. Mitchell Indiana







TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE

Chapter

70. TRAFFIC AND PARKING REGULATIONS

71. BICYCLES AND MOTORIZED TWO-WHEEL
VEHICLES

72. TRAFFIC SCHEDULES

73. PARKING SCHEDULES

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CHAPTER 70: TRAFFIC AND PARKING REGULATIONS

Section

General Provisions

70.01 Definition
70.02 Placement of traffic control signs

Traffic

70.10 Speed limits
70.11 Four-way stop streets
70.12 One-way streets
70.13 U-turns
70.14 Emerging from alleys or private driveways
70.15 Trucks
70.16 Roadblocks
70.17 Vendors

Parking

70.20 Parking and storage of trucks and the like
70.21 Bus stops, taxi stands and curb loading zones
70.22 Handicap parking
70.23 Parking within the lines
70.24 Parking blocking sidewalk prohibited
70.25 Parking on one way streets
70.26 Parking on narrow streets or alleys
70.27 Parking not to obstruct traffic
70.28 Parking for sale or maintenance of vehicle prohibited
70.29 Parking in hazardous or congested areas
70.30 Parking permitted in direction of travel only
70.31 Parking prohibited on curbs or in or upon tree plats
70.32 Declaration of snow emergency
70.33 Parking during snow emergency
70.34 Signs to be posted
70.35 Impoundment of vehicles in question
70.36 Parking during holidays and festivals


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Enforcement

70.40 Citation procedure

70.99 Penalty



GENERAL PROVISIONS


70.01 DEFINITION.

For the purpose of this chapter the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.

BUSINESS DISTRICT. Includes the north and south sides of Main Street from Highway 37 to 5th street.

SNOW EMERGENCY. Any time when there is an accumulation on streets of snow or snow and ice of two inches or more for a period of time as long as one hour or more, or when a "Snow Emergency" is declared to exist by the Mayor, or in the absence or other inability of the Mayor to so act, by the Street Commissioner.

SNOW EMERGENCY ROUTES. Streets or parts thereof marked as "Snow Emergency" by proper signs and so designated by name in this code or in a future ordinance.

TRAFFIC. Includes every vehicle or device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway. Whether such vehicle or device is self propelled, pulled, drawn or pushed. It shall further include pedestrians.

VEHICLE. Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, except devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 8-2-82; Am. Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.02 PLACEMENT OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNS.

(A) The Board of Public Works and Safety shall cause stop signs to be placed at every intersection of every street in the city where, by this section, traffic proceeding on such street is required to stop before entering the intersection.

(B) The Board of Public Works and Safety shall cause yield right-of-way signs to be placed at every intersection of every street in the city where, by this section, traffic proceeding on such street is required to yield the right of way before entering the intersection.

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(C) The Board of Public Works and Safety shall cause no parking signs to be placed upon all streets in the city where parking is prohibited by this section.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 8-2-82)



TRAFFIC


70.10 SPEED LIMITS.

(A) On all streets within the city, where a lower speed is not required by this chapter or when signs are in place to give notice of a lower speed limit, no vehicle shall move at a speed greater than 25 miles per hour.


(B) On Main Street between Fourth Street and Old State Road 37 no vehicle shall move at a speed greater than 20 miles per hour.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 8-2-82) Penalty, see 70.99


70.11 FOUR-WAY STOP STREETS.

Whenever by any section or subsection of this chapter there shall be four stop signs at any intersection of streets, and where all traffic is required to stop, the car first stopping shall have the right to proceed first into said intersection.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 8-2-82)


70.12 ONE-WAY STREETS.

Any street or alley deemed hazardous to two-way traffic by the Chief of Police and the Common Council shall, when proper signs are in place, be deemed one-way only.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 8-2-82)


70.13 U-TURNS.

No “U” turn shall be made by any vehicle at any intersection or upon any street within the corporate limits of the city.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 8-2-82) Penalty, see 70.99





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70.14 EMERGING FROM ALLEYS OR PRIVATE DRIVEWAYS.

The driver of a vehicle emerging from an alley, driveway or building shall stop such vehicle immediately prior to driving onto a street in the city.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 8-2-82) Penalty, see 70.99

70.15 TRUCKS.

(A) It is established that no tri-axle or semi-tractor, or semi-tractor and trailer in combination shall operate on the city streets (not including state highways) except for the specific limited purpose of entering into and exiting from the city for purposes of transacting business with the residences and businesses within the city. Any such vehicle shall use the most direct route into and out of the city for the purposes of making such deliveries.

(B) Any tri-axle truck or semi-tractor, or semi-tractor and trailer in combination making deliveries to the Mitchell Industrial Park or to Lehigh Portland Cement Company shall use Highway 60 and Meridian Street for the purposes of entering and exiting the city for making such deliveries.
(Ord. 1-1996, passed 4-1-96) Penalty, see 70.99(C)

70.16 ROADBLOCKS.

(A) It is required that for any group or civic organization which is authorized by the Common Council to have a roadblock that such sponsors of the roadblock shall insure that a sign is placed setting forth the name of the organization and the purpose of the roadblock. The sign shall be no smaller than three feet by three feet with the letters on the sign to be of such a size and nature that can be easily read by an automobile approaching the sign.

