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(A) Definitions. For the purposes of this section the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
MOTOR TRUCK. Every motor vehicle used or maintained primarily for the transportation of property and having a maximum registered gross weight on registration in excess of 10,000 pounds, excluding recreational vehicles, emergency governmental vehicles, up to one-ton pickups, tow trucks, buses and city franchised vehicles.
TRUCK TRACTOR. Any motor vehicle used or designed for use with a semi-trailer for carrying, conveying, or moving over the highways any freight, property, article or thing, and having a combined weight of vehicle and maximum load to be carried thereon of more than 10,000 pounds.
TRUCK TRAILER. Every vehicle without motive power which:
(a) Has a combined weight of vehicle and maximum load to be carried thereon of more than 10,000 pounds;
(b) Is designated for carrying property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle.
(B) Motor truck traffic prohibited.
(1) Except as provided in division (B)(2) below, no person shall operate any motor truck upon North Street within the village.
(2) It shall be an affirmative defense to a violation of division (B)(1) above that the motor truck is being operated on North Street for the primary purpose of engaging in one or more of the following activities:
(a) Receiving or discharging goods or performing any contracted work at any business or residence on North Street including landscaping, plumbing, and electrical work;
(b) Servicing utility facilities or construction sites in the city.
(C) Signage. The Public Works Director is hereby authorized and directed to erect and maintain specialized traffic directional control signs on North Street in a conspicuous manner and place at each end of the roadway or section thereof in order to give notice of this regulation.
(D) Civil infraction assessment. A violation of any provision of this section constitutes a traffic infraction and shall be dealt with according to the procedures established by § 10.99 of this Code of Ordinances.
(Ord. 10-51, passed 12-20-2010)