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A. Signs; Erection: The city council may authorize or direct any person employed by the city to erect or install any sign or traffic control device required to enforce the provisions of this chapter. (1979 Code § 11-342)
B. Properly Posted Areas: It shall be a class B misdemeanor, subject to penalty as provided in section 1-4-1 of this code, to park or leave standing at any time a "motor vehicle", as defined in the Utah traffic code, as adopted by the city, in any of the places described by the city, when properly posted, except when necessary to avoid interference with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or traffic control device. (1979 Code § 11-343; amd. 2007 Code)
C. Blocking Streets Or Highways: In addition to the parking provisions contained in the Utah traffic code, as adopted by the city, it shall be a class B misdemeanor, subject to penalty as provided in section 1-4-1 of this code, for any person to: (1979 Code § 11-341; amd. 2007 Code)
1. Remain standing, lying or sitting on any street or highway in such a manner as to obstruct the free passage of vehicular or pedestrian traffic thereon.
2. Wilfully remain standing, lying or sitting on any street or highway in such manner for more than one minute after being requested to move by any police officer.
3. Wilfully remain on such street or highway in such manner as to obstruct the free passage of any person or vehicle into or out of any property abutting upon the street or highway or any property having access to such street or highway. (1979 Code § 11-341)
D. Unlawful Parking:
1. Parking At Curb: No motor vehicle shall be parked with the left side of the vehicle next to the curb, except on one-way streets. It shall be unlawful to stand or park any motor vehicle in a street other than parallel with the curb and with the two (2) right wheels of the vehicle within twelve inches (12") of the regularly established curb line, except on those streets which have been marked for angle parking; then vehicles shall be parked at the angle to the curb indicated by such marks.
2. Vehicles For Sale Or Used For Peddling: It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle on any street for the purpose of displaying it for sale, or to park any vehicle from which merchandise is peddled on any business street.
3. Loading Zone: When so posted, it shall be unlawful for the driver of a passenger vehicle to stand or park such vehicle for a period of time longer than is permitted by the posted sign for the loading or unloading of passengers, or for the driver to stand or park any freight carrying motor vehicle for a period of time longer than is necessary to load, unload and deliver materials in any place designated as a loading zone and marked as such.
4. Parking Prohibited: It shall be unlawful for any person, except physicians on emergency calls or designated emergency vehicles, when properly posted, to park any motor vehicle on any street in violation of the posted restrictions.
5. Alleys: No person shall park a motor vehicle within an alley in such manner or under such conditions as to leave less than ten feet (10') of the width of the roadway available for the free movement of vehicular traffic. No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle within an alley in such a position as to block the driveway entrance to any abutting property.
6. Cab Stands; Bus Stands: No motor vehicle other than a licensed taxicab shall be parked in any area designated by ordinance as a taxicab stand and no vehicle other than a bus shall be parked in a place so designated as a bus loading zone. (1979 Code § 11-344)
7. Time Limited Parking:
a. It shall be an infraction, subject to penalty as provided in section 1-4-1 of this code, for any person to park or leave standing on any public road, street, alley or municipal property any motor vehicle for seventy two (72) or more consecutive hours, and any vehicle so parked or left standing may be impounded or removed by the chief of police. For purposes of impoundment and removal, the chief of police may impound and remove any motor vehicle which reasonably appears to have remained unmoved for seventy two (72) consecutive hours. The cost of impoundment and removal shall be charged to the owner or any person who claims the impounded motor vehicle.
b. It is not the intent of this subsection to prevent the residents of the city from parking their regularly used passenger vehicles on the public streets, but it is the intent to prevent the placement or parking of junk vehicles, vehicles under repair, not regularly used vehicles, travel trailers, utility trailers, commercial vehicles, including semitrailers, or agricultural vehicles on the public streets. The chief of police is to take into account the intent of this subsection when enforcing it. (Ord. 12-2-97B, 12-2-1997; amd. 2007 Code)