Following a lengthy review of recommendations by the City of Beaufort Parking Task Force, the Beaufort City Council this month changed some parking meter rates and times in downtown locations to take effect Jan. 4, 2016.
City Council gave final approval to the changes at its meeting Dec. 8, 2015. The changes reflect current parking policies and recommendations made by the Parking Task Force.
“These changes will take effect Jan. 4, 2016 as we roll into the New Year. We believe these changes reflect the strongest recommendations from the Parking Task Force as well as what’s best for our downtown merchants and the vitality of our downtown commercial district,” Beaufort City Manager Bill Prokop said.
The amendments come as a result of recommendations made by the Parking Task Force on June 11, 2015 during its final report. The changes align the city’s parking ordinance to current parking policies.
To view the Parking Task Force’s final report, go to www.cityofbeaufort.org, click on Parking Information on the right, then scroll down to Parking Task Force.