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Watercraft and RV Parking

County police enforce the on-street parking laws for watercraft, boat trailers, motor homes and camping trailers in parts of the eastern end of Prince William County. Police officers can issue a warning or a ticket and the owner will have ten (10) days to remove the vehicle from the secondary street. The Prince William Board of County Supervisors voted in March 2006 to amend Section 13-320.1 of the Prince William County Code to restrict the on-street parking of these types of vehicles in the eastern end of the County, as well as individual restricted parking districts County-wide.

Click here for more information on the County ordinance on restricted parking areas. Particular sections of interest may include Sec. 13-327 [Parking limit for certain commercial vehicles in specified zoning districts].

These changes were made for streets in eastern Prince William County because of concern about visual obstruction, vandalism and parking-space issues. As a reminder for properties of one acre or less: watercraft, boat trailers, motor homes and camping trailers must be parked on a paved surface. In addition, some homeowners associations have covenants prohibiting parking on private property. Any such covenants are still in effect throughout the County.

Boundaries for the ordinance are as follows:
• Cedar Run stream from the Fauquier County line to Aden Road
• East along Aden Road to the intersection of Aden Road and Bristow Road
• Northwest along Bristow Road to the intersection of Bristow Road and Independent Hill Drive
• North along Independent Hill Drive to the intersection of Independent Hill Drive and Dumfries Road
• South along Dumfries Road to Minnieville Road
• East on Minnieville Road to Spriggs Road
• North along Spriggs Road to Hoadly Road
• East on Hoadly Road to Davis Ford Road
• North along Davis Ford Road to Asdee Lane
• Northeast along the Occoquan tributary (Beaver Dam Run) intersecting Asdee Lane to the Occoquan River
• Occoquan River to Fairfax County line
• River Falls Subdivision
• Including all those areas previously established and any areas established pursuant to the petition requirements set forth by the new ordinance.


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