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(a) No person shall park a vehicle, except when to comply with provisions of this Traffic Code, or while being in the lawful direction of a police officer in any of the following places:
(1) In or on the front yard as defined in Section 1135.01 (a)(68). On any property in a RS-1, RS-1A, RS-2, RS-3, RD, RA, or RA-0 residential district.
(b) This Section shall not apply to the parking of vehicles on front or side yards if the vehicle, or vehicles are parked on existing original driveways, with or without an existing garage. Existing original driveways shall be defined as those driveways put in place at the time of the construction of the existing or prior main building on any City lot or those driveways subsequently approved by the City through ordinance or by other means.
(c) Whoever violates this Section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on a first offense. If, within one (1) year of the offense, the offender previously has been convicted or pleaded guilty to one predicate motor vehicle or traffic offense, including this Section, then said offender is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree and may be charged as such. If, within one (1) year of the offense, the offender previously has been convicted or pleaded guilty to two (2) or more predicate motor vehicle or traffic offenses, including this Section, then said offender is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree and may be charged as such.
(Ord. 210504-31. Passed 9-7-21.)