City of Rehoboth Beach, DE
Sussex County
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§ 92-23 Parking across driveways.

[Amended 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 8-8-1986 by Ord. No. 886-2; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4; 7-8-1994 by Ord. No. 794-1]
A. 
No vehicle shall be parked across any public driveway nor within two feet of the driveway on either side of the driveway where such has been marked with a yellow line by the City. No vehicle shall be parked across any private driveway nor within two feet of the driveway on either side of the driveway where such has been marked with a yellow line by the City unless with the consent of the owner or occupant thereof. Where a driveway has not been marked with yellow lining, no vehicle shall be parked in or across a driveway so as to impede vehicular ingress and/or egress from said driveway unless with the consent of the owner or occupant thereof.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
C. 
Any police officer of the City, while in the performance of his duty, may remove or cause to be removed, at the expense of the owner or operator of any motor vehicle, any motor vehicle parked or left standing across any driveway, either private or public, when the owner or operator of such motor vehicle is unable, unwilling or unavailable to move such motor vehicle immediately.
[Amended 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02]

§ 92-24 Parking near Boardwalk.

[Amended 11-19-1981 by Ord. No. 981-1; 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
No vehicle shall be parked within 15 feet of the way which has for its eastern termination the main Boardwalk. The provisions of this section shall not be applicable to motor vehicles owned or operated by lifeguards employed by the City of Rehoboth Beach, who may use these spaces for the parking of motor vehicles during the hours when they are on duty.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]

§ 92-25 Parking near fire hydrant.

[Amended 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
No vehicle shall be parked within 15 feet of either side of a fire hydrant.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $100 nor more than $200 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $100 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $150 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $200 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
C. 
Any police officer of the City, while in the performance of his duty, may remove or cause to be removed, at the expense of the owner or operator of any such motor vehicle, any motor vehicle parked or left standing within 15 feet of either side of a fire hydrant when the owner or operator is unable, unwilling or unavailable to move such motor vehicle immediately.
[Amended 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02]

§ 92-26 Parking in travel lanes.

[Amended 3-8-1985 by Ord. No. 385-2; 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
No vehicle shall be parked in any portion of the vehicle travel lane on any street within the corporate limits of the City.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
C. 
Any police officer of the City, while in the performance of his duty, may remove or cause to be removed any vehicle parked in any portion of the vehicle travel lane at the expense of the owner or operator of such motor vehicle when the owner or operator is unable, unwilling or not available to move such motor vehicle immediately.
[Amended 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02]

§ 92-27 Parking near intersections.

[Amended 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 1-11-1988 by Ord. No. 188-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
No vehicle shall park:
(1) 
Within 30 feet of any stop sign.
(2) 
Within 15 feet of the intersection of two or more streets.
(3) 
In a designated yellow area of any intersection.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
C. 
Any police officer of the City, while in the performance of his duty, may remove or cause to be removed any motor vehicle parked in violation of this section at the expense of the owner or operator of such motor vehicle when the owner or operator is unable, unwilling or not available to move such motor vehicle immediately.
[Amended 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02]

§ 92-28 Parking upon sidewalks.

[Amended 3-8-1985 by Ord. No. 385-3; 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
No vehicle shall be parked upon any sidewalk, crosswalk, street intersection, public lawn, curb or drainage course.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
C. 
Any police officer of the City, while in the performance of his duty, may remove or cause to be removed any motor vehicle parked in violation of this section at the expense of the owner or operator of such motor vehicle when the operator or operator is unable, unwilling or not available to move such motor vehicle immediately.
[Amended 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02]

§ 92-29 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor’s Note: Former § 92-29, Angle parking, as amended, was repealed 3-18-2011 by Ord. No. 0311-02.

§ 92-30 Double parking.

[Amended 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
The parking of vehicles along any side or curb of any street within the City shall be in a single line. Double parking is prohibited.
B. 
It shall be unlawful to park more than one four-wheeled vehicle in any one designated parking meter space.
C. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]

§ 92-31 Restricted parking spaces.

