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HB24-1304

Minimum Parking Requirements

Concerning parking requirements within metropolitan planning organizations.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subject:
Local Government
Bill Summary

The bill prohibits a county or municipality, on or after January 1, 2025, from enforcing minimum parking requirements for real property that is within a metropolitan planning organization. This prohibition does not prohibit a county or municipality from:

  • Lowering the protections provided for persons with disabilities;
  • Preventing a county or municipality from enacting or enforcing a maximum parking requirement; or
  • Preventing a county or municipality from enacting or enforcing a minimum parking requirement for bicycles.

The bill also allows a municipality or county, on or after January 1, 2025, to impose the following requirements on a motor vehicle parking space that is voluntarily provided in connection with a development project:

  • That the owners of such a motor vehicle parking space charge for the use of the space; and
  • That such a motor vehicle parking space allow for vehicle charging stations in accordance with existing law.

The bill requires a county or municipality that is subject to the bill, on or after June 30, 2025, to submit a report to the department of local affairs detailing the county or municipality's compliance with the requirements of the bill. The bill provides a process for the review of such a report.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. S. Vigil, Rep. S. Woodrow
Sen. N. Hinrichsen, Sen. K. Priola

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