10.18.050   Designation criteria.
   A.   A residential area shall be deemed eligible for consideration as a preferential permit parking area if, based on surveys and studies prepared under the direction of the public works director, objective criteria establishes that the area is impacted by commuter vehicles for any extended period during the day or night, on weekends, or during holidays.
   The area eligible for consideration as a preferential parking area includes streets which, in the judgment of the public works director or city council, are not presently impacted by commuter vehicles but would be so impacted upon adoption of preferential parking restrictions for an adjacent area.
   B.   In determining whether an area identified as eligible for preferential permit parking may so be designated, the public works director and the city council shall take into account factors which include, but are not limited to, the following:
   1.   The extent of the desire and need of the residents for preferential permit parking;
   2.   The extent to which legal on-street parking spaces are or will be occupied by motor vehicles in the neighborhoods affected and during the period proposed for parking regulations;
   3.   The extent to which vehicles parking in the area during the period proposed for parking regulations are or will be nonresident or commuter vehicles rather than resident vehicles;
   4.   The extent to which motor vehicles registered to persons residing in the area cannot be readily and conveniently accommodated by the number of available off-street parking spaces; and
   5.   The extent to which service and maintenance vehicles and equipment cannot move freely while the operators are under the employ of the resident. (Ord. 9901 § 1 (Exh. A (part), 1999)