[Amended 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 7-11-1986 by Ord. No. 786-7; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4; 7-21-2003 by Ord. No. 0703-01]
A. 
No vehicle shall be parked in any parking space designated by the Commissioners as being devoted to a special use or purpose, or for a duration exceeding that prescribed by the Commissioners, such as bus stops, taxi stands, doctors' stands, lifeguard stands, library parking spaces, electric vehicle parking spaces, or fire equipment stands and the like, unless such vehicle shall be within that class designated as being authorized to park in any such space, and within any duration prescribed by the Commissioners.
[Amended 12-19-2014 by Ord. No. 1214-01]
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
C. 
Any police officer of the City, while in the performance of his duty, may remove or cause to be removed, at the expense of the owner or operator of any motor vehicle, any motor vehicle parked in violation of Subsection A of this section when the owner or operator of such motor vehicle is unable, unwilling or unavailable to move such motor vehicle immediately.
[Amended 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02]

§ 92-32 Parking on Rehoboth Avenue limited.

[Amended 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 6-9-1989 by Ord. No. 68-2; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
No person shall park any vehicle on the north side of Rehoboth Avenue between the east and west driveways to the Municipal Building.
[Amended 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02]
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
C. 
After the expiration of 90 minutes following the issuing of the original summons for any motor vehicle which is parked, stopped or standing in violation of the provisions of this section, an additional summons shall be issued for any motor vehicle which continues to be parked, stopped or standing in violation of the provisions of this section.

§ 92-33 Parking prohibited on portion of First Street.

[Amended 6-12-1987 by Ord. No. 687-1; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391]
A. 
No vehicle shall be parked on First Street along the west side between Brooklyn Avenue and Philadelphia Street at any time.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]

§ 92-34 Parking prohibited on certain streets.

[As last amended 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
No person shall park, stop or stand or cause to be parked or stopped any motor vehicle in any of the following places:
(1) 
On the south side of Lake Avenue, for a distance of 361 feet from the entrance to Convention Hall in an easterly direction to Third Street.
(2) 
On the north side of Lake Avenue, for a distance of 276 feet from the eastern limits of the east driveway entrance to Fran O'Brien's driveway to Third Street.
(3) 
On the east side of Second Street from Olive Avenue to Philadelphia Street.
(4) 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(4), pertaining to the south side of Rehoboth Avenue near its intersection with Grove Street was repealed 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02.
(5) 
(Reserved)[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(5), pertaining to the north side of Rehoboth Avenue near its intersection with Columbia Avenue, was repealed 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02.
(6) 
On the south side of Lake Drive, from King Charles Avenue to Bayard Avenue.
(7) 
On the north side of Lake Drive, for a distance of 92 feet westerly from its intersection with King Charles Avenue.
(8) 
On the south side of Lake Avenue for a distance of 214 feet measured easterly from its intersection with Rehoboth Avenue.
(9) 
On the west side of King Charles Avenue, for a distance of 200 feet in front of the Westminster Presbyterian Church.
(10) 
On the west side of Second Street, from the northwest corner of Christian Street to the southwest corner of Rehoboth Avenue, with the exception of the loading and unloading space as described in § 92-234.
(11) 
On the east side of First Street, from its intersection with Wilmington Avenue north to its intersection with Rehoboth Avenue.
(12) 
On the east side of First Street, for a distance of 640 feet in a northerly direction from its intersection with Virginia Avenue.
(13) 
On the west side of First Street, for a distance of 409 feet north from its intersection with Virginia Avenue.
(14) 
(Reserved)[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(14), pertaining to the island at the entrance to Scarborough Avenue off Christian Street, was repealed 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02.
(15) 
On the south side of Lake Drive easterly, from Scarborough Avenue to King Charles Avenue.
(16) 
On the south side of the island on Rehoboth Avenue, for a distance of 100 feet east of the intersection of the crossover marking the easterly entrance to the Municipal Building; provided, however, that this space may be used by members of the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Department answering an emergency call.
(17) 
On the south side of Queen Street, from Lake Drive to King Charles at any time; on the north side of Queen Street, from the Boardwalk to King Charles, and the south side of Queen Street, from the Boardwalk to Lake Drive, from 12:00 midnight to 6:00 a.m. from May 14 to September 30 of each year.
(18) 
On both sides of Prospect Street from 12:01 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., from May 14 to September 30 of each year.
(19) 
On the west side of Lake Drive, between Queen Street and Prospect Street at any time; on the east side of Lake Drive, between Queen Street and Prospect Street from 12:00 midnight to 6:00 a.m. from May 14 to September 30 of each year.
(20) 
On the north side of Oak Avenue from the west side of its intersection with Gerar Street in a westerly direction for a distance of 200 feet.
(21) 
On the east side of Second Street from its intersection with Lake Avenue in a northerly direction to its intersection with Oak Avenue and/or for a distance of 531 feet.
(22) 
On the south side of Rehoboth Avenue for a distance of 10 feet in an easterly direction from the east side of the existing driveway (curb cut) of property number 50.
(23) 
On the south side of Rehoboth Avenue for a distance of 13 feet easterly from the east side of the existing driveway (curb cut) of property number 48.
(24) 
On the north side of the third block of Wilmington Avenue from its intersection with Second Street for a distance of 47 feet.
(25) 
On the east side of Third Street from Lake Gerar to Oak Avenue.
(26) 
(Reserved)[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(26), pertaining to both sides of St. Lawrence Street, was repealed 8-19-2016 by Ord. No. 0816-01.
(27) 
On Surf Avenue, east side, in a northerly direction measured from the most northern parking space of the metered area for a distance of 711 feet.
(28) 
On Surf Avenue, west side, in a northerly direction from Lake Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue, for a distance of 210 feet.
(29) 
On Prospect Street, Queen Street, St. Lawrence Street, Rodney Street, Norfolk Street, Stockley Street, New Castle Street, Hickman Street, Laurel Street and Philadelphia Street, for a distance of 15 feet in a westerly direction from the most eastern curbline across the streets; on Second Street, west side, for a distance of 252 feet north from the picnic area parking lot.
(30) 
On the north side of Olive Avenue measuring a distance of 17 feet beginning 265 feet westerly from First Street.
(31) 
On the south side of Oak Avenue beginning 173 feet from the center line of the intersection of Second Street (north) and Oak Avenue westerly to Third Street.
(32) 
On the east side of Grove Street from Columbia Avenue to Henlopen Avenue; on the west side of Grove Street from Columbia Avenue to the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal.
[Added 7-21-2008 by Ord. No. 0708-13]
B. 
The provisions of Subsection A of this section shall not be applicable to any operator of any motor vehicle who stops or causes his motor vehicle to stop in order to avoid conflict with other traffic, in compliance with the direction of a policeman or other traffic control officer, or to unload or load passengers, nor shall the provisions of Subsection A be applicable to any operator of a motor vehicle of the City when on official business.
C. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]

