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Parking Definitions Act




This title shall be known and may be cited as the "PARKING DEFINITIONS ACT."




(a) To supplement the Penal Code of San Andreas by clarifying and defining curb colors, signage, and to expand upon the regulations regarding parking, whether it be on State, Municipal, public, or private property.

(b) For the purposes of this law, apartment buildings and housing falls under Chapter I, Section III, Subsection (g).




(a) 'No Parking' is defined as a zone which disallows a vehicle to be parked within its bounds, displayed by signage, markings, or zoning on any sidewalk to refer to a portion of a road, however permits a driver to make a temporary stop to load or discharge merchandise or passengers.

(b) 'No Standing' is defined as a zone where a vehicle can stop and wait, as long as the driver stays behind the wheel within its bounds, displayed by signage, markings, or zoning on any sidewalk to refer to a portion of a road. 
(c) 'No Stopping' is defined as as a zone where a a vehicle cannot stop for any reason, whether to drop off or pick up passengers, wait for people to arrive, or to load or unload merchandise.

(d) A tunnel is defined as a passageway—whether dug through ground, stone, or infrastructure—and immediately enclosed except for entrance and exit at each end while bearing no sidewalk for pedestrians.

(e) 'Private Property Owner' or 'Owner' for short is defined as an individual or entity which owns a privatized portion of land or property, irrespective to whether said land or property were for business, residential, or other purposes.

(f) 'Business Property' is defined as any privatized portion of land or property whose purpose is to generate an income to its private property owner and/or employees thereof, with the exception of apartment buildings and housing.

(g) 'Non-Business Property' is defined as any privatized portion of land or property whose purpose does not generate an income to its private property owner.

(h) Private Property is the legal designation for the ownership of property by non-governmental legal entities, irrespective to whether said property were for business, residential, or other purposes.

(i) 'Parking Bay' is defined as any area of a parking place which is provided for the leaving of a motor vehicle of which is adjacent to a curb on three sides, indicated by markings on the surface of the parking place or signed or otherwise indicated by signs or any other structure whatsoever placed or erected in the parking place.

(j) 'Crosswalk' is defined as a portion of a roadway ordinarily included within the prolongation or connection of the lateral lines of sidewalks at intersections or any portion of a roadway distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by lines or other marking on the surface. Where applicable, a crosswalk's perpendicular white zoning lines are defined included as part of a crosswalk.

(l) 'Electric Vehicle' is defined as any vehicle defined in subsection (k), but solely operated by electric motors in whole or in part (hybrid) thus requiring to be charged. 'Electric Vehicle' is meant to distinguish and specify the type of vehicle, however, electric vehicles shall be included in subsection (k).

(m) 'Motorcycle' is defined as any mode of transport with two wheels operated or powered by machinery, mechanical, or battery power for the purpose of transportation on public roads.

(n) 'Freeway', otherwise known as 'express highway', refers to any public road with 'highway' or 'freeway' at the end of its name  and where the road extends from one city, town, or place to another.

(o) 'Electric Vehicle Charger' is defined as any component, apparatus, device, mechanism, or otherwise which is open to the public, intended to recharge the battery of an electric vehicle.

(p) Any terminology not defined in Chapter I, Section III shall be defined in their respective sections.






(a) Except where exempt by the provisions of this Bill, any curb marked in red paint adjacent to a public road is defined no parking. Emergency vehicles—in the performance of their duties—are exempt from this restriction, as well as any vehicle belonging to the State of San Andreas whose license plate bears a 'SA EXEMPT' marking across the top in red text. Non-emergency motor vehicles may—in the event of an emergency—temporarily park their vehicles adjacent to a red curb until the emergency has been concluded.

(b) Vehicles may park adjacent to a red curb if the area is designated as a parking space by white markings on the road, indicative of a parking zone.

(c) Where applicable, any vehicle may, if required, park adjacent to an already parked vehicle against a curb for the purpose of loading or unloading any handicap passenger(s).




(a) A fire hydrant is a connection point above ground situated near the edge of any sidewalk by which firefighters can utilize to tap into a water supply for the purpose of being a component of active fire protection.

(b) No vehicle shall be stopped, standing, or parked directly in front of or within five feet of any hydrant, whether or not the vehicle is occupied.




