Where can I park additional vehicles if I need more parking space?
All vehicles parked on the residential front yard (corner lots have two front yards) are required to be on improved surfaces, i.e. a driveway or paved parking space. An additional parking space of concrete or gravel can be created without a permit alongside the existing drive, provided that a four foot buffer between the drive and property line is maintained. It can be 20 feet long and 9 feet wide. It should be filled with concrete or 6 inches of compacted gravel and the edges defined with landscaping materials. Once the space has been created on any property, it should be maintained in order to remain a true parking space.

Keep in mind, some subdivisions may have homeowner’s association regulations that do not allow the addition of a parking space.

At no time should the area parallel to the street be paved or used as a parking space. Vehicles parked on the street should have tires fully on the street pavement and not over the curb or on the grass.

Contact a Planner at 439.4543 if you have questions about adding an additional parking space.

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1. Where do I find information on codes related to nuisance issues?
2. What is considered outside storage?
3. May I store my blue trash bins outside?
4. Where can I park additional vehicles if I need more parking space?
5. Is a permit required to add another driveway?
6. What are the rules for parking on private property or car repairs?
7. Who should I contact about abandoned cars or personal property parked on the city street?
8. Where can I park an RV on my property?
9. What is the height restriction on grass and weeds?
10. With the increase of West Nile virus, should swimming pools be drained?
11. Do I need a permit to have a garage sale? Where can I display my signs?
12. What about other types of signs?
13. Why is that abandoned house allowed to sit vacant and deteriorate?