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(a) No operator of any truck, truck-tractor or semitrailer, and no operator of any motor vehicle or vehicle with an attached trailer of an overall length of 20 feet, including load, shall stop or park such vehicle for any period of time on streets in the "no truck parking area," which is described as follows: On that portion of Illinois Street from Eighth Avenue to Twenty-Third Street, and on that portion of Tenth Avenue from Hickory Street to the intersection of Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, and on Eleventh Avenue from the intersection of Tenth and Eleventh Avenues to the south corporate limits of the City, and on Thirteenth Avenue, whether or not such street or avenue is marked for angle or parallel parking.
(b) Such vehicles may stop, stand or park for such time as is necessary, in no case longer than one-half hour, expeditiously to load or unload their contents in alleys in such area where such stopping is possible. It shall be lawful for such vehicle to stop or park elsewhere on highways in such area, if stopping for loading or unloading in alleys is impossible, if the operator of the designated vehicle has obtained a written permit from the Chief of Police to do so.
(c) No operator of any truck, truck-tractor or semitrailer, regardless of the length thereof, shall park such vehicle with the end-gate down and extended beyond the body of such vehicle, nor shall any operator stop, stand or park such a vehicle within a street intersection, on a crosswalk, in front of a private driveway or on a sidewalk.
(d) The Mayor and Council may provide truck parking lots adjoining or adjacent to the "no truck parking area," and when such truck parking lots are so provided, it shall be the duty of the truck operators to use such lots for parking purposes.
(e) The area provided for above shall be plainly indicated by appropriate signs or standards placed at or near each means of approach to such area.
(f) No operator of any truck, truck-tractor or semi, and no operator of any motor vehicle with an attached trailer that must be supported by anything other than the tires used for transportation, shall stop, dolly down or park such vehicle for any period of time on the streets within the corporate limits of the City without providing proper supports for such vehicle, which supports prevent damage to the streets.
(Ord. 912. Passed 1-23-78; Ord. 1690. Passed 4-9-13.)