Neighborhood Combats Overflow Parking with Residential Parking Permit Law

For people, living in the surrounding area of the hotel project they don't want drivers taking up their side streets. George Collier told Local 24 there is a solution to keep people from parking in your neighborhood. It's an ordinance that enforces a residential parking permit.

"Early on, we called it the parking lot era," said Collier. "It was non-stop. It was seven days a week. People were parking everywhere."

That was years ago, just as Overton Square was seeing its revival. The parking situation changed when Collier helped spearhead a campaign to have his street of Monroe and surrounding streets turned into a permit residential parking zone. 

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