City of Lubbock warns of violations for vehicle parking at recreation sites

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Updated: 5/04/2013 8:45 pm

You could get a ticket if you park or drive on any city park land.

The City of Lubbock's Park and Recreation warning motorists that driving on park property results in damage to both turf and irrigation sprinkler systems and can result in costly repairs.

Citizens should hand carry items from the street or parking lot to the interior of a park. This includes bounce houses, climbing walls, tents, and other large items for party rentals or other activities in our city parks.

driving or parking vehicles on the grass or landscaping located in a city park or on city property is prohibited by the city's code of ordinance.

In addition, citizens should not park on the grass surrounding soccer fields and softball, baseball and little league ball fields.  Lubbock police officers can ticket anyone parking or driving on city park land.

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Liberty Seeker - 5/5/2013 9:28 AM
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Now if the police will also ticket vehicles parked adjacent to NO PARKING signs. If the police are still too frightened to enforce such law, then traffic control should remove the signs near the schools, so that law abiding citizens will have the same freedom to park as the law breakers.
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