San Pablo police to fine vehicles parked in yards

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San Pablo police are asking that all vehicles parked on lawns and yards of homes in the city, including boats and motor homes, be removed or face $100 fines.

Effective July 1, the police department said it will begin issuing fines to each vehicle found in violation of the city code.

Under the code, Unlawful Public Nuisances, it is prohibited to park or store any vehicle, boat, trailer, camper motor home, or other mobile equipment on any front lawn, yard, side yard or rear yard that is visible from any public right-of-way.

Police said they are currently providing warnings on vehicles ahead of the July 1 start of enforcement. The aim of the city code is to maintain the city’s aesthetics, police said.