After Beacon Court received dozens of parking violations for wrong way parking. Many people were angry and contacted GerritsenBeach.net who put the residents in touch with the Gerritsen Beach Property Owners Assocation and Lew Fidlers office. After our story and subsequent phone calls the Property Owners personally invited the members of Beacon Court to the monthly meeting which happened to be on the same day.
The 61st (above) flat out said to Beacon Court residents – you’re parking in the wrong direction on the street.
However, They received outstanding support from Councilman Lew Fidler who wrote a strongly worded letter trying to help the residents with their the tickets. They plan on mailing them all together – we will keep you informed of their progress.
How to Park on a Dead End
(Let’s not get the traffic agents a free ride.)
Most if not every car on a dead end in Gerritsen Beach is parking illegally – we checked.
Dead Ends are technically two way streets. Our streets happen to be very very narrow but they are still considered two way.
The easiest way to know if your parking legally is to have your drivers side door to the street.
If you are facing a dead end
Park on the right of the street – car facing down the block
Park on the left of the street – car facing out the block.
Just make sure a police officer does not see you driving in reverse – that’s a moving violation.