[Ord. No. 2001-08 §2(76.065), 2-5-2001; Ord. No. 2007-21 §1, 5-21-2007]
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:
Stop, stand or park a vehicle:
On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
On a sidewalk;
Within an intersection;
On a crosswalk;
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;
Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel;
At any place where official signs prohibit stopping.
Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge a passenger or passengers:
In front of or within five (5) feet of a public or private driveway;
Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant;
Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway;
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
At any place where official signs prohibit standing.
Park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers at any place where official signs prohibit parking.
Parking shall be limited to twenty-four (24) hours within any designated parking space within the downtown between Highway 7 to White Drive and between Harrison Street to Washington Street.
No parking at any time in areas where the curbing is painted yellow.
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.
[Ord. No. 2007-23 §1, 6-18-2007]
The parking of automobiles, motorcycles, commercial vehicles, boats, travel trailers, pickup coaches and recreational vehicles abutting an area zoned or being used as any type of residential use shall be in compliance with the following standards:
Any automobile, motorcycle, van or pickup truck or pickup truck with a camper shell which does not rise more than eighteen (18) inches above the cab or a commercial automobile that has not been customized so as to raise the frame and body structure thereof more than twenty-four (24) inches above the ground may be parked at any time on a street so long as parking is not prohibited by any other ordinance of the City.
Any automobile, motorcycle, commercial vehicle which is licensed not in excess of twelve thousand (12,000) pounds or pickup truck, van, boat, travel trailer, pickup coach or recreational vehicle may be parked at any time behind the front setback lines as established under Chapter 410 of this Code. Any vehicle so parked shall be movable, shall not be used to store non-usable debris nor have vegetation growing under or surrounding it above eight (8) inches tall.
Any automobile, motorcycle, commercial vehicle which is not licensed in excess of twelve thousand (12,000) pounds, van or pickup truck, boat, travel trailer, pickup coach or recreational vehicle may be parked at any time in a driveway having a parking surface composed of concrete, asphalt or pavement bricks or on a non-conforming gravel driveway or may be parked adjacent to a driveway on a surface composed of concrete, asphalt, pavement bricks, gravel or grass pavers.
Any recreational vehicle may be parked on the public street, where not otherwise prohibited by any other ordinance of the City, for a twenty-four (24) hour period. No person(s) shall be allowed to reside within the vehicle during this twenty-four (24) hour period.
Any automobile, motorcycle, commercial vehicle which is not licensed in excess of twelve thousand (12,000) pounds or pickup truck, van, boat, travel trailer, pickup coach or recreational vehicle that is inoperable, unlicensed or otherwise not legally operable on City streets may be kept within a building for that purpose as provided for under Chapter 215 Nuisances.
[Ord. No. 2001-08 §2 (76.066), 2-5-2001]
No person shall park any vehicle upon a street, other than 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 free movement of vehicular traffic.
No person shall park any vehicle upon a street or alley, in such a manner or under such conditions so that any part of said vehicle shall occupy any portion of the street provided for the free movement of vehicular traffic; excepting for conditions necessitated by an emergency.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
[Ord. No. 242 §1, 5-16-2016]
As authorized by and in accordance with Chapter 355, it shall be unlawful for the owner or operator of a motor vehicle to park said motor vehicle at any one time or instance or location on Highway 65 on and near the Osage River Bridge, as further defined herein, and except when necessary to avoid a conflict with the direction of a Law Enforcement Officer or traffic control sign or signal.
For purposes of this Section 355.095, the area of no parking shall include the following area within the corporate boundary of the City of Warsaw, Missouri:
The penalty for parking violations under this Section shall be provided by Section 100.220 of the City Code of the City of Warsaw.
Members of the Police Department or any other County or State agency are authorized to enforce the provisions of this Section.
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 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".
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.
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. 99-0884 §§1 — 7, 3-15-1999]
Off-street parking is required as provided by the zoning regulations Section 405.190 in all zoning districts except "C-2" Central Business District.
"Off-street parking" is defined as an accessory use to the use for which the parking is provided and shall be located on a lot or tract of real estate privately owned and within a zoning district which permits such main use.
The City right-of-way and/or City public parking areas shall not be used as off-street parking to park or store vehicles either attended or unattended within all zoning districts except "C-2" Central Business District.
Parking of vehicles either attended or unattended shall be permitted and prohibited as provided for under this Title for such purposes therein described.
No parking of vehicles shall be permitted where the City has official signage indicating no parking or limited parking.
Parking of vehicles upon private property which due to size causes a traffic hazard to the general public shall be required to be moved.
Parking of semi-trailer vehicles (a freight trailer that when attached is supported at its forward end by the fifth-wheel device of the truck tractor), a truck tractor or a trailer that is towed by another vehicle, either attended or unattended, shall not be allowed on the right-of-way or public parking areas of the City except in cases of emergency, loading or unloading, or as otherwise permitted by this Title due to possible traffic congestion or hazard.