Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, the vehicles listed in this Section are exempt from the Parking restrictions specified below. Such vehicles remain subject to all Parking restrictions except those from which they are expressly exempted.
Any vehicle that displays a valid SFMTA Parking Permit shall be exempt from Division I, Section 7.2.23 (Payment of Parking Meter); provided, however, that the exemption shall not apply when the vehicle is Parked in a yellow zone. Vehicles that display a valid SFMTA Parking Permit remain subject to Division I, Section 7.2.30(c) and (d) (Overtime-Parking) and other time restricted parking regulations unless specifically exempted by the SFMTA.
News-Gathering Vehicles are exempt from Division I, Sections 7.2.20 (Residential Parking), 7.2.23 (Payment of Parking Meter), 7.2.26 (Curb Parking-Yellow Zones), 7.2.27 (Curb Parking-White Zones) and 7.2.30 (Overtime Parking) when the employee is on duty and the vehicle is Parked at least one-half mile from the employee’s place of employment or residence and is in compliance with all requirements of Division I, Article 3 of this Code.
Garbage and recycling vehicles contracted to do regular curbside collection service for the City are exempt from Division I, Sections 7.2.22 (Street Cleaning) and 7.2.23 (Payment of Parking Meter) of this Code while the employee operating the vehicle is on duty.
Consular Corps vehicles with plates issued by the State Department are exempt from Division I, Sections 7.2.20 (Residential Parking), 7.2.23 (Payment of Parking Meter), and 7.2.30 (Overtime Parking) of this Code.
(SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 08-151, 8/19/2008; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 09-172, 9/15/2009; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 10-150, § 1, 11/16/2010)