City of St. Francis, WI
Milwaukee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of St. Francis as Ch. 7 and § 9.32 of the 1981 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bicycles — See Ch. 192.
Parades and runs — See Ch. 329.
Taxicabs — See Ch. 417.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 431.
A. 
The City of St. Francis, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, hereby adopts traffic regulations in strict conformity with state law by incorporating and enacting traffic regulations set forth in Chs. 341 to 348 and 350, Wis. Stats., for which the penalty for violation thereof is a forfeiture, excepting traffic regulations relating to the suspension or revocation of motor vehicle operator licenses.
B. 
The City of St. Francis further incorporates and enacts parking regulations and penalties for violation of those regulations which are in conformity with the provisions of §§ 346.503, 346.505 and 346.56, Wis. Stats.
C. 
The City of St. Francis further incorporates and enacts traffic regulations that are in strict conformity with any rule of the Department of Transportation promulgated under Ch. 100, 347 or 346, Wis. Stats., except rules pertaining to federal motor carrier safety standards, for which the penalty for a violation thereof is a forfeiture.
A. 
One-hour parking. No person shall park or leave running any vehicle for more than one hour on the following streets:
(1) 
The west side of South Kinnickinnic Avenue from the north City limits to a point 250 feet north of East St. Francis Avenue, between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., except on Saturday and Sunday.
B. 
One-and-one-half-hour parking. No person shall park or leave running any vehicle for more than 1 1/2 hours on the following streets:
(1) 
South Kinnickinnic Avenue.
(a) 
West side from a point 250 feet north of the center line of East St. Francis Avenue continuing north to a point 350.3 feet north of such center line, and again from a point 389.5 feet north of the center line of East St. Francis Avenue continuing north to a point 560 feet north of such center line.
(b) 
East side from a point 250 feet north of the center line of East St. Francis Avenue continuing north to a point 550 feet north of such center line.
C. 
Two-hour parking. No person shall park or leave running any vehicle for more than two hours on the following streets:
(1) 
The south side of East Norwich Avenue between South Iowa Avenue and South Kansas Avenue, between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., except on Saturday and Sunday.
(2) 
The north side of East Norwich Avenue between South Iowa Avenue and the nearest west line of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway Company right-of-way, between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., except Saturday and Sunday.
(3) 
The south side of East Tesch Avenue from the east lot line of 1829 East Tesch Avenue west to the end of East Tesch Avenue, between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., except Saturday and Sunday.
(4) 
The north side of East Norwich Avenue between South Kansas Avenue and South Iowa Avenue, between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., except Saturday and Sunday.
(5) 
The south side of East Waterford Avenue from 2941 Waterford west to Kinnickinnic and Waterford, between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
(6) 
The east side of South Iowa Avenue between East Norwich Avenue and East Howard Avenue, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., except Saturday and Sunday.
(7) 
East Tesch Avenue, south side, from South Packard Avenue to a point 151.3 feet west of the center line of South Packard Avenue, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(8) 
East Tesch Avenue, south side, from a point 337 feet west of the center line of South Iowa Avenue continuing westerly to the westernmost termination of the street, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Saturday and Sunday.
(9) 
On the south side of East Sivyer Avenue from the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue to approximately 100 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue.
[Added 10-20-2009 by Ord. No. 1274]
(10) 
On the north side of East Sivyer Avenue from approximately 160 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue to approximately 260 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue.
[Added 10-20-2009 by Ord. No. 1274]
(11) 
On the south side of East Sivyer Avenue from the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue to approximately 100 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue.
[Added 11-17-2009 by Ord. No. 1276]
(12) 
On the north side of East Sivyer Avenue from approximately 160 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue to approximately 260 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue.
[Added 11-17-2009 by Ord. No. 1276]
D. 
Three-hour parking. No person shall park or leave running any vehicle for more than three hours on the following streets:
(1) 
The south side of East Norwich Avenue from Kinnickinnic and Norwich, east of 2945 East Norwich Avenue, between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., except Saturday and Sunday.
E. 
Parking during certain hours. No person shall park or leave running any vehicle during the hours as designated on certain portions of the following streets:
(1) 
East Bolivar Avenue.
(a) 
During school days (7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) on the north side from 49 feet west of the center line of Delaware Avenue to a point 215 feet west of the center line of Delaware Avenue.
(b) 
North side, no stopping between signs, from 46 feet east of Delaware Avenue to 49 feet west of Delaware Avenue.
(2) 
East Tesch Avenue. North side from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Saturday and Sunday, from Tesch and Iowa west to the end of Tesch.
(3) 
South Iowa Avenue. Per Ordinance No. 1149 passed February 3, 2004.
(4) 
South Kingan Avenue. On the east side between East Lunham and East Denton, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This shall be in effect from April 15 through August 31.
(5) 
South Lake Drive.
[Amended 5-7-2019 by Ord. No. 1449]
(a) 
Between 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. daily:
[1] 
On the east side of South Lake Drive, from the northern City limits south to the north right-of-way line of East Howard Avenue, excepting therefrom those areas designated as "No Parking Anytime."
[2] 
On the west side of South Lake Drive, from the northern City limits, south along the center line of South Lake Drive to a point approximately 1,475 feet north of the center line of South Packard Avenue.
(b) 
Between 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. daily:
[1] 
On the west side of South Lake Drive, from the center line of South Packard Avenue to the north right-of-way line of East Howard Avenue.
(6) 
South Lipton Avenue. On the east and west side, from the dead end of Lipton Avenue at Greene Park north 60 feet, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This shall be in effect from April 15 through August 31.
(7) 
South Kinnickinnic Avenue. West side, commencing at the center line of East Klein Drive and continuing south to a point 306 feet south of the center line of East Klein Drive, 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
(8) 
East Crawford Avenue.
(a) 
North side, from 62 feet west of the center line of South Kinnickinnic Avenue to 108 feet west of the same center line, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except Saturday, Sunday and holidays.
(b) 
South side, from 83 feet west of the center line of South Kinnickinnic Avenue to 121 feet west of the same center line, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except Saturday, Sunday and holidays.
(9) 
East Sivyer Avenue. North side, near the intersection of North Sivyer Avenue and South Packard Avenue from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, from a point currently designated as the fourth perpendicular parking space to the 11th perpendicular parking space.
[Added 12-4-2007 by Ord. No. 1247]
(10) 
On the 2700 Block of Elizabeth Avenue during school days only between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
[Added 1-6-2009 by Ord. No. 1265]
F. 
Overnight parking.
(1) 
Regulated. No person shall park any vehicle between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., except Saturday and Sunday, on any street within the City without first obtaining a permit for a fee as set below, and displayed as directed by the Police Department.
(2) 
Fees.
(a) 
Permits shall be issued for special periods upon payment of the fees as provided by the current fee schedule on file with the City Clerk.
(b) 
Exception. The Police Department may permit overnight parking not to exceed three nights per calendar month without permit and fee.
(3) 
Other parking regulations. Such permits are subject to all other City traffic laws, including emergency situations.
(4) 
Alternate parking. Vehicles shall park only on the even-numbered side of the street on nights bearing an even calendar date before 12:00 midnight and on the odd-numbered side of the street on nights bearing an odd calendar date before 12:00 midnight. Alternate parking shall not be enforced on those streets where other parking restrictions or other matters prevent such alternate parking. Alternate parking restrictions shall also not be enforced in any area of a City street that has been designated as "Handicap parking only" under § 435-2I of this Code.
[Amended 9-17-2013 by Ord. No. 1350]
(5) 
Reciprocity. Where South Brust Avenue, Clement Avenue, Hanson Avenue, Kansas Avenue and Nevada Avenue and East Norwich Street lie on the boundary between the City of Milwaukee and the City of St. Francis, all-night parking permits issued by the City of Milwaukee shall become valid in the City of St. Francis to the same extent as if such permit had been issued by the City of St. Francis; provided, however, that the provisions of this subsection shall be effective only during such time as the City of Milwaukee authorizes, by ordinance, a reciprocal privilege on such streets for all-night parking permits issued by the City of St. Francis. Further, the parking restrictions for all-night parking shall be enforced in the same manner as provided above.
