City of Chillicothe, MO
Livingston County
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Section 365.010 Application of Chapter.

The provisions of this Title prohibiting the standing or parking of a vehicle shall apply at all times or at those times herein specified or as indicated on official signs except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a Police Officer or official traffic control device.

Section 365.020 Regulations Not Exclusive.

The provisions of this Title imposing a time limit on parking shall not relieve any person from the duty to observe other and more restrictive provisions prohibiting or limiting the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles in specified places or at specified times.

Section 365.030 Parking Prohibited At All Times On Certain Streets.

When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets described by ordinance.

Section 365.040 Parking Prohibited During Certain Hours On Certain Streets.

When signs are erected in each block giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle between the hours specified by ordinance of any day except Sunday and public holidays within the districts or upon any of the streets described by ordinance.

Section 365.050 Stopping, Standing or Parking Prohibited During Certain Hours On Certain Streets.

When signs are erected in each block giving notice thereof, no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle between the hours specified by ordinance of any day except Sundays and public holidays within the district or upon any of the streets described by ordinance.

Section 365.060 Parking Signs Required.

Whenever by this Title or any ordinance of the City any parking time limit is imposed or parking is prohibited on designated streets, it shall be the duty of the City Traffic Engineer to erect appropriate signs giving notice thereof and no such regulations shall be effective unless said signs are erected and in place at the time of any alleged offense.

Section 365.070 Commercial Vehicles Prohibited From Using Certain Streets.

In cases where an equally direct and convenient alternate route is provided, an ordinance may describe and signs may be erected giving notice thereof that no persons shall operate any commercial vehicle upon streets or parts of streets so described except those commercial vehicles making deliveries thereon.

Section 365.080 Stopping, Standing or Parking — Designated Locations.

[CC 1999 §27-235]
No person shall permit any vehicle to park or stand when no parking signs are erected and maintained at designated locations set out in Schedule III.

Section 365.090 Vehicles of More Than Fifteen Passenger or One Ton Capacity — Trailers and Truck Trailers.

[CC 1999 §27-229; Ord. No. 91-8, 1-29-1991]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to permit any motor vehicle having the capacity of more than fifteen (15) passengers or any motor vehicle, truck or truck tractor having a capacity of more than one (1) ton to park, stand or stop for a period of more than ten (10) minutes on any public street or alley within the City, provided that nothing in this Section shall prohibit any reasonable and necessary parking of any such vehicle for the purpose of loading and unloading such vehicle in the carrying on of the business of its owner or operator.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to permit any truck trailer or trailer of any type to park, stand or stop for a period of more than ten (10) minutes on any public street or alley within the City, provided that nothing in this Section shall prohibit the reasonable and necessary parking of such truck trailer or trailers for the purpose of loading or unloading such truck trailer or trailers in the carrying on of the business of its owner or operator.
C. 
Notwithstanding Subsections (A) and (B) above, construction trailers [defined as, including, but is not limited to, any trailer that is used for the storage of construction or demolition tools, materials or supplies for contractors engaged in construction or demolition activities upon a construction jobsite or a demolition jobsite], upon the conditions set forth below, may be permitted to park on the public street where the only practical location for such trailers is on the street, with the parking to be immediately in front of and adjacent to the construction jobsite or demolition jobsite, but only during the period of actual construction or demolition and only during the period of time when the particular contractor utilizing the trailer actually is engaged in working on the construction or demolition project. The phrase "period of actual construction or demolition" includes the right to leave the construction trailer parked overnight when the actual construction or demolition work is occurring during normal business hours.
[Ord. No. 2017-71 § 1, 8-14-2017]
Such construction trailer parking will be permitted only upon these conditions:
1. 
The owner of the construction trailer must obtain a parking permit from the City prior to parking the construction trailer on the street.
2. 
The permit for temporary parking of a construction trailer will only be valid during the period of actual construction or demolition and only during the period of time when the particular contractor utilizing the trailer actually is engaged in working on the construction or demolition project. All such trailers shall be removed from the street immediately following the completion of the construction or demolition project or that particular portion thereof on which a particular contractor was engaged.
3. 
Reflective traffic cones approved by the City Police Department must be placed within three (3) feet of the front and back of the trailer.
4. 
The owner of the construction trailer must provide proof of insurance on the construction trailer at the time of applying for the parking permit.
5. 
Construction trailer parking may be prohibited where street conditions are such that such parking is not practical or can be done safely.

Section 365.100 Truck Traffic Prohibited On Certain Streets.

[CC 1999 §27-335; Ord. No. 2003-109 §1, 11-10-2003]
A. 
It is an ordinance violation to drive a three (3) axle tractor semi-trailer vehicle with a twenty-seven (27) foot or longer trailer on the following streets, to wit:
Waples Street between Church Street and Asher Street.
Conn Street between Waples Street to Henry Street.
Waples Street between Asher Street and Conn Street.
Walnut between Bryan Street and Springhill Street.
B. 
Any person who violates this Section shall be subject to punishment under Chapter 100, Section 100.340 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Chillicothe, Missouri.