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6 This act modifies the Motor Vehicles Code by adding restrictions to parking a vehicle for
7 the purpose of displaying the vehicle for sale. This act prohibits a person from displaying
8 a vehicle for sale on a parking lot, vacant lot, or public right-of-way unless the seller is
9 the owner of the property or obtains the written consent of the owner. This act provides
10 written consent requirements. This act provides that a violation is a class C
12 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
14 41-6-116.30, Utah Code Annotated 1953
15 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
16 Section 1. Section 41-6-116.30 is enacted to read:
17 41-6-116.30. Parking a vehicle for display for sale -- Restrictions -- Exceptions --
18 Consent of property owner -- Penalties.
19 (1) Except as provided under this section, a person may not park a vehicle for the
20 purpose of displaying the vehicle for sale or lease on:
21 (a) a parking lot;
22 (b) a vacant lot; or
23 (c) an improved or unimproved portion of a public right-of-way.
24 (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if:
25 (a) the activity is authorized by applicable zoning regulations; and
26 (b) the person:
27 (i) is the owner or person in lawful possession or control of the property on which the
28 vehicle is parked; or
29 (ii) has written consent of the property owner and posts the written consent inside the
30 windshield of the vehicle.
31 (3) A written consent under Subsection (2)(b)(ii) shall:
32 (a) be signed by the owner or person in lawful possession or control of the property;
33 (b) contain the name and address of the owner or person in lawful possession or control
34 of the property;
35 (c) contain the name and address of the registered owner of the vehicle; and
36 (d) state the period of time for which the vehicle is authorized to be parked on the
38 (4) This section does not prevent a person from parking a vehicle on a public
39 right-of-way immediately adjacent to the property that is owned or in lawful possession or
40 control of the person parking the vehicle.
41 (5) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a class C
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-14-03 10:42 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.