Odessa Residents Want Their Streets RV and Trailer Free 7/31/13
CBS 7 News
RV’s and trailers parked on the side of the road have become problems.
Residents worry that big vehicles and long trailers impedes traffic, pedestrians and vision in general.
Odessa resident, Zeferino Ordonez, said that he worries for the people on this street, “you know just for the traffic or for the kids."
"Cars in the yard trailers parked, you know, out front. I just don't like it," said Odessa Resident, Gary Lancaster.
One resident said he didn't mind the trailers on the street, but most found the length difficult to see around, and the height of RVs an impairment to driving.
Council members believe a trailer over 19 feet shouldn't be left for long periods of time in the street. The city council has put together an ordinance, effective in January, that makes it illegal to park any vehicle in an unpaved front yard. As of right now, there is not a time limit for RVs or trailers parked on the street.
"We have talked about in the preliminary stages the need for something to be in place in regards to RVs and trailers," commented Councilman Dewey Bryant.