City of Pasadena Hills, MO
St. Louis County
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[R.O. 2009 §395.010; Ord. No. 761 §1, 8-8-2005]
For purposes of this Chapter, the following terms, words and phrases shall mean:
COMMERCIAL TRAILER
Any vehicle without motor power designed for carrying property or passengers on its own structure and for being drawn by a commercial motor vehicle, including a semi-trailer or vehicle of the trailer type so designed and used in connection with a commercial motor vehicle so that a considerable part of its own weight rests upon and is carried by the towing motor vehicle.
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE
A motor vehicle designed or used for:
1. 
Carrying freight and/or merchandise; or
2. 
Drawing or hauling a trailer, equipment or other motor vehicles; or
3. 
Transporting more than eight (8) passengers; or
4. 
Offered for hire or lease; or
5. 
Used for business purposes and having displayed or affixed thereon a sign or printing identifying a business, institution, product or service.
GROSS WEIGHT
The weight of a motor vehicle and/or vehicle combination without load, plus the load.
MOTOR VEHICLE
Any self-propelled vehicle not operated exclusively upon tracks or rails.
MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR
A person who operates or drives a motor vehicle.
MOTOR VEHICLE OWNER
Any person, firm, corporation or association who holds the legal title to a vehicle or, in the event a vehicle is the subject of an agreement, for the conditional sale or lease thereof with the right of purchase contingent upon performance of conditions stated in the agreement and with an immediate right of possession vested in the conditional vendee or lessee or in the event a mortgagor of a vehicle is entitled to possession, then such conditional vendee or lessee or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for purposes of this Chapter.
OVERSIZED COMMERCIAL VEHICLE
Any commercial vehicle being twenty-seven (27) feet or more in length or having three (3) or more axles or having a gross weight of eighteen thousand (18,000) or more pounds.
OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY
Any person, firm, corporation or association who holds the legal title or who is in actual possession or who has charge, care or control of real property within the City of Pasadena Hills or the employee or agent of the owner or trustee or guardian of the estate of the person or property of the owner of such real property.
PERSONAL UTILITY TRAILER
Any vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or passengers on its own structure and for being drawn by a self-propelled vehicle which is not used in conjunction with a commercial vehicle.
RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT
Any equipment such as travel trailers, pickup campers or coaches, motorized campers, tent trailers, boats and boat trailers and the like and cases, boxes or trailers for transporting recreational equipment, whether occupied by such equipment or not.
RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Any vehicle used for sport or recreation including, but not limited to, all-terrain vehicles, boats and other watercraft, campers and large vehicles capable of being used for temporary housing.
[R.O. 2009 §395.020; Ord. No. 761 §1, 8-8-2005]
A. 
Repair Of Vehicles. No person shall engage in the repair of vehicles or the storage of unlicensed, inoperable, derelict, antique or historic vehicles in excess of twenty-four (24) hours unless such vehicles are housed in fully enclosed garages.
B. 
Public Streets And Other Public Property.
1. 
No person shall park or allow to stand a commercial vehicle, oversized commercial vehicle or commercial trailer on any street, alleyway, thoroughfare or public property within the City of Pasadena Hills, except while collecting or delivering freight or merchandise, transporting passengers or providing business services at premises within the City of Pasadena Hills between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 10:00 P.M.
2. 
Under no circumstances shall a commercial vehicle, oversized commercial vehicle or commercial trailer remain parked or standing on any street, alleyway, thoroughfare or public property between the hours of 10:01 P.M. and 6:59 A.M.
3. 
No person shall park or allow to stand a recreational vehicle or recreational equipment on any street, alleyway, thoroughfare or public property within the City of Pasadena Hills.
C. 
Private Property.
1. 
No person shall operate, drive, park or allow to stand a commercial vehicle, oversized commercial vehicle and/or a commercial trailer on private property within the City of Pasadena Hills, except while collecting or delivering freight or merchandise, transporting passengers or providing business services at premises within the City of Pasadena Hills between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 10:00 P.M.
2. 
No owner of real property shall permit the operation of or parking or storing of a commercial vehicle, oversized commercial vehicle and/or a commercial trailer on privately owned property within the City of Pasadena Hills, except while such vehicle is being used for the purpose of collecting or delivering freight or merchandise, transporting passengers or providing business services at such premises within the City of Pasadena Hills between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 10:00 P.M.