§ 92-35 Parking, stopping or standing in median strip.

[Amended 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
No person shall park, stop or stand any vehicle, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the direction of a police officer, in the median strip connecting the east lane and the west lane of Rehoboth Avenue. There is hereby established one parking space at the northeast corner of the median strip at a junction with the west lane of Rehoboth Avenue for the parking, stopping or standing of vehicles of the City or for the parking, stopping or standing of vehicles of elected or appointed officials, agents or employees of the City who are on business of the City.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]

§ 92-36 Parking in fire lanes.

[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
A. 
No person shall park any motor vehicle owned or operated by him in any designated fire lane. This section shall not be construed to be applicable to the parking of emergency vehicles of the City or the state when on official business.
B. 
There are hereby established the following fire lanes within the corporate limits of the City:
(1) 
On the north side of Laurel Street for a distance of 38 feet westerly measured from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(2) 
On the south side of Brooklyn Avenue from the side entrance of Star-of-the-Sea easterly for such distance as is required to reach the end of the building.
(3) 
On the south side of Maryland Avenue for a distance of 15 feet westerly from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(4) 
On the south side of Baltimore Avenue for a distance of 10 feet measured 97 feet easterly from the east curbline of First Street.
(5) 
On the north side of Virginia Avenue for a distance of 38 feet westerly measured from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(6) 
On the south side of Virginia Avenue for a distance of 15 feet westerly measured from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(7) 
On the north side of Virginia Avenue for a distance of 15 feet westerly measured from the property line between Lot 9, Virginia Avenue, and Lot 11, Virginia Avenue.
(8) 
On the north side of Grenoble Place for a distance of 128 feet easterly measured from the intersection of the easterly curb of Lakeview Avenue with the northerly right-of-way line of Grenoble Place.
(9) 
On the east side of Lakeview Street from Grenoble Place to Lake Avenue.
(10) 
On the south side of Lake Avenue easterly from the intersection of the easterly curb of Lakeview Street to the main Boardwalk.
(11) 
On the north side of Rehoboth Avenue for a distance of 55 feet easterly measured from the standpipe connection of the Arc Condominium.
(12) 
On the north side of Maryland Avenue for a distance of 25 feet westerly measured from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(13) 
On the north side of Baltimore Avenue for a distance of 10 feet westerly measured from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(14) 
On the south side of Baltimore Avenue for a distance of 10 feet westerly measured from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(15) 
On the north side of Olive Avenue for a distance of 10 feet westerly measured from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(16) 
On the south side of Olive Avenue for a distance of 15 feet westerly measured from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(17) 
On the east side of Second Street from Maryland Avenue to Olive Avenue.
(18) 
On the south side of Olive Avenue for a distance of 115 feet easterly measured from the intersection of the eastern curb of Second Street with the southern right-of-way line of Olive Avenue.
(19) 
On the north side of Maryland Avenue for a distance of 108 feet easterly measured from the intersection of the eastern curbline of Second Street with the northern right-of-way line of Maryland Avenue.
(20) 
On the north side of Maryland Avenue for a distance of 74 feet easterly beginning 132 feet east of the intersection of the eastern curbline of First Street with the northern right-of-way line of Maryland Avenue.
(21) 
On the north side of Rehoboth Avenue for a distance of 11 feet easterly beginning 163 feet easterly of the intersection of the eastern curbline of First Street with the northern right-of-way line of Rehoboth Avenue.
(22) 
On the north side of Lake Avenue for a distance of 20 feet westerly, beginning a distance of 392 feet from the most western curbline of the intersection with Third Street.
