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Parking Meter By-law, 1999
- Published in KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Gazette no. 5395 on 9 December 1999
- Commenced on 9 December 1999
- [This is the version of this document from 9 December 1999 and includes any amendments published up to 16 March 2023.]
1. ApplicationThe bylaws shall apply to the public roads or portions thereof (hereinafter referred to as metered zones) in which parking meters have been installed at demarcated parking bays: provided that any other bylaws of the Council for the time being in force regulating and controlling the parking of vehicles in public roads shall continue to apply to a metered zone, except to the extent to which such bylaws are inconsisitent or in conflict with any of the provisions of these bylaws.
3. Installation of parking meters
4. Method of parking
5. Payment of fees for parking
6. Discontinuance of metered parking bayThe Chief Traffic Officer, or his duly authorised assistant, may, whenever he deems it necessary or expedient to do so in the interests of the movement or control of traffic, place or erect a traffic sign or signs indicating “No Parking” at any metered parking bay or bays, and it shall be unlawful for any person to park or to cause or permit to be parked a vehicle in such parking bay or bays while such sign or signs is so placed or erected.
7. Interference with parking metersNo person shall misuse any parking meter or interfere or tamper or attempt to interfere or tamper with the working, operation or mechanism of any parking meter, and no person shall, without authority from the Council, affix or attempt to affix or place any placard, advertisement, notice, list, document, board or thing on or paint, write upon or disfigure any parking meter.
8. Prescribed coins only to be depositedNo person shall deposit or cause to be deposited in any parking meter anything whatever other than the prescribed coin or coins.
9. Unlawful operation of parking meterNo person shall operate or attempt to operate any parking meter by any means other than as prescribed in these bylaws.
10. Unlawful parkingIt shall be unlawful for any person to cause, allow, permit or suffer any vehicle to be parked in any metered parking bay, except as permitted by the provisions of these bylaws.Where any vehicle is found to have been parked in contravention of these bylaws, it shall be deemed to have been or caused or allowed to have been parked by the person in whose name such vehicle is registered unless and until he shall prove to the contrary.
12. ObstructionNo person shall interfere with, molest or obstruct any traffic officer or Council official in the execution of the powers or in the performance of the duties imposed or conferred upon such traffic or council official under these bylaws.
13. Offences and penalties
14. RepealsThe Parking Meter Bylaws, published under Municipal Notice No. 343 of 1983 and No. 468 of 1974, are hereby repealed in respect the Durban Transitional Metropolitan North Local Council.
History of this By-law
9 December 1999 this versionPublished in KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Gazette no. 5395By-law commences.
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