(B) The sign shall be placed in such a manner that the sign shall be at least one block from the actual area of the roadblock in a position such that they create a minimal traffic hazard, but that they are clearly visible to all automobiles operating in a direction of travel which will take them through said roadblock.
(Ord. 2-1996, passed 3-4-96) Penalty, see 70.99(D)


70.17 VENDORS.

It shall be unlawful for any vendor or any person to act as a vendor selling any item of personal property or any service of any type to operate on or about the city streets, or on any property owned by the city during any time that the city has authorized the use of city streets and roadways for purposes of a public gathering or festival unless the sponsoring organization shall specifically authorize the vendor to operate during the time period.
(Ord. 3-1996, passed 3-4-96) Penalty, see 70.99(E)




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PARKING


70.20 PARKING AND STORAGE OF TRUCKS AND THE LIKE.

(A) All trucks, other than pick-ups, are prohibited from parking on Main Street between Fifth Street and Eighth Street.

(B) Parking storage of trucks, trailers, busses, mobile homes, truck trailers, tractors, camping vans and all other vehicles except passenger automobiles and station wagons and pickup trucks on streets, street right-of-ways, tree plats and other places here the same may be traffic hazards is hereby prohibited.

(C) On all streets where parking is permitted it shall be unlawful to park a vehicle in any manner other than on the right hand side of said side of said street headed and parallel to the lane of travel of such parked vehicle, except where other methods of parking are designated by diagonal lines in said streets.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 8-2-82; Am. Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98) Penalty, see 70.99


70.21 BUS STOPS, TAXI STANDS AND CURB LOADING ZONES.

(A) The Board of Public Works and Safety of the city is hereby authorized to establish bus stop zones, taxicab stands, curb loading zones, and zones for the parking of vehicles of public officials when in use for the transaction of public business within the downtown limited parking zones. All are subject to the approval of the Common Council, on such public streets and highways, in such places and in such number as the Board shall determine to be of the greatest benefit and convenience to the general public. Every such bus zone, taxicab stand, curb loading zone and public official zone shall be designated by appropriate signs.

(B) No operator of any vehicle other than a bus shall stop, stand or park in a bus stop zone. No operator of any vehicle other than a taxicab shall stop, stand or park in a taxicab stand. No operator of any vehicle shall stop, stand or park in a curb loading zone or zone marked for the use of public
officials (other than operators of vehicles for whom such zones are designated) when any such stop or stand has been officially designated and appropriately marked, except that the driver of a passenger vehicle may temporarily stop therein for the purpose of and while actually engaged in unloading passengers when such stopping does not interfere with the use for which any of such zones are designated.
(Ord. 3-1982, passed 4-19-82) Penalty, see 70.99


70.22 HANDICAP PARKING.

Parking shall be prohibited in designated handicap locations on streets within the city, for all vehicles not properly licensed for use by handicap persons, and bearing the proper and legal

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identification as a vehicle for a handicap person. The Street Commissioner is directed to post the parking spaces, identified in Exhibit “A” attached to Ord. 4-1990 and in Ord. 13-1996, as parking spaces for use only by vehicles bearing the proper and legal identification as a vehicle for use by a handicap person.
(Ord. 4-1990, passed 6-18-90; Am. Ord. 13-1996, passed 10-6-96) Penalty, see 70.99
Editor's note:
Exhibit “A,” attached to Ord. 4-1990, is available for public inspection at the city offices during regular city business hours.


70.23 PARKING WITHIN THE LINES.

(A) Any person parking a vehicle in or upon any parking space where there are lines painted on the pavement to indicate where the vehicle is to be parked must park that vehicle within one space only and with no portion of any tire of the vehicle resting upon or over such painted line.

(B) The term "vehicle" includes automobile, truck, trailer, van, recreational vehicle, bus, motorcycle, bicycle, horse-drawn wagon or horse-drawn carriage.

(C) This section shall apply as to any vehicle parked upon the city streets or municipal parking lot or city park property. It shall not apply to private property.
(Ord. 6-1997, passed 3-3-97) Penalty, see 70.99.


70.24 PARKING BLOCKING SIDEWALK PROHIBITED.

No person shall park any vehicle in such a manner as to obstruct any sidewalk, either wholly or partially, for any period of time, or to prevent any person from using the sidewalk for any purpose.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.25 PARKING ON ONE WAY STREETS.

The City Council is authorized to direct that signs be erected on the left hand side of any one way street to prohibit the standing or parking of vehicles, and when the signs are in place no person shall stand or park a vehicle on the left hand side in violation of any sign.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.26 PARKING ON NARROW STREETS OR ALLEYS.

(A) The City Council is authorized to direct that signs be erected indicating no parking on any street when the width of the roadway does not exceed 20 feet, or on one side of the street as indicated by the signs when the width of the roadway does not exceed 30 feet.



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(B) No person shall park a vehicle in any alleyway that has been opened to the public, except that it will be permissible for a person to park a vehicle in an alley in a business district for the purposes of unloading or loading only, for a period not to exceed 15 minutes.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.27 PARKING NOT TO OBSTRUCT TRAFFIC.

No person shall park any vehicle on a street within a residential or business district, in a manner or under conditions as to leave available less than 10 feet of the width of the roadway for free movement of vehicular traffic, except that it will be permissible for a person to park a vehicle in an alley in a business district for the purposes of unloading or loading only, for a period not to exceed 15 minutes.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.28 PARKING FOR SALE OR MAINTENANCE OF VEHICLE PROHIBITED.

No person shall park any motor vehicle, (which includes motorcycle, truck trailer, semitrailer cab, tractor, farm tractor, bus, school bus, motor home (house car) or special farm machinery) on any street, alley, roadway or highway for any of the following purposes:

(A) Greasing or repairing any such vehicle, except for repairs necessitated by breakdown, accident or other emergency to the extent necessary to remove the vehicle from the street, alley, roadway or highway.

(B) Within the Business District, displaying any such vehicle for sale, trade, exchange, rent or storage. (Storage means parking of new or used motor vehicles on public streets by anyone.)
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.29 PARKING IN HAZARDOUS OR CONGESTED AREAS.