(23) 
On the north side of Grenoble Place for a distance of nine feet westerly measured from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(24) 
On the south side of Baltimore Avenue for a distance of 20 feet, eight inches easterly beginning 295 feet four inches easterly of the intersection of the eastern curb of Second Street with the southern right-of-way line of Baltimore Avenue.
(25) 
On the north side of Maryland Avenue for a distance of 16 feet easterly, measured 208 feet from the eastern curbline of First Street.
(26) 
On the north side of Maryland Avenue for a distance of 19 feet easterly, measured 305 feet from the eastern curbline of First Street.
(27) 
On the south side of the second block of Wilmington Avenue for a distance of 26 feet easterly, measured 59 feet from the eastern curbline of Second Street.
(28) 
On the south side of the second block of Wilmington Avenue for a distance of 30 feet, measured 250 feet from the eastern curbline of Second Street.
(29) 
On the north side of the second block of Baltimore Avenue for a distance of 21 feet eight inches westerly, measured 55 feet six inches feet from the western curbline of First Street.
(30) 
On the north side of Wilmington Avenue, third block, a distance of 41 feet easterly from the northern curbline of Christian Street.
(31) 
On the north side of Wilmington Avenue, third block, a distance of 23 feet easterly, measured 87 feet from the northern curbline of Christian Street.
(32) 
On the south side of Wilmington Avenue, first block, a distance of 10 feet, measured 257 feet westerly from the most eastern curbline.
(33) 
On the south side of Baltimore Avenue, ocean block, for a distance of nine feet westerly, measured 20 feet westerly from the most easterly curbline of Baltimore Avenue.
(34) 
On the north side of Virginia Avenue for a distance of 10 feet westerly, measured 99 feet from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
(35) 
On the south side of Baltimore Avenue, second block, for a distance of 22 feet westerly, measured 263 feet from the western curbline of First Street.
(36) 
On the north side of Wilmington Avenue at the entrance to Penny Lane, consisting of one parking space 10 feet by 20 feet, designated at Parking Meter No. W-97A.
(37) 
On the south side of Rehoboth Avenue for a distance of 22 feet easterly, measured 50 feet from the eastern curbline of First Street.
(38) 
On the north side of Philadelphia Street for a distance of 34 feet easterly, measured 146 feet from the eastern curbline of First Street.
(39) 
On the north side of Hickman Street for a distance of 26 feet westerly, measured 226 feet westerly from the face of the curb at the east end of the street.
C. 
For any building constructed or erected within the corporate limits of the City for which a Fire Department connection from a standpipe or sprinkler, or both, is attached to the building or for which a Fire Department connection for a standpipe or sprinkler, or both, is located between the building and the street on which the building fronts or faces, there shall be a fire lane eight feet wide in front of the Fire Department connection for the standpipe or sprinkler extending from the face of the connection to the center of the paved way, the exact location of the fire lane to be determined by the City Manager, taking into consideration the type of parking on the street on which the building faces or fronts, the location of the Fire Department connection from the standpipe or sprinkler, the type of building, the type of construction utilized in the building, the location of the building on the lot, any attendant traffic problems, the zoning for the district in which the building is located and the type of construction of surrounding structures.
D. 
Any police officer of the City, while in the performance of his duty, may remove or cause to be removed from any fire lane, at the expense of the owner or operator of such motor vehicle, any motor vehicle parked or left standing in any fire lane when the owner or operator is unable, unwilling or not available to move such motor vehicle immediately.
E. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $100 nor more than $200 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $100 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $150 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $200 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.