(6) 
Vehicle defined. For purposes of this Subsection F, "vehicle" shall include but not be limited to autos, vans, minivans, trucks, boats, trailers, snowmobiles, jet skis, recreational vehicles or any apparatus that has the capability of self-movement, towing or pushing. "Trailers" shall be as defined by the Wisconsin Statutes, as they are amended from time to time, and shall be attached to a tow vehicle, including the tongue of trailer on ball of tow vehicle chains and electrical connections attached. Trailers shall be properly licensed and lighted as set forth in the Wisconsin Statutes.
G. 
No stopping, standing or parking under certain conditions. No person shall park, stop or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, on any street or in any area:
[Amended 4-21-2015 by Ord. No. 1384; 6-21-2016 by Ord. No. 1394]
(1) 
When such street or area is posted with temporary "No Parking" or "No Stopping, Standing or Parking" signs. The Mayor, City Engineer and Chief of Police shall have the power and authority to cause such signs to be erected.
(2) 
When a police officer so orders in an appropriate situation.
(3) 
On South Kinnickinnic Avenue:
(a) 
East side, from a point 142 feet north of the center line of East Elizabeth Avenue continuing north to a point 250 feet north of the center line of East St. Francis Avenue.
(b) 
East side, from a point 323 feet south of the center line of East Norwich Avenue and continuing northerly to a point 295 feet north of the center line of East Norwich Avenue.
(c) 
From the intersection with Denton Avenue and continuing south to a point approximately 350 feet south of the intersection of the center lines of South Kinnickinnic Avenue and Denton Avenue.
(d) 
West side, from a point 295 feet north of the center line of East Norwich Avenue and continuing southerly to a point 300 feet south of the center line of East Norwich Avenue.
(e) 
West side, from a point 250 feet north of the center line of East St. Francis continuing southerly to a point 315 feet south of the center line of East St. Francis Avenue.
(4) 
On both sides of South Brook Place, commencing at a point 192 feet north of the center line of East Crawford Avenue and continuing northerly and following the curve in the road onto East Elizabeth Avenue to a point 327 feet from the center line of East Crawford Avenue.
(5) 
On East Howard Avenue, south side, from 124 feet west of South Arctic Avenue easterly to the center line of South Arctic Avenue.
H. 
Overnight parking of heavy vehicles prohibited. No person shall park or permit to be parked during the hours of darkness any vehicle weighing over 4,000 pounds or having a load-bearing capacity of more than 6,000 pounds or any semitrailer, tractor or trailer on any public street, alley, terrace way or other area reserved for public use in any residential area in the City, regardless of any other ordinance permitting overnight parking of vehicles under permit. A residential area is defined as any area zoned for residential use or any block wherein more than 50% of the land use on the side of the street in the block where the violation occurs is for residential purposes. These provisions shall not apply to vehicles loading or unloading for periods of 20 minutes or less.
I. 
Parking spaces for vehicles displaying special registration plates or special identification cards. The following locations on City streets shall be designated under § 346.503, Wis. Stats., as parking spaces for vehicles displaying special registration plates or special identification cards, and the provisions of the Wisconsin Statutes regarding parking for motor vehicles used by physically disabled persons shall be enforced:
[Amended 11-2-2004 by Ord. No. 1173; 11-16-2004 by Ord. No. 1178; 5-16-2006 by Ord. No. 1215; 7-5-2006 by Ord. No. 1221; 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 1230; 11-17-2009 by Ord. No. 1277; 12-15-2009 by Ord. No. 1280; 9-4-2012 by Ord. No. 1322; 10-15-2013 by Ord. No. 1353; 11-18-2014 by Ord. No. 1372; 1-20-2015 by Ord. No. 1380; 11-15-2016 by Ord. No. 1401; 1-17-2017 by Ord. No. 1402; 10-17-2017 by Ord. No. 1418]
(1) 
South Ahmedi Avenue. A standard parking space immediately adjacent to 4659 South Ahmedi Avenue.
(2) 
East Crawford Avenue. A standard parking space immediately adjacent to 3030 East Crawford Avenue,
(3) 
South Kingan Avenue. A standard parking space immediately adjacent to:
(a) 
4176 South Kingan Avenue;
(b) 
4180 South Kingan Avenue; and
(c) 
4168 South Kingan Avenue
(4) 
South Kirkwood Avenue. A standard parking space immediately adjacent to 3931 South Kirkwood Avenue.
(5) 
South Nicholson Avenue. Two standard handicap parking spaces immediately adjacent to 4230 South Nicholson Avenue.
(6) 
South Rutland Avenue. A standard parking space immediately adjacent to:
(a) 
3655 South Rutland Avenue; and
(b) 
3656 South Rutland Avenue.
A. 
No person shall park or leave running a vehicle at any time in an alley or on the following streets or portions thereof:
(1) 
South Ahmedi Avenue.
[Amended 5-17-2011 by Ord. No. 1302]
(a) 
East and west side, from the right-of-way of East Layton Avenue to approximately 124 feet north of the same right-of-way.
(b) 
West side, from the right-of-way of South Whitnall Avenue to approximately 220 feet south of the same right-of-way.
(c) 
East side, from the right-of-way of South Whitnall Avenue to approximately 150 feet south of the same right-of-way.
(2) 
South Arctic Avenue. West side, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, from a point 328 feet south of the center line of East Cora Avenue to a point 362 feet south of the center line of East Cora Avenue.
(3) 
South Barland Avenue. The east side of the section of South Barland Avenue running between Lunham Avenue and Denton Avenue.
[Added 6-1-2004 by Ord. No. 1164]
(4) 
East Bolivar Avenue.
[Amended 8-7-2007 by Ord. No. 1238; 10-16-2007 by Ord. No. 1242; 4-15-2014 by Ord. No. 1365]
(a) 
North side, in front of Willow Glen School.
(b) 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection 435-3A(4)(b), regarding restrictions on parking on the north and south sides of East Bolivar Avenue from station east to Nicholson and Bolivar, was repealed 11-18-2014 by Ord. No. 1371.
(c) 
South side, between South Brust Avenue and South Kansas Avenue.
(d) 
From a point approximately 477 feet west of the westerly right-of-way of South Vermont Court (also known as the easterly edge of the driveway of Willow Glen School) to a point approximately 377 feet west of the westerly right-of-way of South Vermont Court.
(5) 
South Brust Avenue.
(a) 
East side, from Brust and Whitnall south to Price and Brust.
(b) 
Both sides, between East Layton Avenue and East Bolivar Avenue.
(6) 
East Crawford Avenue.
(a) 
(Reserved)[2]
[2]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection A(6)(a), regarding parking on the north side of East Crawford Avenue as measured from the center line of South Kinnickinnic Avenue, was repealed 3-15-2011 by Ord. No. 1297.
(b) 
South side, from 83 feet west of the center line of South Kinnickinnic Avenue to 107 feet east of the same center line.
(7) 
East Denton Avenue.
[Amended 7-21-2015 by Ord. No. 1386; 11-7-2018 by Ord. No. 1437]
(a) 
North side, from South Lake Drive to a point 350 feet west of the center line of South Swift Place.
(b) 
On both sides, from the intersection of the center line of East Denton Avenue and the center line of South Nicholson Avenue to a point approximately 195 feet west along the center line of East Denton Avenue.
(8) 
South Iowa Avenue.
(a) 
East side, from Tesch and Iowa north to Norwich and Iowa.
(b) 
East side, from St. Francis and Iowa north to the north City limits.
(9) 
South Kansas Avenue.
