what is the code for backyard parking?

Asked by Terri, Vancouver, WA Sat Jun 14, 2008

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Gloria Matth…, Agent, Vancouver, WA
Sat Jun 14, 2008
I copied this from a previous parking issue that relates to the code in residential areas, section 20.83 of the code:

Per VMC 20.81.440A, anyoff-street parking area shall be effectivelyscreened byasite-obscuringfence, hedge, or planting on each side which adjoins property situated in an R District, or the premises of any school or like institution, as provided in Chapter 20.83. Screening along public streets shall be 3 feet in height. Screening between properties shall be 6 feet in height.

here is another link/post: Page 1 of 3 March 12, 2007 Community Planning Department PO Box ... ... crime homeless and police presence • Transportation issues including parking, signage,
sidewalks ... With city rules regarding fences and storage yards it is ...


this should get you started
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Lorie Carroll, , Vancouver, WA
Sat Jun 14, 2008
There isn't a code in general. It depends on whether there is a Homeowners Association or Codes & Covenenants in the neighborhood. If there is no HOA or CC &R's then there is nothing preventing parking in a backyard. A useful website for Vancouver zoning is below.

http://www.cityofvancouver.us/MunicipalCode.asp?menuid=10462…
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