(A) The Chief of Police is hereby authorized to determine and designate by proper signs places not exceeding 100 feet in length in which the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles would create an especially hazardous condition or would cause unusual delay to traffic.

(B) In addition to the above, the Chief of Police is authorized to determine and designate by proper signs places, regardless of the length, which should be free of vehicular traffic during specific periods relating to the Persimmon Festival Activities, or other special events as authorized by the City Council.

(C) Whenever official signs are erected under subsection (A) or (B) above, no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle in any such designated place.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)



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70.30 PARKING PERMITTED IN DIRECTION OF TRAVEL ONLY.

No person shall park any motor vehicle, (which includes motorcycle, truck trailer, semitrailer cab, tractor, farm tractor, bus, school bus, motor home (house car) or special farm machinery) on any street in the city except on the side of the street headed the same direction as traffic is permitted to travel on that side of the street. As an example, on a two way street with traffic flowing in a north-south direction, traffic flowing north on the east side of the street shall be permitted to park only on the east side of the street with the front of the vehicle pointed north; conversely, traffic flowing south on the west side of the street shall be permitted to park only on the west side of the street with the front of the vehicle pointed south. On the other hand, on a street with traffic flowing in an east-west direction, traffic flowing west on the north side of the street shall be permitted to park only on the north side of the street with the front of the vehicle pointed west, conversely traffic flowing on the south side of the street in an easterly direction shall be permitted to park only on the east side of the street with the front of the vehicle pointed east.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.31 PARKING PROHIBITED ON CURBS OR IN OR UPON TREE PLATS.

No person shall park any motor vehicle of any type in any such a manner that any wheel or wheels rest on top of a curb or within a tree plat.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.32 DECLARATION OF SNOW EMERGENCY.

(A) Whenever the Mayor or Street Commissioner, as the case may be, finds on the basis of falling snow, sleet or freezing rain, or on the basis of an official weather service forecast of snow, sleet, or freezing rain, that weather conditions make or will make it necessary that vehicle traffic be prohibited or restricted for snow plowing or other purposes, he shall declare a snow emergency to be immediately in effect. Upon declaring a snow emergency period, the Mayor or the Street Commissioner, as the case may be, shall as soon as possible notify the local news media of this declaration and request that it be publicized.

(B) Regardless of whether or not a snow emergency has been so declared and so publicized, a snow emergency shall exist and be in effect, and shall be considered to be in force and effect by the general public at any time when there is an accumulation on a street or the streets of snow or ice or freezing rain or a combination of two or more of same for a depth of two inches or more for a period of time as long as one hour or more.

(C) After a snow emergency exists or comes into effect, the same shall continue to exist and be in effect until the same has been declared to be terminated by the Mayor or the Street Commissioner, as the case may be, or until the Mayor or Street Commissioner, as the case may be, has publicly announced that all streets are free of ice and snow.


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(D) The Mayor or Street Commissioner, as the case may be, shall make or cause to be made a permanent record of the time and date when a snow emergency is declared to be in effect and when it is terminated.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.33 PARKING DURING SNOW EMERGENCY.

(A) No parking of any vehicle shall be permitted during a snow emergency period on either side of any street which is designated as a snow emergency route.

(B) Vehicular parking on secondary streets during a snow emergency period shall be permitted only on one side at a time and then only where parking is normally permitted during regular periods. The parking will be switched from one side to the other on a daily basis beginning each morning at 7:00 AM local time. This will be determined as follows:

(1) On the odd numbered days of the month, (1st, 3rd, 5th and so on) parking will be permitted on the side of the street whose houses or buildings bear odd number addresses.

(2) On the even numbered days of the month (2nd, 4th, 6th and so on) parking will be permitted on the side of the street whose houses or buildings bear even numbered addresses.

(C) Nothing in this section is to be construed to permit parking at any place or time when it is forbidden by other provisions of law.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.34 SIGNS TO BE POSTED.

On each street designated by this chapter as a "Snow Emergency Route" the street commissioner shall post specific intervals not exceeding 500 feet with the wording: "SNOW
EMERGENCY ROUTE" "NO PARKING DURING EMERGENCY" "TOW AWAY ZONE".
These signs shall be distinctive and uniform in appearance and shall be plainly readable to persons traveling on the streets.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)


70.35 IMPOUNDMENT OF VEHICLES IN QUESTION.

(A) Members of the police department are hereby authorized to remove or have removed a vehicle from a street to the nearest garage or other place of safety (including another place on the street), or to a garage designated by the Police Department, when the following occurs:

(1) The vehicle is parked on a part of a snow emergency route on which a parking prohibition is in effect.

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(2) A vehicle is stalled on a part of a snow emergency route on which there is a parking prohibition in effect and the person who was operating the vehicle or the owner thereof does not appear to be removing it in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.

(3) The vehicle is parked in violation of any parking ordinance or provision of law and is interfering with, or may interfere with, snow removal operations.

(B) Whenever a police officer removes or has removed a vehicle from a street as authorized in this section, and the police officer knows or is able to ascertain the owner thereof, the police officer shall immediately give or cause to be given notice in writing to the owner of the fact of the removal and the reasons therefore and of the place to which the vehicle has been removed.

(C) Whenever a police officer removes or has removed a vehicle from a street under this section and does not know and is not able to ascertain the name of the owner, or for any other reason is unable to give the notice to the owner as herein provided, and in the event the vehicle is not returned to the owner within a period of three days, then and in that event the police officer shall immediately send or cause to be sent a written report of the removal by mail to the state department whose duty it is to register motor vehicles, and shall file a copy of this notice with the proprietor of any garage to which the vehicle may be stored. This notice shall include a complete description of the vehicle, the date, time and place from which removed, the reasons for the removal, and the name of the garage or place where the vehicle is stored.

