Front Yard Parking

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Question regarding appeals? Contact the Zoning Office at (517) 483-4066.

Trying to pay a ticket? Contact the Parking Office at (517) 483-4240.

Did you receive one of these? Here's what you should know:

- Front yard parking is illegal and is prohibited in  residential and office districts, see Chapter 1286.

- Fines associated with front yard parking violations include $150 for a first offense, $250 for a second offense and $500 for a third offense.

- Over three tickets on the same vehicle are subject to be towed.

- Front yard parking enforcement protects the appearance of neighborhoods, property values and enhances public safety.




What is considered a front yard?

- The front yard is that yard which is between the front wall of the house and street right-of-way. Interior lots have one front yard, but corner lots may have two front yards.

Front Yard Examples

What is considered a front yard parking violation?