[Adopted 12-20-2011 by L.L. No. 2-2012]
The Board of Trustees, by resolution, from time to time, may designate areas on public streets and/or within municipal parking lots that it deems hazardous for the parking, standing, and/or stopping of vehicles and may designate the fines that shall be imposed for illegally parking, standing, and/or stopping in any such areas.
Such designation shall be based upon such area's:
Proximity to an intersection;
Proximity to a building used for school, religious, or other public assembly purposes;
Proximity to a building or lot used to park or store emergency vehicles;
Location on a narrow a street; or
For such other reason as may be set forth in the resolution.
Such resolution shall state if the prohibition is for the stopping, standing, and/or parking of vehicles and the specific fine that shall be imposed for a violation of such prohibition.
No vehicle shall be stopped, standing, or parked in an area that has been designated by the Board of Trustees as hazardous for the stopping, standing, and/or parking of vehicles.
Notice of such designation shall be posted as to whether the stopping, standing, and/or parking of vehicles is prohibited and shall set forth the fine that shall be imposed for a violation of such prohibition. So long as the amount of the fine is posted, the words "Area Hazardous for Stopping, Standing, and/or Parking," as may be pertinent, shall not be required to be posted.
The operator and the owner, jointly and severally, shall be guilty of a violation of this article for any vehicle that is stopped, standing, and/or parked in a hazardous parking area in violation of this article.
The penalty for stopping, standing, and/or parking in a hazardous parking area shall be set forth by the Board of Trustees by resolution and shall not be less than $100 nor more than $250.