(D) No person shall recover any vehicle removed in accordance with this section except as provided for herein. Before the owner or person in charge of the vehicle shall be allowed to recover it from the place where it has been placed or impounded, he shall present to a member of the Police Department evidence of his identity and the right to possession of the vehicle, shall sign a receipt for its return, shall pay the cost of removal, and any cost of storage accrued. Until paid these charges constitute a lien on the vehicle which may be enforced in the same manner as
a mechanic's lien in accordance with the provisions of IC 32-8-31-1 through 32-8-31-7, exclusive and as same may be amended from time to time.

(E) It shall be the duty of the police department to keep a written record of each vehicle removed in accordance with this section, which record shall include a description of the vehicle removed, its license number, the date and time of its removal, where it was removed from, the name and addresses of its owner and last operator, if known, where the vehicle was removed to, its disposition (which would include the date on which the owner or person entitled to its possession took the vehicle back into that person's possession from the spot where same had been hauled), and the parking violation involved.

(F) This section shall be supplemental to any of the provision of law granting members of the Police Department authority to remove vehicles.
(Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98)





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70.36 PARKING DURING HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS.

(A) The City Council may designate certain holidays and festivals, such as Persimmon Festival, as necessitating “no parking” signs and shall designate the streets, the limits on the streets, and the period during which there shall be no parking.

(B) The city police and/or the City Street Department shall install temporary “no parking” signs in the areas so designated as “no parking areas” set forth in division (A) above.

(C) Parking shall be prohibited on any street designated as “no parking” above. It shall be unlawful for a vehicle to be parked in a parking space or near or next to the curb of a “no parking” area provided for in division (A) above. It shall be unlawful for any person to cause or permit any vehicle registered in his or her name or driven by him or her to be unlawfully parked as set forth in this section.
(Ord. 2001-17, passed - -01)



ENFORCEMENT


70.40 CITATION PROCEDURE.

It shall be the duty of the police officers or other city employees assigned such duties to:

(A) Issue citations and attach a copy of such citation to any vehicle which is found to be parked in violation of the provisions of this section.

(B) Such citation shall contain:

(1) The license number of such vehicle.

(2) The time and date during which such vehicle was parked in violation of this section.

(3) A brief description of the violation for which the citation has been issued.

(4) Instructions to the owner or operator of such vehicle to report to the city Police Station in regard to such violation.

(5) Such other information as might facilitate the operation of this section.

(C) Each owner or operator shall, within five days of the issuance of such citation, pay as a penalty for and in full satisfaction of such violation, the sum of $15 to the City Clerk. Should more than five days elapse from the issuance of such citation, until the payment of the penalty provided for, then and in that event an additional payment of $10 shall be required as a penalty and in full satisfaction of such violation to the city Police Department.

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(D) The failure of the owner or operator to make such a payment within ten days after the issuance of such citation shall render the owner or operator of such vehicle subject to the penalties hereafter provided for violation of the provisions or this section.

(E) The Chief of Police shall remit all payments made to the Police Department pursuant to this section to the City Clerk-Treasurer.
(Ord. 3-1982, passed 4-19-82; Am. Ord. 5-1998, passed 4-6-98) Penalty, see 70.99



70.99 PENALTY.

(A) Any person who shall violate, or who aids, abets or assists in violating 70.22 shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than $25 or more than $50.

(B) Any person who shall violate any provision of this title for which no other penalty is provided shall, upon conviction, be fined in any sum not less than $1 or more than $25, to which shall be added costs as provided by statute.

(C) Any person who shall violate 70.15 shall be subject to a fine of $50.

(D) Any person who shall violate 70.16 shall be subject to a fine of $25.

(E) Any person who shall violate 70.17 shall be subject to a fine of $500 per day and the immediate removal of the vendor for the violation.

(F) Any person who shall violate 70.23 shall be subject to a fine of $25, to which shall be added court costs where applicable.

(G) Any person who shall violate, or aids, abets or assists in violating Chapter 72 shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than $25 or more than $50, to which shall be added costs as provided by statute.

(H) Any person who violates 70.36 shall be subject to a fine of $25 to which will be added the court costs and in addition thereto is subject to have his or her vehicle towed if not moved within one hour after the ticket is written and attached to the windshield of the vehicle or at any other time that the police determine that said vehicle as parked is causing a disruption to the holiday or festival activities.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 8-2-82; Am. Ord. 3-1982, passed 4-19-82; Am. Ord. 4-1990, passed 6-18-90; Am. Ord. 1-1996, passed 4-1-96; Am. Ord. 2-1996, passed 3-4-96; Am. Ord. 3-1996, passed 3-4-96; Am. Ord. 6-1997, passed 3-3-97; Am. Ord. 23-1998, passed 10-5-98; Am. Ord. 2001-17, passed - -01)






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CHAPTER 71: BICYCLES AND MOTORIZED TWO-WHEEL VEHICLES


Section

General Provisions

71.01 Definition
71.02 Application of traffic regulations
71.03 Violations

Licensing Procedure

71.10 License required
71.11 Application of license
71.12 Issuance of license
71.13 Attachment of license
71.14 Inspection of bicycles
71.15 Transfer of ownership
71.16 Rentals and sales of bicycles

Standards of Operation

71.20 Operation of bicycles
71.21 Obedience to traffic-control devices
71.22 Parking
71.23 Lamps and other equipment
71.24 Skateboards

71.99 Penalty



GENERAL PROVISIONS


71.01 DEFINITION.

For the purpose of this chapter the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.

