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(A) Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a police officer, or an official traffic-control device, no person shall:
(1) Stop, stand, or park a vehicle:
(a) On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
(b) On a sidewalk;
(c) Within an intersection;
(d) On a crosswalk;
(e) Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within 30 feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless a different length is indicated by signs or markings;
(f) Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing, or parking would obstruct traffic;
(g) Upon any bridge or other elevated structure, upon a highway, or within a highway tunnel;
(h) On any railroad tracks. A violation of any part of the division shall result in a mandatory fine of $500 or 50 hours of community service.
(i) At any place where official signs prohibit stopping;
(j) On any controlled-access highway;
(k) In the area between roadways of a divided highway, including crossovers;
(l) In a public parking area if the vehicle does not display a current annual registration sticker or current temporary permit pending registration.
(2) Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge passengers:
(a) In front of a public or private driveway;
(b) Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant;
(c) Within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
(d) Within 40 feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, yield sign, or traffic-control signal located at the side of a roadway;
(e) Within 20 feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite the entrance to any fire station within 75 feet of the entrance (when properly sign-posted);
(f) At any place where official signs prohibit standing;
(g) Within 15 feet of a curbside cluster mailbox between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. As used herein the term "CURBSIDE CLUSTER MAILBOX" means and includes any box or receptacle held out or intended to receive deliveries of U.S. mail that contains two or more separate areas for the receipt of U.S. mail to separate addresses, including but not limited to an assemblage of two or more individual mailboxes placed closely together in a manner reasonably intended to facilitate delivery of U.S. mail.
(h) Within 15 feet of any single curbside mailbox belonging to another between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A violation is presumed to be present if the registration address of any vehicle parking with such 15-foot area does not match the address of the mailbox within such 15-foot area, or if the officer obtains reliable information from another source that the parked vehicle has no relation to the address of the mailbox within such 15-foot area.
(3) Park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading property or passengers:
(a) Within 50 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;
(b) At any place where official signs prohibit parking.
(B) No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully under his control into any prohibited area or away from a curb a distance as is unlawful.
(C) The village Police Department shall be authorized to impose and enforce temporary restrictions or prohibitions on parking on any village streets or village property as and when needed to accommodate the conduct of special events occurring for limited periods of time within the village (including but not limited to Romeo Fest or the Founders' Day Parade) or the completion of road or utility construction projects. All such temporary restrictions or prohibitions on parking shall be clearly posted with temporary signage indicating the terms of the temporary restrictions or prohibitions on parking. The temporary parking restrictions, prohibitions and signage contemplated and authorized herein shall have the same force and effect as the permanent parking restrictions, prohibitions and signage otherwise authorized by this chapter. Vehicles parked in violation of any temporary parking restrictions or prohibitions posted by temporary signage in compliance with this chapter shall be subject to towing at the vehicle owner's expense in accordance with the provisions of this Code. Any temporary parking signage posted shall advise vehicle owners that vehicles parked in violation of the temporary parking restrictions or prohibitions contained on such signage may be subject to tow.
(D) Vehicles parked in violation of any parking restrictions or prohibitions posted by signage in compliance with this chapter shall be subject to towing at the vehicle owner's expense in accordance with the provisions of this Code, provided that any parking signage posted advises vehicle owners that vehicles parked in violation of the parking restrictions or prohibitions contained on such signage may be subject to tow.
(Am. Ord. 2705-99, passed 10-20-99; Am. Ord. 06-0469, passed 11-1-06; Am. Ord. 07- 0521, passed 3-21-07; Am. Ord. 07-0525, passed 4-18-07; Am. Ord. 11-0928, passed 10-5-11; Am. Ord. 16-1276, passed 4-20- 16; Am. Ord. 19-1563, passed 5-15-19) Penalty, see § 70.99