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Board Introduces Ordinance to Amend Town Traffic & Parking Ordinance

At the Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 Town Meeting the Upper Marlboro Board of Town Commissioners introduced Ordinance 2019-07 which would amend the Town's existing Traffic & Parking Ordinance to allow the Town to boot Maryland-registered vehicles with three or more Town parking citations over 30 days outstanding. 

To Read the Introduced Ordinance Click HereOrdinance 2019-07

This Ordinance will go before the Board again for discussion at the September 24th Worksession, and eligible to be approved by the Board at the October 8th Town Meeting. 


Public Comment: Public Comment welcomed and is being accepted both online HERE as well as at the October 8th Town Meeting prior to the Board vote. 

Ordinance Overview: 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF UPPER MARLBORO TO AMEND ORDINANCE 2016-02 ENTITLED “VEHICLE & TRAFFIC” TO MODIFY THE DEFINED PARKING METER ZONE FOR JUDGE’S DRIVE; AND AUTHORIZE THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO IMMOBILIZE USING A “BOOT” OR OTHER DEVICE OR TAKE INTO CUSTODY AND IMPOUND ANY UNATTENDED VEHICLE, INCLUDING THOSE VEHICLES REGISTERED WITHIN THE STATE OF MARYLAND, FOR WHICH THREE (3) OR MORE OUTSTANDING PARKING OR PARKING METER VIOLATION CITATIONS HAVE BEEN ISSUED WITHIN A PRIOR CONSECUTIVE EIGHTEEN (18) MONTH PERIOD; BY PROVIDING FOR AN INFORMAL HEARING BEFORE THE CHIEF OF POLICE OR HIS DESIGNEE TO DETERMINE WHETHER PROBABLE CAUSE EXISTS TO CONTINUE TO IMMOBILIZE, OR TOW AND IMPOUND THE VEHICLE; TO REQUIRE NOTICE BY MAIL TO THE OWNER; TO REQUIRE THAT ALL OUTSTANDING UNPAID CITATIONS PAID PRIOR TO VEHICLE RELEASE AND GENERALLY RELATING TO VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC.

Please contact the Town Clerk at Clerk@UpperMarlboroMD.gov or at 301-627-6905 with any questions or concerns.