§12-2705. Issuance of Resident Parking Permits.


(a) Subject to the provisions of subsections (b), (c), (d), and (e) of this section, the Department of Licenses and Inspections shall issue to an applicant who has submitted a permit fee of thirty-five ($35.00) dollars and completed permit application one (1) resident parking permit for the vehicle described in the application.[150]

(b) Except as provided in subsection (e) of this section, no resident parking permit shall be issued for a vehicle when its owner and principal operator does not reside within the permit parking district for which the resident parking permit is sought.

(c) Except as provided in subsection (e) of this section, no resident parking permit shall be issued for a vehicle when the applicant is not the owner and principal operator of that vehicle.

(d) Except as provided in subsection (e) of this section, a resident parking permit shall not be issued for a vehicle which does not display valid Pennsylvania license plates or is not registered to the home address of the applicant.

(e) The provisions of subsections (b), (c) and (d) of this section may be waived when an applicant establishes to the satisfaction of the Department of Licenses and Inspections that he or she is a resident of the permit parking district for which a permit is sought, that he or she is the principal operator of the motor vehicle for which a permit is sought, and that the vehicle is either a leased vehicle or a company car supplied to the applicant by his or her employer for general use.

(f) Notwithstanding the previous subsections (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) of this Section 12-2705, the Department of Licenses and Inspections shall not issue a Resident Parking Permit to any applicant when that applicant has three (3) or more unpaid parking violation fines, until such fines are paid or until the applicant has entered into a payment agreement satisfactory in its terms to and with the Philadelphia Parking Authority for the payment of the unpaid fines.[151]