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(A) Subject to the exceptions set out in division (B) below, no person shall drive or operate a motor vehicle in excess of a registered weight of over eight tons on the streets of the city where so designated by the City Council.
(B) This section shall not apply to the following: garbage trucks; utility trucks; buses, including municipal and public buses; municipal fire apparatus or road maintenance equipment owned or leased by the city, county or state; delivery or moving trucks; trucks journeying to and from a truck terminal without other access; implements of husbandry, as defined in I.C.A. § 321.1(16) and implements of husbandry loaded on hauling units for transporting the implements to locations for purposes of repair.
(C) This section shall not be construed so as to allow parking of trucks in residential areas if doing so would be contrary to any ordinance of the city.
(D) THROUGH TRAFFIC is defined as operation of a motor vehicle in excess of a registered weight of eight tons on the streets designated pursuant to division (A) above for purposes other than those designated in division (B) above.
(E) Suitable signs shall be erected to advise the public of the provisions of this section. For example: “NO THROUGH TRUCKS OVER 8 TONS”.
(2013 Code, § 20-60) (Ord. 14414, passed 2-8-1993) Penalty, see § 71.999