Decatur City Commission to Create New “No Parking” Zones Along Northern Ave and Ponce PlaceDecatur Metro | August 5, 2013
In conjunction with the new traffic calming measures taken in the Ponce Terrace neighborhood over the last few weeks, the City Commission will vote this evening on creating two new “no parking” zones in the neighborhood. One at Northern Avenue and West Ponce de Leon Avenue and the other on Ponce de Leon Place and Clairemont Ave.
According to the materials for the meeting…
The expansion of the intersection No Parking requirements is directly associated with the criteria established in the State of Georgia Code, Title 40, Chapter 6, Article I0 Part 1, Section 40-6-203 (a) (2) (D), known as the “Uniform Rules of the Road”. This Code section establishes that there shall be No Parking “Within 30 feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, yield sign, or traffic control signal”. To effectively control parking and comply with this standard No Parking needs to be established on both sides on the street at such intersections. At the 2 intersections referenced above No Parking restrictions would need to be increased in length beyond the State Code criteria to address the location o f the traffic calming median islands
Read more about it in tonight’s agenda materials HERE.