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A. Prohibited Parking:
1. Temporary Zones: Law enforcement is hereby authorized to indicate temporary zones where vehicles shall not be parked when, in the opinion of said officer or the mayor it is necessary to temporarily prevent the parking of vehicles on any city street or portion of such street. Appropriate signs or barricades shall be posted at such places. It shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle at such time and at such designated places. Law enforcement is hereby authorized to remove such illegally parked vehicles and the owner thereof shall pay the cost of such removal.
2. Loading And Unloading: No motor vehicles shall be parked on any city streets except for the purposes of loading or unloading, which shall be done as expeditiously as possible and shall not exceed thirty (30) minutes elapsed time in any one block unless a special permit is obtained from law enforcement. (Ord. 34, 6-19- 1978; amd. 2004 Code)
3. No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with law or the direction or a police officer or traffic control device, in any of the following places:
a. Alongside or adjacent to any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic.
b. At any place where official signs prohibit such parking or stopping.
4. No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully under his control into any such prohibited area or away from a curb such distance as is unlawful.
B. Penalties: It shall be unlawful for any individual to violate any of the provisions of this section. Any person found violating any provisions of this section shall be issued a citation and assessed a fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00), payable to the city treasurer within thirty (30) days from the date of issuance. If, within thirty (30) days following the issuance of such citation the assessment has not been paid, a misdemeanor complaint will be issued to the violator, if found guilty, and he will be fined not less than thirty dollars ($30.00) nor more than three hundred dollars ($300.00). (Ord. 34, 6-19-1978)