City of Rogersville, MO
Webster County
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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.
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.
When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets described by ordinance.
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.
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.
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.
[Ord. No. 180 §§1 — 4, 8-19-1986]
A. 
Parking Trucks, Trailers, Etc., In Residential Districts.
1. 
No person shall operate any vehicle, diesel or gas-powered weighing over twelve thousand (12,000) pounds on any paved or surfaced street in the City. This Subsection shall not apply to a vehicle making a delivery to or from an address on a paved or surfaced street when such vehicle is traveling the most direct route from an unimproved street, State or Federal highway or access road, or from an exempted street to such address.
2. 
The public shall be apprised of the restrictions imposed by this Section by appropriate signs and when so posted it shall be unlawful to transport any gross load in excess of that posted and in addition to conviction and punishment for a misdemeanor, the registered owner of such vehicle shall be held liable in any court of competent jurisdiction for destructive damages to the surface and physical conditions pertaining by the City or other interested persons.
3. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver, owner or operator of any bus, truck, trailer, house-trailer, tractor-trailer, (gas or diesel-powered) weighing over twelve thousand (12,000) pounds, road building machinery or other commercial vehicles to park, or cause to be parked for longer than two (2) hours at any one (1) time on any street in a residential district, except that an operator may park such vehicle for a longer period while actually and continuously engaged in loading or unloading, provided that such vehicles may be parked in front of a place of business in such district during business hours of such business, but subject to all other ordinances regulating parking at such location.
B. 
Time Limit Regulations For Parking Not Exclusive.
1. 
The provisions of this Article imposing a time limit on parking shall not relieve any person from the duty to observe other and more restrictive provisions of this Code or other Ordinance prohibiting or limiting the stopping, standing, or parking of vehicles at specified times.
2. 
All parking by any type vehicle is prohibited at the intersection of U.S. Highway 60 and VV intersection for a distance of one thousand (1,000) feet, both east and west bound lanes.
C. 
Dangerous Cargo.
1. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive or park a motor vehicle having a tank capacity of more than two thousand (2,000) gallons within the area in the City if such tank is empty, but has contained gasoline, kerosene oil or other inflammable or explosive liquids, except for the purpose of securing necessary repairs to such motor vehicle or tank, unless such empty tank shall have first been steamed or purged, and a tag affixed showing the date that such tank was steamed or purged and the name of the person performing such steaming operating.