§ 20-15. Additional parking regulations.  

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  • (a) Prohibition. Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a law enforcement officer or official traffic control device, it shall be unlawful to:

    (b) Park or stop any commercial motor vehicle, farm tractor, golf cart, implement of husbandry, moped, motorized scooter, motor vehicle, motorcycle, road tractor, semitrailer, special mobile equipment, trailer, truck, truck tractor, or vehicle:

    (1) On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street.

    (2) Within an intersection.

    (3) On a crosswalk.

    (4) Upon or under any bridge or other elevated structure.

    (5) On any railroad tracks.

    (6) Opposite the direction of authorized traffic movement.

    (7) Against any yellow curb.

    (8) At any place where official traffic control devices prohibit parking or stopping.

    (c) Park or stop a vehicle or trailer except momentarily to collect or deliver persons or property:

    (1) In front of a public or private driveway.

    (2) Within thirty (30) feet of a mailbox between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

    (3) Within thirty (30) feet of a fire hydrant.

    (4) Within thirty (30) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection.

    (5) Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway.

    (6) Within thirty (30) feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station or police station.

    (7) On an exclusive bicycle lane.

    (8) At any place where official traffic control devices prohibit parking or stopping.

    (d) Penalties. A violation of the parking regulations contained in this section shall be subject to a fine in the amount of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) if paid within ten (10) days from the date a notice of the violation is placed upon the vehicle by a law enforcement or parking enforcement specialist. The violation shall be subject to a fine of fifty dollars ($50.00) if paid more than ten (10) days after the time when such notice was attached to the vehicle, but not later than thirty (30) days following the attachment of the notice. If the owner, operator, or person chooses to contest the notice of violation, the owner, operator, or person must contact the clerk of the county court within the thirty-day period and request a court hearing. If the owner, operator, or person fails to pay the fine or contact the clerk within the thirty-day period, the police department is hereby authorized to deliver the violation to the clerk of the county court for formal prosecution. The notice shall contain directions as to the procedure for paying the fine or obtaining a hearing.

    (e) Waiver of fine. Any fine that may be assessed in the enforcement of the provisions of this section may be waived for extraordinary or extenuating circumstances as determined by the chief of police or his or her designee. A copy of the notice of violation and a written explanation of the reason for the waiver shall be filed with the official records of the city clerk within twenty-four (24) hours after granting the waiver.

(Ord. No. 2005-21, § 1, 6-21-05)