Cross Reference: See also Schedule III, Parking Restrictions, included at the end of Title III.
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;
On any railroad tracks;
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 a public or private driveway;
Within thirty (30) feet of an intersection;
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);
At any place where official signs prohibit standing.
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 leave available less than ten (10) feet of the width of the roadway for 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.
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.
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 Section 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 fewer 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, 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq., and any rules and regulations established pursuant thereto.
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. 05-05-03 § 1, 5-12-2005]
Parking Trucks, Tractors, Commercial Trailers, Buses, Car Haulers, Box Trailers Or Stock Trailers On City Streets. Parking of these type trailers, either attached or unattached, is prohibited on any street within the City of Salisbury, Missouri; provided, however, that this prohibition shall not apply to trailers in the act of loading or unloading from such trailers. No person shall park a truck, tractor, or trailer having a licensed capacity of more than eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds or any bus on any street in the City of Salisbury, Missouri, except for the purpose of loading and unloading such vehicle, provided that this prohibition shall not apply to those vehicles commonly known as "pickup trucks" licensed for eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds or more which are parked without full cargo, or construction vehicles engaged in the current act of construction, or motor homes which are able to be parked on private property, or church-owned buses which are able to be parked on private property. Parking livestock trailers near the City park livestock arena during livestock events shall not be a violation so long as the trailers are not obstructing traffic or traffic signs and are not otherwise creating a dangerous or unsafe situation.
Obstructing Traffic Signals And Signs. No person shall park a truck, tractor, trailer, or other vehicle, including recreational vehicles, on any street (residential or otherwise), alley, parking lot, or elsewhere within the City of Salisbury, Missouri, in such a location and in such a manner as to obstruct the visibility of any traffic control or of any other vehicular traffic.
Repairing Or Reconditioning. No person shall use any street within the City of Salisbury, Missouri, for the purpose of repairing or reconditioning any truck, trailer, or any common carrier or any part thereof, except when such repairs shall be necessary by an emergency.
Parking Boats, Trailers, Or Recreational Vehicles. No unattached boat, trailer or recreational vehicle shall be parked on any street of the City of Salisbury, Missouri; however, this prohibition shall not apply to those vehicles commonly known as "recreational vehicles" (RV's or other motor homes) which are in use by someone other than the owner of the property directly abutting the street where such vehicle is parked. This provision is for visitors using the RV's for lodging while visiting, although this provision is for no more than three (3) days, except where permitted. If the RV is parked in substantially the same place for more than sixteen (16) consecutive hours, that time period shall constitute one (1) day beginning when the sixteen (16) hours first began to be measured.
[Ord. No. 05-05-03 § 1, 5-12-2005]
It shall be unlawful for any person to park and leave unattended upon the public streets, alleys or thoroughfares of the City any equipment, tools, machinery or vehicles used in excavation or construction of any kind without first having obtained a permit from the Chief of Police of the City for the parking of such equipment, tools, machinery, or vehicles.
Permits authorized by Subsection (A) hereof shall state the exact location of such equipment, tools, machinery, or vehicles, and shall be issued for a period of not more than thirty (30) days.
No permit shall be issued by the Chief of Police until he/she has ascertained that such parked and unattended equipment, tools, machinery or vehicles will be properly lighted during the hours of darkness.
[Ord. No. 07-10-01, 10-11-2007]
When any part of the paved surface of the streets listed in Table III-B, including but not limited to traffic lanes, has any accumulation of ice, sleet, or snow, said prohibition shall remain in effect until the precipitation has been entirely removed from said paved roadway for a distance of a minimum of one hundred (100) feet in both directions as measured from the bumper or end of the vehicle closest to the measured portion of roadway. For purposes of this prohibition, if any part of a vehicle is on or extends over the paved portion of the roadway, it shall be considered being parked on the roadway. This prohibition shall apply from the first instance of any accumulation and failure to anticipate that accumulation would occur shall be no defense.