The following provisions shall apply to residential permit parking districts authorized by BC 6.02.080 and to the following Beaverton downtown permit parking district:
A. Beaverton Downtown Permit Parking District Eligibility Area. For purposes of parking permit eligibility under subsection D of this section, the boundaries of the Beaverton downtown permit parking district are as follows:
1. On the north, the Tri Met light rail right-of-way from Cedar Hills Boulevard to Lombard Avenue;
2. On the west, Cedar Hills Boulevard from the Tri Met light rail right-of-way to Farmington Road, east along Farmington Road to Stott Avenue, and Stott Avenue from Farmington Road to 3rd Street;
3. On the south, 3rd Street from Stott Avenue to Tucker Avenue, Tucker Avenue from 3rd Street to 2nd Street, and 2nd Street from Tucker Avenue to Lombard Avenue; and
4. On the east, Lombard Avenue from 2nd Street to Broadway, Broadway from Lombard Avenue to Canyon Road, Canyon Road from Broadway to Lombard Avenue, Lombard Avenue from Canyon Road to the Tri Met light rail right-of-way.
5. Also included are those tax lots abutting the south line of 2nd Street from Tucker Avenue to Lombard Avenue.
B. A vehicle parking permit for a specified residential permit parking district allows parking of a permitted vehicle in excess of the posted parking time limit in the specified residential permit parking districts authorized by BC 6.02.080. In the Beaverton downtown permit parking district, a vehicle parking permit allows parking of a permitted vehicle in excess of the posted parking time limit along the following City streets:
1. S.W. Broadway between S.W. Watson Avenue and S.W. Cedar Hills Boulevard;
2. S.W. 2nd Street between S.W. Hall Boulevard and S.W. Lombard Avenue;
3. S.W. 2nd Street between S.W. Watson Avenue and S.W. Angel Avenue;
4. The west side of S.W. Main Avenue between S.W. 1st Street and a point 125 feet south of S.W. 1st Street;
5. The south side of S.W. 1st Street between S.W. Stott Avenue and S.W. Main Avenue;
6. The west side of S.W. Rose Biggi Avenue between S.W. Beaverdam Road and S.W. Millikan Way;
7. The south side of S.W. 1st Street between Tucker Avenue and Hall Boulevard.
C. City Council’s Authority Over City-Owned Parking Lots.
1. The city council by resolution may add other city-owned parking lots or remove those listed in this section.
2. Such action may be temporary or permanent.
3. The vehicle parking permit shall not preclude such action by the city council, nor entitle the permit holder to recover the permit fee or any part thereof.
D. Parking Permit Eligibility.
1. In the downtown or in a residential permit parking district, a person is eligible to obtain a vehicle parking permit, if the person who can demonstrate (either with a valid driver’s license, vehicle registration, or rent or utility receipt) that the person currently resides in the district for which the person requests a permit. A person using a vehicle owned by another person must present a notarized statement from the owner stating that the vehicle has been assigned to the applicant for the applicant’s personal use.
2. In the Beaverton downtown permit parking district, a person also is eligible to obtain a vehicle parking permit, if the person is an employee of a business that is located within the district. The employee shall provide proof of eligibility by any document showing to the City’s satisfaction that the person is a current employee of a business located within the district and that the business holds a current, valid city business license. A business within the boundary may purchase vehicle parking permits for its employees who work within the Beaverton downtown permit parking district eligibility area, if it shows proof of a current valid city business license.
E. Permit Applications.
1. A person desiring a vehicle parking permit must apply for same with the city finance department on a form prepared by the City and pay applicable fees.
2. Permit fees and changes to permit fees for permit parking districts authorized by this code shall be by resolution of the city council.
3. The fee shall not exceed the City’s costs to administer and enforce the permit program.
F. Parking Permit Design. Parking permit design shall be unique to each residential permit parking district, and to the Beaverton downtown permit parking district’s eligibility area.
G. Theft or Loss of Vehicle Parking Permit.
1. A permit holder shall notify the city finance department of loss or theft of a vehicle parking permit within three business days.
2. The permit holder may purchase a replacement for one-half of the current fee, unless the person is disallowed from purchase due to improper use.
H. Use and Misuse of a Parking Permit – Suspension – Revocation.
1. A parking permit is valid until expiration, surrender, or revocation so long as the permit holder and its vehicle remain in compliance with all parking area regulations.
2. A parking permit is valid only in the area for which it is issued. A permit may be displayed only on a vehicle currently registered with the State where the vehicle owner resides.
3. The City may revoke and may require the surrender of a vehicle parking permit held by a person who is not eligible to possess or display the permit, or who commits misuse of a parking permit as defined in this section.
4. A person commits the offense of misusing a parking permit if a person does any of the following:
a. Displays a permit on a vehicle that is not currently registered with the State in which the vehicle owner resides;
b. Displays a permit obtained without meeting the eligibility requirements of BC 6.02.390 D and E;
c. Displays a permit that is expired, suspended, or revoked;
d. Obtains a permit from the City by misrepresentation;
e. Fails to surrender a permit at the City’s lawful request;
f. Duplicates or attempts to duplicate, by any means, a parking permit authorized under BC 6.02.390, or displays such a duplicate permit on any vehicle.
5. In addition to any fines or other penalties that may be imposed, upon conviction for misusing a parking permit, all permits issued to the offender and the right to apply for or display a permit shall be suspended for a period of three months.
6. In addition to any fines or other penalties that may be imposed, upon a second or subsequent conviction for misusing a parking permit within 12 months of a prior conviction for the same offense, the following shall apply:
a. All permits issued to the offender shall be revoked and returned to the City within three days of conviction;
b. The offender shall be disqualified from purchasing or otherwise obtaining or displaying a permit for 12 months following conviction.
7. Fines, suspensions, revocations, and any other punitive action against a person or a person’s ability to obtain parking permit privileges may be incorporated into a judgment of conviction for misusing a parking permit.
8. No person fined under this section may apply to display a parking permit until all fines have been paid.
9. Misuse of a parking permit is a violation punishable under BC 6.02.900.
1. Display of a vehicle parking permit does not convey any privileges other than that of exceeding the posted permit parking time limit.
2. It does not authorize parking in any other restricted zone.
3. Permitted vehicles are subject to the provisions of BC 6.02.320 (displaying vehicle for sale; repairing or servicing vehicle).
4. Nothing in this ordinance shall limit the authority of any city police officer from requiring or causing the removal of any parked vehicle in an emergency or where the vehicle is subject to seizure or removal according to law.
J. City Manager’s Administration of Vehicle Parking Permit Program.
1. The city manager shall be responsible for administration of the vehicle permit parking program under this ordinance.
2. The city manager is authorized to prepare appropriate application forms, a permit decal and other reasonable and necessary forms and documentation for proper administration. [BC 6.02.390, added by Ordinance No. 3971, 1/6/97; amended by Ordinances No. 4109, 6/5/00, Ordinance No. 4205 § 4, Ordinance No. 4251, 5/5/03, Ordinance No. 4264, 8/11/03, Ordinance No. 4403, 9/11/06, Ordinance No. 4467, 1/7/08, Ordinance No. 4794, 12/1/20]