City of Lake Ozark, MO
Miller County
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A. 
Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a Police Officer or official traffic control device, no person shall:
1. 
Stop, stand or park a vehicle:
a. 
On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
b. 
On a sidewalk;
c. 
Within an intersection;
d. 
On a crosswalk;
e. 
Between a safety zone and adjacent curb or within thirty (30) feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless the (traffic authority) indicates a different length by signs or markings;
f. 
Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing, or parking would obstruct traffic;
g. 
Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel;
h. 
On any railroad tracks;
i. 
At any place where official signs prohibit stopping;
2. 
Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge a passenger or passengers:
a. 
In front of a public or private driveway;
b. 
Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant;
c. 
Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
d. 
Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway;
e. 
Within twenty (20) feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite the entrance to any fire station within seventy-five (75) feet of said entrance (when properly signposted);
f. 
At any place where official signs prohibit standing.
3. 
Park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers:
a. 
Within fifty (50) feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;
b. 
At any place where official signs prohibit parking.
B. 
No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully under his/her control into any such prohibited area or away from a curb such a distance as is unlawful.
No person shall park any vehicle upon a street, other than an alley, in such a manner or under such conditions as to leave available less than ten (10) feet of the width of the roadway for free movement of vehicular traffic.
No person shall park a vehicle within an alley in such a manner or under such conditions as to leave available less than ten (10) feet of the width of the roadway for the free movement of vehicular traffic, and no person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle within an alley in such position as to block the driveway entrance to any abutting property.
A. 
No person shall park a vehicle upon a roadway for the principal purpose of:
1. 
Displaying such vehicle for sale; or
2. 
Repair such vehicle except repairs necessitated by an emergency.
A. 
The City Traffic Engineer is hereby authorized to erect signs indicating no parking upon either or both sides of any street adjacent to any school property when such parking would, in his/her opinion, interfere with traffic or create a hazardous situation.
B. 
When official signs are erected indicating no parking upon either side of a street adjacent to any school property as authorized herein, no person shall park a vehicle in any such designated place.
A. 
The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to erect signs indicating no parking upon any street when the width of the roadway does not exceed twenty (20) feet, or upon one (1) side of a street as indicated by such signs when the width of the roadway does not exceed thirty (30) feet.
B. 
When official signs prohibiting parking are erected upon narrow streets as authorized herein, no person shall park a vehicle upon any such street in violation of any such sign.
The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to erect signs upon the left-hand side of any one (1) way street to prohibit the standing or parking of vehicles, and when such signs are in place, no person shall stand or park a vehicle upon such left-hand side in violation of any such sign.
In the event a highway includes two (2) or more separate roadways and traffic is restricted to one (1) direction upon any such roadway, no person shall stand or park a vehicle upon the left-hand side of such one (1) way roadway unless signs are erected to permit such standing or parking. The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to determine when standing or parking may be permitted upon the left-hand side of any such one (1) way roadway and to erect signs giving notice thereof.
A. 
The City Traffic Engineer is hereby authorized to determine and designate by proper signs places not exceeding one hundred (100) feet in length in which the stopping, standing, or parking of vehicles would create an especially hazardous condition or would cause unusual delay to traffic.
B. 
When official signs are erected at hazardous or congested places as authorized herein, no person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle in any such designated place.
[Ord. No. 97-12 §§1 — 3, 7-8-1997; Ord. No. 2001-03 §§1 — 2, 2-13-2001]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle in diagonal parking spaces in area "C-1", as defined by the City Zoning Regulations, which vehicle has a truck bed of more than twelve (12) feet in length, or more than ten (10) feet in height from the ground, except for the period from 6:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. daily.
B. 
The following locations in area "C-1" shall be exempt from the prohibition of Subsection (A) above:
1. 
The asphalt City parking lot on the riverside of Business Route 54 adjacent to Bagnell Dam.
2. 
The asphalt parking lot adjacent to the Lake Ozark Christian Church.
C. 
Any person found guilty of violating the provisions of this Section shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or by imprisonment not to exceed ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
D. 
It shall be unlawful to leave any vehicle in any City-maintained parking for more than seventy-two (72) consecutive hours. Any vehicle left over seventy-two (72) hours will be subject to towing at owner's expense.
[Ord. No. 2005-24 §§1 — 4, 7-26-2005]
A. 
Parking Prohibited. Except as described below, no person shall park or leave standing, or permit another to park or leave standing, any vehicle on Bluebird Drive.
B. 
Parking Permitted. Parking along the right-of-way of Bluebird Drive for cars and car-trailer units used by the general public in association with boat launching on Lake Ozark shall be allowed only as follows:
1. 
Along the right-of-way of Bluebird Drive, only between signs designated parking space;
2. 
Only one (1) car or car-trailer unit shall be allowed in each designated space;
3. 
The hours of parking are from 5:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. only.
C. 
Boat Launch Areas. Boat launch areas serving Lake Ozark public access sites for boaters shall be designated by signs at each end of the respective launch area. In order to safely permit access for the launching of boats:
1. 
Swimming is not allowed.
2. 
The launch areas shall be open only between the hours of 5:00 A.M. and 11:00 P.M.
3. 
There is not parking on the beaches or launch ramp except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in the launching or loading of watercraft.
4. 
There shall be no picnicking or loitering in the boat launch area.
5. 
Commercial vehicles are not allowed to use the public boat ramp.
D. 
Penalties. In addition to any other penalties, any person violating this Section shall forfeit a penalty of not less than twenty dollars ($20.00) and not more than two hundred dollars ($200.00), and in default of payment any alternative penalty authorized by law including, but not limited to, imprisonment in the County Jail for non-payment. Also, if a vehicle is parked illegally, the City of Lake Ozark reserves the right to tow the vehicle at the expense of the owner.