(a) 
West side, commencing at a point 243 feet south from the center line of East Bolivar Avenue to a point 82 feet further south thereof.
(b) 
West side, from the center line of South Whitnall Avenue to a point 267 feet north thereof.
(c) 
East side, commencing at a point 70 feet north of the curve and continuing south to the point of intersection with East Leroy Avenue.
[Added 10-16-2012 by Ord. No. 1325]
(10) 
South Kingan Avenue. Both sides of the section of South Kingan Avenue running between the intersection of South Kingan Avenue and East Sivyer Avenue and South Kingan Avenue and East Koenig Avenue.
(11) 
South Kinnickinnic Avenue.
(a) 
East side, from a point 106 feet south of the center line of East Waterford Avenue north to the southeast corner of East Waterford and South Kinnickinnic Avenues.
(b) 
West side, from East Waterford to East Denton Avenue.
(c) 
East side, from 128 feet south of the center line of East Crawford Avenue to 108 feet north of the same center line.
(d) 
West side, from 142 feet north of the center line of East Crawford Avenue to 105 feet south of the same center line.
(12) 
South Kirkwood Avenue. Both sides, from the property line of St. Francis Memorial Park to a point 74 feet south, May 1 to September 30.
(13) 
East Klein Drive. Both sides, the entire street.
(14) 
East Koenig Avenue. North side, from Kinnickinnic Avenue curb 75 feet easterly.
(15) 
South Lake Drive.
[Amended 5-7-2019 by Ord. No. 1449]
(a) 
East and west sides.
[1] 
From the north right-of-way line of East Howard Avenue south to the southern City limits.
[2] 
From the center line of South Packard Avenue north along the center line of South Lake Drive approximately 1,475 feet.
(b) 
East side.
[1] 
From the north right-of-way line of East Howard Avenue, north to the center line of South Placard Avenue.
[2] 
From a point approximately 1,975 feet north of the center line of South Packard Avenue, north along the center line of South Lake Drive to a point approximately 2,500 feet north of the center line of South Packard Avenue.
[3] 
From a point approximately 330 feet south of the northern City limits, south along the center line of South Lake Drive to a point approximately 400 feet south of the northern City limits.
(16) 
East Layton Avenue.
(a) 
North side, from 110 feet east of Brust and Layton west to the intersection of Brust and Layton Avenues.
(b) 
North side, from the western end of the bridge over the Chicago and Northwestern Railway tracks west to South Ahmedi Avenue.
(c) 
North side, from the easterly intersection with South Whitnall Avenue continuing 50 feet east.
(17) 
East Leroy Avenue.
[Amended 10-16-2012 by Ord. No. 1325]
(a) 
Cul-de-sac west of Lake Parkway as follows: a line drawn across the center of the circle forming the cul-de-sac drawn due north and south across the entire diameter of the circle. No parking east of such line.
(b) 
Northeast side, beginning at a point 24 feet northwest of the driveway at 1816 East Leroy Avenue and continuing northwest to the point of intersection with South Kansas Avenue.
(18) 
South Nevada Avenue.
[Amended 1-20-2015 by Ord. No. 1379]
(a) 
On the east side, from the north right-of-way line of East Bolivar Avenue to 580 feet north of the center line of East Bolivar Avenue and from 755 feet north of the center line of East Bolivar Avenue to 840 feet north of the center line of East Bolivar Avenue.
(b) 
On the west side, from 550 feet north of the center line of East Bolivar Avenue to 820 feet north of the center line of East Bolivar Avenue.
(19) 
South Nicholson Avenue.[3]
[Added 9-20-2016 by Ord. No. 1399; amended 4-5-2017 by Ord. No. 1408]
(a) 
East side, from a point 85 feet north of the center line of East Van Norman Avenue south to the southeast corner of the intersection of South Nicholson Avenue and East Van Norman Avenue.
(b) 
West side, from 60 feet north of the entrance to the City of St. Francis Municipal Parking Lot to the entrance of said parking lot.
[3]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection 435-3A(19), regarding certain restrictions on South Nicholson Avenue, was repealed 11-18-2014 by Ord. No. 1371.
(20) 
East Norwich Avenue.
(a) 
Between signs, south side, a length of 15 feet at E.Z. Paintr Corp., to make access to the sprinkler standpipe.
(b) 
South side, from 2921 East Norwich Avenue west to Kinnickinnic and East Norwich Avenue.
(c) 
North side, from Barland and Norwich west to Kinnickinnic and Norwich.
(d) 
South side, from west edge of parking lot on east side of E.Z. Paintr Corp. to a point 30 feet west thereof.
(e) 
South side, from east driveway of Masterset Brust Co. easterly to bridge over Chicago and Northwestern Transportation Company railroad tracks.
(21) 
South Pennsylvania Avenue.
(a) 
East side, from a point 310 feet north of the center line of East Denton Avenue to East Norwich Avenue.
(b) 
West side, from Kinnickinnic and Pennsylvania south to Eden Place and Pennsylvania.
(c) 
East side, from Eden Place to the north City limits.
(d) 
On the east side, from approximately 156 feet north of the center line of East Howard Avenue to a point approximately 203 feet north, between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and between 2:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., excepting weekends and holidays.
[Added 3-21-2017 by Ord. No. 1406; amended 7-18-2017 by Ord. No. 1413]
(22) 
East St. Francis Avenue. North side, from St. Francis and Kinnickinnic west to west City limits.
(22.1) 
East Sivyer Avenue.
[Added 5-6-2008 by Ord. No. 1258]
(a) 
On the south side, from approximately 100 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue to approximately 130 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue; also from approximately 240 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue to approximately 410 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue.
(b) 
On the north side, from approximately the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue to approximately 165 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue; from approximately 260 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue to approximately 290 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue; and from approximately 340 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue to approximately 440 feet west of the west right-of-way line of South Packard Avenue.
(23) 
East Tesch Avenue.
(a) 
North side, between Kingan and Packard.
(b) 
North and south sides, west from Lake Drive 125 feet.
(c) 
South side, from 1926 Tesch Avenue east to South Iowa Avenue.
(d) 
South side, from a point 90 feet west of the center line of South Iowa Avenue continuing further west to a point 337 feet west of the center line of South Iowa, except Saturday and Sunday.
(e) 
South Side, from South Packard Avenue to South Troy Avenue.
(24) 
East Thompson Avenue. North side, from the center line of South Barland Avenue to a point 80 feet east.
(25) 
East Tripoli Avenue. South and north sides, from 2209 East Tripoli east to bridge on the south side and from bridge west to Arctic and Tripoli.
(26) 
East Van Beck Avenue.
[Amended 11-7-2018 by Ord. No. 1436]
(a) 
No parking to corner, north side of street, for a distance of 25 feet to nearest sidewalk line along South Kingan Avenue.
(b) 
On the south side, from the intersection of the center line of East Van Beck Avenue and the center line of South Kingan Avenue to a point approximately 55 feet east along the center line of East Van Beck Avenue.
(27) 
East Van Norman Avenue. North side, from east City limits to South Nicholson Avenue.
(28) 
East Waterford Avenue. North side, from the easterly curbline of South Kinnickinnic Avenue east for 155 feet.
(29) 
South Whitnall Avenue. Both sides, between South Clement Avenue (westerly City limits) and westerly line of Chicago and Northwestern Railway right-of-way track overpass.
(30) 
South Rutland Avenue. East side, between East Bolivar Avenue and East Leroy Avenue.
[Added 5-17-2011 by Ord. No. 1303]
(31) 
For buses on South Lipton Avenue from East Denton Avenue south to the entrance to Greene Park; also no stopping, standing or idling.[4]
[Added 7-19-2011 by Ord. No. 1304]
[4]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection A(32), regarding certain restrictions on South Nicholson Avenue, was repealed 9-20-2016 by Ord. No. 1399 and 4-5-2017 by Ord. No. 1408.
