City of Normandy, MO
St. Louis County
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Table of Contents
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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 the 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 thirty (30) feet of an intersection;
c. 
Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant;
d. 
Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
e. 
Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway;
f. 
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);
g. 
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 any 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-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-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-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.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park or stand any vehicle in any stall or space designated or reserved for physically disabled persons, as defined in Section 301.142, RSMo., as amended, whether upon public or private property open to public use, unless the vehicle bears the State of Missouri license plate or placard for the disabled as provided for in Sections 301.071 or 301.142, RSMo., as amended. The space shall be indicated by an upright sign whether on a pole or attached to a building 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 described in this Subsection shall also state, or an additional sign shall be posted below or adjacent to the sign stating, the following: "$50 to $300 fine". Beginning August 28, 2011, when any political subdivision 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 and regulations established pursuant thereto.
B. 
Any vehicle operator who is not physically disabled shall not use the handicapped parking space unless there is a physically disabled person in the vehicle or while the vehicle is being used to transport a physically disabled person.
C. 
Any person convicted of violating this Section is guilty of an offense and shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than three hundred dollars ($300.00). Every day upon which such violation occurs shall constitute a separate offense.
[R.O. 2012 §355.110; Ord. No. 58 §6, 11-14-1978; Ord. No. 114 §1, 11-11-1980; Ord. No. 487 §9, 6-5-2001]
A. 
Establishment Of Fire Lanes.
1. 
Whenever the Fire Marshal of the Normandy Fire Protection District shall have designated any place, driveway, parking lot or portion thereof, whether public or private, as a fire lane and shall have notified the City of Normandy of such fact, the designation of such fire lane is hereby adopted as a fire lane of the City effective as of the date of filing such notification with the City Council unless the Council shall by resolution decide otherwise.
2. 
The Street Commissioner shall cause appropriate and adequate signs and markings to be erected, painted and maintained designating such fire lanes.
3. 
All persons are hereby prohibited from parking any vehicle of whatsoever kind or nature upon, or in any way obstructing, any fire lane so designated and posted.
4. 
Any person violating any provision of Subsection (B) shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each such violation.
B. 
Designation. The following portions of Stanwood and Belwood at Bermuda shall be designated as fire lanes:
Twenty-five (25) feet south of the driveway at 5301 Stanwood to the catchbasin; twenty-five (25) feet north of the steps at 5313 Stanwood to the catchbasin on Belwood; the catchbasin on the north side of Stanwood to Bermuda; and the catchbasin on the south side of Belwood to Bermuda.
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Cross Reference — As to fire prevention generally, ch. 210.
[R.O. 2012 §355.120; Ord. No. 617 §1, 5-4-2010]
Except for residents who show proof of medical reason or military service causing the resident to be absent from the City for an extended period of time, no person shall park or leave standing or cause to be parked or left standing any vehicle upon any public street in the City continuously for a period of two (2) weeks or longer.
[R.O. 2012 §355.130; Ord. No. 618 §2, 5-4-2010; Ord. No. 681 §1, 3-3-2015; Ord. No. 698A §1, 12-1-2015; Ord. No. 698B §1, 1-5-2016]
A. 
As used herein the following terms shall have the meanings hereby ascribed:
DUMPSTER
A large trash receptacle designed to be hoisted and emptied into a truck.
PODS
Portable On Demand Storage. A container designed, constructed and commonly used for non-permanent placement on property for the purpose of temporary storage of personal property.
STORAGE TRAILER
Any trailer used for storing items of furniture or other household items for the residence where such trailer is parked.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park, place or suffer the placement of any storage trailers, PODS, dumpsters, or similar devices in or upon any street, highway, roadway, designated fire lane or sidewalk in the City of Normandy.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park, place or suffer the placement of any storage trailers, PODS, dumpsters, or similar devices upon any lot or property in the City of Normandy other than on an improved surface.
D. 
No person shall install, deposit, park or leave any storage trailer, PODS, dumpsters, or similar device on any property within the City without first obtaining a permit from the City Clerk. A permit fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) is required on the first, second and third permits issued in a calendar year. The permit shall specify the time period, not exceeding fourteen (14) days, during which time the unit may be kept on the property. The permit shall also state the address of the property where the unit is to be situated. No more than three (3) permits may be issued for any lot or parcel of property in any twelve (12) month period. The City Clerk has the authority to wave a permit fee upon the sale or rental of the property in order to accommodate a new occupant moving into or out of the dwelling.
E. 
Any storage trailers, PODS, dumpsters, or similar devices which are installed, placed, deposited or parked on any property shall be so situated as to minimize the potential for interference with sight lines for motorists on adjoining streets and nearby driveways and, if possible, to the rear of the front building line of the principal building on the lot.