Village of Clyman, WI
Dodge County
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A. 
All-night parking of vehicles rated at over one-ton capacity. No vehicle rated at over one-ton capacity shall be parked on any street in the Village of Clyman between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.
B. 
Posted limitations.
(1) 
The Village Board may designate certain streets or portions of streets as no parking or no stopping or standing zones or as zones for parking by physically handicapped persons and may limit the hours in which the restrictions apply. The Village shall mark, by appropriate signs, each zone so designated in accordance with the provisions of § 349.13, Wis. Stats.
(2) 
Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or traffic control device, no person shall stop or park a vehicle in an established no stopping or standing zone when stopping or standing is prohibited. No vehicle shall be parked in a no parking zone during hours when parking is prohibited except physicians on emergency calls or as permitted by state law or elsewhere by this Code.
(3) 
The Village Board shall have the authority to restrict the turning or movement of heavy traffic and to impose special weight limitations on any highway or portions thereof which, because of the weakness of the roadbed due to deterioration or climatic conditions or other special or temporary conditions, would likely be seriously damaged or destroyed in the absence of any restrictions on heavy traffic movement or special weight limitations.
(4) 
No prohibition, restriction or limitation on parking or restriction on movement or turning of heavy traffic and imposition of special weight limits is effective unless official traffic control devices have been placed or erected indicating the particular prohibition, restriction or limitation.
(5) 
After the parking limitations on any given street have expired, any change of location of not more than one stall following expiration of the parking period allowed shall be and constitute a violation of this chapter.
A. 
Street maintenance. Whenever it is necessary to clear or repair a Village roadway or any part thereof, the Director of Public Works or law enforcement officer shall post such highways or parts thereof with signs bearing the words "No Parking-Street Maintenance Work." Such signs shall be erected at least two hours prior to the time that street maintenance work is to be commenced. No person shall park a motor vehicle in violation of such signs.
B. 
Temporary parking restrictions for special events. Pursuant to the provisions of § 349.13, Wis. Stats., the Director of Public Works or law enforcement officer is authorized to erect temporary "No Parking" signs during parades, festivals and other authorized events that require the regulating of vehicle stopping, standing or parking on Village roadways. The temporary regulation shall be limited to the time the event exists or is likely to exist.
A. 
Parking prohibited at all times. Except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading or in receiving or discharging passengers or property and while the vehicle is attended by a licensed operator so that it may be moved promptly in case of an emergency or to avoid obstruction of traffic, no person shall at any time park or leave standing any vehicle:
(1) 
Within an intersection.
(2) 
On a crosswalk.
(3) 
On a sidewalk or terrace area, except when parking in such place is clearly indicated by official traffic signs or markers or parking meters. "Terrace or sidewalk area" means that area between the sidewalk and the nearest curbline running parallel or generally parallel thereto or in the absence of a sidewalk 10 feet beyond the curbline.
(4) 
Alongside or opposite any highway excavation or obstruction when such stopping or standing would obstruct traffic or when pedestrian traffic would be required to travel in the roadway.
(5) 
On the roadway side of any parked vehicle unless double parking is clearly indicated by official traffic signs or markers.
(6) 
Within a fire lane consisting of either the driveway between the front doors of a fire station and the public street or in such places properly designated and marked as fire lanes ordered by the Fire Chief.
(7) 
Upon any portion of a highway where and at the time when stopping or standing is prohibited by official traffic signs indicating the prohibition of any stopping or standing.
(8) 
In any place or manner so as to obstruct, block or impede traffic.
(9) 
Within 10 feet of a fire hydrant, unless a greater distance is indicated by an official traffic sign.
(10) 
Upon any portion of a highway where and at the time when parking is prohibited, limited or restricted by official traffic signs.
(11) 
Upon any bridge.
(12) 
Upon any street or highway within the Village limits any vehicle which faces a direction different from the direction of normal traffic flow for the lane of traffic in which said vehicle is stopped or standing.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 10-1-22(a)(13) of the 1998 Code of Ordinances, regarding parking on a terrace or sidewalk, which previously followed this subsection, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
(13) 
In a loading zone.
(14) 
Within four feet of the entrance to an alley, private road or driveway.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
(15) 
In any municipal park when said park is closed to the public.
