Neighbor problems

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by winstonsgrrrl, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. winstonsgrrrl

    winstonsgrrrl In the Brooder

    Aug 10, 2009
    I live on a corner lot on a busy street. We have a short driveway that fits one car. Our second car is parked in a gravel parking area along the side street right beside our house. There is a duplex behind us that has an entire parking lot on the opposite side from our house that the tenants can park in. One of the tenants insists on parking right in our gravel area. BF told him if he wants to park there, he can do so toward the back of the area, furthest from our driveway. He agreed, but has continued to park as close to our driveway as possible ever since. What should we do? Because this area is on the other side of the public sidewalk, we assume it's technically city property and not ours. Also, in the summer, we have an additional car. So we will need all of that parking space when we get it back out of storage. We're ready to scream!

  2. Dar

    Dar Crowing

    Jul 31, 2008
    Find out from your city if they issue parking permits.

    When we lived in the city we had a single car driveway and we have 2 cars. well we went to the city and applied for a road parking permit. In essence this made the spot right in front of out house ours. If there was another car parked there when DH got home from work then he was out of luck for 3 hours. We have a 3 hour street parking by-law. so when he got home we called by-law and had them come mark the tirs and if after 3 hours the car was still there it was ticketed, and if it was a repeated offender it was towed. we paid I think it was $30 a months for that spot.

    As it sits right now... it appears to be public property and he is just as entitled as you are to park there
  3. paddock36

    paddock36 Songster

    Dec 24, 2008
    Ocala, Florida
    If talking to him didn't work maybe you could try talking to his landlord for help. Who knows, maybe he's not on the lease to live there anyway.
  4. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Now let me think.......... Put up a sign MY PARKING MINE. Not much be thinking.
  5. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    i'd tell him his parking privileges are revoked. He continues have him tow'd.

  6. smileyfacecat

    smileyfacecat Chirping

    Jul 24, 2009
    Wrentham, MA
    call a tow truck? [​IMG] That should get the message across.
  7. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Quote:Better idea,than my simple idea
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Is the parking lot your property? if not, then theres nothing you can do. You dont get dibs on it ..sorry.
    If its YOUR property, then have his car towed..easy peasy....[​IMG]
  9. Chickie'sMoma

    Chickie'sMoma Songster

    Mar 21, 2009
    Rochester, NH
    i know in our area you can have it so you would have to have a permit posted on/in your car and there would be a sign that says you need to have a permit to park there or get towed at your own expense!

    tow truck owners love those! they usually watch stuff like that as if they were hawks on free ranging chickens!

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