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Front and Side Yard Parking

Truck in front yard

In 1984, a city ordinance was approved to prohibit parking of motor vehicles, trailers, boats, and other vehicles in certain areas of residential property. The ordinance, amended in 1987, prohibits vehicle parking in the front or side yard. To avoid a $75 per day fine, move it around back, or park it on a hard surface.

Even if the driveway is full, it is not lawful to park or perform mechanical repairs on a vehicle parked on a lawn or unimproved surface. The ordinance extended to RVs, boats and trailers as well.

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818 Missouri Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Brandon Bennett

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