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(a) No person shall park any commercial vehicle, except while loading or unloading, while involved in construction work or while performing services, such as repair and/or installation of equipment, within or along any highway (as such is defined in § 46.2-100 of the Code of Virginia) of the County where the land abutting such highway on either side is classified as a Residential District under the Zoning Ordinance of the County.
(b) The provisions of this subsection do not apply to a commercial vehicle when picking up or discharging passengers or when temporarily parked pursuant to the performance of work or service at a particular location, nor shall the provisions of this subsection apply to utility generators located on vehicles or trailers and being used to power network facilities during a loss of commercial power.
For purposes of this section, a “commercial vehicle” means: (1) any solid waste collection vehicle, tractor truck or tractor truck/semitrailer or tractor truck/trailer combination, dump truck, concrete mixer truck, towing and recovery vehicle with a registered gross weight of 12,000 pounds or more, and any heavy construction equipment, even if any of the foregoing are parked on a truck, trailer, or semitrailer; (2) any trailer, semitrailer, or other vehicle in which food or beverages are stored or sold; (3) any trailer or semitrailer used for transporting landscaping or lawn-care equipment whether or not such trailer or semitrailer is attached to another vehicle; (4) any vehicle licensed for use as a contract carrier or limousine; (5) any vehicle more than 21 feet in length or more than eight feet in height including appurtenances attached to the vehicle or with a width of 102 inches or more, or with a gross weight of 12,000 or more pounds; (6) any trailer, semitrailer, or double axle utility trailer, regardless of whether a state safety inspection is required, except those designed to be used as a camper trailer or boat trailer or a single axle utility trailer, regardless of whether such trailer or semitrailer is attached to another vehicle; or (7) any vehicle of any size that is being used in the transportation of hazardous materials as defined in § 46.2-314.4 of the Code of Virginia; or (8) any vehicle with three or more axles.
(Ord. 97-01. Passed 2-19-97; Ord. 12-12. Passed 7-17-12.)