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SEC. 80.69.  PARKING PROHIBITED OR LIMITED.
   (Title Amended by Ord. No. 122,716, Eff. 10/5/62.)
 
   Whenever, with reference to any street or portion thereof, the Department determines that:  (1)  the same is within a business district; or  (2)  because of proximity to a business district or center of employment; or  (3)  because of an unusual concentration of population; or  (4)  because vehicles which are six feet or more in height (including any load thereon) parked within 100 feet of an intersection limit the visibility of approaching traffic and thereby create a hazard; or  (5)  because of any other factor or condition, the unrestricted parking of vehicles has caused, or would necessarily cause, traffic congestion, create a hazard, detrimentally affect the public welfare, or deprive the public of the efficient use of available curb space, the Department is hereby authorized to install at any such place signs giving notice that no person shall stand, stop or park a vehicle except as provided on such signs. The Department is further authorized to include notice on any sign which prohibits the stopping or parking of vehicles, that vehicles parked or left standing in violation of such sign may be removed.  (Amended by Ord. No. 161,645, Eff. 10/17/86.)
 
   (a)   Stopping or Standing Prohibited.  Whenever authorized signs are in place giving notice that stopping or standing is prohibited during such hours or on such days as are indicated on such signs, it shall be unlawful for any person to stop or stand or park any vehicle at any time during such hours or such days.
 
   (b)   Parking Prohibited.  Whenever authorized signs are in place giving notice that parking, as defined in Section 463 of the California Vehicle Code, is prohibited at any time or during certain hours, it shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle during such prohibited times, except as provided in Section 88.01.1 of this chapter.  (Amended by Ord. No. 170,019, Eff. 10/21/94.)
 
   (c)   Parking Time Limits.  Whenever authorized signs are in place giving notice thereof, it shall be unlawful for any person to stop or  stand or park any vehicle for a period of time in excess of  the parking time limit indicated by such sign, except as provided in Section 88.01.1 of this chapter.  (Amended by Ord. No. 170,019, Eff. 10/21/94.)
 
   (d)   Limitation for Vehicles Six Feet or More in Height.  Whenever authorized signs are in place giving notice thereof, it shall be unlawful for any person to park or stand a vehicle more than six feet in height, including any load thereon, within 100 feet of an intersection. (New (d) Added by Ord. No. 161,645, Eff. 10/17/86.)
 
   (e)   Exceptions.  The restrictions of this chapter shall not apply to taxicabs, sight-seeing automobiles, or automobiles for hire standing in any zone designated for their use pursuant to Section 80.66.1 during the hours specified in their respective permits issued by the Department. (Amended by Ord. No. 161,645, Eff. 10/17/86.)
 
   (f)   Streets Withdrawn From Public Use.  The restrictions and exceptions of this section shall apply, in addition to a street as defined by the Vehicle Code, or any portion thereof, to any street, roadway, way or place, or portion thereof, which has been withdrawn in whole or in part from public use. (Amended by Ord. No. 161,645, Eff. 10/17/86.)
 
   (g)   Severability.  If any subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or portion of this section is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional by the decision of any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity if the remaining portions of this section. The Council of the City hereby declares that it would have adopted the section, subsection, clause, phrase or portion thereof, irrespective of the fact that any portion or more subsections, clauses, phrases or portions be declared invalid or unconstitutional. (Re-lettered by Ord. No. 161,645, Eff. 10/17/86.)