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Mail Stop 63-0700
P. O. Box 90231
Arlington, Texas 76004-3231

Phone: 817-459-6777
Fax: 817-459-6772

 

    
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COMMON VIOLATIONS :: RESIDENTIAL PARKING REQUIREMENTS


Examples of residential parking violations corrected

As with most cities, Arlington has residential parking requirements. The following regulations apply to residential properties:

A. Corner Lot

  1. Front yard – All vehicles must be parked on a concrete or asphalt surface suitable for parking.

  2. Side yard – All vehicles must be parked on a concrete or asphalt surface suitable for parking OR be parked behind a screening fence.

  3. Rear yard – All vehicles must be parked on a concrete or asphalt surface suitable for parking OR be parked behind a screening fence.

B. Interior Lot

  1. Front yard – All vehicles must be parked on a concrete or asphalt surface suitable for vehicle parking.

  2. Side yard – All vehicles must be parked on a concrete or asphalt surface suitable for parking OR be parked behind a screening fence.

  3. Rear yard – No regulations apply.

Commercial vehicles more than eight (8) feet in height or 22 feet in length are prohibited in or adjacent to residential zoning. Additionally, it is an offense to park any automobile, truck, or van in residential zoning that has a carrying capacity of greater than 4000 pounds.

photo of oversized truck parked in driveway

To view the ordinance, which contains specific language and definitions, click here.

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