(a)    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:
      (1)    Over, on or across a sidewalk, except a bicycle;
      (2)    In front of, or within three feet of, a public or private driveway;
      (3)    Within an intersection;
      (4)    Within ten feet of a fire hydrant;
      (5)    On a crosswalk;
      (6)    Within twenty feet of a crosswalk at an intersection or, if there is no crosswalk, within twenty feet of an intersection;
      (7)    Within thirty feet of, and upon the approach to, any flashing beacon, stop sign or traffic control device;
      (8)    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;
      (9)    Within fifty feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;
      (10)    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;
      (11)    Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when such standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
      (12)    Alongside any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
      (13)    Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a street, or within a street tunnel;
      (14)    At any place where signs prohibit stopping, standing or parking, or where the curbing is painted yellow, or at any place in excess of the maximum time limited by signs;
      (15)    Within one foot of another parked vehicle;
      (16)    On the roadway portion of a freeway, expressway or thruway;
         (ORC 4511.68)
      (17)    In front of all public and parochial schools for a distance of seventy-five feet in each direction from the main school entrance, when properly sign posted;
      (18)    In front of all theaters or drive-in theaters, for a distance of twenty-five feet in each direction from the center of the main theater entrance, when properly sign posted;
      (19)    In front of any church for the distance properly sign posted;
      (20)    Upon any public parkway or median that divides a street into two roadways;
      (21)    In front of any auto-mail box for a distance of twenty feet in each direction from the auto-mail box, when properly sign posted;
      (22)    In such a manner or under such conditions as to leave less than ten feet of the width of the roadway available for the free movement of vehicular traffic;
      (23)    In such a manner as to interfere with the free ingress and egress to any public or private garage or drive.
(Ord. 19-75. Passed 7-1-75; Ord. 65-81. Passed 8-18-81.)
   (b)   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.