Typically used on busy arterial roadways, these signs often generate questions.
Are these signs enforceable?
Yes. These signs are addressed by the state under RCW 46.61.570 (https://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=46.61.570) and Bellevue City Code 11.23.025 (https://bellevue.municipal.codes/BCC/11.23.025). A Police officer or contracted parking enforcement employee can issue a ticket for parking, stopping or standing in these designated areas.
What’s the fine for getting a ticket?
The penalty for a “NO PARKING STOPPING STANDING ANYTIME” zone violation was $44 as of Jan. 1, 2020.
What’s the difference between parking, stopping and standing?
"Parking" is the act of stopping the vehicle and leaving the vehicle for any length of time; "Standing" is the act of stopping a vehicle and waiting in it to pick up or drop off people or packages; and "Stopping" is the act of stopping the vehicle for any reason other than if directed to stop by police.