The provisions of this Chapter 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.
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.
[Code 1962 §18-167; CC 1979 §16-172; Ord. No. 973 §1, 10-4-1977]
When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts of streets so designated.
[Code 1962 §18-166; CC 1979 §16-171; Ord. No. 973 §1, 10-4-1977]
When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle during the times or for a longer period than indicated upon any of the streets or parts of streets so signed.
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 on any day except Sundays and public holidays within the district or upon any of the streets described by ordinance.
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.
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.
[CC 1979 §16-188; Ord. No. 86-2 Art.2(16-188) ,1-21-1986]
No person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a Law Enforcement Officer, or traffic control device within two hundred (200) feet east or west of the intersection of College and Coler Streets; or within one hundred (100) feet to the north of said intersection; or within three hundred (300) feet to the south of said intersection on the east side of College Street.
The Chief of Police shall designate additional locations within the City where the parking of motor vehicles is prohibited. Painting the curb yellow or posting by signs is hereby deemed appropriate marking to prohibit parking along that section of the street on which said curb has been painted yellow or which has been designated by posted signs.
[CC 1979 §16-185; Ord. No. 86-2 Art. 2(16-185), 1-21-1986]
No person shall park any vehicle within the following listed boundaries on any public street and leave the same continuously parked for a period greater than two (2) hours, to wit: All of the area bounded on the west by the east curb line of Jefferson Street and on the north by the south curb line of McCord Street and on the east by the west curb line of Lafayette Street and on the south by the south curb line of Hickory Street except on Wood Street where the south boundary is one hundred forty (140) feet south of Hickory Street.
Any person guilty of violating the provisions of this Section shall be subject to a fine of one dollar ($1.00) if paid within seventy-two (72) hours. However, any person guilty of violating the provisions of this Section more than once in any day shall be subject to a fine of five dollars ($5.00) for each violation, if paid within seventy-two (72) hours.
If said fine is not paid within seventy-two (72) hours, any person found guilty of violating this Section shall be subject to a fine of ten dollars ($10.00) and court costs.
[CC 1979 §16-186; Ord. No. 86-2 Art. 2(16-186), 1-21-1986]
No person shall park any motor vehicle on or within City-owned public off-street parking lots and leave the same continuously parked for a period greater than twenty-four (24) hours, or as otherwise posted by the authority of the City Manager. Neither shall any person park or leave any trailer or non-motorized vehicle on or within a City-owned public parking lot for any period of time.
[Code 1962 §18-172; CC 1979 §16-177; Ord. No. 973 §1, 10-4-1977; Ord. No. 1009 §1, 8-15-1978; Ord. No. 97-8 §1, 4-1-1997]
No motor vehicle, whether used for commerce or pleasure, shall be parked upon the public square or on a street within one (1) block therefrom, when pulling a trailer. No tractor-trailer truck shall be parked on the public square for any purpose at any time except for the purpose of loading or unloading merchandise.
[CC 1979 §16-189; Ord. No. 86-2 Art. 2(16-189), 1-21-1986]
No person shall park any vehicle on the public square or within one (1) block of the square which has a length of over twenty (20) feet except for loading and unloading.