B. 
Where any street is improved by sidewalk, curb and gutter, there shall be no parking between such sidewalk and curb and gutter, except in the area where the curb opening would be projected from the curb to the sidewalk (i.e., the improved approach area in concrete). Such parking shall not encroach on or over any sidewalk, curb, gutter or street pavement.
The following portions of streets are designated as loading zones and parking shall be permitted only for loading or unloading vehicles:
A. 
South Lake Drive. East side, from main gate north to "Signals Ahead" sign.
B. 
East St. Francis Avenue. South side, from a point 26 feet west of the intersection of St. Francis Avenue and South Ellen Street to a point 63 feet west of the same intersection.
[Added 11-2-2004 by Ord. No. 1174]
A. 
No person shall park or leave running any vehicle in the parking lots on the north and west sides of the Municipal Building at 4235 South Nicholson Avenue, except authorized parking only. "Authorized parking" includes only parking of vehicles:
(1) 
By employees during working hours.
(2) 
By persons visiting, attending meetings, or having to do business with the City, during the period of such activity.
(3) 
By or under City police direction, or in the following spaces:
(a) 
Space marked "Reserved Parking" (with "handicapped" symbol).
(b) 
Spaces marked "Authorized Personnel Only" between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
(c) 
North side, one space reserved for handicapped only, as placed by the City Engineer.
(d) 
West side of lot at alley, first and second spaces north of cellular telephone building shall be for police vehicles only.
B. 
No person shall park or leave running any vehicle in the parking lot of the St. Francis Public Library, 4230 South Nicholson Avenue, except within 1/2 hour of opening and closing of the library, or under permission of the Library Director.
The Common Council may, by majority vote, allow parking in an otherwise restricted area. Such may only be allowed as follows:
A. 
Such restriction must exist by previous action of the City.
B. 
Such relief may not be for more than 48 hours.
C. 
Such relief may be given only for nonprofit functions or nonprofit organizations.
D. 
No more than three such waivers may be granted for any area in a twelve-month period.
E. 
Such relief is discretionary and any request may be denied as the Council may see fit.
Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle illegally stopped, standing or parked, he may cause the same to be removed by the City by an appropriate towing company, at the officer's discretion, and be kept there until the owner presents to the towing company a release from the Police Department authorizing the towing company to turn over the vehicle to him. Prior to issuance of such release, the Police Department shall receive from the violator the cost of towing and storage and may issue a citation for violation of this chapter.
A. 
With the exception of Subsection B below, §§ 346.57, 346.58 and 346.59, Wis. Stats., relating to minimum and maximum speed of vehicles, are adopted by reference and incorporated herein as though set forth in full.
B. 
Exceptions. The limits set forth above are modified under the authority granted by § 349.11, Wis. Stats., as follows:
(1) 
Thirty miles per hour.
(a) 
South Clement Avenue from the south City limits to the north City limits.
(b) 
South Kinnickinnic Avenue between the north City limits and the south City limits.
(c) 
South Lake Drive between the north City limits and the south City limits.
(d) 
East Layton Avenue from the east City limits to the west edge of the overhead bridge over the Chicago and Northwestern Railway tracks.
(e) 
South Packard Avenue between South Lake Drive and the south City limits.
(f) 
South Pennsylvania Avenue between Elizabeth Avenue and the south City limits.
(g) 
South Whitnall Avenue from the west City limits to the south City limits.
(2) 
Thirty-five miles per hour. East Layton Avenue from the west edge of the overhead bridge over the Chicago and Northwestern Railway tracks to the west City limits.
(3) 
Five miles per hour.
(a) 
That portion of the overhead bridge over the Chicago and Northwestern Railway tracks on East Leroy Avenue.
(b) 
That portion of the overhead bridge over the Chicago and Northwestern Railway tracks on East Norwich Avenue.
(4) 
Twenty miles per hour. South Kinnickinnic Avenue, between East St. Francis Avenue and a point 160 feet south of the center line of East Crawford Avenue, notwithstanding the speed limit provisions in Subsection B(1)(b) above.
(5) 
Fifteen miles per hour. That portion along the curve of East Leroy and Kansas Avenues measured as follows: from the center line of South Iowa Avenue along the northern side of East Leroy Avenue and the east side of South Kansas Avenue, commencing at a point 515 feet west of such center line and continuing generally westerly and northerly along such curve another 170 feet; further, from the center line of East Norwich along the western side of South Kansas Avenue and the south side of East Leroy Avenue, commencing at a point 1,245 feet south of such center line and continuing generally southerly and easterly along such curve another 1,447 feet.
Pursuant to § 349.07, Wis. Stats., the following streets or portions thereof are declared to be through highways, and traffic signs and signals thereon shall be erected by the City Engineer in accordance with § 435-24 of this chapter:
A. 
South Clement Avenue from the north curbline of South Whitnall Avenue to the northerly City limits.
B. 
East Howard Avenue between the west City limits and east curbline of South Iowa Avenue and between the west curbline of South Lipton Avenue and west curbline of South Lake Drive.
C. 
South Iowa Avenue between the south curbline of East Norwich Avenue and the south curbline of East St. Francis Avenue.
D. 
South Kinnickinnic Avenue between the north and south City limits.
E. 
South Lake Drive between the north and south City limits.
F. 
East Layton Avenue from the east City limits to west City limits.
G. 
South Lipton Avenue between the south curbline of East Howard Avenue and the north boundary of Greene Park.
H. 
East Lunham Avenue from the west curbline of South Packard Avenue west to the east curbline of South Kinnickinnic Avenue.
I. 
South Nicholson Avenue between the south curbline of East Denton Avenue and the south City limits.
J. 
East Norwich Avenue between the west curbline of South Kansas Avenue and the west curbline of South Barland Avenue.
K. 
South Packard Avenue between the west curbline of South Lake Drive and the south City limits.
L. 
South Pennsylvania Avenue between the south curbline of East Elizabeth Avenue and the north curbline of East Layton Avenue.
M. 
East St. Francis Avenue between the west City limits and the west curbline of South Kinnickinnic Avenue.
N. 
East Tesch Avenue between the east curbline of South Packard Avenue and the west curbline of South Lake Drive.
O. 
East Thompson Avenue between the west curbline of South Barland Avenue and the west curbline of South Lipton Avenue.
P. 
East Van Norman Avenue between the east curbline of South Pennsylvania Avenue and the west curbline of Nicholson Avenue.
Q. 
South Whitnall Avenue between the west City limits and the north curbline of East Layton Avenue.
Pursuant to § 349.10, Wis. Stats., the following streets and portions thereof are declared to be one-way streets, and no person shall operate any vehicle thereon except in the indicated directions:
A. 
South on South Pennsylvania Avenue from the north City limits to the north curbline of East Eden Place.
B. 
East Eden Place from the east curbline of South Pennsylvania Avenue to the east curbline of South Ellen Street.
C. 
East on East Elizabeth Avenue from South Kinnickinnic Avenue to South Brook Place.
D. 
South on South Brook Place from East Elizabeth Avenue to East Crawford Avenue.
E. 
South on South Rutland Avenue from East Leroy Avenue to East Bolivar Avenue.
[Added 12-1-2009 by Ord. No. 1279]
F. 
South on South Delaware Avenue from Whitaker Avenue to the terminus of South Delaware Avenue.
[Added 6-18-2013 by Ord. No. 1346]
[Amended 11-1-2005 by Ord. No. 1203]
A. 
In the interest of public safety, stop signs shall be erected at the following locations:
(1) 
On South Arctic Avenue at its intersection with East Elizabeth Avenue.
(2) 
On South Barland Avenue at its intersection with East Waterford Avenue.
(3) 
On East Bolivar Avenue at its intersection with South Delaware Avenue.
