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(A) Definition. For the purpose of this schedule, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
VEHICLE. A motor vehicle, used to transport persons or property, that is moved by an engine or motor that is a part of said vehicle, over streets, highways, tracks, or roads.
(B) Parking restrictions.
(1) All vehicles. There shall be no parking of vehicles in the following areas:
Curbs with yellow paint next to fire hydrants
East Street from Cason to SR 26
Entire Clinton Street
Entire South Street
Gaddis Street between SR 26 and alley between SR 26 and North Street
North Street between SR 39 and East Street
SR 39 (Plank Street) just north of the intersection with South Street for a distance of 25 feet north of said intersection
(2) Vehicles exceeding one ton in weight.
(a) There shall be no parking of trucks, semis, or any vehicles exceeding one ton in weight from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the following areas:
SR 26 extending 350 feet west of the intersection of SR 26 and Clinton Street and 350 feet east of the intersection of SR 26 and Clinton Street
SR 26 extending 350 feet west of the intersection of SR 26 and Gaddis Street and 500 feet east of the intersection of SR 26 and Gaddis Street;
SR 26 extending 350 feet east of the intersection of SR 26 and South Gate Street
(b) There shall be no parking of trucks, semis, or any vehicles exceeding one ton in weight for any period exceeding one hour in duration on the following:
SR 39/Plank Street extending north of the intersection of SR 39/Plank Street and Highway 26 to the intersection of SR 39/Plank Street and Clay Avenue
SR 39/Plank Street extending south of the intersection of SR 39/Plank Street and Highway 26 to the corporate limits of the town
(3) No parking during snow event. There shall be no parking, leaving, or failing to remove any motor vehicles on North Street, South Street, and/or Clinton Street during any period when at least two inches of snow shall have accumulated in the preceding 12 hours and/or any period when at least two inches of snow is predicted within the following 12 hours, all as determined by the Town Council and/or Street Superintendent and as made publically known by posting at the Town Hall, broadcasting on local radio, and/or publishing in a local newspaper. In addition to any other penalties available under this schedule, vehicles found in violation of this schedule may be removed by, or at the direction of, the Town Council and/or Street Superintendent with all costs of removal and storage to be paid by the owner of said vehicles. Law enforcement officers and town employers shall be excluded from said restrictions.
(4) Residential parking. It shall be unlawful to leave, let stand or park (attached or unattached to a vehicle) a utility trailer, boat trailer, trailer for heavy equipment, any recreational vehicle, camper, or tractor for a period of more than 24 hours; or, within a 500-foot radius of the previous location in order to circumvent the 24-hour period upon residential streets of the town. State Road 26 and State Road 39 are not included as they are managed by the Indiana Department of Transportation. Special exceptions can be requested, in writing, and delivered to the Town Council. Emergency vehicles and utility services are excluded.
(C) Administrative relief. Any person who believes himself or herself aggrieved through the enforcement of this schedule has the right to seek administrative relief before the town.
(D) Penalty. A violation of divisions (A)(1) through (3) constitutes an offense with a penalty of a fine of $50. A violation of division (A)(4) constitutes an offense with a penalty of $50 and court costs. A second offense within one calendar year of the first offense constitutes a fine of $100 and court costs. A third or subsequent offense within one calendar year of the second offense shall constitute a fine of $200 and court costs.
(2000 Code, § 9-2) (Ord. 1995-2, passed - -; Ord. 1996-3, passed 8-13-1996; Ord. 1997-4, passed 12-9-1997; Ord. 2000-12, passed 11-14-2000; Ord. 2001-2, passed 2-13-2001; Ord. 2001-6, passed 7-10-2001; Ord. 2001-11, passed 12-27-2001; Ord. 2003-1, passed 3-3-2003; Ord. 2004-3, passed 3-9-2004; Ord. 2005-3, passed 11-11-2005; Ord. 2005-5, passed 1-10-2006; Ord. 2007-3, passed 6-12-2007; Ord. 2007-4, passed 11-13-2007; Ord. 2009-1, passed 5-12-2009; Ord. 2009-8, passed 12-9-2009; Ord. 2011-02, passed 3-29-2011; Ord. 2017-10, passed 12-12-2017)