Sec. 36-95 Parking on Swale / SCDOT Right-of-way – Residential Areas

(a) No person shall drive, sickness operate or park a motor vehicle in the swale area or upon any unpaved right-of-way adjacent to a paved street, avenue, or roadway, whether public or private, within the city which swale area or unpaved right-of-way abuts the property of another, without the permission of the owner, lessee or occupant of the property abutting the swale area or unpaved right-of-way.

(b) Nothing contained in this section shall prohibit the operation of a city vehicle, emergency vehicle on an emergency service call, or vehicle owned by a utility which is in the course of official business, to park upon the swale area anywhere within the city.

(c) Nothing contained herein shall prohibit any individual from driving or parking upon the swale area abutting the property owned, leased, or occupied by that individual within the city limits.

(d) This section shall not be applicable if it is otherwise allowed within a planned unit development or condominium association that by its rules, regulations, or bylaws permit such vehicles.

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