The Town of Bracebridge is adding to the areas where parking is a no-go.
The town’s general committee recently voted to put a parking ban on sections of Anglo and Woodward Streets.
Councillors heard that these specific locations have been identified as problematic through numerous complaints to bylaw, related to public safety and visibility issues
caused by sharp curves and crested hills. Staff reported that public works department operators have also regularly encountered vehicles parked within these areas while conducting maintenance operations.
The remaining portions of the roads do not have prohibited parking area designations, which allows for sufficient on-street parking in a safe and effective manner, said staff.
Coun. Chris Wilson agreed that the proposed areas have been a problem, and he was happy to see them being dealt with.
Coun. Mark Quemby said there are still areas that need to be addressed and in particular those with smaller yard frontages typically located in subdivisions.
Staff reported that there is consideration being given for subdivisions but they will review these policies and see if they’re effective.
The specific areas now under a no-parking restriction are as follows:
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