AN ACT EXPANDING THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE TOWNS OF ATLANTIC BEACH AND BEAUFORT MAY USE THE PROCEEDS FROM ON-STREET PARKING METERS, AND PROVIDING THAT PARKING METERS IN THE TOWNS MAY BE ACTIVATED BY COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE MEANS OF PREPAYMENT CREDIT. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 3/9/11 and 5/11/11. Enacted May 18, 2011. Effective May 18, 2011.
Bill Summaries: S288 ATLANTIC BEACH/BEAUFORT/PARKING.
Summary date: May 18 2011 - View Summary
Summary date: May 11 2011 - View Summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes proposed subsection (b1) to GS 160A-301, which allowed cities to retain certain civil penalties collected for parking violations. Makes conforming change to title.
Summary date: Mar 9 2011 - View Summary
Amends GS 160A-301 to authorize the Towns of Atlantic Beach and Beaufort to: (1) accept any commercially available payment means for parking meters, (2) pledge the proceeds from parking meters to amortize bonds issued to finance off-street parking facilities or use the proceeds for any other public purpose, and (3) allow the towns to retain any proceeds from civil penalties imposed for violations of ordinances for on-street or off-street parking if the ordinances specify that violation of the ordinances will subject an offender only to a civil penalty to be recovered by the town in a civil action in the nature of a debt.