The city of Detroit zoning ordinances limit what can be done in residential districts (like Boston-Edison) to prevent blight and keep the neighborhood attractive. These zoning ordinances include restrictions on where vehicles can be parked and stored in Boston-Edison.
Privately owned passenger vehicles can be parked on the street, or on private property subject to the following restrictions:
Residents considering constructing, expanding, or replacing driveways or parking areas should remember that these are regulated in size and placement, and any work done must be approved by the Detroit Historic District Commission.
Vehicles that are inoperable may not be parked or stored anywhere in Boston-Edison. Repairing vehicles is allowed, as long as:
Recreational vehicles (RVs) and equipment (such as boats, snowmobiles, and the like) may be parked in the neighborhood. However, the regulations are more restrictive than those on personal passenger vehicles.
“Commercial vehicles” fall into two categories: