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(A) Definitions. The following definitions are applicable to § 72.01.
"HINDRANCE" A thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone.
"OBSTRUCTION" A thing that impedes or prevents passage or progress; an obstacle or blockage.
"SOCIAL EVENT" Any gathering of people at a private residence to celebrate, socialize, or mourn. Examples but not all-inclusive: graduations, birthdays, retirements, loss of life, holidays.
(B) It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle or any other thing on any street, alley, sidewalk, or yard within the City in any matter other than the limited exceptions specified in the following sections:
(1) § 72.01(C) (social event exception);
(2) § 72.02(A) (loading/unloading and delivery exceptions);
(3) § 72.03 (emergency, traffic code, and directed by police officer or traffic signal exceptions); and
(4) § 72.04 (signs designating parking area exception).
(C) The social event exception. Any person or persons hosting a social event and their guests may lawfully park their vehicles on the street in the manner specified in § 72.01(E), except from 12:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. (See § 72.01(D)). However, the host and guests must use all reasonably available driveway or parking lot space before it is lawful to park on the street.
(D) It shall be unlawful from 12:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. for any person to park any vehicle or any other thing on any street, alley, or sidewalk within the City in any matter other than the limited exceptions specified in the following sections: § 72.02(A), § 72.03, and § 72.04. However, the social event exception provided in § 72.01(C) does not apply from 12:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m.
(E) During any social event between 6:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m., if all reasonably available driveway and parking lot space is in use, vehicles may be parked on the street provided the vehicles parked on the street have their right-side wheels within six inches of and parallel with the curb. The only exceptions are on one-way streets where parking is permitted on the left side, temporary loading/unloading, and delivery vehicles. Where parking is permitted on the left side the left-side wheels are to be within six inches of and parallel with the curb.
(F) It shall be unlawful for any person to leave any vehicle or any other thing that may be an obstruction or hindrance in or on any street, alley, or sidewalk within the city at any time.
(G) It shall be unlawful for any person to stop or park any vehicle on the roadway side of any other vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street.
(Am. Ord. 19-13, passed 4-22-19) Penalty, see § 72.15