The Manassas Park Police Department has received numerous complaints in regards to the unlawful placement of traffic safety cones upon city roadways / highways to reserve parking spots. This is a violation of Virginia State Code §18.2-324. Throwing or depositing certain substances upon highway and Manassas Park Code Ordinance Sec. 20-3. – Obstructions, etc., generally.–, No person shall construct or place any obstruction, structure, foreign matter or material, be it permanent or temporary, in or upon the streets, gutters or sidewalks in the city.
If the police department receives a call in regards to traffic cones or any other object used to save parking spaces in the roadway, or an officer sees these violations while on routine patrol, enforcement actions will be taken and the object will be confiscated. Officers will issue criminal citations for the above State / City code, which carry a maximum fine of $2,500.00, twelve (12) months in jail, or both.