B. 
Parking in driveways. No person shall park or leave standing any motor vehicle in any private driveway without the permission of the owner or lessee of the property which such driveway is located, whether or not such driveway is posted to limit or restrict parking.
C. 
Vehicles not to block private drive, alley or fire lane. No vehicle shall, at any time, be parked so as to unreasonably restrict the normal access to any private drive, alley or fire lane. Said access shall be deemed to be unreasonably restricted if any vehicle is parked within four feet of either side of said access. Upon discovery by a police officer or upon complaint by the owner of any such blocked drive, alley or fire lane, the law enforcement officer may order said vehicle towed from such position at the risk and expense of the owner of said vehicle.
D. 
Parking vehicle for repair or to display for sale prohibited.
(1) 
No person shall stand or park a vehicle on any street, alley, public right-of-way or municipal parking lot in the Village of Clyman for the purpose of repairing said vehicle or to display such vehicle for sale. No person shall park on any street or avenue any vehicles for the primary purpose of advertising.
(2) 
No person other than an owner and/or operator of a business located on business-zoned property engaged in the regular business of selling vehicles may display a vehicle for sale upon private premises unless the following conditions are met:
(a) 
Consent to display the vehicle has been given by the owner or lessee of the premises; and
(b) 
The owner of the vehicle is on the premises or resides there; and
(c) 
The vehicle displayed for sale is parked entirely on the premises; and
(d) 
The premises contains only one vehicle displayed for sale; and
(e) 
The advertisement or sign for sale of the vehicle is not larger than two square feet.
E. 
Vending from parked vehicles restricted. There shall be no parking on any street or portion thereof by any vehicle from which the operator or owner is engaged in vending goods, wares or merchandise, unless licensed to do so by the Village.
A. 
Except for a motor vehicle used by a physically disabled person as defined under § 346.503(1), Wis. Stats., no person may park, stop or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended and whether temporarily or otherwise, upon any portion of a street, highway or parking facility reserved, by official traffic signs indicating the restriction, for vehicles displaying special registration plates issued under § 341.14(1), (1a), (1m) or (1q), Wis Stats., or a special identification card issued under § 343.51, Wis Stats., or vehicles registered in another jurisdiction and displaying a registration plate card or emblem issued by the other jurisdiction which designates the vehicle as a vehicle used by a physically disabled person.
B. 
The penalty for violation under this section shall be that which is imposed in the Uniform State Traffic Deposit Schedule for violation of § 346.505, Wis. Stats.
[Amended 9-26-2011]
A. 
Parking of vehicles over 15,000 pounds or 22 feet restricted.
(1) 
On public ways. No person owning or having control of any truck, trailer, boat, snowmobile trailer, truck power unit, tractor, bus, recreational vehicle or trailer (including trailers for boats, snowmobiles and recreational vehicles) with a weight in excess of 15,000 pounds, or over 22 feet in length, or having a height of more than eight feet from the roadway, shall park the same upon any street, avenue, or right-of-way for a period longer than three hours in a twenty-four-hour period. The provisions of this section shall not be deemed to prohibit the lawful parking of such equipment upon any street, avenue, or public way in the Village for the actual loading or unloading of goods, wares, or merchandise; providing, however, the "loading" and "unloading" as used in this section, shall be limited to the actual time consumed in such operation. The Village Board may, however, designate specific truck parking zones.
(2) 
Owner or operator exemption. The owner or operator of a semitractor or a semitractor and trailer may park the semitractor or semitractor and trailer on a street, avenue or public highway in the Village for a period of up to 72 hours as long as it is within 150 feet of the owner or operator's principal residence. The provisions of § 405-13B shall apply to vehicles so parked.
(3) 
On private property. No person owning or having control of any truck, trailer, bus or truck power unit over 24 feet in length shall park the same on any property zoned residential or commercial except while actually engaged in loading activity. Such vehicles that may be lawfully parked on residential properties may not be parked in the public right-of-way and shall at all times also comply with § 440-46.
(4) 
Nonresidential areas. Semitractors or semitractors and trailers may be parked on a street, avenue or public highway in the Village if there are no usually occupied residential properties within 150 feet of where the semitractor or semitractor and trailer is parked. The provisions of § 405-13B shall apply to vehicles so parked.
