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PREFACE
Chapter C HOME RULE CHARTER
Chapter 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5 ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
Chapter 14 AUTHORITIES
Chapter 23 BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND COUNCILS
Chapter 36 FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES
Chapter 51 INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
Chapter 62 PENSIONS
Chapter 70 PERSONNEL
Chapter 77 POLICE DEPARTMENT
Chapter 91 SALARIES AND COMPENSATION
Chapter 120 ALARM SYSTEMS
Chapter 127 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Chapter 141 ANIMALS
Chapter 166 CABLE TELEVISION
Chapter 173 COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY CODE
Chapter 180 CONSTRUCTION CODES
Chapter 185 CONVERSION THERAPY
Chapter 188 CURFEW
Chapter 201 ELECTRIC SERVICE
Chapter 212 FEES
Chapter 219 FIREARMS
Chapter 225 FIREWORKS
Chapter 231 FIRE INSURANCE PROCEEDS
Chapter 237 FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION
Chapter 251 FOOD CODE
Chapter 272 GRAFFITI
Chapter 288 HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 295 HISTORICAL AND CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
Chapter 302 HOUSE NUMBERING
Chapter 308 HOUSING
Chapter 317 INVASIVE PLANTS AND NOXIOUS WEEDS
Chapter 325 LAW ENFORCEMENT
Chapter 328 LEAD-BASED PAINT
Chapter 332 LIBRARY
Chapter 339 LICENSES AND PERMITS
Chapter 346 LITTER AND ADVERTISING MATERIAL
Chapter 353 LOITERING AND PANHANDLING
Chapter 364 MASSAGE THERAPISTS
Chapter 378 MUNICIPAL CLAIMS AND LIENS
Chapter 387 NOISE
Chapter 396 PARKS AND RECREATION
Chapter 403 PAWNBROKERS
Chapter 410 PEDDLING AND SOLICITING
Chapter 424 POLES
Chapter 431 PROPERTY SALES
Chapter 433 PUBLIC ART
Chapter 438 RAIN BARRELS
Chapter 442 RECORDS, PUBLIC ACCESS
Chapter 453 SALES
Chapter 460 SCRAP METAL DEALERS
Chapter 467 SEWERS AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Chapter 473 SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES
Chapter 479 SIDEWALK CAFES
Chapter 485 SIGNS
Chapter 496 SOLID WASTE
Chapter 502 STORAGE FACILITIES
Chapter 505 STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
Chapter 508 STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
Chapter 515 SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 521 SUSTAINABILITY
Chapter 536 TAMPERING WITH PUBLIC PROPERTY
Chapter 540 TATTOO AND PIERCING ESTABLISHMENTS
Chapter 543 TAX ABATEMENTS
Chapter 546 TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM
Chapter 549 TAXATION
Chapter 555 TREES
Chapter 564 VEHICLE NUISANCES, STORAGE OF
Chapter 570 VEHICLE REPAIR SHOPS
Chapter 576 VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC
Chapter 583 VENDING MACHINES
Chapter 600 ZONING
Chapter A610 ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY
Chapter A611 BOND ISSUES AND LOANS
Chapter A612 FRANCHISE AND SERVICES
Chapter A613 GOVERNMENTAL AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
Chapter A614 PLAN APPROVAL
Chapter A615 PUBLIC PROPERTY
Chapter A616 SEWERS
Chapter A617 STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
Chapter A618 WATER
Chapter A619 ZONING; PRIOR ORDINANCES
Chapter DT DERIVATION TABLE
Chapter DL DISPOSITION LIST
§ 212-144. Vehicles and traffic.
Description
Fee
Ordinance No.
Code Citation
Description
Fee
Ordinance No.
Code Citation
Reclamation cost for impounded vehicle
$25
14-2001
Booting fee
$100
Res. No. 18-A-2006; 3-2021
Residential parking permit
 
 
First year (initial)
$30 per vehicle
 
 
Annual renewal
$25 per vehicle
 
 
Daily parking permit
$16/day nonmetered
$16/ day metered
$10/day funeral
$10/day owner in front of his/her non- residence property
$1/day resident in front of his/her personal residence
$1/day church
$1/day city agencies and authorities
$2/sign lamination (optional added cost per sign)
14-2001; 19A-2018; 3-2021
Commercial contractor parking permit
$30 monthly
 
Pushcart permit (annual)
$30
14-2001
Special event with applicant's proof of nonprofit status
$50
30-2011; 38-2011; 32-2022
§ 576-1205A(1)
Special event without applicant's proof of nonprofit status
$100
30-2011; 38-2011; 32-2022
§ 576-1205A(2)
Security deposit
$500
32-2022
 
Late fee, per § 576-1205A(1)
(a) Special event applications submitted between 60 and 89 days prior to the event date will be subject to a $25 late fee.
(b) Special event applications submitted between 30 and 59 days prior to the event date will be subject to a $50 late fee.
32-2022
 
Fee for block parties requiring City barricades
$75
30-2011; 32-2022
Administrative fee for retrieval of towed vehicle
$10
14-2001
Parking meter fee
$2 per hour
42-2015; 3-2021
Reclamation cost for impounded ATV, snow mobile, dirt bike
$50
46-2021
Towing/relocation fee for ATV, snow mobile
$120
46-2021
Towing/relocation for dirt bike
$120
46-2021
Storage fee for ATV, snow mobile, dirt bike
$25 per day
46-2021