City of De Soto, MO
Jefferson County
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[CC 1988 §14-2; Ord. No. 2460 §1, 2-22-1973]
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.
[CC 1988 §14-2; Ord. No. 2460 §1, 2-22-1973]
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.
[CC 1988 §14-2; Ord. No. 2460 §1, 2-22-1973]
When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets described by ordinance.
[CC 1988 §14-2; Ord. No. 2460 §1, 2-22-1973]
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 districts or upon any of the streets described by ordinance.
[CC 1988 §14-2; Ord. No. 2460 §1, 2-22-1973]
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.
[CC 1988 §14-2; Ord. No. 2460 §1, 2-22-1973]
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.
[CC 1988 §14-2; Ord. No. 2460 §1, 2-22-1973]
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.
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Editor's Note — Ord. no. 3589 §1, adopted September 20, 2004, repealed section 365.080 "certain commercial vehicles prohibited from using streets" in its entirety. Former section 365.080 derived from CC 1988 §14-14.1; ord. no. 2637 §2, 7-17-1978. At the editor's discretion, this section has been reserved for the city's future use.
[CC 1988 §14-39.1; Ord. No. 2677 §1, 3-3-1980]
It shall be unlawful for the driver, owner or operator of any vehicle licensed in excess of thirty-six thousand (36,000) pounds to park or cause to be parked such vehicle on any street in a residential zoning district as defined in Chapter 405 of this City Code; except, that an operator may park while actually and continuously engaged in loading or unloading.
[CC 1988 §14-42.1; Ord. No. 3319 §1, 9-15-1997; Ord. No. 3929 §1, 2-20-2012]
A. 
The City, by ordinance or resolution, may from time to time, pursuant to Section 301.143, RSMo., as amended, designate parking spaces for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card issued pursuant to Sections 301.071 or 301.142, RSMo. Owners of private property used for public parking may also designate parking spaces for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card issued pursuant to Sections 301.071 or 301.142, RSMo.
B. 
When the City or owner of private property restripes a parking lot or constructs a new parking lot, one (1) in every four (4) accessible spaces, but not less than one (1), shall be served by an access aisle a minimum of ninety-six (96) inches wide and shall be designated "lift van accessible only" with signs that meet the requirements of the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, and any rules or regulations established pursuant thereto.
[CC 1988 §14-42.2; Ord. No. 3319 §1, 9-15-1997; Ord. No. 3929 §1, 2-20-2012]
A. 
Whenever the City or owner of private property so designates a parking space, the space shall be indicated by a sign upon which shall be inscribed the international symbol of accessibility and may also include any appropriate wording such as "Accessible Parking" to indicate that the space is reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card. The sign shall also state, or an additional sign shall be posted below or adjacent to the sign stating, the following: "Fifty dollar ($50.00) to three hundred dollar ($300.00) fine".
B. 
All new signs erected under Article II shall not contain the words "Handicap Parking" or "Handicapped Parking".
[CC 1988 §14-42.3; Ord. No. 3319 §1, 9-15-1997]
The City, by ordinance or resolution, and any person or corporation in lawful possession of a public off-street parking facility or any other owner of private property may designate reserved parking spaces for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card issued pursuant to Sections 301.071 or 301.142, RSMo., as close as possible to the nearest accessible entrance. Such designation shall be made by posting immediately adjacent to, and visible from, each space a sign upon which is inscribed the international symbol of accessibility and may also include any appropriate wording to indicate that the space is reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card.
[CC 1988 §14-42.4; Ord. No. 3319 §1, 9-15-1997]
The City Police may cause the removal of any vehicle not displaying a distinguishing license plate or card on which is inscribed the international symbol of accessibility and the word "disabled" issued pursuant to Section 301.142, RSMo., or a "disabled veteran" license plate issued pursuant to Section 301.071, RSMo., or a distinguishing license plate or card issued by any other State from a space designated for physically disabled persons if there is posted immediately adjacent to, and readily visible from, such space a sign on which is inscribed the international symbol of accessibility and may include appropriate wording to indicate that the space is reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card. Any person who parks in a space reserved for a physically disabled person and is not displaying distinguishing license plates or a card is guilty of an infraction and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than three hundred dollars ($300.00). Any vehicle which has been removed and which is not properly claimed within thirty (30) days thereafter shall be considered an abandoned vehicle.
[CC 1988 §14-42.5; Ord. No. 3319 §1, 9-15-1997]
Spaces designated for use by vehicles displaying the distinguishing "disabled" license plate issued pursuant to Sections 301.142 or 301.071, RSMo., shall meet the requirements of the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, as amended, and any rules or regulations established pursuant thereto.
[CC 1988 §14-42.6; Ord. No. 3319 §1, 9-15-1997]
Any person who, without authorization, uses a distinguishing license plate or card issued pursuant to Sections 301.071 or 301.142, RSMo., to park in a parking space reserved under authority of this Article shall be guilty of an infraction and shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than three hundred dollars ($300.00).
[CC 1988 §14-42.7; Ord. No. 3319 §1, 9-15-1997]
The Police may enter upon private property open to public use to enforce the provisions of this Article, including private property designated by the owner of such property for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card issued pursuant to Sections 301.071 or 301.142, RSMo.
[CC 1988 §14-42.8; Ord. No. 3319 §1, 9-15-1997; Ord. No. 3929 §1, 2-20-2012]
Non-conforming signs or spaces otherwise required pursuant to this Article which are in use prior to August 28, 2011, shall not be in violation of this Article during the useful life of such signs or spaces. Under no circumstances shall the useful lives of the non-conforming signs or spaces be extended by means other than those means used to maintain any sign or space on the owner's property which is not used for vehicles displaying a disabled license plate.