City of Northmoor, MO
Platte County
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[Ord. No. 285 §660.909(10), 7-6-1993; Ord. No. 2009-002 §1, 6-2-2009]
A. 
Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a Police Officer or official traffic control device, no person shall:
1. 
Stop, stand or park a vehicle:
a. 
On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
b. 
On a sidewalk;
c. 
Within an intersection or within twenty (20) feet of an intersection;
d. 
On a crosswalk;
e. 
Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty (30) feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless the (traffic authority) indicates a different length by signs or markings;
f. 
Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
g. 
Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel;
h. 
At any place where official signs prohibit stopping;
i. 
Upon real estate owned by the City of Northmoor, including parking lots located on said real estate unless the person parking said vehicle is conducting business with the City of Northmoor or is an employee or official of the City of Northmoor; or
j. 
No person shall park any vehicle within three (3) feet of the paved roadway where official signs so designate on NW 49th Street, NW 49th Terrace, NW 50th Street or NW 50th Terrace.
2. 
Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge a passenger or passengers:
a. 
In front of a public or private driveway;
b. 
Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant;
c. 
Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
d. 
Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway;
e. 
Within twenty (20) feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite the entrance to any fire station within seventy-five (75) feet of said entrance (when properly signposted); or
f. 
At any place where official signs prohibit standing.
3. 
Park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers:
a. 
At any place where official signs prohibit parking.
B. 
No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully under his/her control into any such prohibited area or away from a curb such a distance as is unlawful.
No person shall park any vehicle upon a street, other than an alley, in such a manner or under such conditions as to impede the free movement of vehicular traffic.
No person shall park a vehicle within an alley in such a manner or under such conditions as to leave available less than ten (10) feet of the width of the roadway for the free movement of vehicular traffic and no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle within an alley in such position as to block the driveway entrance to any abutting property.
A. 
No person shall park a vehicle upon any roadway for the principal purpose of:
1. 
Displaying such vehicle for sale; or
2. 
Repair such vehicle except repairs necessitated by an emergency.
A. 
The City Traffic Engineer is hereby authorized to erect signs indicating no parking upon either or both sides of any street adjacent to any school property when such parking would, in his/her opinion, interfere with traffic or create a hazardous situation.
B. 
When official signs are erected indicating no parking upon either side of a street adjacent to any school property as authorized herein, no person shall park a vehicle in any such designated place.
A. 
The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to erect signs indicating no parking upon any street when the width of the roadway does not exceed twenty (20) feet, or upon one (1) side of a street as indicated by such signs when the width of the roadway does not exceed thirty (30) feet.
B. 
When official signs prohibiting parking are erected upon narrow streets as authorized herein, no person shall park a vehicle upon any such street in violation of any such sign.
The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to erect signs upon the left-hand side of any one-way street to prohibit the standing or parking of vehicles, and when such signs are in place, no person shall stand or park a vehicle upon such left-hand side in violation of any such sign.
In the event a highway includes two (2) or more separate roadways and traffic is restricted to one (1) direction upon any such roadway, no person shall stand or park a vehicle upon the left-hand side of such one-way roadway unless signs are erected to permit such standing or parking. The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to determine when standing or parking may be permitted upon the left-hand side of any such one-way roadway and to erect signs giving notice thereof.
A. 
The City Traffic Engineer is hereby authorized to determine and designate by proper signs places not exceeding one hundred (100) feet in length in which the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles would create an especially hazardous condition or would cause unusual delay to traffic.
B. 
When official signs are erected at hazardous or congested places as authorized herein, no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle in any such designated place.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park or stand any vehicle in any stall or space designated or reserved for physically disabled persons, as defined in Section 301.142, RSMo., as amended, whether upon public or private property open to public use, unless the vehicle bears the State of Missouri license plate or placard for the disabled as provided for in Sections 301.071 or 301.142, RSMo., as amended. The space shall be indicated by an upright sign whether on a pole or attached to a building upon which shall be inscribed the international symbol of accessibility and may also include any appropriate wording such as "Accessible Parking" to indicate that the space is reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card. The sign described in this Subsection shall also state, or an additional sign shall be posted below or adjacent to the sign stating, the following: "$50 to $300 fine". Beginning August 28, 2011, when any political subdivision or owner of private property restripes a parking lot or constructs a new parking lot, one (1) in every four (4) accessible spaces, but not less than one (1), shall be served by an access aisle a minimum of ninety-six (96) inches wide and shall be designated "lift van accessible only" with signs that meet the requirements of the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, as amended, and any rules and regulations established pursuant thereto.
B. 
Any vehicle operator who is not physically disabled shall not use the handicapped parking space unless there is a physically disabled person in the vehicle or while the vehicle is being used to transport a physically disabled person.
C. 
Any person convicted of violating this Section is guilty of an offense and shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than three hundred dollars ($300.00). Every day upon which such violation occurs shall constitute a separate offense.
[Ord. No. 286 §2, 7-6-1993]
No person shall operate, stop, stand or park a truck or other motor vehicle weighing eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds or more upon real estate owned by the City of Northmoor, including the parking lot for the Northmoor City Hall. Official signs shall be posted providing reasonable notice to the operators of said motor vehicles of the ordinance.
[Ord. No. 2009-005 §1, 12-1-2009]
A. 
When slippery or otherwise hazardous driving conditions are in existence, including, but not limited to, snow, sleet or freezing rain which may lead to traffic congestion, the Mayor or the Northmoor Police Department may declare a parking emergency.
B. 
When circumstances exist or are reasonably contemplated to exist in the immediate foreseeable future, including, but not limited to, actual or anticipated snow removal operations, the Mayor or the Northmoor Police Department may declare a parking emergency.
C. 
Until such parking emergency is terminated, no vehicle shall be parked on any City street within the City limits of Northmoor, Missouri.
D. 
Within one (1) hour of a parking emergency being declared, all vehicles shall be removed from the City streets.
E. 
Penalty Section. Owners or operators of vehicles in violation of this Section shall be subject to a fine as set forth in Section 100.220 of the Municipal Code. Vehicles in violation of this Section may be towed at the owner's expense to the Police tow lot or any other place so designated, in addition to the any fines. Such vehicles may be recovered by the owner upon payment of the towing and storage fees.
F. 
This Section will be in effect from its date of reading and passage by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Northmoor, Missouri.
[Ord. No. 2010-2007 §§1 — 3, 10-5-2010; Ord. No. 2018-006, 4-10-2018]
A. 
No person shall operate any commercial vehicle licensed over fifteen (15) tons (30,000 pounds) upon the streets or parts of streets except those commercial vehicles making deliveries thereon.
B. 
No person shall park any commercial vehicle licensed over fifteen (15) tons (30,000 pounds) in any residential district of the City of Northmoor.
C. 
Penalty provisions will be in compliance with Section 100.220 of the Municipal Code for the City of Northmoor.