§ 2-654. Vehicles.  

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  • (a) Admission. Admission of vehicles upon cemetery roads shall be permitted as a privilege and not as a right inherent to the ownership of interment rights in a burial space. Admission of vehicles is restricted to persons who observe the traffic rules of the city.

    (b) Entrance. No vehicle shall enter a cemetery except through a regular entrance maintained for such purpose.

    (c) Driving on lots and lawns. No person shall drive a vehicle over cemetery lots or upon cemetery lawns under any circumstances whatsoever.

    (d) Parking. No person shall park any vehicle so as to obstruct any cemetery driveway, and no person shall drive or park any vehicle on any burial space. Parked vehicles must not be left with the engine running, and the emergency brake must be set when the driver is not in the vehicle.

    (e) Speed. No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of ten (10) miles per hour.

    (f) U-turns. No person shall make a U-turn on any road or driveway within the cemetery.

    (g) Horns, sirens or other similar noise emitting instrumentalities. The sounding of horns, sirens or similar signals within the cemeteries is prohibited.

    (h) Funeral processions. Drivers of vehicles in a funeral procession shall obey all traffic rules. When a vehicle meets a funeral procession, the driver must stop until the procession passes. A driver must not pass a funeral procession going in the same direction.

    (i) Pedestrian safety. Visitors upon foot have the primary right to use of the road, and all drivers of vehicles are required to observe pedestrian rights by careful driving and strict adherence to the rules.

(Ord. No. 2009-32, § 1, 12-15-09)