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File #: 21-1127B    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action: 9/21/2021
Title: Pass the ordinance amending Title 11 (Motor Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 2 (Parking), Article B (Municipal Parking Lots and Parking Regulations) of the Naperville Municipal Code to modify regulations for the City's commuter parking lots
Attachments: 1. Parkview Ordinance
Related files: 21-1127
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Pass the ordinance amending Title 11 (Motor Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 2 (Parking), Article B (Municipal Parking Lots and Parking Regulations) of the Naperville Municipal Code to modify regulations for the City's commuter parking lots
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Jennifer Louden, Deputy Director

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
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BACKGROUND:
On August 17, 2021, the City Council approved the following principles to guide improvements to commuter parking and access:
1. Principle 1: The City will provide commuter parking programs that maximize the use of the existing total parking supply by providing flexible parking options and fair privileges to all commuters.
2. Principle 2: The City will maintain a multi-modal approach to accessing the Naperville and Route 59 Metra Stations.

The following actions were identified to be pursued in support of Principle 1:
1. Engage a consultant to evaluate the City's commuter parking programs and make recommendations related to program improvements and modifications, parking fee structure and technology solutions.
2. Modify the distribution of daily fee versus quarterly permit spaces at the Naperville Station by converting the Parkview Lot from permit to daily fee.
3. Commit to improving or eliminating the quarterly permit system by halting issuance of new Naperville Station permits and closing the waitlist to new applicants.

DISCUSSION:
The conversion of the Parkview Lot from permit to daily fee will modify the distribution of daily fee versus permit spaces to provide more flexible parking and fair privileges to more commuters. The Naperville Station currently offers 929 permit spaces and 920 daily fee spaces, including the 479 spaces added at the 190 E. 5th Avenue and Water Tower West lots in recent years. Following the conversion, there will be 1,042 daily fee spaces and 807 permit spaces. Staff recommends setting the daily fe...

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