§ 71.06  VIOLATIONS.
   (A)   No person shall permit any vehicle to remain or be placed in any parking space designated as a “no parking” zone.  No person shall permit any vehicle to remain or be placed in any parking space designated as a parking zone in § 71.02(A) beyond the period prescribed by § 71.05.
   (B)   No person shall park any vehicle across any lines or marking of a parking space, within the designated parking zones, or in a position that such vehicle shall not be entirely within the area designated by such lines or markings.
   (C)   A person may not stop, stand, or park a motor vehicle, in any of the following places:
      (1)   On a sidewalk or on grass.
      (2)   In front of a public or private driveway.
      (3)   Within an intersection.
      (4)   Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant.
      (5)   On a crosswalk.
      (6)   Within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection.
      (7)   Within 30 feet upon the approach to any flashing beacon, stop sign, or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway.
      (8)   Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within 30 feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless the traffic authority indicates a different length by signs or markings.
      (9)   Within 50 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing.
      (10)   Within 20 feet of the driveway entrance to a fire station and, on the side of a street opposite the entrance to a fire station, within 75 feet of the entrance (when proper sign posted).
      (11)   Alongside or opposite a street excavation or obstruction if stopping, standing, or parking would obstruct traffic.
      (12)   On the roadway side of a vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street.
      (13)   Upon a bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel.
      (14)   At any place where official signs prohibit stopping.
   (D)   Parallel parking; roadways with adjacent curbs; regulations; motorcycles.
      (1)   Except as provided in division (2) below and except where angle parking is permitted by local ordinance for streets under local control and by order of the City of Columbia City on streets and highways in the City of Columbia City system, a vehicle stopped or parked upon a roadway where there is an adjacent curb must be stopped or parked with the right-hand wheels of the vehicle parallel with and within 12 inches of the right-hand curb.
      (2)   A motorcycle stopped or parked upon a roadway where there is an adjacent curb may be stopped or parked with the rear wheel of the motorcycle to the curb and with the front tire facing the flow of traffic.
   (E)   For each and every parking violation and/or failure to comply with the provisions of this chapter, a penalty in the sum of $10 shall be assessed and imposed upon the operator for such violation, which penalty shall be paid to the office of the Clerk-Treasurer within 14 days of the date of the assessment. If not paid within 14 days of the date of assessment, such penalty shall increase to the sum of $35. If such penalty is not paid within 30 days of the date of assessment, enforcement of this chapter shall be in accordance with I.C. 34-28-5-1 et seq., in that any violation hereof shall permit the city to request a judgment against such violator in a sum of $50.
   (F)   For the purposes of this section, parking shall not be prohibited in the following areas:
      (1)   When necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or to avoid conflict with law or the directions of a police officer or traffic control device.
      (2)   During special events, including but not limited to the day of the Old Settlers Day Parade.
   (G)   The Columbia City Board of Public Works may grant permission for a vehicle to violate this section if the requesting party demonstrates good cause.
(1980 Code, § 72.06)  (Ord. 1988-5, passed 4-26-1988; Am. Ord. 1997-13, passed 9-23-1997; Am. Ord. 2001-19, passed 11-27-2001; Am. Ord. 2007-22, passed 11-27-2007; Am. Ord. 2012-31, passed 10-23-2012; Am. Ord. 2014-8, passed 6-10-2014)