City of St. Ann, MO
St. Louis County
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Cross Reference — As to designated streets prohibiting parking, see sch. II.

Section 365.010 Applicability.

[CC 1988 §14-317; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
The provisions of this Title prohibiting the standing or parking of a vehicle shall apply at all times or at those times herein specified or as indicated on official signs except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a Police Officer or official traffic control device.

Section 365.020 Regulations Not Exclusive.

[CC 1988 §14-318; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
The provisions of this Title imposing a time limit on parking shall not relieve any person from the duty to observe other and more restrictive provisions prohibiting or limiting the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles in specified places or at specified times.

Section 365.030 Parking Prohibited at All Times on Certain Streets.

[CC 1988 §14-319; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets described by ordinance.

Section 365.040 Parking Prohibited During Certain Hours on Certain Streets.

[CC 1988 §14-320; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
When signs are erected in each block giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle between the hours specified by ordinance of any day except Sunday and public holidays within the district or upon any of the streets described by ordinance.

Section 365.050 Stopping, Standing or Parking Prohibited During Certain Hours on Certain Streets.

[CC 1988 §14-321; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
When signs are erected in each block giving notice thereof, no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle between the hours specified by ordinance of any day except Sundays and public holidays within the district or upon any of the streets described by ordinance.

Section 365.060 Parking Signs Required.

[CC 1988 §14-322; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
Whenever by this Title or any ordinance of the City any parking time limit is imposed or parking is prohibited on designated streets it shall be the duty of the City Traffic Engineer to erect appropriate signs giving notice thereof and no such regulations shall be effective unless said signs are erected and in place at the time of any alleged offense.

Section 365.070 Commercial Vehicles Prohibited From Using Certain Streets. [1]

[CC 1988 §14-323; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
In cases where an equally direct and convenient alternate route is provided, an ordinance may describe and signs may be erected giving notice thereof, that no persons shall operate any commercial vehicle upon streets or parts of streets so described except those commercial vehicles making deliveries thereon.
[1]
Cross Reference — Licenses, permits and miscellaneous business regulations, ch. 605.

Section 365.080 Overnight Parking of Certain Vehicles on Parking Lots.

[CC 1988 §14-324; Ord. No. 1270 §1, 4-6-1987; Ord. No. 2565 §1, 9-4-2008]
No vehicle licensed in excess of eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds shall be parked on any off-street City-owned, commercial or industrially zoned surface parking lot or drive except for the purpose of making a delivery to or a pickup from the owner or lessee of said lot and for vehicles owned or used by the owner or lessee of such City-owned commercial or industrially zoned lot.

Section 365.090 Overnight Parking in City Parks.

[CC 1988 §14-325; Ord. No. 1122 §1, 6-3-1985]
It shall be unlawful for the owner or operator of a motor vehicle to park a motor vehicle within any City park, whether on a street, parking lot or any other place, between the hours of 10:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M.

Section 365.100 Parking on Vacant Commercial Property — Owner to Erect Barrier. [1]

[CC 1988 §14-326; Ord. No. 1063 §§1 — 3, 3-5-1984]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the owner of a commercial building or filling station to permit parking in the parking lot or driveway of any commercial property when the property is vacant. The owner of such vacant property shall within five (5) days of the building or filling station becoming vacant erect a barrier of steel chain not to exceed five-sixteenths (5/16) of an inch in diameter across all driveways and entrances to the parking area. Such chain shall be at least thirty-six (36) inches high and be fastened to a metal pipe that shall be firmly secured in the ground. There shall be a reflective sign affixed to the center of the chain indicating "Closed".
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a motor vehicle on such vacant property or filling station after such chain has been erected.
C. 
If the owner of the vacant commercial property fails to erect the barrier required in Subsection (A), the Chief of Police is hereby authorized to erect barricades and post the property with signs reading "No Parking".
[1]
Cross Reference — Licenses, permits and miscellaneous business regulations, ch. 605.

Section 365.110 Parking Certain Vehicles in Residential Districts Prohibited — Exception.

[CC 1988 §14-328; Ord. No. 736 §§1 — 3, 4-1-1974]
A. 
Any vehicle licensed in excess of twelve thousand (12,000) pounds, or any vehicle over seven (7) feet wide, shall not park on the streets in a residential district within the City.
B. 
The provisions of Subsection (A) shall not apply to vehicles loading or unloading or emergency vehicles in the performance of duties.
C. 
Violators of this parking regulation imposed by the City shall be subject to a fine of not less than three dollars ($3.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each violation.

Section 365.120 Fire Lanes, Fire District.

[CC 1988 §14-329; Ord. No. 612 §§1 — 2, 6-15-1970]
A. 
Vehicles shall not stop, stand or park in an area designated as a Fire Lane by the City or the Fire District within the City.
B. 
Violators of this Section shall be subject to a fine of five dollars ($5.00) for the first (1st) offense and fifteen dollars ($15.00) for the second (2nd) or subsequent offenses committed within a twelve (12) month period.

Section 365.130 St. Ann Golf Course. [1]

[CC 1988 §14-330; Ord. No. 1194 §1, 5-5-1986; Ord. No. 1770 §1, 8-1-1994]
A. 
Parking at the St. Ann Golf Course, 4100 Ashby Road, is hereby limited to persons using the golf course or having business at the pro shop, during the period of such use or business.
B. 
Parking after the golf course is closed daily is prohibited.
[1]
Cross Reference — Licenses, permits and miscellaneous business regulations, ch. 605.

Section 365.140 Owner Prima Facie Responsible for Illegal Parking.

[CC 1988 §14-331; Ord. No. 12 §66, 5-10-1948]
If any vehicle is found upon a street or highway in violation of any provision of this Article regulating the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles and the identity of the operator cannot be determined, the owner or person in whose name such vehicle is registered, shall be held prima facie responsible for such violation.

Section 365.150 Parking Prohibitions Under Certain Weather Conditions.

[CC 1988 §14-332; Ord. No. 1589 §1, 12-2-1991; Ord. No. 1910 §1, 10-7-1996; Ord. No. 2695 §1, 2-9-2011]
A. 
Whenever there is broadcasted, on any two (2) TV or radio stations, (1) A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory, or (2) A winter weather warning predicting snow accumulations of two (2) inches or more, or (3) A prediction of any ice accumulation, there shall be no parking on any part of any street within the City, unless such street has been deemed clear of snow, ice or freezing rain by the Director of Public Works or his designee or twelve (12) hours has elapsed since the end of the storm's accumulating precipitation.
1. 
Vehicles found parked in violation hereof may be towed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 395 of the Municipal Code.
2. 
No person shall interfere with snow removal equipment while same is in operation.
3. 
Any person violating the provisions hereof shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, be subject to penalties, provided that the fine for the first such offense shall be fifteen dollars ($15.00) and the fine for each offense thereafter shall be twenty-five dollars ($25.00).
B. 
Upon application to and approval by the Director of Public Works, a snow removal exemption certificate may be issued if the Director of Public Works is satisfied that on-site parking is not available because of the lack of a driveway or the insufficiency of driveway space. Such certificate shall be renewed annually at a cost of ten dollars ($10.00).

Section 365.160 Parking of Trailers Prohibited.

[CC 1988 §14-333; Ord. No. 1774 §1, 9-6-1994]
No utility or boat trailer shall be parked overnight on any street.