Why do people park on Parkgate or Burnell when they don’t live there?

Unknown. Since Parkgate, Burnell, Duvall, and Jennings are all public streets and owned by the Town of Leesburg, they have very few parking restrictions. As long as a vehicle has an up-to-date inspection and registration, it can be legally parked on any public street. As to the WHY, one could speculate a number of things: 1 – a residence may have 4-5 related adults who physically work outside the home, 2 – a resident likes to have lots of cars, 3 – it is more convenient than other parking alternatives, or 4 – commercial vehicles are not to be stored on common HOA property or permitted to be parked on a private lot/driveway. The list could go on.

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