51141

No on street parking during snow event

No on street parking during snow event

Postby dodgerdodge » Jan 11th, 2018, 5:13 pm

https://www.castanet.net/news/West-Kelo ... g-solution

Good luck enforcing this if it ever comes to anything. Bylaw is a joke already without adding more laws that will be broken. Our whole subdivision is littered with on street parking, cars, trucks and even work trailers. We are talking lots and lots of vehicles just in our few streets and cul de sacs alone. Where does the Mayor think all these people are going to park? They cannot move to the next street so where else is there?
Its frustrating when the snow flies and we don't get properly cleaned streets due to vehicles parked up but i cannot see that this idea is at all practical.

3 people like this post.
dodgerdodge
Übergod
 
Posts: 1451
Likes: 98 posts
Liked in: 350 posts
Joined: Jun 9th, 2010, 6:35 am

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby dirtybiker » Jan 11th, 2018, 5:41 pm

Agreed nowhere for these people to park except the street.

That is what happens when everyone in a single Family Residential ends
up with a suite.
or
A developer pays a fee for additional footprint in lieu
of parking.
"Don't 'p' down my neck then tell me it's raining!"

voice of reason likes this post.
dirtybiker
Guru
 
Posts: 6150
Likes: 4771 posts
Liked in: 2560 posts
Joined: Mar 8th, 2008, 6:00 pm
Location: Central OK

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby lightspeed » Jan 11th, 2018, 5:54 pm

dodgerdodge wrote:https://www.castanet.net/news/West-Kelowna/215912/Snow-easy-parking-solution

Good luck enforcing this if it ever comes to anything. Bylaw is a joke already without adding more laws that will be broken. Our whole subdivision is littered with on street parking, cars, trucks and even work trailers. We are talking lots and lots of vehicles just in our few streets and cul de sacs alone. Where does the Mayor think all these people are going to park? They cannot move to the next street so where else is there?
Its frustrating when the snow flies and we don't get properly cleaned streets due to vehicles parked up but i cannot see that this idea is at all practical.


No reason for anyone living in a subdivision to park on the street. None.

They do it because they get away with it.

Pay to create a parking pad. Dig up a lawn and gravel it. Park on your own driveway.

Or move to a house with adequate parking for all concerned.

Stop clogging up neighbourhoods with your various jalopies. Most Kelowna hoods look like ghettoes/crap because of all the various crap parked on the street.
"Why does everyone in Kelowna act like they're in Hollywood"

A hermit; a recluse; one of the Okanagan "hill people"
User avatar
lightspeed
Grand Pooh-bah
 
Posts: 2604
Likes: 4126 posts
Liked in: 2051 posts
Joined: Jan 13th, 2016, 9:58 am
Location: Vulgaria

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby steve mc » Jan 11th, 2018, 6:04 pm

no parking between 2am-4am on public streets.
steve mc
 
Posts: 99
Likes: 0 post
Liked in: 49 posts
Joined: May 15th, 2014, 6:53 am

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby dodgerdodge » Jan 11th, 2018, 6:17 pm

lightspeed wrote:
No reason for anyone living in a subdivision to park on the street. None.

They do it because they get away with it.

Pay to create a parking pad. Dig up a lawn and gravel it. Park on your own driveway.

Or move to a house with adequate parking for all concerned.

Stop clogging up neighbourhoods with your various jalopies. Most Kelowna hoods look like ghettoes/crap because of all the various crap parked on the street.


I will give you a reason. Majority of single family homes do not exist anymore. Old ones converted to add a suite and most new ones in our sub division built with suite. No extra parking is built to accommodate this regardless of any regulations to address this City councils constantly ignore the issues and even allow illegal suites to be used to help address the housing shortage. The neighbour at top of our road has suite and there are 3 or 4 vehicles regularly parked on street. He has drive full of cars and trailer so no where else for them to park. I have no idea if its legal suite or not but guess DWK don't care

johnny24 likes this post.
dodgerdodge
Übergod
 
Posts: 1451
Likes: 98 posts
Liked in: 350 posts
Joined: Jun 9th, 2010, 6:35 am

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby lightspeed » Jan 11th, 2018, 6:25 pm

dodgerdodge wrote:I will give you a reason. Majority of single family homes do not exist anymore. Old ones converted to add a suite and most new ones in our sub division built with suite. No extra parking is built to accommodate this regardless of any regulations to address this City councils constantly ignore the issues and even allow illegal suites to be used to help address the housing shortage. The neighbour at top of our road has suite and there are 3 or 4 vehicles regularly parked on street. He has drive full of cars and trailer so no where else for them to park. I have no idea if its legal suite or not but guess DWK don't care


Oh I know why. I think it's appalling.
"Why does everyone in Kelowna act like they're in Hollywood"

A hermit; a recluse; one of the Okanagan "hill people"
User avatar
lightspeed
Grand Pooh-bah
 
Posts: 2604
Likes: 4126 posts
Liked in: 2051 posts
Joined: Jan 13th, 2016, 9:58 am
Location: Vulgaria

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby Whyme2 » Jan 11th, 2018, 6:27 pm

steve mc wrote:no parking between 2am-4am on public streets.


