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Parking; local regulation of certain vehicles.
Decreases from 12,000 to 10,000 pounds the minimum gross vehicle weight rating for which certain localities may regulate or prohibit the parking of a vehicle on a public highway in a residence district. The bill adds Frederick County to the list of localities that that are permitted to regulate or prohibit the parking on any public highway of watercraft, boat trailers, motor homes, and camping trailers and to regulate or prohibit the parking of commercial vehicles on any public highway in a residence district.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That � 46.2-1222.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:
� 46.2-1222.1. Regulation or prohibition of parking of certain vehicles in certain counties and towns.
A. The Counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Frederick, Hanover, Stafford, and Prince William and the Towns of Blackstone, Cape Charles, Clifton, Herndon, Leesburg, and Vienna may by ordinance regulate or prohibit the parking on any public highway in such county or town of any or all of the following: (i) watercraft; (ii) boat trailers; (iii) motor homes, as defined in � 46.2-100; and (iv) camping trailers, as defined in � 46.2-100.
B. In addition to commercial vehicles defined in � 46.2-1224,
any such county or town may also, by ordinance, regulate or prohibit the
parking on any public highway in any residence district as defined in �
46.2-100 any or all of the following: (i) any trailer or semitrailer,
regardless of whether such trailer or semitrailer is attached to another
vehicle; (ii) any vehicle with three or more axles; (iii) any vehicle that has
a gross vehicle weight rating of
or more pounds; (iv) any vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers
including the driver; and (v) any vehicle of any size that is being used in the
transportation of hazardous materials as defined in � 46.2-341.4. The
provisions of any such ordinance shall not apply to (i) any commercial vehicle
when taking on or discharging passengers or when temporarily parked pursuant to
the performance of work or service at a particular location or (ii) utility
generators located on trailers and being used to power network facilities
during a loss of commercial power.
|01/28/2020||House||House: Tabled in Transportation (10-Y 9-N)|
|01/20/2020||House||House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)|
|01/14/2020||House||House: Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100853D|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Referred to Committee on Transportation|