BICYCLE. Any motorized or non-motorized two wheel vehicle not required to have a state license, and shall be referred to in this chapter as a bicycle only.
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71.02 APPLICATION OF TRAFFIC REGULATIONS.

(A) Every person riding a bicycle upon a roadway shall be granted all of the rights, and shall be subject to all of the duties, applicable to the driver of a vehicle by the laws of the state declaring rules of the road applicable to vehicles or by the traffic ordinances of this city applicable to the driver of a vehicle, except as to special regulations in this chapter and except as to those provisions of laws and ordinances which by their nature can have no application.

(B) These regulations applicable to bicycles shall apply whenever a bicycle is operated upon any street or upon any public path set aside for the exclusive use of bicycles, subject to those exceptions stated herein.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80)


71.03 VIOLATIONS.

(A) It is a misdemeanor for any person to do any act forbidden or fail to perform any act required in this ordinance.

(B) The parent of any child, and the guardian of any ward shall not authorize or knowingly permit any such child or ward to violate any of the provisions of this chapter.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80) Penalty, see 71.99



LICENSING PROCEDURE


71.10 LICENSE REQUIRED.

No person shall ride or propel a bicycle on any street or upon any public path in the city unless such bicycle has been licensed and a license is attached thereto as provided herein.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80) Penalty, see 71.99


71.11 APPLICATION OF LICENSE.

Application for a bicycle license shall be made on a form provided by the city. An annual license fee of $1 shall be paid to the city before each license or renewal thereof be granted. Such license shall be issued for one year, and a new license must be purchased by January 1 of each year. The first licenses issued in 1991 will be dated 1992, and shall be good until December 31, 1992. Shall such license be lost or a replacement required or a transfer made, the same fee of $1 shall be paid to the city.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80)

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71.12 ISSUANCE OF LICENSE.

(A) The city, upon receiving proper application therefor, is authorized to issue a bicycle license which shall be effective until the end of the year for which it is issued or until such time as the bicycle ownership is changed.
(B) The city shall not issue a license for any bicycle if there is reasonable ground to believe that the applicant is not the owner of or entitled to the possession of such bicycle.

(C) The city shall keep a record of the number of each license, the date issued, the name and address of the person to whom issued, and the number on the frame of the bicycle for which issued, and a record of all license fees collected.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80)


71.13 ATTACHMENT OF LICENSE.

(A) The city shall issue a license bearing the number assigned to the bicycle and the name of the city, and the year for which it is issued.

(B) The applicant shall cause such license to be firmly attached to the frame or the bicycle in such position as to be plainly visible from the rear.

(C) No person shall remove a license plate from a bicycle during the period for which it is issued except upon a transfer of ownership or in the event the bicycle is dismantled and no longer operated upon any street in the city.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80) Penalty, see 71.99


71.14 INSPECTION OF BICYCLES.

The chief of police, or an officer assigned such responsibility, may inspect each bicycle before licensing the same and may refuse a license for any bicycle which he determines is in unsafe mechanical condition.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80)


71.15 TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP.

Upon the sale or other transfer of a licensed bicycle, the licensee shall report such transfer to the Police Department, along with the new owner's name. The new owner must apply for a new license and furnish proper identification and ownership of the bicycle. Such new license shall be purchased for $1.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80) Penalty, see 71.99


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71.16 RENTALS AND SALES OF BICYCLES.

(A) A rental agency shall not rent or offer any bicycle for rent unless the bicycle is licensed, and a license attached thereto as provided herein and such bicycle is equipped with the lamps and other equipment required in this chapter.

(B) Every person engaged in the business of buying or selling new or used bicycles shall maintain a record of every bicycle purchased or sold by such dealer, giving the name and address of the person from whom purchased or to whom sold, a description of such bicycle by name or make, frame number thereof, and the number of license plate, if any, found thereon.

(C) Every person engaged in the business of buying or selling new or used bicycles shall register with the Police Department, along with the name and address of such business.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80) Penalty, see 71.99



STANDARDS OF OPERATION


71.20 OPERATION OF BICYCLES

(A) A person propelling or operating a bicycle shall not ride other than astride a permanent and regular seat attached thereto.

(B) No bicycle shall be used to carry more persons at one time than the number for which it is designed and equipped.

(C) Every person operating a bicycle upon a roadway shall ride as near to the righthand side of the roadway as practical, exercising due care when passing a standing vehicle or one proceeding in the same direction, and shall follow and obey all traffic laws of the state and the municipality.

(D) Persons riding bicycles upon a roadway shall not ride more than two abreast except on paths or parts of roadways set aside for the exclusive use of bicycles.

(E) Whenever a useable path for bicycles has been provided adjacent to a roadway, bicycle riders shall use such path and shall not use the roadway.

(F) No person shall operate a bicycle at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions then existing.

(G) The operator of a bicycle emerging from an alley, driveway or building shall upon approaching a sidewalk or the sidewalk area extending across any alleyway, yield the right-of-way to all pedestrians approaching on said sidewalk or sidewalk area, and upon entering the roadway shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles approaching on said roadway.

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(H) No person riding upon any bicycle shall attach the same or himself to any vehicle upon a roadway.

(I) No person operating a bicycle shall carry any package, bundle, or article which prevents the rider from keeping at least one hand upon the handle bars.

(J) No person shall propel or operate a bicycle in any unsafe manner.

(K) Both wheels of all such vehicles must be on the surface being ridden upon at all times such vehicle is in operation.

(L) No person shall ride a bicycle upon the public parking lots located within the city.

(M) No person shall ride a bicycle upon the sidewalks of the city within the business section, which is the entire length of Main Street east and west and within one block north of Main Street and one block south of Main Street for its entire length.

