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(1) Stopping, Standing, or Parking Prohibited. No vehicle shall be stopped, standing, or parked, whether occupied or not, in any of the following places:

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 30 feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless a different length is indicated 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 track;

i. On any controlled-access highway;

j. In the area between roadways of a divided highway, including crossovers;

k. Any place where official traffic-control devices prohibit stopping, standing, or parking; or

l. On or within a lane of travel or trail designated for use by pedestrians, bicycles, or other nonmotorized vehicles.

(2) Standing or Parking Prohibited. No vehicle shall be standing or parked, whether occupied or not, except to temporarily pick up or discharge a passenger or passengers, provided the driver remains in the vehicle and the engine remains running:

a. In front of a public or private driveway;

b. Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant;

c. Within 20 feet of a crosswalk;

d. Within 30 feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, yield sign, or other traffic-control signal located at the side of a roadway;

e. Within 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 75 feet of the entrance when posted by signs;

f. At any place where official traffic-control devices prohibit standing or parking.

(3) Parking Prohibited. No vehicle shall be parked, except temporarily for the purpose of, and while actually engaged in, loading or unloading of passengers or property, provided the driver remains with the vehicle:

a. Within 50 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;

b. At any place where official traffic-control devices prohibit parking.

(4) Exception. The requirements of this Section do not apply when necessary in emergency situations, to avoid conflict with other traffic, or when necessary to comply with law, the directions of a peace officer, or an official traffic-control device.

(Ord. No. 99-43 Repealed & Replaced 07/01/1999; Ord. No. 00-18 Amended 03/28/2000; Ord. No. 03-35 Repealed & Replaced 05/06/2003; Ord. No. 19-20 § 2 Amended 08/13/2019)