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St. Peters: Police cracking down on vehicle violations

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By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore
By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore

(KMOV.com) -- Police in St. Peters are sending out notifications through the mail to alert residents to vehicle code violations, soon they will be writing tickets.

Starting August 12th homeowners who have illegally parked RVs, boats and trailers, business vehicles parked on the street instead of driveways, or the storage of inoperable vehicles at homes can expect a letter.

The notices will give homeowners one week to move the vehicle and be compliant with the code or face getting a ticket.

The City of St. Peters website offers these tips to avoid code violations:

• Don’t park on your lawn.
• Don’t leave derelict (inoperable or abandoned) vehicles at your property.
• Don’t park a vehicle so that it blocks a sidewalk.
• Park your business vehicle (a car that displays the name, emblem or symbol of a business enterprise) on your driveway, not on the street. Only one business vehicle is permitted per residence.
• Follow all of the laws concerning recreational equipment. Recreational Vehicles (RVs), campers, boats and trailers are considered recreational equipment.
• Do not store more than one piece of recreational equipment at your home.
• Your recreational vehicle is limited to 22 feet in length and 8 feet in width.
• Recreational vehicles stored on residential property must be behind all front building lines and must not extend beyond the front of the house.
• Park your RV on the street or your driveway in front of your home for no longer than 2 hours while loading/unloading and no more than 10 days per year for seasonal preparation.

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