(N) Whenever any person is riding a bicycle upon a sidewalk, that person shall yield the right of way to any pedestrian and shall give audible signal before overtaking and passing the pedestrian.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80; Am. Ord. 2-1997, passed 2-3-97) Penalty, see 71.99


71.21 OBEDIENCE TO TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICES.

(A) Any person operating a bicycle shall obey the instructions of official traffic-control signals, signs, and other control devices applicable to vehicles, unless otherwise directed by a police officer.

(B) Whenever authorized signs are erected indicating that no right or left or U turn is permitted, no person operating a bicycle shall disobey the direction of any such sign, except where such person dismounts from the bicycle to make any such turn, in which event such person shall then obey the regulations applicable to pedestrians.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80) Penalty, see 71.99


71.22 PARKING.

No person shall park a bicycle upon a sidewalk or a street other than upon the roadway against the curb or in a rack which has been provided to support the bicycle.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80; Am. Ord. 2-1997, passed 2-3-97) Penalty, see 71.99


71.23 LAMPS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT.

(A) Every bicycle when in use at nighttime shall be equipped with a lamp on the front which shall emit a white light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet to the front and with a red reflector on

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the rear of a type which shall be visible from all distances from 50 feet to 300 feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful upper beams of headlamps on a motor vehicle. A lamp emitting a red light visible from a distance of 50 feet to the rear may be used in addition to the red reflector.

(B) Every bicycle shall be equipped with a brake which will enable the operator to make the braked wheel skid on dry level clean pavement.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80) Penalty, see 71.99


71.24 SKATEBOARDS.

(A) No person shall ride a skateboard upon the streets, alleys, public parking lots, or sidewalks of the city.

(B) No person shall park or leave a skateboard on a sidewalk or street.
(Ord. 2-1997, passed 2-3-97). Penalty, see 71.99


71.99 PENALTY.

(A) Every person convicted of a violation of any provision of 71.20 or 71.24 shall be punished by a fine of not more than $10 for each such violation, by impounding of the person's bicycle for a period not to exceed ten days, or by any combination thereof.

(B) Every person convicted of a violation of any other provision of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $5, or by removal and detention of the license from such person's bicycle for a period not to exceed 10 days, or by impounding such person's bicycle for a period not to exceed 10 days or by any combination thereof.
(Ord. 4-1980, passed 7-7-80; Am. Ord. 2-1997, passed 2-3-97)

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CHAPTER 72: TRAFFIC SCHEDULES


Schedule

I. Stop streets
II. Yield streets
III. Speed limits
IV. One-way streets
V. Crosswalks
VI. Speed bumps


SCHEDULE I: STOP STREETS.

All traffic shall stop at the following locations before proceeding on:

Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Bishop Blvd. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Bishop Blvd. Twelfth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Bishop Blvd. Marion St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Bishop Blvd. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Braman St. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Braman St. Stevens St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Brook St. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Brook St. Fifth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Brook St. First St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Brook St. Fourteenth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Brook St. Second St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Brook St. Seventh St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Brook St. Sixth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Carter Ave. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Carter Ave. Oak St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Cherry St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Cherry St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

College Ave. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

College Ave. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

College Ave. Seventh St. 5-1982 7-19-82

College Ave. Sixth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Crawford St. Eleventh St. 12-1998 6-1-98

Crawford St. Fifth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Crawford St. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Crawford St. Seventh St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Crawford St. Sixth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Crawford St. Twelfth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Curry St. Fifth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Curry St. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Curry St. Second St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Curry St. Sixth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Dale St. Rabbitsville Rd. 12-1998 6-1-98

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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Dean St. Rabbitsville Rd. 12-1998 6-1-98

Deckard Dr. Fourteenth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Deckerd Dr. Meadow Moore Way 12-1998 6-1-98

Diane St. Rabbitsville Road 12-1998 6-1-98

Eastbound North/South 18-1998 6-29-98
Hel-Mar Dr. Hel-Mar Dr.

East Second St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

East Second St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

East Second St. Wells Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

East Third St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

East Third St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

East Third St. Wells Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eighth St. Crawford St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eighth St. Curry St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eighth St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eighth St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eighth St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eighth St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eleventh St. Brook St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eleventh St. Crawford St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eleventh St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eleventh St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82


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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Eleventh St. Lawrence St. 5-1982; 7-19-82;
15-2001 6-4-01

Eleventh St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eleventh St./Oak St. Four-way stop 4-1992 11-2-92

Eleventh St. Orchard St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eleventh St. Tulip St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Eleventh St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Elm St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Elm St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Elm St. Wells Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Estates Rabbitsville Rd. 12-1998 6-1-98

Fifth St. College Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fifth St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fifth St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fifth St. Hancock Ave. 1-1997 2-3-97

Fifth St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fifth St. Oak St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fifth St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

First St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

First St. Kelly St. 12-1998 6-1-98

First St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

First St. Vine St. 5-1982 7-19-82


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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

First St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fourteenth St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fourteenth St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fourth St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fourth St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fourth St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fourth St. Mississippi Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fourth St. Oak St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fourth St. Vine St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fourth St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Frank St. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Frank St. Meridian Rd. 5-1982 7-19-82

Frank St. Seventh St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Frank St. Sixth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Greenwood St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Greenwood St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Grissom Ave. Meridian Rd. 2-1983 2-21-83

Grissom Ave. Ninth St. 2-1983 2-21-83

Grissom Ave. Sixth St. 2-1983 2-21-83

Grissom Ave. Seventh St. 2-1983 2-21-83

Grissom Ave. Sixth St. 2-1983 2-21-83

Grissom Ave. Third St. 2-1983 2-21-83

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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Hancock Ave. Meridian Rd. 5-1982 7-19-82

