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Record No: CB 119699    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119699
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 11/25/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125994
Title: AN ORDINANCE related to the Traffic Code; amending Section 11.23.150 of the Seattle Municipal Code to amend the fee schedule for the free-floating car sharing program.
Sponsors: Sally Bagshaw
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ordinance 125994, 3. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE related to the Traffic Code; amending Section 11.23.150 of the Seattle Municipal Code to amend the fee schedule for the free-floating car sharing program.
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WHEREAS, in November 2009, Council passed Ordinance 123162, which authorized parking privileges for car sharing activities and established a car share permit fee; and
WHEREAS, in December 2012, Council passed Ordinance 124063, which authorized car sharing activities in restricted parking zones (RPZs) and established an RPZ fee for car share permits at $200/year to recoup administrative costs; and
WHEREAS, in January 2015, Council passed Ordinance 124689, which expanded the car share permit program to allow for more operators and vehicles, and increased the RPZ fee for car share permits to $700/year to account for higher administrative costs; and
WHEREAS, since 2015, Seattle has seen an increase of alternative transportation services including free-floating bike share and transportation network companies; and
WHEREAS, in 2019, two car share companies have ceased operations, leaving one car share company operating in the Seattle market; and
WHEREAS, an RPZ fee of $200/year will fully recoup RPZ administrative costs in 2020; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 11.23.150 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 124689, is amended as follows:
11.23.150 Car ((Share Parking Fees)) share parking fees
A. Annual car sharing permit for dedicated spaces in locations where there is no paid on-street parking ((.....))
$300/year
B. Annual car sharing permit for designated spaces in locations where there is paid on-street parking ((.....))
$3,000/year
C. Annual free-floating car sharing permit for each free-floating car sharing vehicle ((.....))
(($1,730/year*))
$1,230/year*
* This fee is comprised of (1) the initial paid parking fee of $930 per year, to be...

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