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(A) Definitions. For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
18 WHEELER. A large tractor-trailer truck, a semi-trailer, plus the truck or tractor pulling it. From the total number of wheels: two front steering wheels on the tractor, plus dual wheels on each end of two axles (total of eight) at the rear of the tractor and supporting the front of the trailer, plus dual wheels on two axles at the rear of the trailer.
(a) MOTOR HOME. A portable or temporary dwelling to be used for travel, recreation and vacation, constructed as an integral part of a self-propelled vehicle.
(b) TRAVEL TRAILER. A vehicular, portable structure built on a chassis, designed to be used as a temporary dwelling for travel, recreational and vacation uses, permanently identified as a travel trailer by the manufacture of the trailer.
ROAD TRACTOR. A motor vehicle designed or used for drawing other vehicles or loads, and not so constructed as to independently carry thereon a load or any part of the weight of the vehicle or load being drawn.
SEMI-TRAILER. A vehicle or trailer used or designed to be used in conjunction with a motor vehicle that carries or supports some part or all of its weight or load.
TRUCK. A motor vehicle designed, used or maintained primarily for the transportation of property with a manufacturer’s rated gross vehicle weight exceeding 10,000 pounds, and is not intended to include those TRUCKS commonly known as pick-up truck.
(B) Prohibited locations.
(1) The parking, standing or stopping of any 18 wheelers, semi-trailers, trucks, road tractors or recreational vehicles, as such terms are defined in this provision, is strictly prohibited on the road, right-of-way, street or sidewalk in a residential subdivision.
(2) This prohibition is applicable to any new or existing residential subdivision notwithstanding:
(a) Regarding the date of the subdivision in which the residence is located, the date of annexation of the property on which the residence is located; or
(b) The fact that it was not per se unlawful to park or allow the prescribed vehicle to be parked on the right-of-way, road, street or sidewalk prior to the dale this prohibition was adopted by the City Council.
(C) Prosecution. In the prosecution of any violation of this section, there shall be a rebuttable presumption that the owner and/or occupant of the property allowed the vehicle, as defined by this provision, to be either parked, left standing or stopped, where prohibited.
(D) Applicability. The provisions of this section apply on all days and on all hours of both day time and night time.
(E) Exception. This section shall not prohibit the parking of a truck for the purpose of temporary loading or unloading.
(F) Conflict with other ordinances. Whenever the applicable standards and specifications in this section conflict with those contained in another ordinance, the most stringent or restrictive provision shall govern.
(Ord. 2016-01, passed 3-15-2016) Penalty, see § 70.99