339.02  THROUGH TRUCK ROUTES.
   (a)   No operator of a heavy truck in traveling through the City from a point outside the City to a destination outside of the City shall operate such vehicle on any street or streets of the City other than the streets enumerated in subsection (c) hereof.
   (b)   The operator of heavy trucks traveling from a point outside of the City to a destination in the City shall proceed by the shortest route over any of the streets named in subsection (c) hereof to that point on one of such streets which is the nearest to the actual destination, before entering any street not named in subsection (c) hereof.  The operator of a heavy truck traveling from a point within the City to a destination outside of the City shall proceed from his starting point over the most direct route to that point on any of the streets named in subsection (c) hereof which is the nearest to such starting point, and therefrom shall proceed over such enumerated streets until reaching his point of departure from the City.
(Ord. 86-80.  Passed 12-1-80.)
   (c)   The following streets are designated for use by heavy trucks:
         Alexis Road
         Monroe Street east of U.S. Route 23
         Brint Road
         U.S. Route 23
         Centennial Road
         Sylvania Avenue
         (Ord. 89-2006.  Passed 9-6-06.)
   (d)   The Chief of Police is hereby empowered to make and enforce regulations necessary to make effective the provisions of this section pertaining to heavy trucks and shall place and maintain or cause to be placed and maintained legible and appropriate signs or markers along the streets named in subsection (c) to indicate that heavy trucks may be operated on such streets.
   (e)   No person shall operate or allow to be operated any heavy truck upon any street in the City other than a State route, except those local streets designated in subsection (c) hereof as a truck route and marked as such by appropriate traffic signs, and except when such operation is necessary to load or unload property, to go to or from the usual place of storage of such vehicle or to perform any other legitimate business or act other than passage through the City.  Operators of vehicles so deviating from either a State route or a designated truck route within the City shall confine such deviation to that required in order to accomplish the purpose of the departure.
(Ord.  86-80.  Passed 12-1-80.)
   (f)   Whoever violates any provision of this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on a first offense; on a second offense within one year after the first offense, the person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree; on each subsequent offense within one year after the first offense, the person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.