§ 92-37 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 92-37, Establishment of fire lanes, as amended, was repealed 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01.

§ 92-38 Parking restricted for certain vehicles.

[Amended 4-30-1979 by Ord. No. 479-2; 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4; 10-9-1992 by Ord. No. 1092-1]
A. 
No owner or operator of any vehicle (including a trailer), motor vehicle or any connected combination thereof that is 21 feet two inches in length or longer or which is six feet eight inches in width or wider, or both, shall park such vehicle or motor vehicle on any street within the corporate limits of the City of Rehoboth Beach, except that such vehicle or motor vehicle may be parked in the area designated by the City and identified as that area bounded by the property known as the Deauville Beach. This section shall not apply to any motor vehicle which is stopped for the purpose of loading or unloading freight or merchandise or for the purpose of discharging or picking up passengers.
[Amended 7-21-2003 by Ord. No. 0703-01; 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02]
B. 
The City Manager is authorized and directed to mark or cause to be marked parking spaces in the designated area described in Subsection A to be used for such oversized vehicles and motor vehicles prohibited from parking on public thoroughfares within the corporate limits of the City.
C. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.[1]
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection D, regarding parking of mopeds, added 4-21-2003 by Ord. No. 0503-08, which immediately followed, was repealed 3-15-2013 by Ord. No. 0313-02. See now Art. XXXVII, Motor Scooters.

§ 92-39 Parallel parking.

[Amended 10-10-1980 by Ord. No. 1080-1; 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4; 10-8-1993 by Ord. No. 1093-1]
A. 
Every motor vehicle stopped or parked upon a street within the corporate limits of the City where parallel parking is permitted shall park parallel to and within 12 inches of the curb or edge of the roadway in the direction of the flow of traffic of the adjacent travel lane.
[Amended 3-18-2011 by Ord. No. 0311-02]
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $15 nor more than $50 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $15 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $25 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $50 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]

§ 92-40 Parking at Municipal Building and Convention Hall.

[Amended 4-13-1984 by Ord. No. 484-2; 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 7-8-1988 by Ord. No. 788-4; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
No person shall park, stand or stop any motor vehicle in any area owned by the City of Rehoboth Beach on the sides or rear of the Convention Hall that is not a designated parking space.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
C. 
The City Manager be and he is hereby authorized and directed to cause to have erected sufficient signs to notify the public, and this section shall be in effect and in force from the date such signs are erected.
D. 
Any police officer of the City, while in the performance of his duty, may remove or cause to be removed any motor vehicle parked, stopped or left standing in the parking areas on the east side or the west side of the Municipal Building and Convention Hall in violation of the provisions of this section.
[Amended 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02]

§ 92-41 Parking in front of post office.

