City of Camdenton, MO
Camden County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Cross Reference: See also Schedule III, Parking Limited, and Schedule IV, Parking Prohibited, included at the end of Title III.
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;
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.
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 thirty (30) feet of an intersection;
c. 
Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant;
d. 
Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
e. 
Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway;
f. 
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);
g. 
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.
[R.O. 1992 § 840.080; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000; Ord. No. 2563-15 § 1, 9-15-2015]
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 fifteen (15) feet of the width of the roadway for free movement of vehicular traffic. No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle within a roadway or right-of-way in such position as to block the driveway entrance to any abutting property.
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 of such vehicle except repairs necessitated by an emergency.
A. 
The City Administrator, in consultation with professional engineers, 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 Administrator, in consultation with professional engineers, 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 Administrator, in consultation with professional engineers, 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 Administrator, in consultation with professional engineers, 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. 
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 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.
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. 1992 § 850.020; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000]
It shall hereafter be unlawful to park or store in excess of one (1) unlicensed vehicle, of a type required to be licensed by the Missouri Department of Revenue, on any lot or tract in Zoning Districts "R-1," "R-2" or "R-3." The vehicle must not be visible from a public street.
[R.O. 1992 § 840.010; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000]
The Police Department of the City of Camdenton may enforce such parking regulations as set forth in this Chapter both on public property as well as private properties which are open to public parking, such as businesses and schools.
[R.O. 1992 § 840.050; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000; Ord. No. 2401-11 § 1, 4-5-2010]
No vehicle may be parked within such areas which are designated as fire lanes within the City of Camdenton. The Police Department may also enforce as a violation of this Section, such properly marked fire lanes located upon private property where the general public is invited, such as a business or school. Owners of vehicles ticketed in violation of this Section will be issued a violation notice which may be payable with a set fine without court costs in an amount as determined from time to time by the Municipal Judge.
[R.O. 1992 § 840.060; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000]
Where parking places have been marked by striping or other markings, vehicles shall be parked within such parking places as is reasonably possible.
[R.O. 1992 § 840.100; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000; Ord. No. 2563-15 § 1, 9-15-2015]
The City Police Department may designate areas of limited parking or prohibited parking upon any street or right-of-way in order to promote the optimal and safe movement of traffic.
[R.O. 1992 § 840.120; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000]
A. 
No vehicle shall be parked in such a manner as would reasonably create a hazard to the safety to another person or property of another person.
B. 
No vehicle shall be parked such a manner as would reasonably create congestion to traffic or other vehicles or pedestrian movement.
[R.O. 1992 § 840.130; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000]
No dealer in new, used or junked automobiles; no dealer in machinery, tractors, farm implements or vehicles of any other land; and no proprietor of any garage shall use any street or highway or public parking place in this City as a parking or standing place for any stock vehicle or part thereof held for sale or repair or kept for storage by him/her, and no such dealer or proprietor or anyone connected with any such business shall cause or permit such use of any street, highway or other public parking place.
[R.O. 1992 § 840.140; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000]
It shall be unlawful for any person to park any recreation vehicle, hauling or travel trailer, or commercial or business vehicle on any public right-of-way; provided however, that this Section shall not apply to any such vehicle parked for less than thirty (30) minutes for purposes of delivery to or pick up from any premises.
[R.O. 1992 § 840.170; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000]
Any and all registered owners of a vehicle shall be presumed to have parked any vehicle which may be parked in violation of any of the provisions of this Chapter.
[R.O. 1992 § 840.180; Ord. No. 1796-00 § 1, 8-1-2000]
A. 
The Police Department is authorized to cause vehicles to be ticketed for violation of any of the provisions of this Chapter.
B. 
The Police Department may enforce the provisions of this Chapter by towing such vehicle pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 217, Abandoned Property, and Chapter 385, Abandoned Vehicles, of this Code.