(4) 
South Brook Place. Southbound traffic shall stop at East Crawford Avenue.
(5) 
On the following streets at their intersection with South Clement Avenue:
(a) 
When proceeding west on East Bolivar Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding west on East Norwich Avenue
(6) 
When proceeding west on East Cora Avenue at its intersection with South Kansas Avenue.
(7) 
When proceeding south on South Delaware Avenue at its intersection with East Whittaker Avenue.
(8) 
When proceeding north on South Delaware Avenue at its intersection with East Bolivar Avenue.
(9) 
When proceeding west on East Eden Place at its intersection with South Ellen Street.
(10) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East Howard Avenue:
(a) 
South Iowa Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding north on South Kingan Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding north on South Lipton Avenue.
(d) 
South Packard Avenue.
(e) 
When proceeding north on South Troy Avenue.
(11) 
On South Illinois Avenue at its intersection with East Van Norman Avenue.
(12) 
On the following streets at their intersection with South Iowa Avenue:
(a) 
East Cora Avenue.
(b) 
East Elizabeth Avenue.
(c) 
East Howard Avenue.
(d) 
East Leroy Avenue.
(e) 
East Norwich Avenue.
(f) 
East St. Francis Avenue.
(g) 
East Tripoli Avenue.
(h) 
When proceeding east on East Van Beck Avenue.
(13) 
South Iowa Avenue.
(a) 
When proceeding north on South Iowa Avenue at its intersection with East Leroy Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding in either direction at its intersection with East Elizabeth Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding in either direction on South Iowa Avenue at its intersection with East Bolivar Avenue.
(d) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East Bolivar Avenue:
[1] 
South Kansas Avenue.
[2] 
South Brust Avenue.
[3] 
South Nevada Avenue.
(14) 
On all four corners of the intersections of:
[Amended 2-5-2013 by Ord. No. 1337]
(a) 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(14)(a), South Kingan Avenue and East Denton Avenue, was repealed 8-6-2013 by Ord. No. 1348.
(b) 
East Norwich Avenue and Nevada Street.
(15) 
On the following streets at their intersection with South Kinnickinnic Avenue:
(a) 
East Crawford Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding east on East Denton Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding west on East Elizabeth Avenue.
(d) 
When proceeding west on East Koening Avenue.
(e) 
When proceeding west on East Lunham Avenue.
(f) 
East Norwich Avenue.
(g) 
When proceeding east on East St. Francis Avenue.
(h) 
When proceeding west on East Waterford Avenue.
(16) 
On the following streets at their intersection with South Lake Drive:
(a) 
When proceeding east on East Denton Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding east on East Howard Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding north on South Packard Avenue.
(d) 
When proceeding east on East Tesch Avenue.
(17) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East Layton Avenue:
(a) 
When proceeding south on South Ahmedi Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding south on South Kansas Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding south on South Nicholson Avenue.
(d) 
When proceeding south on South Pennsylvania Avenue.
(e) 
When proceeding south on South Whitnall Avenue.
(18) 
On the following streets at their intersection South Lipton Avenue:
(a) 
East Denton Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding west on East Howard Avenue.
(c) 
East Norwich Avenue.
(d) 
When proceeding west on East Tesch Avenue.
(e) 
When proceeding east on Thompson Avenue.
(f) 
When proceeding west on East Van Beck Avenue.
(g) 
East Waterford Avenue.
(19) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East Lunham Avenue:
(a) 
When proceeding south on South Barland Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding south on South Kingan Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding south on South McCarty Avenue.
(20) 
When proceeding west on East Lunham Avenue at its intersection with South Kirkwood Avenue.
(21) 
On South Nicholson Avenue at its intersection with East Denton Avenue.
[Added 12-20-2005 by Ord. No. 1205]
(22) 
On the following streets at their intersection with South Nicholson Avenue:
(a) 
East Allerton Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding east on East Armour Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding east on East Bolivar Avenue.
(d) 
When proceeding east on East Bottsford Avenue.
(e) 
When proceeding east on East Cudahy Avenue.
(f) 
When proceeding east on East Denton Avenue.
(g) 
East Van Norman Avenue.
(h) 
When proceeding east on East Whittaker Avenue.
(23) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East Norwich Avenue:
(a) 
South Iowa Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding north on South Kansas Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding south in the right-turn lane of South Kinnickinnic Avenue.
(d) 
South Pennsylvania Avenue.
(24) 
On East Norwich Avenue at its intersection with South Alexander Avenue.
(25) 
On the following streets at their intersection with South Packard Avenue:
(a) 
When proceeding east on East Denton Avenue.
(b) 
East Howard Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding west on East Lunham Avenue.
(d) 
When proceeding east on East Plainfield Avenue.
(e) 
When proceeding east on East Sivyer Avenue.
(f) 
East Tesch Avenue.
(g) 
When proceeding east on East Van Beck Avenue.
(26) 
On the following streets at their intersection with South Pennsylvania Avenue:
(a) 
When proceeding west on East Armour Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding west on East Bolivar Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding west on Bottsford Avenue.
(d) 
When proceeding west on East Crawford Avenue.
(e) 
When proceeding west on East Denton Avenue.
(f) 
When proceeding south on East Eden Place.
(g) 
When proceeding east on East Leroy Avenue.
(h) 
East Norwich Avenue.
(i) 
When proceeding east on East Tripoli Avenue.
(j) 
When proceeding west on East Van Norman Avenue.
(k) 
South Whitnall Avenue.
(l) 
When proceeding west on East Whittaker Avenue.
(27) 
South Pennsylvania Avenue at its intersection with East Bolivar Avenue.
(28) 
On East Plainfield Avenue at its intersection with South McCarty Avenue.
(29) 
When proceeding west on East Price Avenue at its intersection with South Brust Avenue.
(30) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East St. Francis Avenue:
(a) 
When proceeding north on South Alabama Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding north on South Arctic Avenue.
(c) 
South Ellen Street.
(d) 
South Iowa Avenue.
(e) 
When proceeding north on South Kansas Avenue.
(31) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East Denton Avenue:
[Amended 8-6-2013 by Ord. No. 1348]
(a) 
South Swift Place.
(b) 
South Kingan Avenue.
(32) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East Tesch Avenue:
(a) 
South Hately Avenue.
(b) 
South Kirkwood Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding north on South Swift Avenue.
(d) 
When proceeding north on South Troy Avenue.
(33) 
East Tesch Avenue at its intersection with South Kingan Avenue.
(34) 
On the following streets at their intersections with East Thompson Avenue:
(a) 
When proceeding north on South Alexander Avenue.
(b) 
When proceeding north on South Barland Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding north on South Caulfield Avenue.
(35) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East Tripoli Avenue:
(a) 
When proceeding southerly on South Arctic Avenue.
(36) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East Van Beck Avenue:
(a) 
South Kingan Avenue.
(37) 
On the following streets at their intersection with East Van Norman Avenue:
(a) 
South Delaware Avenue.
(b) 
South Illinois Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding south on South New York Avenue.
(d) 
South Vermont Avenue.
(38) 
When proceeding south on South Vermont Court at its intersection with East Bolivar Avenue.
(39) 
When proceeding west on East Waterford Avenue at its intersection with South Clement Avenue and on East Waterford Avenue at its intersection with South Kingan Avenue.
(40) 
On the following streets at their intersection with South Whitnall Avenue:
(a) 
When proceeding north on South Whitnall Avenue.
(b) 
South Brust Avenue.
(c) 
When proceeding south on South Iowa Avenue.
(d) 
When proceeding north on South Kansas Avenue.
(e) 
South Pennsylvania Avenue.
(f) 
When proceeding north on East Price Avenue.
(41) 
On East Whittaker Avenue at its intersection with South Delaware Avenue.
(42) 
(Reserved)
(43) 
On South Rutland Avenue at its intersection with East Bolivar Avenue.
