§5A-4-5. Regulation of parking on state-owned or -leased property in Charleston; construction of parking garage for general public; penalties; jurisdiction; creation of funds


Published: 2015

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WVC 5 A- 4 - 5

§5A-4-5. Regulation of parking on state-owned or -leased property

in Charleston; construction of parking garage for

general public; penalties; jurisdiction; creation of

funds.

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to provide a parking

facility for the general public and to direct the Secretary of the

Department of Administration to plan and construct a parking garage

at the State Capitol Complex that will provide sufficient and

additional parking for the general public.

(b) The secretary may regulate the parking of motor vehicles

in accordance with the provisions of this section with regard to

the following state-owned property in the city of Charleston,

Kanawha County:

(1) The east side of Greenbrier Street between Kanawha

Boulevard and Washington Street, East;

(2) The west side of California Avenue between Kanawha

Boulevard and Washington Street, East;

(3) Upon the state-owned or -leased grounds upon which state

office buildings number one (1) through twenty (20) and the Laidley

Field complex are located; and

(4) Upon any other property now or hereafter owned or leased

by the state or any of its agencies and used for parking purposes

in conjunction with the State Capitol or any state office

buildings.

(c) The secretary shall propose legislative rules pursuant to article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code relating to

parking and to also allocate parking spaces to public officers and

employees of the state upon all of the property set forth in

subsection (b) of this section: Provided, That notwithstanding

this or any other provision of law to the contrary, during sessions

of the Legislature, including regular, extended, extraordinary and

interim sessions, and any other times designated by the Speaker of

the House of Delegates and the President of the Senate, parking on

the east side of Greenbrier Street between Kanawha Boulevard and

Washington Street, East, in the Science and Culture Center parking

lot, on the north side of Kanawha Boulevard between Greenbrier

Street and California Avenue and on the west side of California

Avenue between Kanawha Boulevard and Washington Street, East, and

any other areas designated by a joint policy of the Speaker of the

House of Delegates and the President of the Senate shall be managed

and controlled by the Legislature. Any person parking any vehicle

contrary to this section or the rules promulgated under authority

of this subsection is subject to a fine as established by rule of

the secretary. In addition, a designee of the secretary or the

Legislature, as the case may be, may cause the removal,

immobilization or other remedy considered necessary, at owner

expense, of any vehicle that is parked in violation of the rules or

the joint policy between the Speaker of the House of Delegates and

the President of the Senate. Magistrates in Kanawha County have

jurisdiction of all the offenses.

(d) The secretary, the Speaker of the House of Delegates and

the President of the Senate may employ persons as may be necessary

to enforce the parking rules as provided for under the provisions

of this section.

(e) There is created in the Department of Administration a

special fund to be named the "Parking Garage Fund" in which shall

be deposited funds that are appropriated and funds from other

sources to be used for the construction and maintenance of a

parking garage on the State Capitol Complex.





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