City of Breckenridge Hills, MO
St. Louis 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 Parking of Certain Motor Vehicles and Trailers.

[CC 1996 §365.090; Ord. No. 910 §§1 — 2, 9-19-1994; Ord. No. 1191 §1, 9-16-2013; Ord. No. 1246 § 1, 6-20-2016]
A. 
Unless excepted pursuant to Subsection 365.080(B), it shall be unlawful for the owner or operator of: (i) a motor vehicle eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds or more, (ii) a dump truck or recreational vehicle, as those vehicles are defined in Section 301.010, RSMo., (2012), (iii) a trailer as defined in Section 301.010, RSMo., (2012), to stop, stand, or park said vehicle on any street, avenue, alley, driveway, or lot, public or private, in the City of Breckenridge Hills.
[Ord. No. 1252 § 1, 9-19-2016]
B. 
This prohibition shall not apply to vehicles that are: (i) engaged in public health or safety functions, (ii) engaged in local pickup, delivery or work-related stops, or (iii) parked on the premises of a business when necessary for the operation of said business; provided, however, that this exception shall not be interpreted to permit the parking of such vehicles in a residential driveway as part of a claimed home occupation.

Section 365.090 Motor or Recreational Vehicles, Etc., to Be Parked in Driveway or Parking Way.

[CC 1996 §365.100; Ord. No. 450 §8, 12-5-1977]
No motor vehicle, boat, trailer or recreational vehicle shall be parked in any area other than an area so designated as a driveway or parking way consisting of concrete, asphalt or gravel.

Section 365.100 Tow Truck Parking.

[CC 1996 §365.110; CC 1981 §365.130; Ord. No. 650 §1, 7-15-1985; Ord. No. 1246 § 2, 6-20-2016]
No person shall stop, stand, or park a tow truck on any street, avenue, alley, driveway, or lot, public or private, in the City of Breckenridge Hills, except: (i) during the performance of emergency services to remove a wrecked or disabled vehicle from the same location where the tow truck is parked, or (ii) when parked on the premises of a business and when necessary for the operation of said business; provided, however, that this exception shall not be interpreted to permit the parking of such vehicles in a residential driveway as part of a claimed home occupation.

Section 365.110 Parking Prohibitions Under Certain Weather Conditions.

[Ord. No. 1051 §1, 1-27-2003]
A. 
Whenever there has been an accumulation of snow of two (2) inches or more or ice or freezing rain or any combination thereof within the City, there shall be no parking on any part of any street within the City, unless such street has been cleared of snow, ice or freezing rain.
1. 
Vehicles found parked in violation hereof may be towed in accordance with Chapter 385 of the Municipal Code.
2. 
No person shall interfere with snow removal equipment while same is in operation.
B. 
Upon application to and approval by the Director of Streets, a snow removal exemption certificate may be issued if on-site parking is not available because of the lack of a driveway.