An Ordinance amending Columbus Code Section 20-16.11 so as to increase fines for overtime parking violations effective July 1, 2016; repealing conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes.


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THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1.


Section 20-16.11 of the Columbus Code is hereby deleted in its entirety and a new Section 20-16.11 is substituted to read as follows:

"It shall be unlawful to park vehicles in parking spaces for a period longer than the time marked for such spaces, and violators shall incur a fine of $40.00 effective July 1, 2016, when paid within ten days of the citation; for violators where fines are not paid within ten days, the fine shall double for each offense. If an offender proceeds to Recorders Court and if convicted by the Recorder, offenders shall be subject to fines or imprisonment or both in the discretion of the Recorder. Said fines shall apply to all parking violations contained in this Chapter. "


SECTION 2

All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.

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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held on the 7th day of June, 2016; introduced a second time at a regular meeting held on the 14th day of June, 2016 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _________ members of said Council.

Councilor Allen voting___________.
Councilor Baker voting___________.
Councilor Barnes voting_________.
Councilor Davis voting__________.
Councilor Garrett voting__________.
Councilor Henderson voting .
Councilor Huff voting____________.
Councilor Pugh voting____________.
Councilor Thomas voting_________.
Councilor Woodson voting_______.


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Tiny Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor