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(A) The City Council may close city-maintained streets in conjunction with issuing a permit for a special event.
(B) Streets maintained by the N.C. Dept. of Transportation shall be closed as provide in G.S. § 20-169 “Powers of local authorities” and the “NC DOT Parades Events Guidelines.”
(C) No person may operate, or park, any vehicle contrary to the traffic control devices installed in accordance with this section. In the event that any such vehicle(s) remains in an otherwise closed area designated “no parking” as a part of an approved special event, the Chief of Police may issue citations or remove said vehicle(s) at the owner's expense.
(D) Within seven days prior to the start of any special event activity, the City Manager, or his/her designee shall cause written notice to be provided to the occupants, or if they are unavailable the owners, of each property abutting the street(s) to be closed pursuant to the approval a special event permit in this section. For activities that are scheduled to occur less than seven days after the permit application has been submitted, the City Manager, or his/her designee need only provide such notice as is reasonably possible.
(Ord. passed 9-12-06; Am. Ord. passed 12-13-16; Am. Ord. passed 6-11-19)