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No person shall stand or park a vehicle, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or to comply with the provisions of this Traffic Code, or while obeying the directions of a police officer or a traffic control device, in any of the following places:
(a) On a sidewalk or curb, except a bicycle;
(b) In front of or within five feet of either curb of a public or private driveway;
(c) Within an intersection;
(d) On a crosswalk;
(e) Within twenty feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
(f) Within thirty feet of, and upon the approach to, any flashing beacon, stop sign or traffic control device;
(g) Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the end of a safety zone, unless a different length is indicated by a traffic control device;
(h) Within fifty feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;
(i) Within twenty feet of a driveway entrance to any fire station and, on the side of the street opposite the entrance to any fire station, within seventy-five feet of the entrance when it is properly posted with signs;
(j) Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when such standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
(k) Alongside any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
(l) Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a street, or within a street tunnel;
(m) At any place where signs prohibit stopping, standing or parking, or where the curbing or street is painted yellow, or at any place in excess of the maximum time limited by signs;
(n) Within one foot of another parked vehicle;
(o) On the roadway portion of a freeway, expressway or thruway.
(p) In such temporary nonparking areas as may be occasioned by public improvements, traffic conditions or other emergencies, when so designated and posted by the Chief of Police, provided these temporary nonparking areas do not exist for longer than ninety days;
(q) Backed up to the curb unless the vehicle is actually loading or unloading and in that case not longer than twenty minutes unless a permit allowing an extension of time is obtained from the Chief of Police but this such extension shall in no case exceed one hour;
(r) Within any fire lane identified as such, whether on private or public property;
(s) Upon or in the front yard area, as defined by the Zoning Code, of any parcel of land within the corporate limits, which is not within the confines of any building, garage, carport or improved driveway;
(t) Upon any sidewalk area, i.e., that portion of land between the street and the sidewalk or sidewalk right of way.
(u) Within fifteen feet of, and upon the approach to, any mailbox.
(Ord. 2019-164. Passed 11-21-19.)