Yard Parking

Overview


Please read the following guidelines that control the location of parked cars on both residential and commercial properties in Temple Terrace. These rules are necessary to keep our City safe and clean for all residents. If you have any questions, contact the Code Enforcement Department at the number and email address at the bottom of this page.

Violation


City ordinances limit parking of vehicles in residential zoning districts to permanent, durable, stabilized and dustless surfaces (concrete, asphalt, brick, pavers, or bordered gravel).

Corrective Action


Relocate vehicles from grass, mulch, pine stray or other unapproved materials to surfaces outlined above. 

City Code References


Section 25.760.2: Parking On Residential Zoned Property


Except as provided in Section 25.760.11 and Section 25.750.3, all non-commercial vehicles may be parked only under the following conditions, otherwise, they are prohibited from residential zoned districts.
  • (a) Vehicles shall be parked on a permanent, durable, stabilized and dustless surface meeting the following requirements:
    • (1) A hard-surfaced driveway which shall consist of concrete, asphalt, brick, paving stones, block pavers such as Turf Block or comparable, gravel contained by appropriate border material, or other similar hard surface material;
    • (2) Adjoined to a required driveway that provides access to a garage, carport or other approved parking area; or
    • (3) An approved circular driveway or other irregularly-shaped parking area.

(Ord. No. 1034, 12-5-2000; Ord. No. 1087, 4-1-2003)