[Added 8-12-1983 by Ord. No. 883-4; amended 9-9-1983 by Ord. No. 983-1; 8-9-1985 by Ord. No. 885-2; 5-9-1986 by Ord. No. 586-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4; 6-14-1996 by Ord. No. 696-3]
A. 
There are hereby established the following parking spaces, for which no parking permit is required pursuant to § 92-258 et seq., in front of and near the United States Post Office on Rehoboth Avenue:
(1) 
One space located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Second Street and Rehoboth Avenue, measuring 50 feet, eight inches north of Rehoboth Avenue.
(2) 
Five unmetered parking spaces directly in front of said post office on the north side of Rehoboth Avenue.
[Amended 4-16-2007 by Ord. No. 0407-05]
(3) 
Two parking spaces designated by Meter No. R-115, Spaces 4 and 5, for which there shall be no parking meter fees chargeable between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 p.m.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to stop, park or stand any motor vehicle owned or operated by such person in any parking space designated in Subsection A of this section for any period longer than 15 minutes.
C. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
D. 
After the expiration of 30 minutes following the issuing of the original summons for any motor vehicle which is parked, stopped or standing in violation of the provisions of this section, an additional summons shall be issued for any motor vehicle which continues to be parked, stopped or standing in violation of the provisions of this section.

§ 92-42 Parking for electric vehicles. [1]

[Added 12-19-2014 by Ord. No. 1214-01]
A. 
Two parking spaces on Surfside Place, Meter Nos. H1 and H2, are designated as three-hour parking meter zones, exclusively for use by electric vehicles while charging. The spaces shall be posted as electric vehicle parking spaces and shall remain in effect continuously.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
C. 
Any police officer of the City, while in the performance of his or her duty, may remove or cause to be removed, at the expense of the owner or operator of such motor vehicle, any motor vehicle parked or left standing illegally in the above area when the owner or operator is unable, unwilling or not available to remove such vehicle immediately.
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Editor's Note: Former § 92-42, Parking west of Fifth Street on Rehoboth Avenue, added 4-12-1985 by Ord. No. 485-2, as amended, was repealed 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02.

§ 92-43 Parking for subcompact cars.

[Added 7-11-1986 by Ord. No. 786-5; amended 1-11-1988 by Ord. No. 188-3; 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
The City Manager shall designate such parking spaces as, in his opinion, will best serve the public interest and convenience as limited to subcompact ears only. A "subcompact car" is defined as a car not exceeding 176 inches in length from bumper to bumper. Parking spaces provided for the subcompact cars will measure from 15 feet minimum to 17 feet maximum in length.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
C. 
Any police officer of the City, while in the performance of his duty, may remove or cause to be removed, at the expense of the owner or operator of such motor vehicle, any motor vehicle parked or left standing illegally in the above area when the owner or operator is unable, unwilling or not available to remove such vehicle immediately.
[Amended 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 0505-02]

§ 92-44 Unattended vehicles.

[Added 1-11-1988 by Ord. No. 188-4; amended 3-8-1991 by Ord. No. 391-4]
A. 
No person driving or in charge of a motor vehicle shall permit it to stand unattended without first stopping the engine, locking the ignition, removing the key and effectively setting the brake thereon.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]

§ 92-45 Parking at pharmacies.

[Added 3-12-1999 by Ord. No. 399-1]
A. 
It is the purpose of this section to establish designated parking areas for the use of persons who are picking up prescription drugs and medicines.
B. 
The City Manager shall so designate one parking space for each pharmacy located within the corporate limits of the City, located as near as practical on the street in front of each pharmacy's front entrance, which, in his opinion, will best serve the public interest and convenience and which will be solely restricted to the parking of motor vehicles by persons who currently are picking up prescription drugs and medicines.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park, stand or stop any motor vehicle in a parking space so designated by the City Manager pursuant to this section, other than a motor vehicle whose driver, or one of whose passengers, is parked in said space for the sole purpose of picking up prescription drugs and medicine, and/or for any period longer than 15 minutes.
D. 
Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, pay a fine not less than $50 nor more than $100 and shall pay the costs of prosecution, provided that, with the consent of the person charged with a violation under this section, the Chief of Police is authorized to accept and receive, without hearing, not less than $50 as a penalty for such violation if such penalty is paid within seven days from the date of violation or accept $75 if such violation is paid within 30 days from the date of the violation or accept $100 if such penalty is paid after 30 days from the date of the violation.
[Amended 3-28-2009 by Ord. No. 0309-01]
E. 
The provisions of this section shall be effective each day of the year from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., when the applicable parking meter zone for each designated parking space is not in effect pursuant to § 92-67. Where said designated parking space is not located in a parking meter zone, this section shall be in effect the entire year.