[Added 12-1-2009 by Ord. No. 1278]
(44) 
(Reserved)
(45) 
East Lunham Avenue at its intersection with South Barland Avenue.
[Added 3-17-2009 by Ord. No. 1270]
(46) 
South Packard Avenue at its intersection with East Sivyer Avenue.
[Added 4-7-2010 by Ord. No. 1283; amended 10-19-2010 by Ord. No. 1295]
In the interest of public safety, yield signs shall be erected on the following streets:
A. 
South Alexander. Proceeding south, at its intersection with East Waterford Avenue.
B. 
South Caufield Avenue. Proceeding south, at its intersection with East Waterford Avenue.
C. 
East Elizabeth Avenue. At its intersection with South Arctic Avenue.
D. 
East Armour Avenue. At its intersection with South Vermont Avenue.
[Added 8-6-2013 by Ord. No. 1347]
E. 
East Elizabeth Avenue. At its intersection with South Ahmedi Avenue.
[Added 8-7-2018 by Ord. No. 1431]
[Amended 3-3-2015 by Ord. No. 1381]
A. 
Defined. "Heavy traffic" shall have the meaning as given by § 349.17(2), Wis. Stats., as it may be amended from time to time.
B. 
Routes where permitted. Heavy traffic shall be permitted only on the following streets. Heavy traffic on any other street shall be in violation of this section, except as provided, however, pursuant to in § 349.17(1), Wis. Stats., as it may be amended from time to time. This section shall not be deemed to prohibit heavy traffic from using a street or highway for the purpose of obtaining orders for supplies or moving or delivering supplies or commodities to or from any place of business or residence which has an entrance on such street or highway.
(1) 
South Arctic Avenue between East Howard and East Norwich Avenues.
(2) 
East Bolivar Avenue from the westernmost point of South Iowa Avenue to west City limits.
(3) 
South Brust Avenue from East Bolivar Avenue to south City limits.
(4) 
South Clement Avenue from north to south City limits.
(5) 
East Howard Avenue from east to west City limits.
(6) 
South Iowa Avenue from East Norwich Avenue to East Tesch Avenue.
(7) 
South Kansas Avenue from East Bolivar Avenue to South Whitnall Avenue.
(8) 
South Kinnickinnic Avenue from north to south City limits.
(9) 
South Lake Drive from South Packard Avenue to the south City limits.
(10) 
East Layton Avenue from east to west City limits.
(11) 
South Nevada Avenue from East Bolivar Avenue to West Waterford Avenue, then from that point to South Clement Avenue.
(12) 
South Nicholson Avenue from East Layton Avenue to next alley north.
(13) 
East Norwich Avenue.
(a) 
From South Kinnickinnic Avenue to South Pennsylvania Avenue.
(b) 
From South Iowa Avenue east to the dead end.
(14) 
South Pennsylvania Avenue from East Layton Avenue to a point approximately 200 feet south of East Armour Avenue.
(15) 
East Tesch Avenue from South Iowa Avenue to its westerly terminus.
(16) 
South Whitnall Avenue from east to west City limits.
(17) 
South Packard Avenue from South Lake Drive to East Howard Avenue.
[Amended 3-3-2015 by Ord. No. 1382]
A. 
All streets and alleys within the City, except the following, are hereby designated Class "B" highways and are subject to the weight limitations imposed by § 348.16, Wis. Stats.
(1) 
Highway 32, South Lake Drive between the south City limits and South Packard Avenue.
(2) 
Highway 32, East Howard Avenue between South Lake Drive and South Kinnickinnic Avenue.
(3) 
Highway 32, South Kinnickinnic Avenue between the north and south City limits.
B. 
Special and seasonal weight limitations. The City Engineer shall impose special weight limits to prevent injury to the roadway or any highway, bridge or culvert within the jurisdiction of the City, for the safety of users of the same, and shall be responsible for erecting signs giving notice thereof in accordance with § 349.16, Wis. Stats.
A. 
Defined. A snow emergency exists when three inches or more of snow fall in the City within 24 hours. A snow emergency may also be called by the Mayor or, in his absence, the President of the Common Council, when weather forecasts predict an accumulation of three inches or more within 24 hours. Such an emergency exists until snowplowing operations are completed, as declared by the Mayor or, in his absence, the President of the Common Council.
B. 
Public announcement. Whenever such an emergency exists or is declared, the Mayor or, in his absence, the President of the Common Council shall cause announcement of the emergency to be broadcast by at least two radio stations whose operating range covers the City.
C. 
Parking.
[Amended 11-2-2004 by Ord. No. 1175; 5-7-2019 by Ord. No. 1448]
(1) 
Prohibited. During snow emergencies, no person shall park any vehicle on any street upon which there is operated public transportation for longer than three minutes to unload or load passengers or 30 minutes to unload or load property, or on any of the following streets:
(a) 
East St. Francis Avenue from Kinnickinnic Avenue west to the City limits.
(b) 
East Howard Avenue from Lake Drive west to the City limits.
(c) 
South Clement Avenue from East Bolivar Avenue to East Howard Avenue.
(d) 
South Whitnall Avenue from East Bolivar Avenue to East Layton Avenue.
(e) 
South Brust Avenue from East Layton Avenue to East Bolivar Avenue.
(f) 
East Layton Avenue from South Brust Avenue to South Nicholson Avenue.
(g) 
East Van Norman Avenue from South Pennsylvania Avenue to South Kinnickinnic Avenue.
(h) 
South Pennsylvania Avenue from East Layton Avenue to East Elizabeth Avenue.
(i) 
South Kinnickinnic Avenue north to south City limits.
(j) 
East Lunham Avenue from South Kinnickinnic Avenue to South Lake Drive.
(k) 
South Lipton Avenue from Nathaniel Greene Park to East Howard Avenue.
(l) 
South Packard Avenue from East Lunham Avenue to South Lake Drive.
(m) 
East Bolivar Avenue from South Pennsylvania Avenue to South Nicholson Avenue.
(n) 
East Van Beck Avenue from South Lipton Avenue to South Packard Avenue.
(o) 
East Tesch Avenue from South Packard Avenue to South Lake Drive.
(p) 
South Lake Drive from East Lunham Avenue north to City limits.
(q) 
East Waterford Avenue from South Kinnickinnic Avenue to South Lipton Avenue.
(r) 
South Nicholson from South Kinnickinnic Avenue to East Layton Avenue.
(s) 
East Crawford from South Kinnickinnic Avenue to South Pennsylvania Avenue.
(t) 
South Arctic from East Norwich Avenue to East Howard Avenue.
(u) 
South Iowa Avenue from East St. Francis Avenue to East Howard Avenue.
(v) 
East Tesch Avenue from South Lipton Avenue to South Packard Avenue.
(w) 
East Denton Avenue from South Packard Avenue to South Lake Drive.
(2) 
Alternate parking. During snow emergencies, vehicles shall be parked only on the even-numbered side of the street on nights bearing an even calendar date before 12:00 midnight and on the odd-numbered side of the street on nights bearing an odd calendar date before 12:00 midnight.
(3) 
Removal. No person shall cause or allow any vehicle to remain parked or standing contrary to the provisions of this subsection after 9:00 a.m. following the declaration of an emergency. The Highway Superintendent shall cause any vehicle which interferes with or prevents snowplowing and removal to be removed from the street and the cost of such vehicle removal shall be paid by the owner.
No directing officer or operator of a railway shall direct or operate a train so as to prevent the use of any street for travel for longer than five minutes, except when the train or cars are in motion other than those engaged in switching.
A. 
Defined. "Motorized device" shall mean any self-propelled device which is driven by internal combustion engine or electric motor and includes but is not limited to such devices commonly known as "minibikes," "go carts," "snowmobiles" and "garden tractors."
B. 
Registration. No person shall operate any such device on any public property unless it is registered as prescribed in Ch. 341, Wis. Stats., or its operation is specifically permitted by statute.
