AN ANALYSIS OF GENERAL STATE ENABLING LEGISLATION DEALING WITH AUTOMOBILE PARKING FACILITIES

GENERAL ENABLING LEGISLATION OF STATE-WIDE OR AREA-WIDE APPLICATION DEALING WITH PARKING FACILITIES IS REVIEWED. INVESTIGATION SHOWS THAT THERE ARE 59 DIFFERENT LAWS IN 22 STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DEALING WITH PARKING FACILITIES, ENACTED OVER A PERIOD OF ALMOST THREE DECADES. MUCH OF THIS AUTHORITY IS INADEQUATE WHEN MEASURED IN THE LIGHT OF PRESENT NEEDS. THIS INVESTIGATION OF STATE GENERAL ENABLING LEGISLATION WITH RESPECT TO AUTOMOBILE PARKING FACILITIES REVEALS THAT A NUMBER OF THE BETTER STATE LAWS CONTAIN STATEMENTS OF LEGISLATIVE POLICY, SOME COMPREHENSIVE, SOME INADEQUATE. THE APPROPRIATE DECLARATION OF LEGISLATIVE POLICY IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE IT SERVES AS A VALUABLE GUIDE-POST FOR THE JUDICIARY IN LEGAL CONTENTS THAT ARE LIKELY TO RESULT. THE DIVERSITY OF LEGISLATIVE TERMS USED TO DESCRIBE PARKING FACILITIES IS AMAZING. IT IS CONTENDED THAT ONLY THREE OR FOUR TERMS ARE NECESSARY TO DESCRIBE THE DIFFERENT FUNCTIONAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE TYPES OF AUTOMOBILE PARKING FACILITIES, AND THESE SHOULD BE LEGALLY DEFINED.

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  • Authors:
    • Levin, D R
  • Publication Date: 1947-1

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  • Accession Number: 00238515
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 12 1994 12:00AM