Parking

Parking

  • Trailers, boats, commercial vehicles, and RVs may not be parked outside in any HVFN neighborhood. You can rent RV, trailer, or boat storage from storage companies and other providers nearby.
  • Abondoned, or inoperative vehicles are not permitted in driveways or on the street. Vehicles without a tag will be subject to towing.
  • Temporary storage containers may be placed by homeowners/tenants on their driveway for no longer than one week. At no time should any storage unit be placed on common areas, sidewalks, or public streets.
  • Vehicles, trailers, boats, RV’s, and containers may not be parked on grass.
  • Vehicles may not be parked within 15 feet of a corner. *
  • Vehicles may not be parked within 15 feet of a hydrant. *
  • Vehicles may not be parked within 5 feet of a driveway. *
  • Vehicles may not be parked blocking access to a mailbox. *
  • Vehicles parked on the street must be parked in the same direction as the flow of traffic. *

* denotes a City of Durham Code violation

Comercial and Recreational Vehicles

No commercial or recreational vehicles. Prohibited vehicles are defined as having one or more of the following:

  • business or advertising signage; vehicle wraps, decals, graphics, logos, and lettering.
  • used for the purpose of transporting persons for hire.
  • weighs over 7,000 pounds.
  • ladder or other equipment racks.
  • liftgate or lift bucket.
  • commercial license plate.
  • will not fit in a standard garage.

Pickup trucks, cars, or mini-vans that are deemed commercial vehicles solely because they display commercial lettering and fall into no other commercial vehicle category previously mentioned, may be permitted to park on the driveway of a Lot if all lettering is covered by removable blank magnets and/or car covers and no longer visible. All other vehicles previously noted are not permitted even when lettering is covered.

The ARC may approve temporary parking of a commercial vehicle as deemed appropriate or necessary.

Law enforcement vehicles are exempt.