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Original Author: Hodge, Elisha
Date of Material: 04/30/2019

Parking--Laws and regulations
Constitutional law

Chalking Tires for Parking Enforcement Is Unreasonable Search

Reviewed Date: 04/21/2021
MTAS Legal Consultant Elisha Hodge notifies Tennessee municipalities that the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit opined that the practice of marking tires with chalk, in order to monitor how long a vehicle is parked in a parking space for the purpose of enforcing parking restrictions, is an unreasonable search in violation of the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution.


Reference Document(s)
file Hodge_chalking_COA op_19a0076p-06.pdf
file Hodge_Chalking 4-30-2019 %28002%29.pdf