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Muni Lot tailgating rules and restrictions go into effect for preseason game

Browns fans tailgating Aug. 2014. (Source: WOIO) Browns fans tailgating Aug. 2014. (Source: WOIO)

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Many fans will head down to the Muni Lot for some tailgating. Here's what you need to know before you head downtown. 

1.         No open pit fires 
2.         Propane grills only (No charcoal)
3.         No alcohol 
4.         Saving spaces is prohibited 
5.         You will be charged for all parking spaces that you occupy 
6.         No in & out privileges 
7.         All liter must be dispensed in trash containers 
8.         Vandalism of any type will not be tolerated 
9.         Crossing the shoreway is prohibited 
10.       No private bathrooms

The list of rules and regulations will be distributed to all vehicles upon entering the lot as well as posted on various signs throughout the lot. 

Violation of the rules and regulations may result in fines and ejection from the premises.

Other Frequently Asked Questions: 

Lot Operation and Fees - The Muni Lot will not open until noon for the Browns game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. At noon, only the eastern portion of the lot will open for tailgating. At 5:30 p.m., the entire lot will open for tailgating. No large vehicles (motorhomes, RVs, buses, etc.) will be allowed in the mentioned lots before their respective times.

The lot opens promptly at 7 a.m. for all regular and pre-season season weekend home games. Vehicles are not permitted to enter the premises before that time. The fee to park in the municipal lot is $25 dollars. You will be charged for all spaces that you occupy. Cleveland Police will not permit vehicles to line-up or stage on the Shoreway before game time. 

Alcohol and Safety - Open containers, consumption of alcohol and public intoxication are all prohibited in the Muni Lot. 

Sanitation - There will be 50 portable restrooms, 75 trash cans and 3 dumpsters in the Muni Lot during all regular season games. 

Parking - Parking restrictions are put in place in downtown Cleveland for each Browns home football game - typically for three hours before each game and until two hours after the game has ended. Pay close attention to posted signage. All associated fines and fees to have an automobile released must be done at the One Stop Vehicle Impound Center located at 3040 Quigley Road. 

Willard Parking Garage - Beginning with Thursday's home game at 8 p.m. and continuing throughout all Cleveland Browns home games in the 2015 season, the City of Cleveland's Willard Parking Garage will reserve the majority of available spaces for Cleveland Browns season ticket holders and team employees on all game days. Approximately 400 spaces will be available for general purchase on game days and the remainder will be reserved. Additionally, these limited parking spaces for general purchase will not be made available until two hours before game time. The City has identified 780 spaces at Burke Lakefront Airport as an alternative for these traditional Willard Garage customers.

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