CLEVELAND — When the Cleveland Browns host the Houston Texans in their season opener on Sunday, it will mark the first time since 2019 that fans will be permitted to tailgate in the Lakefront Municipal Lot -- known better as "the Muni Lot."
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With fans preparing to make their return to the city's most popular pregame spot, the city of Cleveland has sent out a reminder of the rules and regulations for the Muni Lot, including the following:
- No open pit fires
- Propane grills only (No charcoal)
- No alcohol
- Saving spaces prohibited
- You will be charged for all parking spaces that you occupy
- No in & out privileges
- All litter must be dispensed in trash containers
- Vandalism of any type will not be tolerated
- Crossing the shoreway is prohibited
- No private latrines.
- Lanes must remain clear of activity at all times
A list of the rules and regulations will be distributed to all vehicles that enter the lot and will also be posted on various signs. A violation of the rules may result in fines and ejection from the premises, according to the Cleveland Police.
Additionally, the City of Cleveland issued the following traffic warning for downtown Cleveland on Sunday:
"If you plan to travel to the Muni Lot for tailgating, plan to arrive early. Traffic overflow will be directed to the industrial area beginning at East 38th Street and King Avenue. Motorists will be instructed by members of the Bureau of Traffic to line up on King Avenue eastbound to east 40th Street, then south on East 40th Street and west on Lakeside Avenue. Motorists awaiting entry to the lot shall not congregate on East 9th Street, the Shoreway, the South Marginal, East 55th Street nor St. Clair Avenue as these streets are major thoroughfares and must be left unrestricted. Motorists awaiting entry to the muni lot are reminded to be respectful of driveways and private property, to avoid disrupting traffic patterns and to park legally."