C. 
Permission to operate on private property. No person shall operate such a device on any private property without the permission of the owner of the property. In the property owner's absence, the operator of the device shall have in his possession written proof of such permission.
D. 
Permission to operate on City property. No person shall operate such a device on any City property without a permit approved by the Common Council or its designated agent.
E. 
Operation by minors. No parent or guardian of any child under the age of 18 years shall authorize or knowingly permit such child to violate any of the provisions of this section.
Any person who operates an all-terrain vehicle, or any other type of motorized device, off the public roads shall operate in such a manner so as not to disturb any business, residence or person. Further, no mud, dirt, vegetation or other material shall be deposited on any public road from the operation of such vehicles.
No person shall permit any motor vehicle in his custody to stand or remain unattended on any street or alley or other public area, except an attended parking area, unless either the starting lever, throttle, steering apparatus, gear shift or ignition of the vehicle is locked and the key for such is removed from the vehicle.
A. 
Established. All persons shall comply with the laws at the following crosswalks in the same manner as crosswalks at intersections:
(1) 
Two crosswalks on South Kinnickinnic Avenue at the entrances to Sacred Heart Church, located at approximately 3635 South Kinnickinnic Avenue.
(2) 
Two crosswalks on South Nevada Avenue just north of East Bolivar Avenue, between industrial buildings as determined by the City Engineer.
B. 
Removed. The following crosswalks shall be removed and pedestrian crossing prohibited:
(1) 
At the western intersection of South Ellen Street with St. Francis Avenue (being an "offset T" intersection) at the eastern crosswalk.
(2) 
On South Kinnickinnic Avenue at East Elizabeth Avenue, both the northern and southern crosswalks.
[Added 12-20-2005 by Ord. No. 1206]
A. 
Created. A school crossing is hereby created to permit the safe crossing of pedestrians, particularly school children, over South Kinnickinnic Avenue at East Denton Avenue.
B. 
Speed limit near school crossing. In the further interest of public safety, a school zone requiring the reduction of traffic speed to 20 miles per hour is hereby created to extend 194 feet north and 194 feet south of the school crossing described in Subsection A. The change in speed limit and the school crossing shall be identified to traffic by posting of the signage described in Subsection D.
C. 
Penalties for violation of the speed limit near school crossing. Violation of the posted speed limit in and around the school crossing shall be punishable as follows:
(1) 
First offense punishable by citation of $500;
(2) 
Second offense punishable by citation of $750; and
(3) 
Third offense punishable by citation of $1,000.
D. 
Posting. The City Engineer is hereby directed to post the following signage in the locations described:
(1) 
On South Kinnickinnic Avenue for the benefit of traffic traveling northbound on South Kinnickinnic Avenue:
(a) 
Signage placed immediately south of the school crossing created in Subsection A indicating the presence of such school crossing and crosswalk;
(b) 
One hundred ninety-four feet south of the signage described in Subsection D(1)(a), signage indicating the commencement of the school zone and limiting speed to 20 miles per hour when children are present; and
(c) 
Two hundred fifty-two feet south of the signage described in Subsection D(1)(b), signage indicating a school crossing is ahead.
(2) 
On South Kinnickinnic Avenue for the benefit of traffic traveling southbound on South Kinnickinnic Avenue:
(a) 
Signage placed immediately north of the school crossing created in Subsection A indicating the presence of such school crossing and crosswalk;
(b) 
One hundred ninety-four feet north of the signage described in Subsection D(2)(a), signage indicating the commencement of the school zone and limiting speed to 20 miles per hour when children are present; and
(c) 
One hundred thirty-two feet north of the signage described in Subsection D(2)(b), signage indicating a school crossing is ahead.
E. 
Marking. The City Engineer shall mark the roadway, as necessary, to define the school crossing created by Subsection A.
[Added 4-7-2010 by Ord. No. 1282]
A. 
School zones and school crossings are hereby created as follows:
(1) 
South Pennsylvania Avenue.
(a) 
On South Pennsylvania Avenue for the benefit of traffic traveling northbound on South Pennsylvania Avenue:
[1] 
One hundred feet south of the south right-of-way of East Bolivar Avenue east of South Pennsylvania Avenue, signage indicating the commencement of the school zone and limiting speed to 20 miles per hour when children are present; and
[2] 
Two hundred feet south of the south right-of-way of East Bolivar Avenue east of South Pennsylvania Avenue, signage indicating a school crossing is ahead.
(b) 
On South Pennsylvania Avenue for the benefit of traffic traveling southbound on South Pennsylvania Avenue:
[1] 
One hundred feet north of the north right-of-way of East Bolivar Avenue east of South Pennsylvania Avenue, signage indicating the commencement of the school zone and limiting speed to 20 miles per hour when children are present; and
[2] 
Two hundred feet north of the north right-of-way of East Bolivar Avenue east of South Pennsylvania Avenue, signage indicating a school crossing is ahead.
(2) 
East Bolivar Avenue.
(a) 
On East Bolivar Avenue for the benefit of traffic traveling eastbound on East Bolivar Avenue:
[1] 
Five hundred feet west of the west right-of-way of South Delaware Avenue, signage indicating the commencement of the school zone and limiting speed to 20 miles per hour when children are present; and
(b) 
On East Bolivar Avenue for the benefit of traffic traveling westbound on East Bolivar Avenue:
[1] 
Twenty feet west of the west right-of-way of East Vermont Court, signage indicating the commencement of the school zone and limiting speed to 20 miles per hour when children are present; and
[2] 
One hundred feet east of the east right-of-way of East Vermont Court, signage indicating a school crossing is ahead.
(3) 
South Delaware Avenue. On South Delaware Avenue for the benefit of traffic traveling northbound on South Delaware Avenue:
(a) 
One hundred feet south of the south right-of-way of East Bolivar Avenue, signage indicating the commencement of the school zone and limiting speed to 20 miles per hour when children are present; and
(b) 
One hundred feet south of the south right-of-way of East Bolivar Avenue, signage indicating a school crossing is ahead.
B. 
These zones are created to permit the safe crossing of pedestrians, particularly school children, on South Pennsylvania Avenue, East Bolivar Avenue and South Delaware Avenue and in support of the Willow Glen Primary School area traffic-control plan.
C. 
Posting. The City Engineer is hereby directed to post signage in the locations described in Subsection A.
D. 
Marking. The City Engineer shall mark the school zone, as necessary, to define the school zone created by Subsection A.
A. 
Weights set.
(1) 
East Leroy Avenue Bridge. No person shall operate a vehicle on the highway bridge on East Leroy Avenue over the Chicago and Northwestern Transportation Company railroad tracks whose gross weight, including vehicle, cargo and occupants, exceeds six tons.
(2) 
East Norwich Avenue Bridge. No person shall operate a vehicle on the highway bridge on East Norwich Avenue over the Chicago and Northwestern Transportation Company railroad tracks whose gross weight, including vehicle, cargo and occupants, exceeds four tons.
(3) 
East Tripoli Avenue Bridge. No person shall operate a vehicle on the highway bridge on East Tripoli Avenue over the Chicago and Northwestern Transportation Company railroad tracks whose gross weight, including vehicle, cargo and occupants, exceeds 10 tons.
B. 
Enforcement. Any traffic officer having reason to believe that the gross weight of a vehicle is unlawful or in excess of the above gross weight limitations may require the operator of such vehicle to stop and submit the vehicle and any load it may be carrying to a weighing by means of either portable or stationary scales and may require that such vehicle be driven to the nearest usable certified scale. No operator of a vehicle shall fail or refuse to stop and submit the vehicle and load to a weighing or to drive the vehicle to a scale when directed to do so by a traffic officer.
Chapter Trans 305 of the rules of the State Department of Transportation, Division of Motor Vehicles, of the Wisconsin Administrative Code, is adopted by reference as part of this chapter as though fully set forth herein.
