Sec. 24-160. Parking of trailers, trucks, etc.

 

(a)   It shall be unlawful for the owner or operator of a semi-tractor-truck with trailer attached or unattached, or any trailer unattached, or other motor vehicle with trailer unattached, or other motor vehicle with trailer, bed or boxes attached which exceeds nine (9) feet in length, or motor vehicle with a five-ton license, certificate or plate, or more, except emergency vehicles, to park on the streets within the city, except when being used for the purpose of delivering or collecting goods, wares, merchandise or materials or obtaining repairs from, or dealing with regularly established business firms on new or used trucks, or equipment related thereto, and then only for a period of time no longer than is necessary for the expeditious delivery or collecting of goods, wares, merchandise or materials.

 

(b)   Subsection (a) shall not apply to trucks or motor vehicles being used within the city in connection with building, repair, service or moving operations.

 

(c)   Subsection (a) shall not apply to that portion of Ta-Ha-Zouka Road located from six hundred twenty-five (625) feet west to one thousand two hundred fifteen (1,215) feet west of the intersection of Ta-Ha-Zouka Road and the west property line of South 13th Street.

 

(d)   Subsection (a) shall not apply to law enforcement parking a speed monitoring trailer for the purpose of monitoring the speed of motorists for traffic studies or education of the motoring public. 

 

Source:  Code 1962, 10-5-14; Ord. No. 4098, 1, 8-21-95; Ord. No. 4473,  1, 6-5-00