So the blows only work between 2-4am. :135:
Whyme2
Generalissimo Postalot
 
Posts: 704
Likes: 2 posts
Liked in: 273 posts
Joined: Dec 13th, 2011, 4:37 pm

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby Dizzy1 » Jan 11th, 2018, 6:46 pm

Snow "event" - sheesh! Its snow, maybe even a snow storm - ridiculous how they come up with this stupid jargon.

Hopefully the snowbank in front of my car at the airport isn't too, too high - been sitting there through a few of these "events".
Last edited by Dizzy1 on Jan 11th, 2018, 6:49 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Nobody wants to hear your opinion. They just want to hear their own opinion coming out of your mouth.
User avatar
Dizzy1
Walks on Forum Water
 
Posts: 10638
Likes: 4437 posts
Liked in: 5050 posts
Joined: Feb 12th, 2011, 1:56 pm

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby vegas1500 » Jan 11th, 2018, 6:48 pm

dodgerdodge wrote:https://www.castanet.net/news/West-Kelowna/215912/Snow-easy-parking-solution

Good luck enforcing this if it ever comes to anything. Bylaw is a joke already without adding more laws that will be broken. Our whole subdivision is littered with on street parking, cars, trucks and even work trailers. We are talking lots and lots of vehicles just in our few streets and cul de sacs alone. Where does the Mayor think all these people are going to park? They cannot move to the next street so where else is there?
Its frustrating when the snow flies and we don't get properly cleaned streets due to vehicles parked up but i cannot see that this idea is at all practical.


People *bleep* about the streets not getting cleaned...can’t have it both ways. Most cities have such laws and during a “snow event” there is no parking. Seems to work in cities larger than Kelowna.

Queen K likes this post.
User avatar
vegas1500
Generalissimo Postalot
 
Posts: 887
Likes: 2680 posts
Liked in: 1111 posts
Joined: Aug 4th, 2013, 5:53 pm

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby Queen K » Jan 11th, 2018, 6:56 pm

Dizzy1 wrote:Snow "event" - sheesh! Its snow, maybe even a snow storm - ridiculous how they come up with this stupid jargon.

Hopefully the snowbank in front of my car at the airport isn't too, too high - been sitting there through a few of these "events".


Do you keep a shovel in your trunk? Might help!
Terror Twins Inc. Catsumi and QK, at your disposal. We take Bitcoin. Applications to be our accountant and lawyer presently accepted.

On-line Gossip: Unless you have proof, all you have is slander and libel.

Dizzy1 likes this post.
User avatar
Queen K
Queen of the Castle
 
Posts: 50786
Likes: 10687 posts
Liked in: 11280 posts
Joined: Jan 31st, 2007, 11:39 am
Location: What? You mean here?

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby Dizzy1 » Jan 11th, 2018, 6:58 pm

Queen K wrote:
Do you keep a shovel in your trunk? Might help!

I ain't no boy scout - I live on the edge :biggrin:

I am good at improvising though - snow brushes have many, many uses :biggrin:
Nobody wants to hear your opinion. They just want to hear their own opinion coming out of your mouth.

dirtybiker likes this post.
User avatar
Dizzy1
Walks on Forum Water
 
Posts: 10638
Likes: 4437 posts
Liked in: 5050 posts
Joined: Feb 12th, 2011, 1:56 pm

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby dirtybiker » Jan 11th, 2018, 7:11 pm

Dizzy1 wrote:snow brushes have many, many uses :biggrin:


Snow brush ?

Your not from around here are you ?

The local way is just to start driving and maybe the wind will clear it.
"Don't 'p' down my neck then tell me it's raining!"

lightspeed likes this post.
dirtybiker
Guru
 
Posts: 6150
Likes: 4771 posts
Liked in: 2560 posts
Joined: Mar 8th, 2008, 6:00 pm
Location: Central OK

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby Queen K » Jan 11th, 2018, 7:24 pm

I was hoping Diz would elaborate on "uses."

As a digging tool? Excavation tool? Avalanche control? Beacon to show where you're buried?
Terror Twins Inc. Catsumi and QK, at your disposal. We take Bitcoin. Applications to be our accountant and lawyer presently accepted.

On-line Gossip: Unless you have proof, all you have is slander and libel.
User avatar
Queen K
Queen of the Castle
 
Posts: 50786
Likes: 10687 posts
Liked in: 11280 posts
Joined: Jan 31st, 2007, 11:39 am
Location: What? You mean here?

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby Divor » Jan 11th, 2018, 7:43 pm

be like Nelson and have the car towed.
Divor
Fledgling
 
Posts: 133
Likes: 0 post
Liked in: 8 posts
Joined: Dec 23rd, 2005, 5:00 pm

Re: No on street parking during snow event

Postby Triple 6 » Jan 11th, 2018, 8:38 pm

Classic news reporting. Our "hood" was on the news. We don't have street parking. We don't have side walks. Lights either. Good job CHBC.
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself." -- Josh Billings

Bman likes this post.
Triple 6
Moderator
 
Posts: 18975
Likes: 2999 posts
Liked in: 2740 posts
Joined: Jan 14th, 2005, 2:30 pm
Location: West Kelowna

Next

Return to Central Okanagan

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Old Techie and 6 guests