Hancock Ave. Old State Road 37 5-1982 7-19-82

Hancock Ave./Hghwy 37 Four-way stop 6-1996 3-4-96

Kelley St. Meridian Rd. 5-1982 7-19-82

Kelley St. Second St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Knott St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Knott St. Oak St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Knott St./Railroad St. Four-way stop 7-1996 7-1-96

Lawrence St. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Lawrence St. Twelfth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Lehigh St. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Lehigh St. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Lehigh St. Seventh St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Maier Ave. Meridian Rd. 5-1982 7-19-82

Main St. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Main St. Old State Road 37 5-1982 7-19-82

Main St. Sixth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Maple St. Twelfth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Marion St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Marion St. Lehigh St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Meadowmoor Way Bishop Blvd. 5-1982 7-19-82

Meridian Rd. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Meridian Rd. State Road 60 5-1982 7-19-82

Mississippi Ave. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Mississippi Ave. Fifth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Mississippi Ave. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Mississippi Ave. Seventh St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Mississippi Ave. Sixth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Mississippi Ave. Third St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Mound St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Mound St. Wells Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Newby St. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Newby St. State Road 37 5-1982 7-19-82

Ninth St./Brook St. Four-way stop 11B-1997 8-5-97

Ninth St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Ninth St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Ninth St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Ninth St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Ninth St. State Road 60 5-1982 7-19-82

Ninth St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

North St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Northbound
St. Jones St. Oak St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Northbound
St. Jones St. Railroad St. 5-1982 7-19-82


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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Northbound
Knott St. Railroad St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Novotny Blvd. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Novotny Blvd. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Oak St. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Oak St./Eleventh St. Four-way stop 4-1992 11-2-92

Oak St. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Oak St. Seventh St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Oak St. Twelfth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Old State Road 37 Highway 37 N. 5-1982 7-19-82

Old State Road 37 Highway 37 S. 5-1982 7-19-82

Old State Road 37 Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Orchard St. Twelfth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Orchard St. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Pleasant View Dr. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Pleasant View Dr. Old State Road 37 5-1982 7-19-82

Plum St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Plum St. Kelly St. 12-1998 6-1-98

Plum St./Vine St. Four-way stop 00-07 5-1-00

Poplar St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Poplar St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Poplar St. Wells Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Railroad St. Fifth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Ross St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Ross St. Vine St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Second St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Second St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Second St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Second St. Oak St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Second St. State Road 60 5-1982 7-19-82

Second St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Seventh St. Brook St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Seventh St. Curry St. 2-1983 2-21-83

Seventh St. Grissom Ave. 2-1983 2-21-83

Seventh St. Hancock Ave. 2-1983 2-21-83

Seventh St. Main St. 2-1983 2-21-83

Seventh St. Warren St. 2-1983 2-21-83

Seventh St./Oak St. Four-way stop 23-1998 10-5-98

Sixth St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Sixth St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Sixth St. Oak St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Sixth St. State Road 60 5-1982 7-19-82

Sixth St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Stevens St. State Road 37 5-1982 7-19-82

Stevens St. State Road 60 5-1982 7-19-82

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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Tenth St. Brook St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Tenth St. Crawford St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Tenth St. Crawford St. 7-1998 4-6-98

Tenth St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Tenth St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Tenth St. Lawrence St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Tenth St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Tenth St. Oak St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Tenth St. Orchard St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Tenth St. Tulip St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Tenth St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Third St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Third St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Third St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Third St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Third St. Oak St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Third St. Vine St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Third St. Warren St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Thirteenth St. Brook St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Thirteenth St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Thirteenth St. Warren St. 5-1982; 7-19-82;
2-2002 5-3-02


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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Tulip St. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Tulip St. Twelfth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Twelfth St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Twelfth St./Warren St. Four-way stop 3-1995 4-3-95

Twelfth St. Brook St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Twelfth St. Main St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Unnamed alley between 8th Street or 7-1999 8-2-99
8th Street and 9th Street 9th Street

Vine St. Fifth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Vine St. Meridian Rd. 5-1982 7-19-82

Vine St. Second St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Vine St. Sixth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Wade St. Fifth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Wade St. W. Bartlett Dr. 5-1982 7-19-82

Walker St. Rabbitsville Rd. 12-1998 6-1-98
(south entrance of
Lakeside)

Walnut St. Frank St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Walnut St. Grissom Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Walnut St. Wells Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Warren St. Fourteenth St. 9-2003 9-2-03

Warren St. Meridian Rd. 5-1982 7-19-82

Warren St. Seventh St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Warren St./Eighth St. Four-way stop 12-1996 7-1-96


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Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Warren St./Twelfth St. Four-way stop 3-1995 4-3-95

Wells Ave. Meridian Rd. 5-1982 7-19-82

West St. Fifth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Wright St. Ninth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Penalty, see 70.99


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SCHEDULE II: YIELD STREETS.

All traffic shall yield at the following locations before proceeding on:

Yield Street Right-of-Way Ord. No. Date

Crandell St. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Crandell St. Marion St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Fifth St. Hancock Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Hazel St. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Hazel St. Stevens St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Morris St. Eighth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Morris St. Marion St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Newby St. Stevens St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Novotny Blvd. Maier Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

Novotny Blvd. Wells Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

O'Dea Court Pleasant View Dr. 5-1982 7-19-82

Second St. Mississippi Ave. 5-1982 7-19-82

S. Knott St. Railroad St. 5-1982 7-19-82

S. St. Johns St. Railroad St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Stevens St. Crandell St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Thirteenth St. Meadownoor Dr. 5-1982 7-19-82

Wade St. Bartlett Dr. E. 5-1982 7-19-82

Warren St. Fourteenth St. 5-1982 7-19-82

Wright St. Stevens St. 5-1982; 7-19-82;
5-2002 9-3-02
Penalty, see 70.99

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SCHEDULE III: SPEED LIMITS.

