§ 72.009  PARKING PROHIBITED IN CERTAIN PLACES.
   (A)   No person shall stop or park a vehicle except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or traffic-control device, in the following places.
      (1)   On a sidewalk.
      (2)   Within five feet of either side of the front of or in front of a public or private driveway.
      (3)   Within an intersection.
      (4)   At any place where official signs or curb markings prohibit stopping or parking.
      (5)   Along the curb or shoulder of a public street within 30 feet on the approach to any flashing beacon, stop sign, or traffic-control signal located at the side of a roadway.
      (6)   Along the curb or shoulder of a public street within ten feet in either direction of a fire hydrant.
      (7)   In front of sidewalk ramps provided for disabled persons.
   (B)   Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle standing on such a highway in violation of this section, he may move the vehicle, or order the removal of the vehicle, or require the operator or other  person  in charge of the vehicle to move it, to a position off the paved or improved or main traveled part of the public street.
   (C)   In the event that a vehicle suffers mechanical failure which temporarily disables the vehicle, the operator shall have a reasonable period of time to have the failure corrected or have the vehicle moved at his own expense.  If the operator fails to take such action, a police officer may, at his discretion, take action under division (B) above.
   (D)   The Director of Public Safety is hereby authorized and directed to carry the provisions of this section into effect and to take appropriate steps to enforce same.
   (E)   The Director of Public Services is hereby authorized and directed to install any necessary signs, curb markings, or other appropriate identification of such areas indicated in division (A) above on request of the Director of Public Safety.
('83 Code, § 72.11) (Ord. 17-1978, passed 3-16-78) Penalty, see § 72.999
Statutory reference:
   Stopping, standing, or repairing vehicle on highway, see KRS 189.450