No one shall stop, stand or park a vehicle except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a peace officer or traffic-control device, in any of the following places:
   (A)   Crosswalk.  On a crosswalk;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(5))
   (B)   Center parkway or center island of cul-de-sac.  On the center parkway, or center island, or dividing area of any divided street;
(Iowa Code § 321.236(1))
   (C)   Mailboxes.  Within a distance of 20 feet on either side of a mailbox which is so placed and so equipped as to permit the depositing of mail from vehicles on the roadway from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except on Sundays and holidays;
(Iowa Code § 321.236(1))
   (D)   Sidewalks.  On or across a sidewalk;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(1))
   (E)   Driveway.  In front of, or within two feet of the edge of, a public or private driveway;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(2))
   (F)   Intersection.  Within, or within 20 feet of, the property line intersection of any street or alley;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(3))
   (G)   Fire hydrant.  Within five feet of a fire hydrant;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(4))
   (H)   Stop sign or signal.  Within 20 feet upon the approach to any flashing beacon, stop or yield sign or traffic-control signal located at the side of a roadway;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(6))
   (I)   Railroad crossing.  Within 50 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing, except when parked parallel with the rail and not exhibiting a red light;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(8))
   (J)   Fire station.  Within 20 feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite the entrance to any fire station within 75 feet of the entrance when properly sign posted;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(9))
   (K)   Excavations.  Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(10))
   (L)   Double parking.  On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(11))
   (M)   Hazardous locations.  When, because of restricted visibility or when standing or parked vehicles would constitute a hazard to moving traffic, or when other traffic conditions require, the Engineering and Public Works Department may erect no parking or standing signs;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(13))
   (N)   Churches, nursing homes and other buildings.  A space of 50 feet is hereby reserved at the side of the street in front of any theater, auditorium, hotel having more than 25 sleeping rooms, hospital, nursing home, taxicab stand, bus depot, church or other building where large assemblages of people are being held, within which space, when clearly marked as such, no motor vehicle shall be left standing, parked or stopped except in taking on or discharging passengers or freight, and then only for the length of time as is necessary for that purpose;
(Iowa Code § 321.360)
   (O)   Alleys.  No person shall park a vehicle within an alley in a manner or under those conditions as to leave available less than ten feet of the width of the roadway for the free movement of vehicular traffic, and no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle within an alley in a position as to block the driveway entrance to any abutting property. The provisions of this division (O) shall not apply to a vehicle parked in any alley which is 18 feet wide or less; provided the vehicle is parked to deliver goods or services;
(Iowa Code § 321.236(1))
   (P)   Ramps.  In front of a curb cut or ramp which is located on public or private property in a manner which blocks access to the curb cut or ramp;
(Iowa Code § 321.358(15))
   (Q)   Area between lot line and curb line.  The unpaved portion of any street between the curb line and the lot line, except that on recommendation of the Engineering and Public Works Department, duly approved by resolution of the Council, parking may be permitted at those locations when requested in writing by property owners. Each location must be properly marked by approved metal signs at the extremities of the location. The expense of these signs shall be borne by the property owner;
   (R)   In more than one space.  In any designated parking space so that any part of the vehicle occupies more than one space or protrudes beyond the markings designating the space;
   (S)   Fire lanes.  In any area designated as a fire lane; and/or
   (T)   Private property.  No person shall drive, stop, stand or park a vehicle onto or upon privately- owned property or area developed as an off-street parking facility without the consent of the owner, lessee or person in charge of the privately-owned property or facility. A violation of this provision shall place the vehicle in the status of an illegally parked vehicle, and upon complaint of the owner, lessee or person in charge of the privately-owned property or facility, the vehicle may be dealt with pursuant to § 70.45(B).
(1999 Code, § 69.06)  (Ord. 2000-24, passed 9-5-2000; Ord. 2017-21, passed 12-5-2017)  Penalty, see § 10.99