§ 2218.

REQUIRED BUSINESS PRACTICES FOR ALL PARKING STATIONS

a.

Auditable Record. An Operator shall implement and utilize appropriate business practices that, in conjunction with RCE, create an auditable record of the following information for each Occupant:

1.

Rent charged and paid;

2.

Rent discount, if given;

3.

Occupancy Period (or entry and exit times) for Rent charged;

4.

Parking Tax collected.

b.

Maintenance of Parking Tickets. An Operator must keep in San Francisco each issued or cancelled Parking Ticket for not less than 5 years from the date the Parking Ticket was issued. Parking Tickets must be provided to any City auditor or other auditor authorized by the Enforcing Agency immediately upon request.

c.

Maintenance of Log Files. An Operator shall keep in San Francisco each Log File in an accessible read-only electronic storage format, for not less than 5 years from the date of the earliest Transaction recorded in said Log File. An Operator must also maintain a printout of all Log Files for not less than 5 years. Upon request, the Operator shall immediately provide to any City auditor or other auditor authorized by the Enforcing Agency, the Log File in an electronic format readable by the City.

d.

Maintenance of Journal Tapes. An Operator shall keep in San Francisco each Journal Tape for not less than 5 years from the date of the earliest Transaction recorded in said Journal Tape. The Journal Tape must be provided to any City auditor or other auditor authorized by the Enforcing Agency immediately upon request.

e.

Improper Use of Discount Parking. An Operator that provides Discount Parking or Flat Rate Parking must establish business practices and control measures to prevent its employees and managers from using a discount Parking Ticket to avoid reporting the full amount of Rent collected or to avoid remitting the correct amount of Parking Tax due.

f.

Reconciliation of Records. No less than monthly, for every day that the Parking Station provides parking to the public in exchange for Rent, an Operator shall reconcile the number of Parking Tickets issued with the number of vehicles that the RCE recorded as having entered the Parking Station, and shall create a Periodic Report setting out that information.

g.

Training in Use of RCE. An Operator shall train its employees and managers in the required uses of RCE, including but not limited to: recording Transactions; maintaining Parking Tickets, Log Files, and Journal Tapes; and reconciling the count and identification numbers of Parking Tickets used with the number of vehicles that parked in the Parking Station and the amount of Rent received in any given period.

History

(Added by Ord. 234-06, File No. 060892, App. 9/14/2006; amended by Ord. 292-10, File No. 101100, App. 11/18/2010)

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