parking meters shall be operated in said parking meter zones every day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. except Sundays and holidays; provided, however, that the County Administrator or his designee may provide for different hours of meter operation at their discretion; in which case the County Administrator shall cause a tag, showing the hours of meter operation, to be affixed to each meter in the zone and official parking regulation signs erected showing the hours of legal parking in such zone. Upon the affixing of such tag and erection of such signs, the hours of meter operation shall be as indicated on such tags and signs.
   (e)   Hourly meter parking rates. Hourly parking meter rates shall be at a base rate of $1.25 per hour during off-peak parking hours and $1.75 per hour during peak parking hours. Peak and off-peak parking hours will be determined by the County Administrator, or his designee, and shall be indicated in an official parking regulation sign and/or parking meter.
   (f)   Annual parking permit rates. Annual parking permit rates shall be $10 per year/per permit.
(Ord. 19-20. Passed 12-11-19; Ord. 22-06. Passed 4-5-22.)