Regs, City/County

City Ordinance Extract

The following ordinance was approved by the City Council on January 23, 2002.  Persons violating the ordinance will be given warnings only, for a period of 60 days and thereafter will receive citations.

Sec. 62‑94. Obstructing width of roadway.

The stopping, standing, or parking of any vehicle (which includes loading or unloading of materials) in the public right‑of‑way is prohibited except under any of the following conditions (exceptions do not apply where signage prohibiting parking is posted):

1) Parking in a parking space designated by the city.

2) Parking in accordance with a city right‑of‑way permit.

3) Parking pursuant to a special event as approved by City Council

4) Parking as permitted by the City Manager or his designee.

5) Parking on the landscaped right‑of‑way:

a. for scheduled religious facility, school or government activities; or

b. as provided in the Property Maintenance Code with the written approval of the authorized representative of the property abutting the landscaped right‑of‑way where the vehicle is parked; or

c. for a period not to exceed two continuous hours in a twenty four hour period for a vehicle of a person performing work or providing service to the property abutting the landscaped right‑of‑way; or

d. for a period not to exceed six continuous hours in any twenty four hour period for a vehicle of a person not performing work or providing service to any property with the written approval of the authorized representative of the property abutting the landscaped right‑of‑way.

(6) Parking on the paved portion of the right‑of‑way:

a. for a period not to exceed two continuous hours in any twenty four hour period for a vehicle of a person performing work or providing service to the property abutting the right‑of‑way where no less than twelve feet of paved right‑of‑way remains available for the free movement of vehicular traffic; or

b. for a period not to exceed six continuous hours in any twenty four hour period for a vehicle of a person not performing work or service on any property where no less than sixteen feet of paved right‑of‑way remains available for the free movement of vehicular traffic. A vehicle with lettering on it which provides the name of an entity and the entity provides work or a service is limited to the parking duration of subsection 6(a) above; or

c. where parking has been approved pursuant to the Property Maintenance Code construction site management plan.

(7) Stopping, standing or parking may occur upon a street in obedience with traffic regulations, traffic signs or signals or direction by a police officer.

(8) Authorized representative of the property for purposes of this section shall mean and include (i) the property owner; or (ii) a tenant where the lease is for the entire premises; or (iii) a manager of an apartment complex; or (iv) a manager or member of the Board of Directors of a parcel subject to the condominium or cooperative form of ownership.

Sec. 110‑86. Commercial vehicles in residential districts.

Commercial vehicles shall not park overnight between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. in any residential zoning district, except as set forth in the following:

1. Except one commercial vehicle per dwelling, with a rated capacity not to exceed three‑quarter ton, parked in a parking space on private property, when this vehicle is used by an occupant of the dwelling for personal transportation; or

2. Except when a commercial vehicle is engaged in a lawful emergency construction or service operation on the site where it is parked; or

3. Except as provided in the Property Maintenance Code.






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