No person shall stand or park a vehicle, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or to comply with the provisions of this Traffic Code, or while obeying the directions of a police officer or a traffic control device, in any of the following places:
   (a)   On a sidewalk, except a bicycle;
   (b)   In front of or within five feet of either curb of a public or private driveway;
   (c)   Within an intersection;
   (d)   Within ten feet of a fire hydrant;
   (e)   On a crosswalk;
   (f)   Within twenty feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
   (g)   Within thirty feet of, and upon the approach to, any flashing beacon, stop sign or traffic control device;
   (h)   Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the end of a safety zone, unless a different length is indicated by a traffic control device;
   (i)   Within fifty feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;
   (j)   Within twenty feet of a driveway entrance to any fire station and, on the side of the street opposite the entrance to any fire station, within seventy-five feet of the entrance when it is properly posted with signs;
   (k)   Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when such standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
   (l)   Alongside any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
   (m)   Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a street, or within a street tunnel;
   (n)   At any place where signs prohibit stopping, standing or parking, or where the curbing or street is painted yellow, or at any place in excess of the maximum time limited by signs;
   (o)   Within one foot of another parked vehicle;
   (p)   On the roadway portion of a freeway, expressway or thruway.
      (ORC 4511.68)
   (q)   In front of the entrance of any theater or hotel;
   (r)   In front of or adjacent to any school property between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on days when school is in session;
   (s)   In front of any funeral home;
   (t)   On City streets or any other public property when the purpose of such parking is demonstrating such vehicle or any article for sale, or for the purpose of advertising;
   (u)   In such temporary nonparking areas as may be required by public improvements, traffic conditions or other emergencies, when so designated and posted by the Director of Public Safety;
   (v)   Backed up to the curb unless it is actually loading or unloading and in such case not longer than twenty minutes unless a permit therefor is obtained from the Director of Public Safety allowing an extension of time, but such extension in no case shall exceed one hour.
      (Ord. 68-1941.  Passed 10-15-41.)
   (w)   On any street, when properly posted, for a period of time in excess of one hour, except from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. or except where lawfully parked at a parking meter. 
(Ord. 160-1991.  Passed 11-11-91.)
   (x)   In a fire lane as provided in Section 351.10 .
   (y)   So as to block postal vehicle access to any curb side mail box or gang mail box between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except Sundays or holidays on which mail is not delivered.  It shall be an affirmative defense to a prosecution under this section that at the time of the citation the mail for that day had already been delivered to the mailbox blocked.
      (Ord. 102-93.  Passed 9-27-93.)