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(a) At the request of the Fire Chief, the Director of Public Safety by regulation adopted in the manner provided in Section 403.03 shall designate as fire lanes such streets or parts of streets upon which the standing or parking of vehicles constitutes a hazard or obstruction to the operation of the fire fighting equipment of the City in case of fire. When so designated and upon the erection of signs giving notice thereof, no person, other than members of the safety forces of the City engaged in the performance of duty at a fire, shall stand or park a vehicle within a fire lane.
(b) The Fire Chief shall designate fire lanes on private property open to public use subject to approval of the property owners involved. Signs, approved as to type and location by the Fire Chief, shall be erected at the pro rata expense of such property owners. No person shall stand or park a vehicle within a posted fire lane on private property except in an emergency.
(c) No person shall stand or park a vehicle in any private driveway, alleyway or areaway between buildings, when in the opinion of the Fire Chief, such parking constitutes a fire hazard or an obstruction to or interference with operation of the fire fighting equipment of the City and is so posted.
(Ord. No. 1684-76. Passed 6-29-76, eff. 7-6-76)