Amendments to City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 950, Traffic and Parking; Chapter 910, Parking Machines and Meters; Chapter 610 Penalties, Administration of; Chapter 903, Parking for Persons with Disabilities; and Chapter 925, Permit Parking
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At its meeting in Committee Room 1, 2nd Floor, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, on November 29th 2017, commencing at 9:30 a.m., the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee will consider Item PW25.12, which contains a recommendation which may result in amendments to City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 950, Traffic and Parking; Chapter 910, Parking Machines and Meters; Chapter 610 Penalties, Administration of; Chapter 903, Parking for Persons with Disabilities; and Chapter 925, Permit Parking.
It is proposed that the by-law(s) be adopted at the Council meeting to be held on December 5 – 7, 2017 or at a subsequent meeting.
The report (November 14, 2017) from the General Manager, Transportation Services, titled “Curbside Management Strategy: Improving How Curbside Space Is Used” has the following recommendations:
1. City Council approve the Curbside Management Strategy as described in this report, including the next steps associated with the Quick Wins outlined in Recommendations 2, 3, and 4 below.
2. City Council authorize the implementation of stands for taxicabs at hydrants, designated delivery vehicle parking zones and designated motorcycle parking zones by amending Chapter 950 (Traffic and Parking), Chapter 910 (Parking Machines and Meters), Chapter 610 (Penalties, Administration of), Chapter 903 (Parking for Persons with Disabilities), and Chapter 925 (Permit Parking) as described in Attachment 2 of this report (November 14, 2017) of the General Manager, Transportation Services.
3. City Council authorize Transportation Services to work in partnership with the Financial District Business Improvement Area to undertake a pilot project of permit-only delivery vehicle staging zones
4. City Council authorize Transportation Services to initiate discussions with the Provincial Ministry of Transportation and the Ministry of the Attorney General regarding automated parking enforcement methods.
If approved by City Council, City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 950, Traffic and Parking; Chapter 910, Parking Machines and Meters; Chapter 610 Penalties, Administration of; Chapter 903, Parking for Persons with Disabilities; and Chapter 925, Permit Parking will require amendment.
To view or obtain a copy of the report please see Item PW25.12 on the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee agenda found on the City’s website at: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/decisionBodyProfile.do?function=doPrepare&meetingId=11900. To submit comments or make a presentation to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on November 29th, 2017, please contact the Committee at the phone, fax or addresses listed below, no later than 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2017:
Public Works and Infrastructure Committee
Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West, 10th Floor, West Tower
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2
To ask questions regarding the content of the report contact:
Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati
Acting Director, Transportation Infrastructure Management
Tel. (416) 392-5348
Any comments received after the Committee meeting will be forwarded to Council.
While the staff report sets out proposed changes, the Committee and/or City Council may make amendments and may adopt recommendations that differ from the recommendations set out in the report.
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Dated at the City of Toronto this 22nd day of November, 2017.
Ulli S. Watkiss