The City of Port Orchard adopted an ordinance regarding the reduction of thin plastic carryout bags to customers beginning January 1, 2020. Please visit https://www.cityofportorchard.us/plastic-bag-reduction/ for more information.

Boat, RV and Utility Trailer Parking

Parking of boats and recreational vehicles in the public right-of-way

Per POMC 10.18.020 (1) No person shall stop, stand, or park a boat, boat trailer, or recreational vehicle in the public right-of-way for more than 24 hours, except Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, unless specifically approved by the city council. The following are requirements for granting approval:

(a) Circumstances must be unique, exceptional, or extraordinary;

(b) Compliance would result in unnecessary hardship; and

(c) Approval would not be injurious or detrimental to the public health, safety, or welfare.

(2) Violation of this section is a Class C parking infraction.

(3) Boats, boat trailers, and recreational vehicles that have been parked in the public right-of-way for more than 24 hours, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, may be impounded according to the procedure set forth in Chapter 10.72 POMC 24 hours after tagging with notification of intent to impound for violation of this section.

(4) This chapter does not allow a boat or recreational vehicle to park in excess of posted time limits.


Parking of certain trailers and semitrailers.

Per POMC 10.12.640, no trailer or semitrailer shall be parked upon any city street unless the trailer or semitrailer is attached to a vehicle by which it may be propelled or drawn. In case of accident, such trailer or semitrailer may be moved to the side of the street, and if a good and sufficient red signal is displayed at both ends of the trailer or semitrailer during the hours of darkness, such trailer or semitrailer may be permitted or allowed to remain for a period not exceeding 24 hours pending removal, except that such trailer or semitrailer shall not remain upon any portion of a city street where standing or parking is limited or prohibited for a period longer than is necessary to effect its removal. Violation of this section is a Class A parking infraction.


To view the full code, please click on: https://www.codepublishing.com/WA/PortOrchard/

 

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