The provisions of this Title prohibiting the standing or parking of a vehicle shall apply at all times or at those times herein specified or as indicated on official signs except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a Police Officer or official traffic control device.
The provisions of this Title imposing a time limit on parking shall not relieve any person from the duty to observe other and more restrictive provisions prohibiting or limiting the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles in specified places or at specified times.
When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets described by ordinance.
When signs are erected in each block giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle between the hours specified by ordinance on any day except Sundays and public holidays within the districts or upon any of the streets described by ordinance.
When signs are erected in each block giving notice thereof, no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle between the hours specified by ordinance on any day except Sundays and public holidays within the district or upon any of the streets described by ordinance.
Whenever by this Title or any ordinance of the City any parking time limit is imposed or parking is prohibited on designated streets, it shall be the duty of the City Traffic Engineer to erect appropriate signs giving notice thereof and no such regulations shall be effective unless said signs are erected and in place at the time of any alleged offense.
In cases where an equally direct and convenient alternate route is provided, an ordinance may describe and signs may be erected giving notice thereof that no persons shall operate any commercial vehicle upon streets or parts of streets so described except those commercial vehicles making deliveries thereon.
[Bill No. 144, 5-23-2006]
Handicapped Parking Area Established. A minimum of five (5) parking spaces for handicapped parking, one (1) of which shall be van accessible, as required under the Federal accessibility regulations, shall be provided for the public use. These spaces shall be marked clearly with signs indicating that they are for the use of the handicapped only.
Handicapped Placard Required. Any vehicle parking, stopping, loading, or unloading within any parking space designated for handicapped parking shall bear a handicapped placard or license plate issued by the State of Missouri.
Weight Limit Established. The Board of Aldermen hereby establishes a two-ton weight limit for vehicles using the City Office Complex parking area. Signs that state the weight limit shall be posted at each entrance to the parking area. Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of more than two (2) tons are prohibited from traveling, crossing, parking, stopping, loading, or unloading on the asphalt parking area for the Merriam Woods City Office Complex.
Penalties. The driver of any vehicle found to be in violation of this Section shall be subject to a fine of at least twenty-five dollars ($25.00) but no more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).