§ 76.07 TIME LIMITED PARKING ZONES.
   The City Manager or Parking Manager are each authorized to determine and designate time limited parking zones, where it is determined that the limitation on the length of time vehicles may be parked shall be necessary to aid in the regulation, control, and inspection of parking vehicles.
   (A)   Fifteen minute parking zone. Parking or standing a vehicle in a designated space shall be lawful for a maximum of 15 minutes. The purpose of the 15 minute zone is to provide highly convenient parking for customers and vendors of retailers, such as dry cleaners, restaurants and others, to park and pick up their goods such as clothing and food products. Meter zone fees shall apply.
   (B)   Thirty minute delivery or loading zone.  
      (1)   Parking or standing a vehicle, including a truck or van, in a designated space shall be lawful for a maximum of 30 minutes. Meter zone fees shall apply.
      (2)   A time limited delivery zone is established between the hours of 11:00 p.m. to 11:00 a.m. for the following areas: Pompano Beach Boulevard between NE 2nd Street and NE 3rd Street and between Pompano Beach Boulevard and A1A from NE 2nd Street to NE 3rd Street and Seabreeze Way between NE 2nd Street and NE 3rd Street.
      (3)   This time limited zone applies to delivery vehicles that do not fit within a single standard city parking space due to size and must park within the road or street right-of-way to make deliveries.
      (4)   Deliveries during the designated authorized time period will be limited to 30 minutes and vehicle operators must turn off the vehicle’s engine during deliveries.
   (C)   One-hour parking zone. Parking or standing a vehicle in a designated space shall be lawful for a maximum of one hour. Meter zone fees shall apply.
   (D)   Two-hour parking zone. Parking or standing a vehicle in a designated space shall be lawful for a maximum of two hours. Meter zone fees shall apply.
   (E)   Eight-hour parking zone. Parking or standing a vehicle in a designated space shall be lawful for a maximum of eight hours. Meter zone fees shall apply.
   (F)   Twenty-four hour construction parking zone. Parking by construction vehicles, storing materials and equipment, and use for construction purposes is permitted by permit only by the payment of a fee which is described in Table 76.06(A). The number of days of the use of public parking, including on-street parking as well as public parking in lots or garages, shall be governed by the permit itself. A permit for a period of less than 30 days may be approved by the City Manager or City Finance Director. A permit greater than 30 days must be approved by the City Commission by a license agreement. The city's vehicles are exempt from this section.
   (G)   Electric charging stations. Payment of parking in an electric charging space provided by the city shall require the payment of the meter fee in which the charging space is located and the maximum time of occupancy of the space shall be two hours. The electric vehicle must be a plug-in type.
   (H)   Hurricane parking grace period. The Pier Garage will be available for parking of passenger car vehicles, ¼ ton pickups, height not to exceed 7'3", and other vehicle types as determined by the City Manager or his designee during a hurricane, major storm or hazardous weather conditions (the event) occurrence as well as under a mandatory evacuation order by under the following terms:
      (1)   Residents, non-residents and businesses of the city may utilize the garage on a first-come, first-serve basis for parking on floors two through four in a marked parking space for the storage of their vehicle during the period of a hurricane, major storm or hazardous weather condition, including one-day before and one-day following the event or as determined by the City Manager or designee.
      (2)   There will be no charge during the time the garage is utilized for parking. However, signs will be posted that declare that parking is at the owner's risk, that access may be limited to the vehicle, after the event, because of storm debris or flooding for entering or exiting the garage, and that the city is not liable for any damages from theft, vandalism, storms, wind, flying debris or acts of God.
      (3)   Any vehicle left in the garage after the time frame for free parking may be cited if no payment is made for the parking before or after the hurricane parking grace period. For parking, the vehicle must pay $15 per day including taxes for the period of time before and after the hurricane parking grace period.
      (4)   The City Manager may evaluate hazardous weather conditions and make decisions to extend the hurricane parking grace period, close the garage, or make other decisions in the interest of the health and welfare of persons affected by the weather conditions as well as in the interest of protecting the property.
      (5)   The city may tow a vehicle parked in a no-parking designated marked area.
   (I)   Bulk parking at the Pier Garage, A1A/Pompano Beach Boulevard Parking Lot, and Oceanside Lot. The Pier Garage, A1A/Pompano Beach Boulevard Parking Lot, Oceanside parking lot, and other locations approved by the City Manager, may be licensed under an approved parking agreement prepared by the city to a condominium association or residential and commercial building owner in the event the association or building owner is in need of temporary parking for their residents or tenants in order to repair, or construct an addition to, their building and cannot provide parking on their site during the repair or construction period.
      (1)   The bulk rate must be paid by one party, either the condominium association, the property management company, the building owner, or the general contractor of the improvement project, on a monthly basis, on the first day of the licensing period.
      (2)   The bulk rate will be $75 per month per parking space in the Oceanside Lot and the A1A/Pompano Beach Boulevard Parking Lot, and $100 per month per parking space in the Pier Garage. The use of the Pier Garage will also require a set-up fee of $25 to issue an electronic access card for entry and exit. A duplicate for a lost card will be provided at a cost of $25. All monthly fees paid in advance are nonrefundable. Parking in the Oceanside Lot and the A1A/Pompano Beach Boulevard Parking Lot will require registration of the vehicles license plate in order for the parking department to determine if a vehicle parked in the aforementioned lots has paid for the privilege of parking without utilizing the hourly payments systems. All bulk rate parking is subject to availability.
   (J)   Parking fee exemptions. Payment of parking for events may be exempted under the following conditions:
      (1)   The event sponsor must apply for an exemption on an application provided by the city.
      (2)   The event must be sponsored by a not-for-profit.
      (3)   The purpose of the event must meet the test that the event benefits the preservation, restoration or enhancement of the city's public resources.
      (4)   The event may not be for longer than eight hours.
      (5)   Exemptions are not permitted for any parking facilities funded by municipal debt, such as the Pier Garage.
      (6)   No events may be exempted except that on Easter Sunday and Christmas day enforcement will be delayed until 9:00 a.m. to facilitate religious services taking place on the Atlantic Ocean Beach in the early hours of the morning. Enforcement may also be delayed until 9:00 a.m. on other holidays by authorization of the City Manager.
      (7)   The City Manager may direct city's parking enforcement agency to exempt the parking and direct the event to a specific location or parking lot for the exempt parking.
      (8)   The City Manager or designee reserves the right to afford additional exemptions on a case by case basis.
   (K)   Motorcycles. Payment of parking for motorcycles must be paid under the following conditions:
      (1)   More than one motorcycle may park in a regulation automobile-size parking space marked for motorcycles only but all must be contained within the markings for such space, or shall constitute a violation.
      (2)   The meter rate for motorcycle parking shall be 100% of the meter rate zone charge.
      (3)   Each motorcycle in a motorcycle parking space or automobile-size parking space must pay to park.
(Ord. 2015-22, passed 1-13-15; Am. Ord. 2016-67, passed 6-28-16; Am. Ord. 2017-36, passed 4-25-17; Am. Ord. 2021-60, passed 5-25-21)