Battle began when the meters around the fish jail went up. Meters or signs not both..
Under the plan, the parking spaces would be limited to residents or to two-hour stays during the daytime. Burgess said that would protect residents, provide visitor parking and deter all-day parking by employees from the aquarium or other nearby businesses.
In the meantime, the city will have to comply with its current permit and put bags over residents-only parking signs.
“We talked to the neighbors last week, and they understand the need,” Burgess said. “We will be bagging those signs.”