City of Oak Grove, MO
Jackson County
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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.
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.
When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets described by ordinance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
[Ord. No. 811 §1, 9-3-1985]
A. 
Any vehicle which is parked on any public street, alley, thoroughfare or property for a period of forty-eight (48) hours shall be subject to tow. Notice shall be posed on the vehicle that if the vehicle is not removed from the public streets, alleys, thoroughfares or properties within forty-eight (48) hours, the vehicle shall be towed.
B. 
If the vehicle is not removed within forty-eight (48) hours after posting of the notice, a service station or motor vehicle repair shop shall be called to remove the vehicle from the public street, alley, thoroughfare or property. The owner of any vehicle so removed, or the holder of a valid security interest thereon which is in default, may reclaim it from the service station or repair shop upon proof of ownership or valid security interest which is in default and payment of all reasonable charges for the towing and storage of the vehicle.
[Ord. No. 1092 §1, 12-6-1993; Ord. No. 1537 §2, 9-5-2006]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver, owner or operator of a commercial motor vehicle, trailer, tractor or truck-tractor to park upon any designated parking lot owned or leased by the City of Oak Grove.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver, owner or operator of a commercial motor vehicle, trailer, tractor or truck-tractor to park or cause to be parked such motor vehicle or trailer for a period in excess of two (2) hours on any street in a residential area; provided, however, that the motor vehicle or trailer may be parked in front of a place of business in such area during regular business hours or at the site of construction project during such time as construction is taking place.
C. 
A "residential area" is that area within the City limits zoned for residential use or principally used for residential purposes. A "commercial motor vehicle", as used in this Section, is a motor vehicle designed or regularly used for carrying freight, merchandise or other property or more than eight (8) passengers and licensed in excess of eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds. A "tractor or truck-tractor" is a self-propelled motor vehicle designed for drawing other vehicles, but not for the carriage of any load when operating independently; when attached to a semi-trailer the tractor supports a part of the weight thereof. A "trailer" is any vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or passengers on its own structure and for being drawn by a self-propelled vehicle, except those running exclusively on tracks, including a semi-trailer or vehicle of the trailer type so designed and used in conjunction with a self-propelled vehicle that a considerable part of its own weight rests upon and is carried by the towing vehicle.