Parking in Alleys
a. No person shall park a vehicle within an alley in the business district except for leading or unloading merchandise. No such vehicle shall be parked for a period of more than 30 minutes.
b. No person shall park a vehicle within an alley in such a manner or under such conditions as to leave available less than ten feet of the width of the roadway for the free movement of vehicular traffic, and no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle within an alley in such position as to block the driveway entrance to any abutting property.
Reference Codes: Sec.102-328. Parking in Alleys
Code 1968, art. 5-XII-3.
Parking prohibited of Certain Vehicles and Machinery in Specified Areas
a. Parking of large vehicles on streets prohibited. No person may park on any city street any truck, van, bus, recreational vehicle, trailer, or other vehicle, or any combination of such vehicles and/or trailers, which exceeds the following dimensions.
Twenty-two feet in length measured from the front bumper to the rear bumper, exclusive of grill guards;
If the item is a trailer, 22 feet in length measured from front hitch to the rear bumper;
Seven feet in width measured from the outside of the tire to the outside of tire of the front axle; or
A passenger vehicle with a rated seating capacity of more than 15 people, inclusive of the driver.
b. Parking of construction vehicles prohibited. No person may park or store on any city street or on any lot which is not zoned in accordance with chapter 106 of this Code to permit the property to be used for heavy manufacturing and industrial purposes any vehicle or machine used in building construction, highway and street construction, water, sewer, or pipeline construction, earth moving, drainage, bridge, tunnel construction, or similar construction vehicles or equipment.
c. Defenses. A person shall have the following defenses to a violation of this section:
1. It shall be a defense to subsection (a) of this section that:
a. The person parked the vehicle or trailer for the purpose of loading and unloading passengers or cargo; or
b. The vehicle:
1. Has been parked as the result of a mechanical failure of the vehicle occurring at that location; and
2. Has been parked at the location for less than 48 hours.
2. It shall be defense to subsection (b) of this section that:
a. The vehicle is a vehicle otherwise permitted to be parked on a city street pursuant to subsection (a) of this section; or
b. The vehicle, equipment, or machinery is:
1. located on property for the purpose of being repaired; and
2. The property on which the vehicle is located is being used as a vehicle repair establishment in accordance with chapter 106 of this Code; or
c. The vehicle, equipment, or machinery is being used in connection with an ongoing construction project on a street or tract of land:
1. Where the vehicle, equipment, or machinery is located; or
2. Adjacent to where the vehicle, equipment, or machinery is located.
Reference Codes: (Code 1968, art. 5-XII-4; Ord. No 97-05, § 1(art. 5-XII-4), 5-27-1997
Parking for Certain Purposes Prohibited
No person shall park a vehicle upon any street or highway for the principal purpose of:
1. Displaying such vehicle for sale.
2. Washing, greasing or repairing such vehicle except repairs necessitated by an emergency.
Reference Codes: Sec. 102-330. (Code 1968, art. 5-XII-5)