City of Creve Coeur, MO
St. Louis County
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Section 350.010 Standing or Parking Close To Curb.

Except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, every vehicle stopped or parked upon a roadway where there are adjacent curbs shall be so stopped or parked with the right-hand wheels of such vehicle parallel to and within eighteen (18) inches of the right-hand curb.

Section 350.020 Signs or Markings Indicating Angle Parking.

A. 
The City Traffic Engineer shall determine upon what streets angle parking shall be permitted and shall mark or sign such streets but such angle parking shall not be indicated upon any Federal-aid or State highway within the City unless the State Highways and Transportation Commission has determined by resolution or order entered in its minutes that the roadway is of sufficient width to permit angle parking without interfering with the free movement of traffic.
B. 
Angle parking shall not be indicated or permitted at any place where passing traffic would thereby be caused or required to drive upon the left side of the street.

Section 350.030 Obedience To Angle Parking Signs or Markers.

On those streets which have been signed or marked by the City Traffic Engineer for angle parking, no person shall park or stand a vehicle other than at the angle to the curb or edge of the roadway indicated by such signs or markings.

Section 350.040 Permits For Loading or Unloading At An Angle To The Curb.

A. 
The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to issue special permits to permit the backing of a vehicle to the curb for the purpose of loading or unloading merchandise or materials subject to the terms and conditions of such permit. Such permits may be issued either to the owner or lessee of real property or to the owner of the vehicle and shall grant to such person the privilege as therein stated and authorized herein.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any permittee or other person to violate any of the special terms or conditions of any such permit.

Section 350.050 Lamps On Parked Vehicles.

A. 
Whenever a vehicle is lawfully parked upon a street or highway during the hours between a half (½) hour after sunset and a half (½) hour before sunrise and in the event there is sufficient light to reveal any person or object within a distance of five hundred (500) feet upon such street or highway, no lights need be displayed upon such parked vehicle.
B. 
Whenever a vehicle is parked or stopped upon a roadway or shoulder adjacent thereto, whether attended or unattended, during the hours between a half (½) hour after sunset and a half (½) hour before sunrise and there is not sufficient light to reveal any person or object within a distance of five hundred (500) feet upon such highway, such vehicle so parked or stopped shall be equipped with one (1) or more lamps meeting the following requirements: At least one (1) lamp shall display a white or amber light visible from a distance of five hundred (500) feet to the front of the vehicle, and the same lamp or at least one (1) other lamp shall display a red light visible from a distance of five hundred (500) feet to the rear of the vehicle, and the location of said lamp or lamps shall always be such that at least one (1) lamp or combination of lamps meeting the requirements of this Section is installed as near as practicable to the side of the vehicle which is closer to passing traffic. The foregoing provisions shall not apply to a motor-driven cycle.
C. 
Any lighted headlamps upon a parked vehicle shall be depressed or dimmed.

Section 350.060 Registered Owner Responsible.

[R.O. 2008 §16-323; Ord. No. 977 §1(13.28), 1-5-1981]
In any prosecution charging a violation of any of the provisions of this Chapter governing or regulating the stopping, standing or parking of a vehicle, proof that the particular vehicle described in the citation or complaint was parked in violation of the Chapter, together with proof that the defendant named therein was at the time of such violation the registered owner of such vehicle, shall constitute sufficient evidence that the defendant was the registered owner and that the defendant was the person who parked the vehicle at the point where and for the time during which the violation occurred. It shall be proof that the defendant was the registered owned if he/she was so designated by the motor vehicle registration list. Liability under this Chapter is based on ownership, without regard to whether the owner was operating the motor vehicle at the time of the violation, except that, as provided in Section 304.120.4, RSMo., no liability shall be imposed on the owner of a motor vehicle when the vehicle is being permissively used by a lessee if the owner furnishes the name, address and operator's license number of the person renting or leasing the motor vehicle at the time the violation occurred by the City within thirty (30) days from the time of receipt of written request for such information.