339.02  USE OF LOCAL STREETS; LOCAL PERMIT AND CONDITIONS.
   (a)    Use of Local Streets.  No person shall operate a bus, truck, trailer or semitrailer, upon any street in the Village other than a State or County route, except as provided in subsection (a)(4) herein, where the vehicle exceeds a gross weight of five tons except where the operation is necessary to load or unload property, or to perform any other legitimate business or act other than passage through the Village.
      (1)    Streets or highways under local jurisdiction shall be posted with signs indicating "no thru trucks - gross weight five tons" or words of similar import to apprise drivers of the limitations imposed by this section. No driver shall disobey the instructions indicated on any such sign.
      (2)    Drivers of vehicles shall be required, upon request by a police officer, to give full and true information as to the route they are following and the names of the consignor and the consignee and the place of delivery or removal of property and the location of any consignment being hauled or goods being removed. Upon a designation by a police officer of a route to be followed, shall immediately adopt and pursue that route.
      (3)    On all Municipal streets under repair, with notices posted at the areas of repair, there shall be a weight reduction on all motor vehicles of seventy- five percent (75%) for the weight as set forth by legislative regulations.
         (Ord. 1977-76. Passed 12-20-77.)
      (4)    Vehicles with a gross weight in excess of five tons shall be prohibited from traveling on Brainard Road (CR 28) south of the Village of Woodmere to the intersection of Chagrin Boulevard, unless to unload or load property at a residence or business within the Village.
         (Ord. 1994-51. Passed 6-15-94.)
   (b)    Local Permit and Conditions.  Upon application and for good cause, the Police Chief may issue a local permit authorizing an applicant to move an oversize or overweight vehicle or combination of vehicles upon local streets.
   No permittee shall be required to obtain a special permit from the Ohio Director of Transportation for the movement of the vehicle or combination of vehicles on streets or highways under local jurisdiction; however, the approval of the Ohio Director of Transportation shall be required for movement upon State routes as provided in Section 339.01.
   The Police Chief may grant a permit for a single or round trip, or for such period of time, not to exceed one year, as the Police Chief in his discretion deems advisable, or for the duration of any construction project. The Police Chief may limit or prescribe 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 Police Chief may require the posting of bond or other security necessary to compensate for any damage to a roadway or road structure.
   For each such permit, the Police Chief shall charge five dollars ($5.00), and for each hour of time or any part thereof spent by each police officer in supervising the movement of such vehicle, the applicant shall pay the sum of ten dollars ($10.00).
   Signs shall be posted indicating "no thru trucks - gross weight 5 tons" or words of similar import to apprise drivers of the limitations imposed by this section. No driver shall disobey the instructions indicated on any such sign.
   Violation of any of the limitations, terms or conditions of the permit granted by the Police Chief shall be cause for immediate revocation or suspension of such permit, and denial of request for any future permit.  Such violation shall also subject the violator to the penalty prescribed by Section 303.99