The City Engineer shall procure, erect and maintain appropriate standard traffic signs, signals and markings conforming to the rules of the State Traffic Control Devices Manual giving notice of the provisions of this chapter as required by state law. Signs shall be erected in such location and manner as the City Engineer determines shall best effect the purposes of this chapter and give adequate warning to users of the streets or highways.
A. 
There are hereby established traffic control signals (lights) at the following intersections:
(1) 
East Layton and South Brust Avenues.
(2) 
East Layton and South Pennsylvania Avenues.
(3) 
East Layton and South Whitnall Avenues.
(4) 
East Layton and South Nicholson Avenues.
(5) 
South Whitnall and South Pennsylvania Avenues.
(6) 
South Kinnickinnic and East St. Francis Avenues.
(7) 
East Howard Avenue and South Packard Avenue, in a responsive closed loop system.
[Added 5-1-2007 by Ord. No. 1236]
(8) 
South Packard Avenue and South Lake Drive, in a responsive closed loop system.
[Added 5-1-2007 by Ord. No. 1236]
(9) 
South Lake Drive and East Howard Avenue, in a responsive closed loop system.
[Added 5-1-2007 by Ord. No. 1236]
(10) 
South Kinnickinnic, East Denton and South Nicholson Avenues.
[Added 4-2-2008 by Ord. No. 1254]
(11) 
East Howard Avenue and the southbound on/off ramps providing ingress and egress to Interstate 794.
[Added 1-19-2010 Ord. No. 1281]
(12) 
East Howard Avenue and the northbound on/off ramps providing ingress and egress to Interstate 794.
[Added 1-19-2010 Ord. No. 1281]
(13) 
East Howard Avenue and South Pennsylvania Avenue.
[Added 1-19-2010 Ord. No. 1281]
(14) 
East Howard Avenue and South Kinnickinnic Avenue.
[Added 1-19-2010 Ord. No. 1281]
B. 
Turn on red prohibited. Notwithstanding the authority to make a proper right turn on a red light at the above intersections, a turn on red shall be prohibited at the following traffic control signals:
(1) 
South Kinnickinnic and East St. Francis Avenue, all turns, when children are present
A. 
No left turn, from northbound South Arctic Avenue to westbound East Howard Avenue, vehicles over three tons.
B. 
A sign warning motor vehicles of the location of the residence of deaf or hearing-impaired children may be erected in the public right-of-way at the following locations:
[Added 5-1-2007 by Ord. No. 1237]
(1) 
Near 3521 South Pennsylvania Avenue, St. Francis, Wisconsin.
C. 
U-turns are prohibited at the following intersections:
[Added 9-21-2010 by Ord. No. 1293]
(1) 
South Kinnickinnic Avenue and East Howard Avenue.
(2) 
South Kinnickinnic Avenue and East St. Francis Avenue.
(3) 
South Whitnall Avenue and South Pennsylvania Avenue.
(4) 
East Howard Avenue and South Pennsylvania Avenue.
D. 
No left turn from exit of Deer Creek Middle School onto South Kinnickinnic Avenue during 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
[Added 5-17-2011 by Ord. No. 1302]
Pursuant to the authority granted in § 349.135, Wis. Stats.:
A. 
Except as provided in § 347.38(1), Wis. Stats., no person may operate or park, stop or leave standing a motor vehicle while using a radio or other electric sound amplification device emitting sound from the vehicle that is clearly audible under normal conditions from a distance of 50 or more feet, unless the electric sound amplification device is being used to request assistance or warn against an unsafe condition.
B. 
This section does not apply to the following:
(1) 
The operator of an authorized emergency vehicle when responding to an emergency call or when in the pursuit of an actual or suspected violator of the law or when responding to but not upon returning from a fire alarm.
(2) 
The operator of a public utility, as defined in § 11.40(1)(a), Wis. Stats.
(3) 
The operator of a vehicle that is being used for advertising purposes.
(4) 
The operator of a vehicle that is being used in a community event or celebration, procession or assemblage.
(5) 
The activation of a theft alarm signal device.
(6) 
The operator of a motorcycle being operated outside of a business or residence district.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or ride a skateboard, roller skates, roller skis, roller blades, play vehicle as defined in § 340.01, Wis. Stats., or similar devices in any of the following places:
(1) 
On any City street.
(2) 
On any sidewalk in any business district. For the purpose of this section "business district" shall be defined as any area primarily commercial in nature.
(3) 
In any public parking ramp or parking lot.
(4) 
On any public property where signs prohibit it.
(5) 
On any private property, unless permission has been received from the owner, lessee or person in charge of that property.
B. 
Operators or riders of the devices listed in Subsection A above shall yield the right-of-way to other pedestrians using City sidewalks and shall not otherwise endanger or interfere with pedestrian traffic on those sidewalks.
If it is discovered that a vehicle's registration plates have been suspended by the State of Wisconsin, or its appropriate agency, such registration plates may be confiscated by any police officer. Such plates shall be held for not less than 30 days. If such registration becomes valid, the plates shall be returned to the lawful owner of the vehicle. If after 30 days there has been no contact with the Police Department seeking return of the registration plates, they may either be returned to the issuing agency or destroyed.
The penalty for violation of any provision of this chapter shall be a forfeiture as hereafter provided together with costs under § 345.27, Wis. Stats., and a penalty assessment, where applicable, as required under § 757.05, Wis. Stats.
A. 
State forfeiture statutes. Any forfeiture for violation of § 435-1 shall conform to the forfeiture permitted to be imposed for violation of the statutes adopted by reference, including any variations or increases for subsequent offenses.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
B. 
Local regulations. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the penalty for violation of §§ 435-2 to 435-19 of this chapter shall be as provided in § 1-4 of this Code.
C. 
Parking violations. Refer to state and City deposit schedules.
A. 
Enforcement procedure. This chapter shall be enforced according to § 66.0114, Ch. 800 and §§ 345.20 to 345.53, Wis. Stats.
B. 
Deposit.
(1) 
Any person arrested for a violation of this chapter may make a deposit of money as directed by the arresting officer at the police station or at the office of the clerk of court or by mailing the deposit to such places. The arresting officer or the person receiving the deposit shall comply with § 343.27, Wis. Stats.,[1] or, if the deposit is mailed, the signed statement required under § 343.27 shall be mailed with the deposit. The arresting officer or the person receiving the deposit shall notify the arrested person, orally or in writing, that if he fails to appear in court at the time fixed in the citation, and if the court does not accept the deposit as a forfeiture, he will be summoned into court to answer the complaint.
[1]
Editor's Note: Section 343.27, Wis. Stats., was repealed by 1989 Act 170.
(2) 
The amount of the deposit shall be determined in accordance with the deposit schedule established by the Board of County Judges and shall include the penalty assessment established under § 757.05, Wis. Stats., court costs and suit tax. If a deposit schedule has not been established, the arresting officer shall require the alleged offender to deposit the forfeiture established by the Chief of Police, which shall include the ten-percent penalty assessment established under § 757.05, Wis. Stats. Deposits for nonmoving violations shall not include the penalty assessment.
(3) 
The arresting officer or the person receiving the deposit shall issue the arrested person a receipt therefor as required by § 345.26(3)(b), Wis. Stats.
C. 
Stipulation of no contest. Any person charged with a violation of this chapter, except §§ 346.62(1) and 346.63(1), Wis. Stats., may make a stipulation of no contest pursuant to § 345.27, Wis. Stats., which shall be received at the police station or the office of the clerk of court within 10 days of the date of the alleged violation. Such person shall, at the time of entering into the stipulation, make the deposit required under Subsection B if he has not already done so. A person who has mailed or filed a stipulation under this subsection may, however, appear in court on the appearance date and may be relieved from the stipulation for cause shown as required in § 345.37, Wis. Stats.