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File #: 19-891    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/20/2019 Departments: PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the establishment of a "No Parking" zone on Loyola Avenue in the unincorporated area of Menlo Park.
Attachments: 1. 20190910_r_NPZ_LoyolaAve, 2. 20190910_att_NPZ_LoyolaAve
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: James C. Porter, Director of Public Works
Subject: Authorizing the Establishment of a "No Parking" Zone on Loyola Avenue, in Unincorporated Menlo Park


RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the establishment of a "No Parking" zone on Loyola Avenue in the unincorporated area of Menlo Park.

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BACKGROUND:
Your Board has adopted similar resolutions designating parking restrictions.

Section 22507 et al. of the California Vehicle Code and Section 7.30.010 of the County of San Mateo's Ordinance Code provides that local authorities may prohibit or restrict the stopping, parking, or standing of vehicles by resolution or ordinance.

The Department of Public Works (Department) received a request from a resident for a parking restriction on Loyola Avenue in the unincorporated area of Menlo Park. The resident requested a "No Parking" zone be established to increase the visible distance for residents exiting the condominium's driveway.

DISCUSSION:
Staff investigated the request and determined that a "No Parking" zone is warranted on Loyola Avenue. Cars parked south of the driveway serving 56-70 Loyola Avenue, significantly impact sight distance when exiting onto Loyola Avenue. The lack of proper sight distance requires vehicles to encroach into the north bound traffic lane of Loyola Avenue to see oncoming traffic. The purpose of the parking restriction is to increase the sight distance when exiting the condominium's driveway.

The Department has evaluated the request and determined that the proposed parking restriction along the east side of Loyola Avenue would benefit the residents of the condominiums. The Department recommends adoption of the resolution to restrict parking.

Property owners on adjacent blocks, extending a minimum of 300 feet from the proposed parking zone location, were notified of the date and time of your Board's meeti...

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