Can a vehicle park where they are blocking residents mailboxes? Where mail cannot be delivered?
In the City of Marysville, there are two codes that govern the rules of the road and specifically the rules governing how and where we may park our vehicles. In no particular order, the first is the Washington State Revised Code of Washington (RCW). The second is the City of Marysville, Marysville Municipal Code (MMC). Both codes contain sections specifically designed to illustrate rules for parking. Within the RCW, you will find the parking rules in section RCW 46.61. In the MMC, you will find the parking rules in section MMC 11.08. Within these sections there is a plethora of parking do’s and don’ts. MMC 11.08 mirrors RCW 46.61.570, which contains the heart of the parking rules. Here are just a few of the rules contained in MMC 11.08 and RCW 46.61.570 that may be relevant to your concern. No person shall:

Double park
Obstruct traffic
15’ of a fire hydrant
25’ of a crosswalk
30’ of a Stop Sign
Park within 5’ of a driveway
Park where official signs prohibit

These are just a few of the parking rules found in MMC 11.08 and RCW 46.61.570. There is no specific law prohibiting a vehicle from parking in a (legal) manner, which blocks a mailbox. However, in some cases the two examples I highlighted may come into play, which would make parking prohibited. Therefore, if an official state or city sign is posted and states “No Parking” or “Parking Prohibited” in the area of the mailbox, then parking a violation may exist. Additionally, if a vehicle is parked within five feet of a driveway, and by doing so blocks a mailbox, this too may be a parking violation. You may research these and other rule at your leisure. Simply go to the City of Marysville website and open the link to “Municipal code.” The State’s RCW pertaining to parking can be found by simply doing a web-search of “RCW 46.61.” If you believe a traffic or pedestrian hazard exist on your street, don’t hesitate to call 911. I hope this information will help you answer your question. Please feel free to email me if you have any further questions.City of Marysville Parking Rules

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1. When do I have to stop for a school bus?
2. What is the speed limit in a school zone when the light isn't flashing and I don't see any kids?
3. Is there a restriction on how long a car can be parked on a street in a neighborhood in Marysville?
4. I live on a dead-end street with no sidewalks. There are residents that park on both sides of the street. How many vehicles are allowed to park on residential streets?
5. Does Marysville have any ordinances about people parking on their lawns, using their lawns as a parking area on an on going basis?
6. Can a vehicle park where they are blocking residents mailboxes? Where mail cannot be delivered?
7. Where can I submit a photo of someone parked illegally at the Marysville Post Office and the incident occurred yesterday?
8. My 12 year old son is very disrespectful and is beginning to take property that doesn’t belong to him. Is there a program to scare him straight? He scares me and I don’t know what to do.
9. My friend's sons were recently assaulted. I was wondering if you know of any programs for free self defense classes or if you know of a nearby department that does classes for the community?
10. Can we see more traffic patrols on Ingraham Blvd? It seems to be a race track for diesel trucks. Everyday it starts at 2pm and last until 8pm. These trucks are loud. What is the noise regulations?
11. What is the cut off time in the evening for making noise in city limits?
12. I have a neighbor who likes to have a wood fired pit that when he is burning, makes it impossible for me and many of my other neighbors to have windows open. What are the rules?
13. How do I determine if a motorcycle helmet is legal?
14. Are you able to help serve divorce papers?
15. I found a hypodermic needle near my mailbox on the ground (looks used). How am I to properly dispose of it?
16. Where can I get a copy of a police report?
17. I was wondering why there was such a big convoy of motorcycle sheriffs riding through smokey point this afternoon.
18. Can you get pulled over on a bike or board for speeding down a hill faster than the speed limit?
19. There is a kid who lives in his car near my house. It's weird having him sit in his car all day as other kids regularly walk up to his car before they disappear into nearby garages. What can I do?
20. Can a driver pull into the middle of an intersection, to make a left turn, and stop until the light turns yellow then red before it makes the left turn?
21. If I violate my Notice of Trespass, exactly what will happen to me; will I go to jail and for how long; can I post bail; what type of penalties will I face?
22. What are the city's rules on chickens and roosters?
23. My wife and I would like to apply for a CCW permit. What type of documents are rquired? I had a CCW issued 4 years ago.
24. How long does a temporary transfer of a firearm last and at what point, if any, does the firearm change ownership if the borrower retains possession of the firearm?
25. What are the laws about using a drone to look into someone else's house? A drone flew around our house last night, looking into our windows, and I have no idea who it belongs to. What are the laws?
26. I have my truck parked on my brothers property. Does the city have the right to go onto his property and remove it?
27. Is there any stipulation within MMC 22C.240.020 that specifies a warning must be issued before the infraction can be issued?
28. How do I ask a police officer a question?