§ 72.133  TRUCK ROUTES.
   (A)   No person shall drive a truck over any public street within the village except upon those streets hereinafter designated as truck routes and except upon streets providing the shortest and most direct course of travel between truck routes and origin or destination points as herein provided. All trucks within the village shall be operated only over and along the following established and designated truck routes and on such other designated streets over which truck travel is otherwise permitted:
      (1)   State Route 42;
      (2)   State Route 73;
      (3)   North Street to Dayton Road to Lytle Road;
      (4)   Old State Route 73 to Dayton Road to North Street to State Route 42; and
      (5)   Old State Route 73 to Lytle Road.
   (B)   The foregoing routes shall serve as the established truck routes. All trucks entering the village from points outside the village and proceeding directly to a destination point outside the village shall operate only over these designated routes. All trucks entering the village for a destination point in the village should proceed only over an established truck route and shall deviate only at the intersection nearest the destination point. Upon leaving the destination point, a deviating truck shall return to the truck route by the shortest permissible route.
   (C)   All trucks entering the village for multiple destination points shall proceed only over established truck routes and shall deviate only at the intersection nearest to the first destination point.  Upon leaving the first destination point, a deviating truck shall proceed to other destination points by the shortest and most direct course. Upon leaving the last destination point, a deviating truck shall return to the truck route by the shortest permissible route.
   (D)   All trucks on a trip originating in the village and traveling in the village for a destination point outside the village shall proceed by the shortest and most direct course over streets to a truck route as herein established. All trucks on a trip originating in the village and traveling in the village for a destination point in the village shall proceed only by the shortest and most direct route.
   (E)   A TRUCK is herein defined as any vehicle designed or operated primarily for the transportation of property and whose body weight or combined body and load weight exceeds three tons or any commercial vehicle having six or more wheels.
   (F)   A truck which leaves and departs from a truck route while traveling inside the village shall be considered a “deviating truck.”
   (G)   This section shall not prohibit:
      (1)   Operation on street of destination. The operation of trucks upon any street of origin or where necessary to conduct business at a destination point, provided truck routes are used to or from the nearest intersection to the point of origin or destination;
      (2)   Public safety vehicles. The operation of emergency vehicles upon any street in the village;
      (3)   Public utilities. The operation of trucks owned or operated by the village, public utilities, and any contractor or materialman, while engaged in the repair, maintenance or construction of streets, street improvements, or street utilities in the village; or
      (4)   Detoured trucks. The operation of trucks upon any officially established street for which such detour is established.
   (H)   Upon application and for good cause shown, the Village Manager, or Council’s designee, may issue a local permit authorizing an applicant to move an oversize or overweight vehicle or combination of vehicles upon local streets. Nothing herein shall prevent such applicant from also obtaining any required permits from the Ohio Director of Transportation as may be necessary for movement upon state routes.
   (I)   This permit may be for single or round trip and may provide for such prescribed terms or conditions of operation for such vehicle or combination of vehicles by designating the route, hours, speed, or such other restrictions as may be necessary for the preservation of the public peace, property, health and safety. The village may further require the posting of bond or other security necessary to compensation for any damage to a roadway or road structure.
   (J)   For each permit, the village shall charge the sum as set forth in the village’s fee schedule, as adopted by reference in § 36.05, and for each hour of time or any part thereof spent by the Police Division in supervising the movement of such vehicle, the applicant shall pay the sum as set forth in the village’s fee schedule, as adopted by reference in § 36.05.
   (K)   Signs shall be posted on all truck routes designated herein clearly indicating “No Thru Trucks - Gross Weight 3 Tons” or words of similar import to apprise drivers of the limitations imposed by this section. No driver shall disobey the instructions on any such sign. A violation of this section, subject to enforcement by the Police Division, shall constitute a fourth degree misdemeanor and result in a fine not to exceed $250 per violation.
   (L)   Violation of any of the terms of a permit granted hereunder shall be cause for immediate revocation or suspension of such permit, and denial of request for any future permit.
   (M)   No trucks over three-fourth ton rated capacity or those described above shall be stored on village streets or roadways for any period of time, unless making deliveries or pick-ups.
(Ord. 87-130, passed 10-19-1987; Ord. 94-122, passed 7-5-1994; Ord. 94-156, passed 12-19-1994; Ord. 95-141, passed 6-19-1995; Ord. 95-145, passed 6-19-1995)