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[R.O. 2011 §10.40.220; Prior Code §21-128 (part); Code 1950 §1001.32; Ord. No. 5413 §1, 12-19-1983]
A. 
Parallel Parking Required — Exceptions. Except when necessary in obedience to traffic regulation or traffic signs or signals, the operator of vehicle shall not stop, stand or park such vehicle in a roadway other than parallel with the edge of the roadway, headed in the direction of traffic, and with the farthest projection of the street side of the vehicle being no greater than seven (7) feet from the right-hand face of the curb or edge of the roadway, and with the curbside wheels of the vehicle being no greater than one (1) foot from the right-hand face of the curb or edge of the roadway. In the event of a one-way street, when the vehicle is parked on the left side of the one-way street, the farthest projection of the street side of the vehicle shall be no greater than seven (7) feet from the left-hand face of curb or edge of roadway, and the curbside wheels of the vehicle shall be no greater than one (1) foot from the left-hand face of curb or edge of roadway, except as provided in the following paragraphs:
1. 
Upon those streets which have been marked or posted with signs for angle parking, vehicles shall be parked at the angle to the curb indicated by such marks or signs;
2. 
In places where, and at hours when, stopping for the loading or unloading of merchandise or materials is permitted, vehicles used for the transportation of merchandise or materials may back into the curb to take on or discharge loads, when the owner of such vehicle holds a permit granting the owner such special privilege; provided that such permit shall be either in the possession of the operator or on the vehicle at the time such vehicle is backed against the curb to take on or discharge a load, and it is unlawful for any owner or operator to violate any of the special terms or conditions of any such special permit.
B. 
Determination And Designation Of Angle Parking Streets. The Director of Public Works and Parks with the consent of the Council shall determine upon what streets angle parking shall be permitted, and shall mark or post signs on such streets.
[R.O. 2011 §10.28.310; Prior Code §21-58.15; Ord. No. 6192, 1999]
A. 
Whenever a vehicle is lawfully parked upon a street or highway during the hours between a half hour after sunset and a half hour before sunrise, and in the event there is sufficient light to reveal any person or object within a distance of five hundred (500) feet upon such street or highway, no lights need be displayed upon such parked vehicle.
B. 
Whenever a vehicle is parked or stopped upon a highway or shoulder adjacent thereto, whether attended or unattended, during the hours between a half hour after sunset and a half hour before sunrise and there is not sufficient light to reveal any person or object within a distance of five hundred (500) feet upon the highway, a vehicle so parked or stopped shall be equipped with one (1) or more lamps meeting the following requirements:
At least one (1) lamp shall display a white or amber light visible from a distance of five hundred (500) feet to the front of the vehicle, and the same lamp or at least one (1) other lamp shall display a red light visible from a distance of five hundred (500) feet to the rear of the vehicle, and the location of the lamps shall always be such that at least one (1) lamp or combination of lamps meeting the requirements of this Section is installed as near as practicable to the side of the vehicle which is closest to passing traffic. This Section does not apply to a motor-driven cycle. Any lighted headlamp upon a parked vehicle shall be depressed or dimmed.