§ 72.45  STOPPING, STANDING OR PARKING RESTRICTED AND PROHIBITED IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS.
   (A)   Definitions.  For the purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply:
   CLASS A MOTOR VEHICLE .  A combination of motor vehicles that meets either the following descriptions:
      (1)   Has a combined Gross Vehicle Weight Rating ("GVWR") of at least 26,001 pounds and includes as part of the combination a towed unit that has a GVWR of at least 10,001 pounds.
      (2)   Has a combined GVWR of less than 26,001 pounds and includes as part of the combination a towed unit that has a GVWR of at least 10,001 pounds.
   CLASS B MOTOR VEHICLE .  Any of the following:
      (1)   A single motor vehicle that has a GVWR of at least 26,001 pounds.
      (2)   A combination of motor vehicles that includes as part of the combination a towing unit that has a GVWR of at least 26,001 pounds and a towed unit that has a GVWR of less than 10,001 pounds.
   CLASS C MOTOR VEHICLE .  Any of the following:
      (1)   A single motor vehicle not included in Class B.
      (2)   A combination of motor vehicles not included in Class A or Class B.
   COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE .  Any of the following motor vehicles that are designed or used to transport passengers or property:
      (1)   A Class A motor vehicle that has a combined GVWR of at least 26,001 pounds and includes as part of the combination a towed unit that has a GVWR of at least 10,001 pounds.
      (2)   A Class B motor vehicle.
      (3)   A Class C motor vehicle that meets either of the following descriptions:
         (a)   Is designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver.
         (b)   Is transporting hazardous materials and is required to be placarded in accordance with 49 C.F.R. Part 172, Subpart F.
   DUMP TRUCK .  A property-hauling vehicle used for the transportation of property, which is capable of dumping said property through mechanical means.
   EXCURSION PASSENGER VEHICLE .  A vehicle that transports persons on sightseeing or travel tours.
   HORSE TRAILER .  A vehicle without motive power designed for carrying animals and livestock and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and so constructed that part of its weight and its load rest upon or is carried by the pulling vehicle.
   PROPERTY HAULING VEHICLE .
      (1)   Any vehicle used for the transportation of property.
      (2)   Semitrailers.  A vehicle without motive power designed for carrying properly or persons and for being drawn by a motor vehicle, and so constructed that part of their weight or their load rests upon or is carried by the pulling vehicle.
      (3)   Trailers.  A vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or persons wholly on their own structure and to be drawn by a motor vehicle, including "pole trailers" or a pair of wheels used primarily to balance a load rather than for purposes of transportation.
   RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT .  Any residentially zoned area or residential portion of a mixed-use district established by the city's zoning ordinance.
   SCHOOL ACTIVITY BUS .  A vehicle, generally painted a different color from a school bus, whose primary purpose is to transport school students and others to or from a place for participation in an event other than regular classroom work. T he term includes a public, private or parochial vehicle that meets this description.
   SCHOOL BUS .  A vehicle whose primary purpose is to transport school students over an established route to and from school for the regularly scheduled school day, that is equipped with alternately flashing red lights on the front and rear and a mechanical stop signal, and that bears the words "School Bus" on the front and rear in letters at least eight inches in height.  The term includes a public, private or parochial vehicle that meets this description.
   VEHICLE .  Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon fixed rails or tracks.  This term shall not include a device, which is designed for and intended to be used as a means of transportation for a person with a mobility impairment.
   (B)   Prohibitions.  It shall be unlawful for any person to stop, stand, park or otherwise leave unattended any commercial motor vehicle, dump truck, excursion passenger vehicle, horse trailer, property hauling vehicle, school bus, school activity bus or any other type of passenger or commercial vehicle that exceeds two rear axles or four tons, in any residential district or residential portion of a mixed-use district of the city, including, but not limited to, any driveway, street, front yard or alley within such residential district or residential portion of a mixed-use district of the city; provided, however, the provisions of this section shall not apply to the following:
      (1)   The stopping, standing, parking or otherwise leaving unattended any school bus or school activity bus within any lawfully zoned or properly permitted parking lot or parking area owned or leased by the owner;
      (2)   The temporary parking for the loading or unloading of moving vans;
      (3)   The stopping, standing or parking when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with law or the direction of a public safety officer or traffic control device;
      (4)   The normal stoppage of commercial vehicles or buses for taking on and discharging passengers or freight;
      (5)   The stopping, standing or parking of any governmental, emergency or utility vehicle as required by the performance of a legitimate governmental, emergency or utility-related function;
      (6)   The stopping, standing or parking of any construction or demolition equipment, provided such equipment is being used during an active and ongoing construction or demolition project;
      (7)   An emergency resulting from a breakdown that requires repairs to the vehicle;
      (8)   The parking of any campers or trailers in the rear yard of any dwelling located within any residential district or residential portion of a mixed-use district of the city; or
      (9)   Any other purpose authorized by a permit issued by the Police Department.
However, except for the provisions contained in paragraphs (1), (5), (6) and (8) above, under no circumstances shall any stoppage, standing, parking or emergencies authorized under this section exceed 48 hours.
(Ord. O-2002-48, passed 8-20-02)