Council Passes New Parking Ordinance

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During its Jan. 7, 2019, meeting, the New Cordell City Council unanimously adopted changes to the city’s ordinance regarding the parking of commercial vehicles and trailers within the city’s residential districts.

The amended ordinance prohibits the parking of more than one commercial vehicle per family living at any residence in the city. Further, the commercial vehicle in question can not exceed one and onehalf tons’ rated capacity and must not be used for hauling explosives, gasoline, or liquid petroleum products.

The ordinance also prohibits residents from parking more than two camping, travel, or hauling trailers per family living in the residence. Trailers in excess of 24 feet in length or eight feet in width are also prohibited. Trailers are not allowed to be parked in front of the front yard building line at a residence for more than 48 hours and may not be occupied unless located in an authorized mobile home park or unless it is occupied for no more than seven days with a permit from the city. Permits for up to seven days can be acquired free of charge from the city office. Mobile homes shall be allowed only in a mobile home park which conforms to city ordinances.



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