Bill No.
32-13
Concerning: Motor Vehicles and Traffic­
Off-Street Public Parking Regulations
- Plug-in Vehicles
Revised: February 27.2014 Draft
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Introduced:
December 10, 2013
Enacted:
March 4,2014
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Councilmembers Riemer, Berliner, Andrews, and Vice President Leventhal
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ACT to:
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define a plug-in vehicle;
prohibit parking of a vehicle that is not a plug-in vehicle in a public parking space
reserved for plug-in vehicles; and
generally amend the laws governing off-street public parking in the County.
By adding
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 31, Motor Vehicles and T rafflc
Article IV, Off-Street Public Parking Regulations
Section 31-26B
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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BILL NO.
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Sec. 1. Section 31-26B is added as follows:
31-26B. Parking spaces reserved for! plug-in vehicle.
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vehicle that:
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public street, road, and
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rated unloaded gross vehicle weight of no more than 8,500
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maximum speed capability of at least [[65]] 55 miles
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per hour; and
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an electric motor that
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battery that:
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4-wheeled vehicle, has
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capacity of at least
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2-wheeled or
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3-wheeled vehicle, has
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capacity of at
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can be recharged from an external source of electricity.
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Plug-in vehicle includes a qualifying vehicle that has been modified
from the original manufacturer's specifications.
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A person may not stop, stand, or park
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vehicle that is not
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plug-in
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is marked for the use of plug-in vehicles with an official
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confonns to regulations adopted pursuant to Section 31-23; and
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provides access to
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plug-in vehicle recharging station.
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BILL
No. 32-13
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Approved:
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Craig
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Rice, Presid n , County Counci
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Approved:
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
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