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(A) Establishment. The City Council may, by resolution, designate certain areas as truck loading zones or truck zones. The Utilities Superintendent shall mark, by appropriate signs, each zone so designated.
(B) Truck zone prohibitions. During truck zone hours, no person shall stop, stand or park any vehicle, except a truck, in a truck zone. No person shall stop, stand or park a truck in a truck zone during truck zone hours, except to receive or discharge passengers or freight and then only for a period no longer than is necessary for the purpose.
(C) Loading zone prohibitions. During loading zone hours, no person shall stop, stand or park any vehicle in a loading zone, except to receive or discharge passengers or freight and then only for a period no longer than is necessary for the purpose. No person shall occupy a loading zone with a vehicle other than a truck for more than five minutes during the hours.
(D) Property owner initiative. Any person desiring the establishment of a loading zone or truck zone abutting premises occupied by him or her shall make a written application therefor to the City Council. If the Council grants the request, the proper city officer shall bill the applicant for the estimated cost of placing signs and of painting the curb. When the amount is paid to the City Clerk/ Treasurer/Administrator, the Chief of Police shall install the necessary signs and paint the curb.
(E) Semi-trailer parking. No person shall allow a semi-trailer to stand or be parked unattached from a tractor unit for any length of time on any street in the city, except in an emergency in order to change tractors.
(F) No truck parking zones. The Council may by resolution establish “No Truck Parking” zones in the business district and the City Engineer shall mark, by appropriate signs, any zones so established in the business district where heavy traffic by trucks or other traffic congestion makes parking by trucks a hazard to the safety of vehicles or pedestrians.
(’77 Code, § 701.08) Penalty, see § 10.99