Agenda Item 17.1
July 27, 2010
Robert H. Drummer, Senior Legislative Attorney
Expedited Bill 46-10, Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Regulations - Utility Trailers
Expedited Bill 46-10, Motor Vehicles and Traffic - Parking Regulations - Utility
Trailers, sponsored by Councilmember Knapp, is scheduled to be introduced on July 27,2010.
A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for September 28 at 1:30 p.m.
Bill 27-08, enacted by the Council on January 27, 2009, restricted parking recreational
vehicles and heavy commercial vehicles on a public roadway in residential areas. Since the
enactment of this law, the Police Department reports that some business owners of utility trailers
have unhooked the utility trailer from the truck in order to park the trailer in residential areas
overnight without violating the new restrictions on recreational vehicles and heavy commercial
Bill 46-10 would prohibit parking a utility trailer on any public roadway except:
for up to 18 hours while actively engaged in loading or unloading passengers,
merchandise or materials, or
(2) for up to 48 hours if the vehicle is involuntarily parked because of mechanical
failure or other emergency.
This packet contains:
Expedited Bill 46-10
Legislative Request Report
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