B. 
Parking vehicles with motor running. No person shall park or leave standing any motor vehicle with the motor or refrigerator unit running for more than 15 minutes of every three hours within 300 feet of any residence or in any area zoned residential or commercial within the Village in a twenty-four-hour period.
A. 
Angle parking or parking diagonally is prohibited on all the streets, alleys and highways of the Village except as provided herein. All vehicles shall park parallel to, and within one foot of, the curb except where streets and parking lots are so marked for angle parking.
B. 
No person shall at any time park any vehicle:
(1) 
In any direction other than the designated parking angle, where angle parking spaces are so designated and provided by appropriate markings.
(2) 
Backwards into angle parking spaces so designated and provided by appropriate markings, except when making deliveries.
(3) 
With a trailer attached or any vehicle longer than 20 feet on any street where angle parking is so provided and allowed.
A. 
Limitation. No motor vehicle, trailer or object driven, towed or carried to any municipal parking lot may be left in such parking lot between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., unless one of the following conditions exists:
(1) 
Written permission has been granted by the Village President or law enforcement officer; or
(2) 
A parking permit has been obtained.
B. 
Parking permits. A permit may be obtained from the office of the Village Clerk-Treasurer upon payment of a fee of $40 for each year to the Village treasury, said year beginning April 1 and ending March 31.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
C. 
Snow removal. All vehicles or objects must be removed from parking lots following a snowstorm to allow for snow removal.
No parking of any type of motor vehicle shall be allowed on any street in the Village of Clyman between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. when snow is falling from November 15 through April 15.
No person other than the owner or operator thereof shall remove a Village parking ticket from a motor vehicle.
A. 
Unlicensed operators prohibited. No person who does not hold a valid operator's license shall operate a vehicle in any public parking lot or ramp or in any private parking lot or ramp held out for the use of parking for the general public.
B. 
Traffic regulations applicable. All provisions of § 405-1 of this chapter and of the Wisconsin Statutes and laws incorporated herein by reference shall be applicable on any public parking lot or ramp and on any private parking lot, road or ramp held out for use for the general public for parking or vehicular traffic.
A. 
Hazard to public safety. Any vehicle parked, stopped or standing upon a highway or public parking lot or ramp in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter is declared to be a hazard to traffic and public safety.
B. 
Removal by operator. Such vehicle shall be removed by the operator in charge, upon request of any law enforcement officer, to a position where parking is permitted or to a private or public parking or storage premises.
C. 
Removal by traffic officer. Any law enforcement officer, after issuing a citation for illegal parking, stopping or standing of an unattended vehicle in violation of this chapter, is authorized to remove such vehicle to a position where parking is permitted.
D. 
Removal by private service. The officer may order a motor carrier holding a permit to perform vehicle towing services, a licensed motor vehicle salvage dealer or a licensed motor vehicle dealer who performs vehicle towing services to remove and store such vehicle in any public storage garage or rental parking grounds or any facility of the person providing the towing services.
E. 
Towing and storage charges. In addition to other penalties provided in this chapter, the owner or operator of a vehicle so removed shall pay the actual cost of moving, towing and storage. If the vehicle is towed or stored by a private motor carrier, motor vehicle salvage dealer or licensed motor vehicle dealer, actual charges regularly paid for such services shall be paid. If the vehicle is stored in a public storage garage or rental facility, customary charges for such storage shall be paid. Upon payment, a receipt shall be issued to the owner of the vehicle for the towing or storage charge.
A. 
Storage prohibited. No person owning or having custody of any partially dismantled, nonoperable, wrecked, junked or discarded motor vehicle shall allow such vehicle to remain on any public street or highway, parking lot or ramp upon notification thereof by a law enforcement agency. Notification shall be accomplished by placing in a conspicuous place on the vehicle or serving upon the owner or occupant in charge of the premises a written notice setting forth briefly the applicable provisions of this section and the date of the notice. Any vehicle so tagged which is not removed after notice is declared to be a public nuisance may be removed as provided in § 405-19.
B. 
Exemptions. This section shall not apply to a motor vehicle in an appropriate storage place or depository maintained in a lawful place and manner authorized by the Village of Clyman.