Village of Hanley Hills, MO
St. Louis County
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[R.O. 2012 §355.010; CC 1987 §76.830(11); Ord. No. 820 §1, 11-15-2001; Ord. No. 832 §1, 1-17-2002]
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. 
On any railroad tracks;
i. 
At any place where official signs prohibit stopping; or
j. 
Within two (2) feet of any driveway.
k. 
Upon any area other than a paved lot, street or driveway.
2. 
Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pickup 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.
g. 
Upon any area other than a paved lot, street or driveway.
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. 
Within fifty (50) feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;
b. 
At any place where official signs prohibit parking; or
c. 
Within ten (10) feet in each direction from any mailbox used for rural delivery.
d. 
Upon any area other than a paved lot, street or driveway.
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.
[R.O. 2012 §355.020]
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.
[R.O. 2012 §355.030]
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.
[R.O. 2012 §355.035; Ord. No. 846 §1, 9-19-2002]
No vehicle shall be parked in the same location on any public street in the Village for more than forty-eight (48) hours without obtaining permission from the Village Hall. Permission may be obtained for time the residents will be on vacation, or during the time work is being done on the driveway or house.
[R.O. 2012 §355.040]
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.
[R.O. 2012 §355.050]
A. 
The Village 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.
[R.O. 2012 §355.060]
A. 
The Village 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.
[R.O. 2012 §355.070]
The Village 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.
[R.O. 2012 §355.080]
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 Village 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.
[R.O. 2012 §355.090]
A. 
The Village 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.
[R.O. 2012 §355.100]
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 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".
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.
[R.O. 2012 §355.110; CC 1987 §76.100]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation that owns, controls, rents, leases or manages any property within the Village of Hanley Hills, Missouri, to permit or allow any commercial vehicle, including but not limited to any truck, tractor and/or trailer, which exceeds nine (9) feet in height to stand, be parked or stored on its property within the Village limits between the hours of 10:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M., except when actually being loaded or unloaded or in compliance with the directions of a Police Officer or traffic control device.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to park, place, store or let stand any commercial vehicle, including but not limited to any truck, tractor or trailer, which exceeds nine (9) feet in height within the Village limits between the hours of 10:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M., except when actually being loaded or unloaded or in compliance with the directions of a Police Officer or traffic control device.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to park, place, store or let stand any vehicle on private property without the consent of the owner or occupant thereof.
D. 
Any Police Officer of the Police Department of the Village of Hanley Hills, the Police Commissioner and/or the Chairman of the Board of Trustees are hereby authorized to remove and tow away, or have removed and towed away by a commercial towing service, any car, truck, tractor or trailer or any other vehicle illegally parked in any place where such parked vehicle creates or constitutes a traffic hazard, blocks the use of a fire hydrant, obstructs or may obstruct the movement of any emergency vehicle, including but not limited to snow removal equipment, or is illegally parked on any private property within the Village of Hanley Hills, Missouri.
1. 
Vehicles so towed away for illegal parking shall be stored in a safe place and shall be restored to the owner or operator of such vehicle upon proof of ownership or proof of right of possession of said vehicle and upon payment of a fee established and charged by the commercial towing service that towed said vehicle.
2. 
When a vehicle removed from either public or private property is authorized by a Police Officer of the Village of Hanley Hills, the Police Commissioner and/or the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, the owner of the vehicle will be responsible for all towing and storage costs.
E. 
When a vehicle is authorized to be towed away, the Police Department shall keep and maintain a record of the vehicle towed, the manufacturer's trade name, body style, vehicle identification number, and license plate year and number displayed on the vehicle. The records shall also include the date and hour of tow, location towed from, location towed to, reason for towing and the name of the officer authorizing the tow. Said records shall be kept for a minimum of one (1) year.
F. 
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this Section shall be fined not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each offense; and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
[R.O. 2012 §355.120; Ord. No. 644 Arts. I — V, 3-18-1999]
A. 
Definition. As used in this Section, "truck" means any vehicle, machine, tractor, trailer or semi-trailer, or any combination thereof, propelled or drawn by mechanical power and designed for or used in the transportation of property upon streets, roads or highways. By way of example, but not by way of limitation, "truck" shall include the following:
1. 
Tow truck;
2. 
Step van; and
3. 
Any commercial vehicle registered for a gross weight of eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds or more.
"Truck" shall not include a pickup truck unless it is registered as a commercial vehicle for a gross weight of eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds or more.
B. 
Purpose. All trucks are hereby prohibited from parking or driving within Village limits except for the purpose of towing a vehicle from or to the Village, delivery to a resident or the Village, performing services for a resident or the Village, or for the pickup and removal of garbage and rubbish.
C. 
Responsible Party.
1. 
In the case of driving a truck within the Village limits, the driver of said vehicle shall be in violation of this Section and be responsible for the penalty set forth hereafter.
2. 
In the case of a truck parked within the Village limits, the registered owner of said vehicle, whether a person, firm or corporation, shall be deemed to violate this Section and shall be responsible for the penalty set out hereafter, or if the person who parked the truck can be ascertained, then the person who parked said vehicle shall be in violation of this Section and responsible to the Village for the penalty set forth hereafter.
D. 
Penalty For Violation. A person, firm or corporation who violates this Section shall be fined no less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each offense. Any truck found unattended in the Village may be towed upon authority of any Law Enforcement Officer for the Village of Hanley Hills, or if upon real estate owned by the Village, upon the authority of any Trustee of the Village of Hanley Hills provided the Village posts signs at each entry road to the Village indicating that no trucks are allowed in the Village and that said trucks are subject to towing.
E. 
Compliance With State Law.
1. 
If a truck is towed pursuant to the foregoing provision, the officer authorizing the tow shall do so in compliance with Chapters 217 and 385 of this Code as in effect on this date or as amended and in effect on the date of the tow.
2. 
Any person, firm or corporation who tows any truck upon the authorization of an officer of the Village shall have a lien on said truck pursuant to Chapters 217 and 385 of this Code.
3. 
The owner of any truck towed pursuant to this Section shall be responsible for payment of all reasonable charges for towing and storage of such truck as provided in Chapters 217 and 385 of this Code, as in effect on this date or as amended and in effect on the date of the tow, and the owner or holder of a valid security interest may reclaim said truck pursuant to Chapters 217 and 385 of this Code, or as amended and in effect on the date of the tow.
[R.O. 2012 §355.130; Ord. No. 656 §§1 — 3, 10-21-1999]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person operating a commercial vehicle of any description, to stop, stand or park said commercial vehicle, including a commercial trailer, on any street in the Village of Hanley Hills, or on the public area adjacent thereto, or in public alley, for a period of time longer than is necessary for expeditious loading or unloading of passengers, or for the expeditious unloading and delivery or pickup and loading of materials or other personal property. In no case shall the stop for loading or unloading materials or other personal property exceed fifteen (15) minutes. The term "commercial vehicle" shall not include vehicles licensed less than twelve thousand (12,000) pounds.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person operating a commercial vehicle of any description, to stop, stand or park said commercial vehicle, including a commercial trailer, upon any driveway or any other off-street parking areas, that has been zoned a residential area within the Village, between the hours of 7:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M. The term "commercial vehicle" shall not include vehicles licensed less than twelve thousand (12,000) pounds.