AN ORDINANCE REGULATING PARKING WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS
The Council of the City of Wabasso Ordains:
Section 1. Prohibitions; Stopping, Parking. No person shall stop, stand, or park in a vehicle as defined in Minn. Stat. Section 169.01 Subd. 2, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the direction of a police officer or traffic control device, in any of the following places:
- On a sidewalk;
- In front of a public or private driveway;
- Within an intersection;
- Within ten feet of a fire hydrant;
- On a cross walk;
- Within twenty feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
- Within thirty feet upon the approach to any fishing beacon, stop sign, or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway;
- Within twenty feet of a driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of the street opposite the entrance to any fire station within seventy-five feet of said entrance when properly sign posted;
- Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when such stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
- On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
- At any place where official signs prohibit stopping;
- No person shall allow a semi-trailer to stand or be parked unattached from a tractor for any length of time on any street in the city except in an emergency to change tractors;
- No person shall stop, stand, or park any vehicle in a loading zone except to receive or discharge passengers. No person shall occupy a loading zone with a vehicle other than a truck for five minutes.
- No person shall;
- Park a motor vehicle in or obstruct access to a parking space designated or reserved for the physically disabled, on either public or private property;
- Park a motor vehicle in or obstruct access to an area designated by a local governmental unit as a transfer zone for disabled persons;
- Exercise the parking privilege provided in section 169.345 unless;
- That person is a physically disabled person as defined in section 169.345, subd 2. Or the person is transporting or parking a vehicle for a physically disabled person; and
- The vehicle visibly displays on of the following: a license plate issued under section 168.021, a certificate issued under 169.345, a temporary permit valid for 30days issued under section 168.021 or 169.345, or an equivalent certificate, insignia, or license plate issued by another state, a foreign country, or one of its political subdivisions.
Section 2. Direction by Police Officer. No person shall stop or park a vehicle on a street or highway when directed or ordered to proceed by any peace officer invested by law with authority to direct, control, or regulate traffic.
Section 3. Penalty. Any person violating the provisions of this ordinance shall be guilty of a petty misdemeanor and may be punished with the maximum fine established by resolution by the City Council.
Section 4. Effective Date. This ordinance becomes effective upon its passage and oublication according to law.
Passed by the council this 14th day of February, 1994.
John Van Loy
Marilyn J. Davis