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It shall be unlawful:
(A) For any person or business entity engaged in the sale of automobiles to park any vehicle upon any street, alley, sidewalk or parkway for the purpose of displaying it for sale;
(B) For any individual not regularly engaged in the sale of automobiles to park any vehicle displaying a “For Sale” sign, or other evidence of the vehicle’s availability for sale, on any public right-of-way, unless the vehicle is properly parked upon a public right-of-way immediately adjoining or abutting the owner’s place of residence or employment;
(C) To park a motor vehicle on a public right-of-way for the purpose of repairing, altering or performing maintenance upon the motor vehicle, except for emergency repairs occasioned by the operation of the vehicle on the public right-of-way;
(D) Subject to the provisions of § 74.02, for any person to park upon any street, alley, city parking lot or within the public right-of-way, any coupled or uncoupled trailer, semi-trailer, camping trailer, travel trailer or motor home for more than 24 continuous hours;
(E) For any person to park at any time upon any street, alley, city parking lot or within the public right-of-way, any construction or maintenance equipment, including without limitation construction trailers, backhoes, scissor lifts, loaders, aerial platforms, skidsteers, graders, fork lifts, lawn mowers and tractors. Parking of equipment is permissible when being actively utilized for a qualified public construction or maintenance project, or other private project expressly permitted by the city, provided the equipment is properly marked with Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) approved reflectorized barricades and is parked immediately adjoining or abutting the permitted property;
(F) To park a coupled or uncoupled trailer, semi-trailer, camping trailer, travel trailer, motor home, vehicle, construction or maintenance equipment in a manner which impairs the regular flow of traffic, creates a safety hazard, constitutes a public nuisance or violates a parking ordinance; and/or
(G) For purposes of divisions (C), (D), (E) and (F) above, the following definitions shall apply:
CAMPING TRAILER. A trailer constructed with partial side walls, which fold for towing and unfold to provide temporary living quarters for recreational camping or travel use.
CONSTRUCTION TRAILER. Any trailer/semi-trailer that is used for holding of the materials and tools needed for the construction, maintenance or renovation of a site.
MOTOR HOME. A self-contained motor vehicle designed or converted to provide living quarters for recreational, camping or travel use with direct walk-through access to the living quarters from the driver’s seat.
SEMI-TRAILER. Every vehicle without motive power designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and so constructed that some part of its weight and that of its load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle.
TRAILER. Every vehicle without motive power designed for carrying passengers or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and so constructed that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle.
TRAVEL TRAILER. A trailer designed to provide living quarters for recreational camping or travel use.
VEHICLE. Every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, including bicycles but not including perambulators or toy vehicles.
(1980 Code, § 20.511) (Ord. 9007, passed 2-17-2004; Ord. 9031, passed 1-24-2005) Penalty, see § 74.99