Stamford residents irked over parking problem

Many Stamford residents say snow has made parking nearly impossible in the area, and now the city is making matters even worse by giving out

STAMFORD - Many Stamford residents say snow has made parking nearly impossible in the area, and now the city is making matters even worse by giving out tickets and fines.

Over the past five years, hundreds of condominium units have gone up along Maple Tree Avenue and Oakdale Road. Residents say the overflow of cars from the condos is causing a parking nightmare and reflects the many dangers of overdevelopment.

When homeowners recently notified the city about the parking problem, authorities began enforcing permit parking only, which made matters worse for residents who don't have the permits.

In a statement, Stamford Mayor Mike Pavia said "developers must follow standard parking requirement, However, there are some (areas) where development has more densely evolved."

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Weekend Travel Advisory, 2/17 to 2/19. 1 Weekend Travel Advisory, 2/17 to 2/19
2 Metro-North advises residents of holiday schedule change
The 92-70 loss sets up Seton Hall for 3 Seton Hall stumbles vs. Villanova
Snoo boosts sleep with the white noise and 4 The Download: Snoo Smart Sleeper
The Junior Pilgrim Fellowship at the First United 5 Kids in Milford rock to raise recess funds

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE