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Illegally parked cars will get warnings

Throughout June, St. Petersburg police officers will place warning notices on illegally parked cars in residential areas. A new ordinance makes it illegal to park passenger motor vehicles and motorcycles on residential property in areas other than driveways, carports, garages and other enclosed structures. The warning notices will be placed on the vehicles or will be hung on the doors of property owners where cars are illegally parked.

Beginning July 1, $30 citations will be issued to violators. Fines may reach $500 for repeat violators. Vehicles that receive three notices within 30 days may be impounded by the city The vehicle owner would then be required to pay impoundment fees.

For more information, call Codes Enforcement at 893-7373.