3. 
No owner of real property shall park, store or allow to stand a recreational vehicle, recreational equipment or personal utility trailer on privately owned property within the City of Pasadena Hills unless such recreational vehicle, recreational equipment or personal utility trailer is within an enclosed garage.
Exceptions:
a. 
A boat (and its associated trailer) may be parked or stored on privately owned property provided:
(1) 
The boat is parked or stored on an improved surface behind the front building line of the structure on such property;
(2) 
The boat is covered with a form-fitting cover designed for the particular type of boat; and
(3) 
Such parking or storage does not encroach upon the required off-street parking for standard passenger vehicles.
b. 
Recreational equipment or recreational vehicles, for purposes of loading or unloading, may be parked on any private driveway or street immediately adjacent to property owned or occupied by the owner of such vehicle but no such parking shall exceed twenty-four (24) hours in any thirty (30) day period.
c. 
A personal utility trailer may be parked or stored on privately owned property provided:
(1) 
The trailer is parked or stored on an improved surface behind the front building line of the structure on such property; and
(2) 
Such parking or storage does not encroach upon the required off-street parking for standard passenger vehicles.
[R.O. 2009 §395.030; Ord. No. 761 §1, 8-8-2005]
A. 
Commercial Vehicles And Trailers.
1. 
In the event of a construction project justifying the extension of the time limits set forth in this Chapter, the Chief of Police of the City of Pasadena Hills shall, upon application, issue a temporary permit to the owner or operator of a commercial vehicle, oversized commercial vehicle or commercial trailer allowing an extension of time to reasonably complete said construction project, provided:
a. 
Said commercial vehicle, oversized commercial vehicle or commercial trailer is parked or kept on the property undergoing the construction project; and
b. 
No part of the commercial vehicle, oversized commercial vehicle or commercial trailer is parked or kept on any public street, alley or thoroughfare; and
c. 
The commercial vehicle, oversized commercial vehicle or commercial trailer is parked or kept in such a manner so as to not block or hinder motor or pedestrian traffic and so as to not distract motorists.
2. 
In the event of other special needs or hardships justifying the extension of the time limits set forth in this Chapter, the Chief of Police of the City of Pasadena Hills may, upon application, issue a permit to the owner or operator of a commercial vehicle allowing an extension of time up to forty-eight (48) hours, provided that the owner complies with subparagraphs (a) through (c) above.
B. 
Recreational Vehicles.
1. 
Recreational equipment or recreational vehicles may be parked within the City if the owner thereof has secured a temporary permit which may be issued by the Chief of Police.
2. 
Any such permit shall be for a maximum fourteen (14) days for any six (6) month period of time.
3. 
In issuing the permit, the Chief of Police shall consider the size of the equipment or vehicle, the area in which the equipment and vehicle will be parked, the extent of available screening, whether such parking will adversely affect the character of the neighborhood; whether such parking will adversely affect the general welfare of the community; whether such parking will substantially interfere with the protection of property on which the vehicle is parking with relation to fire and Police protection; and whether such parking will substantially interfere with the enjoyment of neighbors in relation to vision, appearance and utilization of their property.
4. 
All permits shall be subject to the following conditions:
a. 
All recreational equipment and recreational vehicles shall be kept in good repair;
b. 
No repair work shall be performed on the vehicle at any time;
c. 
Recreational equipment and recreational vehicles shall not have fixed connections to electricity, water, gas or sanitary sewer facilities and at no time shall the equipment or vehicle be used for living or housekeeping purposes;
d. 
No equipment or vehicle shall be parked on any unpaved surface and no equipment or vehicle shall overhang the limits of such paved surface; and
e. 
All other conditions set by the Chief of Police in considering the factors in subparagraph (3) above.
[R.O. 2009 §395.040; Ord. No. 761 §1, 8-8-2005]
Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing contained herein shall be construed to prohibit or regulate the use, operation or parking of any commercial vehicle, oversized commercial vehicle or commercial trailer being used in connection with a life or property saving emergency or the construction, repair or maintenance of public property or the collection of garbage or refuse within the City of Pasadena Hills.
[R.O. 2009 §395.050; Ord. No. 761 §1, 8-8-2005]
Any person violations any of the provisions of this Chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) and no more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00). Each day a violation exists shall be deemed a separate offense.