TITLE 10. VEHICLES AND TRAFFICTITLE 10. VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC\Chapter 10.28 PARKING

The owner, operator or person in charge of a vehicle or motor vehicle at the time the same is parked upon the city streets shall remove the same from the street when necessary for the cleaning, sweeping, removal of snow or ice, removal of any other material, or the repair of the street, and under any other circumstances wherein the removal of the vehicle from its parked position upon the street is necessary for the cleanliness and maintenance of the streets of the city. The parked vehicle or motor vehicle shall be removed by the owner, operator or other person in charge thereof, upon order or notification by the police officer on duty that it be-removed for one of the purposes hereinbefore outlined.

(Ord. 535 § 1, 1969)

A.    The owner, operator or other person in charge of the vehicle or motor vehicle shall remove the vehicle or motor vehicle from its parked position upon the street upon order of the police officer on duty within a reasonable time after being notified by the officer.

B.    In case of failure to comply with the order of the officer, the owner, operator or other person in charge of the vehicle or motor vehicle shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to the penalties provided in this chapter.

(Ord. 535 § 2, 1969)

It is unlawful for any person or persons to leave any vehicle or motor vehicle, whether in operating condition or not, parked in the same place upon any street, alley or public parking lot in the city for more than forty-eight consecutive hours.

(Ord. 535 § 3, 1969)

In event of noncompliance with any provisions of this chapter or with the order of the police officer on duty, as hereinbefore outlined, the municipality, through its agents, employees, or by arrangements with an independent contractor, may provide for and make removal of the vehicle or motor vehicle from its parked position, and the cost incurred in connection therewith shall be taxed against the owner, operator or other person in charge of the vehicle at the time it was upon the city street, alley or public parking lot. The owner of the vehicle may reclaim the same by payment of towing charges and costs, and upon proof of ownership of the vehicle. The determination of taxing of the costs shall be determined by the municipal judge as to the person responsible for payment thereof.

(Ord. 535 § 4, 1969)

Any person adjudged guilty of violating the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine of not exceeding one hundred dollars, and there shall be taxed as a part of the costs the removal of the vehicle or motor vehicle from its parked position upon the street.

(Ord. 535 § 5, 1969)

A.    It is unlawful for the driver and/or the owner of any vehicle weighing in excess of twenty-four thousand pounds to park the same on any public street in the city, except for the purpose of loading or unloading such vehicle.

B.    Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars.

(Ord. 629 §§ 1, 2, 1977)