Relaxed parking returns today for the Jewish holiday Sukkot. The Los Angeles City Department of Transportation will ease up on certain parking restrictions starting today at 2 p.m. and lasting until 10 p.m. Saturday Oct. 15.
This means that there will be relaxed enforcement of street cleaning, time limits and preferential parking within the areas listed below.
Note: meters, tow-away zones and other safety violations will still be enforced.
Sukkot is also known as the "Feast of Tabernacles" or "Festival of Booths." It begins tonight at sundown and will last until Oct. 19 at dusk.
Hollywood areas affected:
Area bounded by Robertson Boulevard / La Cienega Boulevard to Rossmore Avenue / Queen Anne Place, and from Romaine Street to Pico Boulevard
Area bounded by Robertson Boulevard to San Vicente Boulevard and from Beverly Boulevard to Clifton Way (particularly near Cedars-Sinai Medical Center).
Area bounded by Olympic Boulevard to Melrose Avenue and from Fairfax Ave to Hudson Avenue.
Area bounded by Laurel Canyon Boulevard to Hayworth Avenue and from Sunset Boulevard to Selma Avenue.
Vermont Avenue – both sides, from Fountain Avenue to Lexington Avenue.
La Mirada Avenue – both sides, from Vermont Avenue to Lyman Place.
Lexington Avenue – both sides, from Vermont Avenue to Lyman Place.
Relaxed parking measures will also be in place for a portion of next week for Simchat Torah: Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. through Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10 p.m.