Editor's Note—Per the County's request of June 15, 2007, previous section 300.010 was renumbered as a result of numbering changes throughout this Title and set out in this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 99-61 §§1—5, 5-26-1999; Ord. No. 00-137 §1, 11-29-2000]
No person shall drive or park a vehicle on County highways, streets, roads, sidewalks or bridges (hereinafter "highways") under construction or repair or in the process of being striped or painted, when:
Those highways are marked by flags, traffic cones or barricades placed by the St. Charles County Highway Department or its agents or employees; or
Such person shall have received notice, as an owner of abutting property, of the dates and times during which such person may not use driveways or drive on freshly poured slabs.
No person shall remove flags, traffic cones or barricades placed by the St. Charles County Highway Department on County highways under construction or repair or in the process of being striped or painted.
Any person violating any regulation adopted under this Section shall be adjudged guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), or by imprisonment in the County Jail for a term not to exceed one (1) year, or by both fine and imprisonment.
The County Engineer or his designee shall have the power to issue initial warnings and citations for violations of this Section.
Enforcement of this Section shall be the responsibility of the Sheriff's Department and of the Highway Department. Prosecution of this Section shall be the responsibility of the County Counselor's office which, in addition to actions for fines may proceed at law or in equity to enjoin violations of this Section or to recover damages due to violations of this Section.
[Ord. No. 19-053, 6-24-2019]
For purposes of this Section, an "ice cream truck" is any motorized mobile food establishment from which ice cream, frozen milk, frozen dairy or ice confection products are sold or offered for sale in a ready-to-eat form and customarily consumed at the point of sale.
Every ice cream truck shall be equipped with:
Front passenger side-mounted wide-angle convex mirror;
Signage visible from the rear of the vehicle, a minimum of one (1) square foot in size, stating either "Caution" or "Watch for Children" with the lettering at least three (3) inches tall;
Reverse backup alarm capable of emitting a sound adequate in quantity and volume to give warning that the vehicle is about to back up;
Rear visibility for the operator by means of a rear-mounted mirror, obstacle detection sensor, or camera; and
Front-mounted obstacle detection system capable of detecting obstacles within three (3) feet of the vehicle's front bumper.
Every ice cream truck shall activate the equipment in Subsection (A)(3) — (A)(5) when engaged in operation as an ice cream truck.