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.
[CC 1985 §21-262; Ord. No. 2609 §§1 — 2, 6-27-1991; Ord. No. 4074 §1, 1-12-2017]
Parking Trucks, Tractors, Commercial Trailers, Buses, Car Haulers, Box Trailers Or Stock Trailers On City Streets. Parking of these type trailers, either attached or unattached, is prohibited on any street within the City of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, provided, however, that this prohibition shall not apply to trailers in the act of loading or unloading from such trailers, or buses in the act of loading or unloading passengers, standing while in service, or parked in a designated bus parking area. No person shall park a truck, tractor, or trailer having a licensed capacity of more than eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds or any bus on any street within the City of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, except for the purpose of loading and unloading such vehicle: however, that this prohibition shall not apply to those vehicles commonly known as pickup trucks licensed for eighteen thousand (18,000) pounds or more which are parked without full cargo or construction vehicles engaged in the current act of construction or motor homes which are able to be parked on private property or church owned buses which are able to be parked on private property.
Parking Boats, Trailers, Or Recreational Vehicles. No unattached boat, trailer or recreational vehicle shall be parked on any street in the City of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, however, that this prohibition shall not apply to those vehicles commonly known as recreational vehicles (RV's or motor homes) which are in use by someone other than the owner of the property directly abutting the street where such vehicle is parked. This provision is for visitors using their RV's for lodging while visiting. Although this provision is for no more than seventy-two (72) consecutive hours except where permitted.
Editor’s Note: Ord. No., 4074 also changed the title of this Section from "Parking By Heavy Vehicles On City Streets Regulated" to "Parking And/Or Storage Of Oversized Trucks, Trailers, Or Other Vehicles On City Streets."