City of Pleasant Valley, MO
Clay County
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[Ord. No. 1814 §1, 4-2-1996]
The City Traffic Engineer is hereby authorized to determine the location of passenger and freight curb loading zones and shall place and maintain appropriate signs indicating the same and stating the hours during which the provisions of this Section are applicable.
[Ord. No. 1814 §1, 4-2-1996]
The City Traffic Engineer shall not designate or sign any curb loading zone upon special request of any person unless such person makes application for a permit for such zone and for two (2) signs to indicate the ends of each such zone. The City Traffic Engineer upon granting a permit and issuing such signs shall collect from the applicant and deposit in the City Treasury a service fee of ten dollars ($10.00) per year or fraction thereof and may by general regulations impose conditions upon the use of such signs and for reimbursement of the City for the value thereof in the event of their loss or damage and their return in the event of misuse or upon expiration of permit. Every such permit shall expire at the end of one (1) year.
[Ord. No. 1814 §1, 4-2-1996]
No person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle for any purpose or period of time other than for the expeditious loading or unloading of passengers in any place marked as a passenger curb loading zone during hours when the regulations applicable to such curb loading zone are effective, and then only for a period not to exceed three (3) minutes.
[Ord. No. 1814 §1, 4-2-1996]
No person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle for any purpose or length of time other than for the expeditious unloading and delivery or pick-up and loading of materials in any place marked as a freight curb loading zone during hours when the provisions applicable to such zones are in effect.
[Ord. No. 1814 §1, 4-2-1996]
The City Traffic Engineer is hereby authorized and required to establish bus stops, bus stands, taxicab stands and stands for other passenger common carrier motor vehicles on such public streets in such places and in such number as he/she shall determine to be of the greatest benefit and convenience to the public, and every such bus stop, bus stand, taxicab stand, or other stand shall be designated by appropriate signs.
[Ord. No. 1814 §1, 4-2-1996]
A. 
The operator of a bus shall not stand or park such vehicle upon any street at any place other than a bus stand so designated as provided herein.
B. 
The operator of a bus shall not stop such vehicle upon any street at any place for the purpose of loading or unloading passengers or their baggage other than at a bus stop, bus stand or passenger loading zone so designated as provided herein, except in case of an emergency.
C. 
The operator of a bus shall enter a bus stop, bus stand or passenger loading zone on a public street in such a manner that the bus when stopped to load or unload passengers or baggage shall be in a position with the right front wheel of such vehicle not further than eighteen (18) inches from the curb and the bus approximately parallel to the curb so as not to unduly impede the movement of other vehicular traffic.
D. 
The operator of a taxicab shall not stand or park such vehicle upon any street at any place other than in a taxicab stand so designated as provided herein. This provision shall not prevent the operator of a taxicab from temporarily stopping in accordance with other stopping or parking regulations at any place for the purpose of and while actually engaged in the expeditious loading or unloading of passengers.
[Ord. No. 1814 §1, 4-2-1996]
No person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle other than a bus in a bus stop, or other than a taxicab in a taxicab stand when any such stop or stand has been officially designated and appropriately signed, except that the driver of a passenger vehicle may temporarily stop therein for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading passengers when such stopping does not interfere with any bus or taxicab waiting to enter or about to enter such zone.
[Ord. No. 439 Art. II, 2-19-1968]
A. 
No signs shall be erected for the specific purpose of designating the prohibition of parking in front of the entrance to any building or in front of the property upon which the entrance of any building is located, until the owner, agent or lessee of said building has made application therefor, in writing, upon a form to be prepared and furnished by the City Clerk, said application to be accompanied by a deposit of ten dollars ($10.00), which shall apply on the annual fee if such loading zone is approved and which shall be returned to the applicant if the Board of Aldermen refuses to authorize the installation of such zone. Said fee shall be forfeited by the applicant if, after receipt of notification of approval by the City Clerk, the annual fee is not paid into the City Treasury within fifteen (15) days. The signs shall not be maintained after one (1) year from the date of erection unless the owner, agent or lessee shall pay into the City Treasury the annual fee as required herein, and the signs shall be removed when the payment of the annual fee shall be thirty (30) days in arrears.
B. 
If, upon receipt of said application, the Board of Aldermen shall determine that loading or unloading of merchandise at the entrance indicated is necessary for the relief of traffic congestion and for the orderly conduct of the business of the applicant and that such loading or unloading will not unduly interfere with safe and efficient movement of traffic, such signs may be installed on the payment by the owner, agent, or lessee of such building or property of the fee required in this Section into the City Treasury.
C. 
The annual fee required shall be:
1. 
Three dollars ($3.00) for each linear foot of such loading space when such space is available during any of the daytime hours between 7:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M.
2. 
One dollar fifty cents ($1.50) for each linear foot of such loading space, when such space is available during the nighttime hours between 6:00 P.M. and 7:00 A.M.
3. 
Four dollars fifty cents ($4.50) for each linear foot of such loading space, when such loading space is available during both daytime and nighttime hours.
4. 
The fee required herein shall not apply to the erection of signs in front of any public building as defined herein, or in front of any school or church.
[Ord. No. 439 Art. XX §11, 2-19-1968]
The driver of a motor vehicle shall stop such vehicle with the curb side wheels as near as practicable to the curb when loading or unloading passengers.