Parking Basics

Learn about parking DOs and DON'Ts


  • Parking regulations are never lifted
  • Vehicles are always required to be parked safely and legally, 24/7
  • Vehicles are subject to immobilization (booting) or impoundment (towing) for 3 or more unpaid citations

Watch To Learn About Do's and Don'ts


Do Not Park...

  • In, on or blocking: bike lanes, sidewalks, crosswalks, driveways, moving lanes, intersections, traffic or Tow Away Zones
  • Facing the wrong direction/against the flow of traffic
  • Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant
  • Within 30 feet of a marked or unmarked crosswalk
  • Within 5 feet of a driveway
  • Where signs prohibit
  • Where striped markings/angled safety zones prohibit
  • Outside of or over marked bays, where present
  • At a bus stop
  • Over posted time limits
  • Without the correct permit, where permits apply
  • Without making payment, where necessary
  • Over 72 continuous hours on the street or store a vehicle on the street
  • In a space reserved for persons with disabilities, without a valid tag permit, or placard issued to either the vehicles registered owner or someone accompanying the registered permit holder

Disabled Parking Payment Exemptions

  • In a time-limited, payment required on-street parking space, a vehicle properly displaying a disabled parking permit is allowed to park for a maximum of 4 hours at no charge.
  • In a City lot or garage that provides timed parking spaces, the City may charge except in the following conditions:
    • 1) a vehicle has specialized equipment, such as ramps, lifts or foot or hand controls
    • 2) a vehicle displaying a license plate for a disabled veteran
    • 3) a vehicle displaying the Florida Toll Exemption permit.

Portable Storage Units (PODS) and Roll-offs

PODS and other portable storage units and roll-offs shall not be placed within the public right-of-way or within the boundaries of a private street intended to provide access and circulation to more than one property owner. To review the full ordinance, please visit

Sec. 30-5.46. - Portable storage units and roll-offs