The City of Fort Benton has many different ordinances covering everything from pets, to parking. In an effort to inform citizens of the various ordinance we like to share them on this page from time to time. Today we share some parking ordinances. To see all of the city ordinances stop by city hall during business hours.
City Ordinance 10.16.110 Parking for purposes of sale, repair or storage. states:
A. No person shall park any vehicle or motor vehicle, upon any street, roadway, or thoroughfare or on and in any other public place for the purpose of:
1. Displaying such vehicle or motor vehicle for sale;
2. Washing, greasing or repairing such vehicle except repairs necessitated by an emergency;or
3. Displaying advertising; provided, however, that, upon application made to the city council by any group, organization or person, the city council may, in its discretion, waive, for a temporary stated period of time, the enforcement of this section as it applies to the applicant.
B. No person shall park or leave any vehicle or motor vehicle upon any street, roadway, or thoroughfare for more than fourteen (14) consecutive days without moving it.
C. No person shall park or leave any major recreational equipment* upon any street, roadway, or thoroughfare for more than twenty-four (24) hours. However, major recreational equipment may be parked on a street, roadway, or thoroughfare for a period not exceeding twenty-four (24) hours for loading or unloading so long as it is parked in a manner that does not interfere with traffic.
* "major recreational equipment" includes snowmobiles and snowmobile trailers, boats and boat trailers, travel trailers, pickup camper tops (designed to be mounted on automotive vehicles), motorized dwellings, tent trailers, and the like, and cases or boxes used for transporting recreational equipment, whether occupied by such equipment or not.
For questions about these ordinances pleas contact City Hall at 622-5494