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File #: 19-378    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Report Status: Defeated
File created: 8/5/2019 In control: Council
On agenda: 8/19/2019 Final action: 8/19/2019
Title: Hutchinson Avenue "Residential Parking Only" Petition
Attachments: 1. Attachment A: Traffic Order 1309, 2. Attachment B: Residential Parking Petition; Hutchinson
REQUEST FOR DECISION

DATE: August 14, 2019 Report No. EPW-19-027
TO: Laurie Hurst, Chief Administrative Officer
FROM: Jeff Miller, Director of Engineering and Public Works
SUBJECT:

Title
Hutchinson Avenue "Residential Parking Only" Petition End

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommendation
That Council approves the implementation of Traffic Order 1309 "Residential Parking Only" along Hutchinson Avenue, as set out in Staff Report EPW-19-027.
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RELEVANT POLICY:

Streets and Traffic Regulation Bylaw, 2017, No. 2898

STRATEGIC RELEVANCE:

Healthy, Livable & Diverse Community - Multi-Modal Strategies

BACKGROUND:

Hutchinson Avenue is designated as a local road, but is also one of two roads that provide access from Colville Road into the Rockheights neighbourhood. The streetscape is one of single-family homes. The length of road under consideration is 20 metres long and runs between Colville Road and the E&N Rail Trail. Currently, there is a No Parking restriction on the west side of this road segment at the intersection of Hutchinson Avenue and Colville Road.

The Township has received a request from residents for the implementation of 'Residential Parking Only' along the east side of the road segment. Their concern is that vehicles from the multi-family housing units and park area, located to the north, may use the parking on the north end of Hutchinson Avenue. See Attachment A for Traffic Order including location map.

ISSUES:

1. Rationale for Selected Option

In accordance with Council Policy E&PW-03 Township Guide to Parking Restrictions (Guide), the lead resident undertook the canvassing of the residents on the street.

The results of the survey are:
* Number of properties canvassed: 2 of 2
* Test 1 - 90% of properties canvassed
* Number of property owners who signed the petition: 2 of 2
* Test 2 - 80% of properties signed the petition

See Attachment B for the Parking Petition. As per the Guide, the petition meets both of the tests for a parking...

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