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City of Smithville, MO
Clay County
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[R.O. 1991 § 305.010; Ord. No. 2337-04 § 1, 12-21-2004]
For the purpose of this Chapter, "municipal parking lot" or "parking lot" shall mean an area owned or operated by the City and used for the purpose of parking motor vehicles.
[R.O. 1991 § 305.020; Ord. No. 2337-04 § 1, 12-21-2004]
The Board of Aldermen of the City of Smithville does hereby establish the following regulations for the use of municipal parking lots:
No vehicle shall be permitted to be parked on a municipal parking lot for more than twenty-four (24) continuous hours.
No person shall perform or do any repairs or other work on a motor vehicle while such vehicle is on a municipal parking lot.
No motor vehicle shall be parked on a municipal parking lot unless such vehicle is property registered and displays current and valid motor vehicle license plates.
No loitering or congregating.
No vehicles with three (3) or more axles, ten (10) or more wheels or licensure for over thirty thousand (30,000) pounds shall be permitted to park on a municipal parking lot.
All vehicles parked on a municipal lot shall be capable of being self-propelled or shall be connected to a functioning tow vehicle capable of propelling itself and said vehicle.
[R.O. 1991 § 305.030; Ord. No. 2337-04 § 1, 12-21-2004]
It is hereby declared to be a nuisance and it shall be unlawful for any owner or any person in charge of a motor vehicle to park such vehicle upon a municipal parking lot in violation of the provisions of this Section.
There shall be caused to be erected on all municipal parking lots a sign setting forth the regulations contained in this Section and containing a statement that vehicles parked in violation will be towed and removed by the City.
If at any time a vehicle is parked in violation of the provisions of this Section, the provisions of Chapter 217, Abandoned Property, and Chapter 390, Abandoned Vehicles, shall then be applied as to impoundment of said vehicle.