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(A) No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle, except when necessary to avoid a conflict with other traffic or in compliance with law or ordinance or the directions of a police officer or traffic-control device, in any of the following places:
(1) On a sidewalk;
(2) In front of a public or private driveway;
(3) Within an intersection;
(4) Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant, except in a parking space officially marked;
(5) On a crosswalk;
(6) Within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection, except in a parking space officially marked;
(7) Within ten feet upon the approach to any flashing beacon, stop sign or traffic-control signal located at the side of a roadway, except in a parking space officially marked;
(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 city indicates a different length by signs or markings;
(9) Within 50 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing, except in a parking space officially marked;
(10) Within 20 feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and/or the side of a street closest to the entrance to any fire station within 75 feet of the entrance when properly signposted, except in a parking space officially marked;
(11) Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
(12) On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
(13) Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway underpass;
(14) At any place where official signs prohibit stopping;
(15) Upon a street or approved cutback;
(a) For a time period exceeding 24 hours;
(b) To display that vehicle for sale;
(c) For washing, greasing, or repairs, except as necessitated by emergency;
(d) Adjacent to a yellow-painted curb;
(16) On any private drive or property without the prior consent of the owner or that person legally in possession of such property;
(17) In that space between the curb, curbline, or roadway edge and the private property line along any street, unless parking is in an approved cutback provided for such parking;
(18) In a bus stop or taxicab stand, except:
(a) When the vehicle is respectively a bus or a taxicab; or
(b) That person is temporarily stopped therein for the purpose of and engaged in loading or unloading passengers, so long as that does not interfere with any bus or taxicab waiting to enter or about to enter the designated area.
(19) On the roadway side of any vehicle parked or stopped at the edge or curb of a street, except for the expeditious loading or unloading of:
(a) Passengers, for a time period not to exceed three minutes; or
(b) Freight, for a time period not to exceed ten minutes.
(20) At any curb loading zone, except for the loading or unloading of passengers or freight;
(21) In any fire lanes, whether on public or private property;
(22) On any public property without proper authorization.
(B) No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully under his or her control into any prohibited area or away from a curb a distance as is unlawful.
(C) It shall be unlawful for any person to place or park a motor vehicle in any parking space, van- accessible parking space, side-striped area, wheelchair ramp, wheelchair unloading area or any portion thereof on private property accessible to the public and where the public is invited or public property that is designated and posted as a reserved area for parking of motor vehicles operated by or transporting a physically disabled person unless such person has applied for and been issued a detachable insignia indicating physical disability, and such insignia is displayed, or has applied for and been issued a physically disabled special license plate and such license plate is displayed pursuant to the provisions of the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act. It is furthermore provided that the above-mentioned designating detachable insignia or reflective insignia shall be obtained only from agencies so designated by state law, which shall act as the distributing agent for the aforementioned insignias.
(D) Enforcement and fines.
(1) The fine for violation of any of the acts listed in divisions (A) and (B) of this section shall be $25.
(2) Violation of division (C) of this section shall be a misdemeanor and upon conviction the person shall be fined $500. Provided, any person cited for a first offense of a violation of this section who has displayed a placard which has expired shall be entitled to dismissal of such charge and shall not be required to pay the fine or court costs if the person presents to the court within 30 days of the issuance of the citation a notice from the Department of Public Safety that the person has obtained a valid placard. Fines collected pursuant to this section shall be distributed as follows: 80% to the general fund of the city, and 20% to a dedicated fund established by the Department of Public Safety for the development, implementation and maintenance of a system for the enforcement of the disability parking.
(`90 Code, § 20-127) (Am. Ord. 3211, passed 7-20-10)