Florida city is considering an ordinance that would let truckdrivers
park their rigs on their own land in the city, The Charlotte
Sun and Weekly Herald reported recently.
city codes in North Port, FL, prohibit home parking even
if the truck is buffered from other nearby homes and even
if the driver has his neighbors’ permission.
of the drivers who has been affected by the current rules
in OOIDA member Robert Brown. The newspaper said Brown had
parked his rig on his own land in a buffered area and after
receiving his neighbor’s consent. However, he has received
tickets for parking there nonetheless.
a recent meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission, member
Vanessa Carusone said drivers with enough acreage and their
neighbor’s permission should be allowed to park their trucks
to The Sun and Herald, Planning Director Sam Jones
told the meeting changes to the city’s ordinances could be
made to allow permits on a case-by-case basis. The commissioners
asked Jones to come back in three to six months with a specific