“Are these legal signs? It seems like the business can just put these up where ever?”– JUSTIN G.
The City of Orlando launched a citywide Curbside Pick-up Program in September 2020 as part of its efforts to help businesses accommodate to-go operations at the height of the pandemic. They worked with local businesses to identify existing on-street parking spaces that could be marked with temporary signage designating them as 15-minute pickup zones only.
There were so many restaurants coming up with pick-up programs that we even ran a running list of them broken down by districts and neighborhood that you can see HERE, though ours launched in March, seven months before the City made it official with the sign program.
The program officially ended in September 2021, one year later. According to Public Information Officer, Samantha Holsten, businesses should not be using these signs anymore to limit parking in the public right-of-way.
If Orlando residents see restaurants limiting the use of public parking spaces with these signs, they can contact Code Enforcement by clicking HERE.
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