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A. Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with the law or the directions of a police officer or official traffic control device, no person shall:

1. Stop, stand or park a vehicle:

a. On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;

b. On a sidewalk or street planting strip;

c. Within an intersection;

d. On a crosswalk;

e. Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless official signs or markings indicate a different no-parking area opposite the ends of a safety zone;

f. Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;

g. On any railroad tracks;

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

i. At any place where official signs prohibit stopping; or

j. Within any fire zone or fire exits.

2. Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge a passenger or passengers:

a. In front of an alley or private driveway or within five feet of the end of the curb radius leading thereto;

b. Within fifteen feet of a fire hydrant;

c. Within twenty feet of a crosswalk;

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

e. Within twenty feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite the entrance to any fire station when properly signed;

f. In front of or behind a yellow painted curb;

g. At any place where City barricades are placed;

h. Within fifty feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;

i. At any place where official signs prohibit parking; or

j. In a bus stop. (Ord. 1865, 1998)

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