Cars lining streets could mean tickets for owners



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With six cars and soon to be six drivers, a Center Grove area resident needs to park on the street despite a county rule banning overnight parking on weekdays.

Patrick Acree might be able to cram all six cars in his driveway in Windsong Estates, but getting them out would be a daily hassle. Since his daughter found a warning ticket on her windshield two months ago, he’s been keeping his cars off the street at night to obey the ordinance he didn’t know existed.

Now Acree is working with county officials including commissioners, the sheriff and the highway department director to find ways to tweak the rules to be more accommodating for residents while still working to keep streets open for emergency vehicles and snowplows.

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