(a) No vehicle shall be parked, stopped, or remain standing in a manner that obstructs any lane of travel upon any road from allowing travel to pass freely, whether or not the vehicle is occupied.

(b) No vehicle shall be parked, stopped or remain standing in a manner that obstructs the entrance/exit of an alley or driveway, whether public or private.

(c) No vehicle shall be parked, stopped, or remain standing within any tunnel.

(d) No vehicle shall be parked, stopped, or remain standing on or within range of railroad tracks, where such a range poses the risk of the vehicle being struck by any railroad cars.

(e) No vehicle shall be parked, stopped, or remain standing at or near a helipad or an aircraft landing zone, if in control of a non-aerial vehicle.

(f) No vehicle shall be parked, stopped, or remain standing on any freeway shoulder lane.

(g) No vehicle shall be parked, stopped, or remain standing upon or within any marked crosswalk.

(h) No vehicle shall be parked, stopped, or remain standing in a direction which faces opposing traffic.

(i) A vehicle may not take up more than one parking space.

(j) No more than two motorcycles may be parked abreast in a parking space large enough for one vehicle.

(k) No vehicle, except an electric vehicle, shall be parked, stopped, or remain standing in a parking space with an adjacent electric vehicle charger.




(a) It is within the rights of the private property owner to regulate their private property.

(b) A business property owner has the right to have a vehicle removed if found to be parked within a business property within the confines of their privatized lot if the vehicle's operator has no relevancy or purpose to the business property itself.




(a) Parking bays adjacent to any State or Municipal property including their respective bodies, departments, or agencies, belong to and are at the discretion of the State, Municipality, or the agency which is adjacent to the parking bay. The respective agency may opt to disallow civilian motor vehicles of State or Municipal governments or their agencies from stopping, standing, or parking a motor vehicle in the parking bay. allowing the parking bay to be used only for emergency vehicles or employees of the respective agency, which is to be determined by internal agency policy.

(b) Parking bays adjacent to any non-business property are open to the public for parking, whether or not the vehicle owner takes part in, attends, or has any relevancy to any activity or purpose within the non-business property adjacent to the parking bay.




(a) The portion of pavement or other located between a road and the adjacent property line intended for the use of pedestrians.

(b) No motor vehicle may be placed, parked, stopped, or remain standing atop any sidewalk or a part thereof.

(c) No motor vehicle shall obstruct the pedestrian's right of way along any sidewalk.




(a) Vehicles parked on bridges with steep slopes on either pose a serious danger to motor vehicles traveling along any road due to visibility issues over hills or other bridges where it is deemed unsuitable for parking.

(b) The following bridges are designated as no parking, no stopping, and no standing zones, due to the dangers posed by the steepness of their inclines on either end or deemed unsuitable and unsafe for parking;

(i) Miriam-Turner Overpass

(ii) Elysian Freeway Bridge

(iii) San Andreas Avenue Bridge

(iv) Vespucci Boulevard Bridge

(v) Signal Street Bridge

(vi) Cassidy Creek Bridge

(vii) Zancudo Bridge

(viii) Fort Zancudo Approach Road

(ix) Calafia Bridge






(a) Law enforcement officers shall apply the penalty, pursuant to 'San Andreas Penal Code, Title IV, code I(C) 406 - Illegal Parking', against any violator of this bill under code I(C) 406 - Illegal Parking itself.

(b) Vehicle shall be towed and impounded by any authorized State or Municipal agency for violations of;

Chapter II;

Section III - Subsections (a) through (g);

Section IV - Subsection (b);

Section VI

Section VII

(c) Vehicles may be fined for any other violations of any section or subsection not mentioned in Chapter III, Section I, Subsection (b) under this Act by any authorized State or Municipal agency.

(d) All provisions of this Act are in effect immediately upon the Governor’s ratification of this Bill.

(e) San Andreas Penal Code, Title IV, code 406 is to have its description and examples amended to reflect off of or refer to this Act. 




(a) In the event that a law enforcement officer enforces the penalty for San Andreas Penal Code Title IV, Code 406 on any vehicle which has been illegally parked due to an emergency, a magistrate is required to hear the case to be determined as an emergency. (Traffic Court)


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