City of Aurora, MO
Lawrence County
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Cross References — Parking in mobile home parking areas, §525.050.
[Code 1972 §21-1; CC 1988 §26-251; Ord. No. 86-1905 §2, 4-28-1986; Ord. No. 86-1921 §1, 11-10-1986]
The provisions of this Chapter 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.
[Code 1972 §21-1; CC 1988 §26-252; Ord. No. 86-1921 §1, 11-10-1986]
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.
[Code 1972 §21-1; CC 1988 §26-253; Ord. No. 86-1921 §1, 11-10-1986]
When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets described by ordinance.
[Code 1972 §21-1; CC 1988 §26-254; Ord. No. 86-1921 §1, 11-10-1986]
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.
[Code 1972 §21-1; CC 1988 §26-255; Ord. No. 86-1921 §1, 11-10-1986]
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 on any day except Sundays and public holidays within the district or upon any of the streets described by ordinance.
[Code 1972 §21-1; CC 1988 §26-256; Ord. No. 86-1921 §1, 11-10-1986]
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.
[Code 1972 §21-1; CC 1988 §26-17; Ord. No. 86-1921 §1, 11-10-1986]
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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Cross Reference — Business licenses and occupations, Ch. 605.
[Code 1972, §21-24.7; CC 1988 §26-258; Ord. 86-1921 §1, 11-10-1986; Ord. No. 2006-2748 §I, 11-28-2006]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person or anyone acting as an agent or employee of any person to park any motor vehicle in excess of three-quarter-ton licensed weight and having an overall length in excess of two hundred ten (210) inches within that part of the corporate limits of the City set out and described as agricultural or residential districts in the zoning ordinance, except when in the act of loading or unloading.
B. 
Any person or anyone acting as an agent or employee of any person who shall have any legitimate business reason by which parking or maintaining a motor vehicle in excess of the limits hereinabove described shall be required shall apply to the City Clerk for a permit for such use, which permit shall not unreasonably be withheld.
C. 
Any person or anyone acting as an agent or employee of any person violating any provision of this Section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than one dollar ($1.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00). Each hour that such violation shall continue shall be a separate misdemeanor.
[RSMo. §301.143; Ord. No. 98-2339 §1, 8-25-1998; Ord. No. 2006-2748 §I, 11-28-2006]
A. 
As used in this Section, the term "vehicle" shall have the same meaning given it in Section 301.010, RSMo., and the term "physically disabled" shall have the same meaning given it in Section 301.142, RSMo.
B. 
The City may by ordinance or resolution 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. Whenever the City so designates a parking space, the space shall be indicated by a sign upon which shall be inscribed the international symbol of accessibility in white on a blue background 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. The sign described in this Subsection shall also state, or an additional sign shall be posted below or adjacent to the sign stating, the following: "Not to exceed a $500.00 fine".
C. 
The City, by ordinance or resolution, and any person or corporation in lawful possession of a public off-street parking facility 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 in white on a blue background 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. The sign described in this Subsection shall also state, or an additional sign shall be posted below or adjacent to the sign stating, the following: "Not to exceed a $500.00 fine".
D. 
The owner or person in lawful possession of a public off-street parking facility, and the City owning or operating a public off-street parking facility, may, after notifying the Police Department, 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 in white on a blue background and may 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. The sign described in this Subsection shall also state, or an additional sign shall be posted below or adjacent to the sign stating, the following: "Not to exceed a $500.00 fine". Any person who parks in a space reserved for physically disabled persons 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 one dollar ($1.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).
E. 
Any person who, without authorization, uses a distinguishing "disabled" license plate pursuant to Sections 301.074 or 301.142, RSMo., to park in a parking space reserved under this authority shall be guilty of an infraction and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than one dollar ($1.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).
F. 
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.
G. 
Law Enforcement Officials are empowered to enter upon private property open to public use to enforce the provisions of this Section.
H. 
Non-conforming signs or spaces otherwise required pursuant to this Section which are in use prior to September 1, 1998, shall not be in violation of this Section during the useful life of such signs or spaces.