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Posted: 09/13/17 02:43am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Loading zones are intended for short term use...to load or unload. So for starters, you would be being a jerk disrupting those who need access for loading.

I'm betting if you parked a UPS truck there for a full day, you would get a ticket as you are not loading or unloading. An RV is going to draw attention much sooner even if it technically is a commercial vehicle.


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Posted: 09/13/17 05:06am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

A "loading zone" is not a "parking area" for commercial vehicles... it is an area to load or unload.

Is this a serious question? Actually parking in a loading zone is why they have to pass ridiculous laws and regulations about everything.


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Are you having trouble finding a place to park in downtown Houston?


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wnjj wrote:

HMS Beagle wrote:

In California at least, a slide in camper is defined as a load, and a pickup with a slide in camper is defined as a pickup with a load of cargo. There is no reason you could not park a pickup (which in California must be registered as a commercial vehicle) in a commercial zone.

Someone should send a dictionary to the California lawmakers.


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TxGearhead wrote:

Are you having trouble finding a place to park in downtown Houston?

Precisely. No Walmart downtown.
Houston is not having yellow curbs, but red post saying "commercial"
I eventually found spot big enough for my camper couple streets farther.
Side observation, it is amazing how Houston is cleaned up just 10 days after hurricane. Looks like everything was pressure-washed and new flowers planted.

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I would think any street would be long enough as well as any parking lot. Sure, you may have to take two spaces or hang over a curb.

I couldn't imagine that a commercial spot would be a place you'd want to leave your RV.


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I couldn't imagine that a commercial spot would be a place you'd want to leave your RV.

Why not? I simply wanted to take 20 minutes walk downtow and parking 2 miles away, where parking was available was not a good option.

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Kayteg1 wrote:

jimh425 wrote:


I couldn't imagine that a commercial spot would be a place you'd want to leave your RV.

Why not? I simply wanted to take 20 minutes walk downtow and parking 2 miles away, where parking was available was not a good option.


I'm thinking a real commercial vehicle (you know, one engaged in commerce) may need that spot to actually deliver or pick something up.

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I'm thinking a real commercial vehicle (you know, one engaged in commerce) may need that spot to actually deliver or pick something up.


Those did not hesitate to block 70% of the streets, so it was not an issue in the situation.

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wnjj wrote:

HMS Beagle wrote:

In California at least, a slide in camper is defined as a load, and a pickup with a slide in camper is defined as a pickup with a load of cargo. There is no reason you could not park a pickup (which in California must be registered as a commercial vehicle) in a commercial zone.

Someone should send a dictionary to the California lawmakers.


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