Thursday, February 19, 2015
You can't reserve street parking
In short, even if you spend five hours digging out that treasured street space in front of your home, New Yorkers should not expect that space to be available to them when they get home that evening.
In Chicago, city workers preparing for a “Dibs” round up, to collect all of the personal markers; cones, furniture, and the like, off the street
Back here in New York City, the law is clear. Section 4-08 of the city’s parking rule; “Unofficial Reserving of Parking Space,” states “It shall be unlawful for any person to reserve or attempt to reserve a parking space, or prevent any vehicle from parking on a public street through his/her presence in the roadway, the use of hand-signals, or by placing any box, can, crate, handcart, dolly or any other device…”