(A) On Main Street between Fourth Street and Old State Road 37 no vehicle shall move at a speed greater than 20 miles an hour.

(B) The speed limit on Main Street between new (present) State Highway 37 and 8th Street shall be increased to 25 miles per hour.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 7-19-82; Am. Ord. 00-08, passed 5-1-00; Am. Ord. 00-21, passed 5-1-00) Penalty, see 70.99



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SCHEDULE IV: ONE-WAY STREETS.

Main Street from Eighth Street to Fifth Street shall be designated a one-way street moving from west to east.
(Ord. 5-1982, passed 7-19-82) Penalty, see 70.99


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Traffic Schedules 32A


SCHEDULE V: CROSSWALKS.

(A) Any person operating any vehicle approaching the following crosswalks must drive their vehicle at such a rate of speed as to be able to stop such vehicle if a person or persons and/or leader dog (seeing eye dog) enters the crosswalk.

(B) Any person operating any vehicle approaching the following crosswalks must stop their vehicle before entering the crosswalk in order to permit any person or persons and/or leader dog (seeing eye dog) entering the crosswalk to cross the street.

(C) Any person or persons and or leader dog (seeing eye dog) entering the following crosswalks has the right of way over any vehicle being operated on the following streets.

(D) Any person violating this section shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $250 together with the costs of the action.
(Ord. 8-1997, passed 5-3-97)

Street Location Ord. No. Date

South 9th Street 413 South 9th Street 8-1997 5-3-97

Main Street Intersection with 11th Street 12-2003 12-15-03


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Traffic Schedules 32C


SCHEDULE VI: SPEED BUMPS.

Speed bumps shall be placed on the following streets. There shall also be warning signs which state "WARNING--SPEED BUMP AHEAD" placed on the streets designated.

Streets Intersection Sign location Ord. Date Passed

Brook St. Brook St. and 12th St. Brook St. 24-1998 8-3-98

North St. Oak St. and Hancock Ave. 5-1999 7-19-99

Plum St. Between 502 Plum St. 00-15 12-4-00
and Kelly St.

Tom Green Dr. Three locations 00-13; 11-6-00;
00-20 11-6-00

Unnamed alley Between College and Each side of bump 9-1997 5-3-97
Grissom Avenue

Between 8th and 9th Each side of bump 9-1997 5-3-97
Streets

Between Sheeks Dr. and 5-1999 7-19-99
North St.


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CHAPTER 73: PARKING SCHEDULES


Schedule

I. Parking prohibited
II. Downtown limited parking zones



I. PARKING PROHIBITED.

Parking shall be prohibited on all of the following designated streets:

Street Between Side Ord. No. Date Passed

Dale St. Either 1-05 4-4-05

N. Fourth St. Knott St. and Railroad St. Either 4-1996 3-4-96

Eighth St. Main St. and Mississippi Ave Either 5-1982 7-19-82

Eighth St. Oak St. and Hancock Ave. West 5-1982 7-19-82

Lehigh St. Seventh St. and Ninth St. North 5-1982 7-19-82

Ninth St. Main St. and Hancock Ave. East 5-1982 7-19-82

Oak St. Seventh St. and Twelfth St. South 5-1982 7-19-82

Pleasant View From Main St. Left 5-1982 7-19-82

Seventh St. Main St. and Mississippi Ave. West 5-1982 7-19-82

Seventh St. Warren St. to alleyway East 1-1991 8-19-91
between Main and Warren

Seventh St. Oak St. and Hancock Ave. West 5-1982 7-19-82

Vine St. Fifth St. and Sixth St. South 5-1982 7-19-82



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Street Between Side Ord. No. Date Passed

Warren St. Sixth St. and Seventh St. South 1-1991 8-19-91

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II. DOWNTOWN LIMITED PARKING ZONES.

(A) The following streets, including any other place designated by the Chief of Police from time to time, and shown by the placement of “No Parking” or “Limited Parking Signs,” shall have limited parking zones:

Street Between Side Ord. No. Date Passed

Eighth St. Mississippi and W. Warren St. Both 3-1982 4-19-82

Fifth St. Mississippi and W. Warren St. Both 3-1982 4-19-82

Main St. Mississippi and W. Warren St. Both 3-1982 4-19-82

Seventh St. Mississippi and W. Warren St. Both 3-1982 4-19-82

Sixth St. Mississippi and W. Warren St. Both 3-1982 4-19-82

(B) It shall be unlawful for a vehicle to be parked in a parking space located within the Downtown Limited Parking Zones for more than two consecutive hours. Provided, however, that should such vehicle be parked for more than four consecutive hours at such location this shall constitute a separate, second violation, and provided further, that should such vehicle be parked for more than six consecutive hours at such location this shall constitute a separate third violation. When any vehicle shall be parked within the Downtown Limited Parking Zones, the owner or operator shall park within the area designated by the curb or street marking lines as indicated for parallel or diagonal parking. It shall be unlawful for any person to cause or permit any vehicle registered in his name to be unlawfully parked as set out in this section.
(Ord. 3-1982, passed 4-19-82)

(C) The provisions of this chapter making it unlawful for a vehicle to be parked in a parking space located within the Downtown Limited Parking Zones for more than two consecutive hours shall apply between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Mondays through Saturday, and shall not apply at other hours nor on Sundays and holidays.
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