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:
   (a)    On a sidewalk, curb or street lawn area, except a bicycle;
   (b)    In front of a public or private driveway;
   (c)    Within an intersection;
   (d)    Within ten feet of a fire hydrant;
   (e)    On a crosswalk;
   (f)    Within twenty feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
   (g)    Within thirty feet of, and upon the approach to, any flashing beacon, stop sign or traffic control device;
   (h)    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;
   (i)    Within fifty feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;
   (j)    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;
   (k)   Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when such standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
   (l)    Alongside any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
   (m)    Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a street, or within a street tunnel;
   (n)    At any place where signs prohibit stopping, standing or parking, or where the curbing or street is painted yellow, or at any place in excess of the maximum time limited by signs;
   (o)    Within one foot of another parked vehicle;
   (p)    On the roadway portion of a freeway, expressway or thruway;
      (ORC 4511.68)
   (q)    On bicycle path;
   (r)    On bridle path;
   (s)    On any street for the purpose of receiving or unloading freight, where there is a public alley from which the freight can be delivered or received, or to cause any vehicle to stand on any highway so as to obstruct traffic in or through such highway, or to obstruct any coal chute on any highway.
   (t)   Any truck, trailer, or semitrailer upon any street in a residential area between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. This prohibition shall not apply to commercial vehicles on regular delivery or service calls. An area shall be considered a residential area if a majority of the buildings in the area are single or multiple family residences.
   (u)   On a roadway less than fifteen feet wide. Where a roadway is more than fifteen feet but less than twenty-five feet wide it shall be unlawful to park on the south side where the general direction is east and west unless parking is prohibited by sign on the north side, or on the west side when the general direction is north and south unless parking is prohibited by sign on the east side. Upon all streets or ways, it shall be unlawful to park a vehicle in such manner or under such conditions as to leave available less than ten feet of width of the roadway for free movement of vehicular traffic.
   (v)   Upon the highway any vehicle which is held in stock for future sale. Nothing herein shall be construed to prohibit the parking of a vehicle bearing dealers’ license plates which is used in actual demonstration of a vehicle for sale.
   (w)   On undedicated street in order to provide a passage for fire and police vehicles responding to emergency calls, parking shall be subject to the provisions of this chapter.
   (x)   Along a highway or part thereof constituting a part of the route of a parade or a processional the Street Commissioner is authorized, whenever in his judgment it is necessary, to prohibit or restrict the parking of vehicles and to erect temporary traffic signs to that effect. It shall be unlawful to park or leave unattended any vehicle in violation of these signs. (A.O.)
   (y)   On any public or private property where posted signs declare the location to be a fire lane.
(Ord. 1979-44. Passed 10-17-79.)