CHAPTER 12. TRAFFIC AND MOTOR VEHICLESCHAPTER 12. TRAFFIC AND MOTOR VEHICLES\Article III. Parking

A.    In cases where parking stalls in the Central Business District are marked by lines, no part of any parked vehicle shall extend over or beyond the lines designating a single parking stall.  Parking vehicles with wheels on the curb or sidewalk is not permitted.

B.    Exceptions to parking within lines designating spaces may apply to vehicles parked at private driveways where bay doors exist when such vehicle displays a permit on the rear-view mirror.  Such permits will be issued in a manner prescribed by the office of the City Clerk.  Should such parking at bay door entrances occur, the use of that space shall comply with adjoining marked spaces with respect to extension into traveling lanes of the street, and shall not cross or impede pedestrian movements on the sidewalks.

(Code 2015)

No vehicle shall be parked in spaces designated on either side of Main Street between the South edge of the river bridge crossing the Marais Des Cygnes River and 5th Street in such a manner as to extend beyond any line defined in the parking space.  This prohibition includes the combined length of vehicles and trailers, and includes, but is not limited to, automobiles, trucks, tractors, tractor/trailers and recreational vehicles.  Further, no vehicle shall be parked in the CBD with the front wheel(s) over the curb and on a sidewalk.  The penalty for violation of this section shall be no less than ten dollars ($10)

(Code 2015)

Standing, stopping or parking of any vehicle within two hundred (200) feet of the fence surrounding the Forest Park swimming pool between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. is prohibited.

(Code 2015)

A.    Prohibited parking area, penalty.  It shall be unlawful for any person to park, store or otherwise cause to be placed a motor vehicle upon terraces not specifically designed or authorized by the commission for the parking or storage of motor vehicles.  Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this section or who shall aid, abet or assist in the violation of any of the provisions of this section shall be determined guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.  Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as set forth in this section.

B.    Definitions.  As used in this section:

Motor vehicle-means every vehicle which is self-propelled.

Terrace-includes, but shall not be limited to, that portion of a public way, street or alley within the dedicated right-of-way between the curbline or line of normal use and the property line of the abutting owner, except for that portion used as a driveway (as evidenced by the appropriate curb cut or entrance from street or alley), provided that the used portion of such driveway does not block or deter the use of the sidewalk.

(Code 1982)

No recreational vehicle, trailer or semi-trailer, tractor, farm implement or machinery, road maintenance machinery, automobile dealer’s vehicles, or used vehicle for sale shall be parked on streets designated below, provided that this Section shall not apply to any vehicle described in this Section when it is actually engaged in loading or unloading.

Street

From

To

Main Street

Tecumseh

Fifth Street

Hickory Street

First Street

Park Street

Park Street

Main Street

Hickory Street

First Street

Walnut Street

Hickory Street

Second Street

Walnut Street

Hickory Street

Third Street

Walnut Street

Hickory Street

Fourth Street

Walnut Street

Hickory Street

Fifth Street

Walnut Street

Hickory Street

Thirteenth Street

Main Street

Kanza Park

(Code 1982; K.S.A. 8-2002)

A.    During times when at least a two-inch (2”) snowfall has been realized or accumulated within the City, the Director of Public Works or his designee may order that no vehicle parking shall be permitted upon the streets described in this subsection for a reasonable period of time during which such regulations are necessary to provide for efficient traffic flow:

1.    Ash Street-between the intersections of 2nd Street and 15th Street.

2.    Cedar Street-between the intersections of 1st Street and 15th Street and between the intersections of Massasoit Street and Red Jacket.

3.    College Street-between the intersections of 12th Street and 13th Street.

4.    K-68 Highway,-all areas.

5.    Main Street,-all areas.

6.    Massasoit Street-between the intersections of Main Street and Cedar Street.

7.    Mulberry Street-between the intersections of 12th Street and 13th Street.

8.    Red Jacket between-the intersections of Cedar Street and Main Street.

9.    Tremont Street-between the intersections of 7th Street and 9th Street.

10.  U.S. 59 Highway,-all areas.

11.  Willow Street-between the intersections of 7th Street and 9th Street.

12.  Second Street-from the west city limits to the intersection of Cedar Street.

13.  5th Street-between the intersections of Cedar Street and Mulberry Street.

14.  Sixth Street-between the intersections of Mulberry Street and Poplar Street.

15.  7th Street-between the intersections of Main Street and Ash Street.

16.  11th Street-from the west city limits to the intersection of Ash Street.

17.  12th Street-between the intersections of Cedar Street and Mulberry Street.

18.  13th Street-between the intersections of Cedar Street and Main Street.

19.  14th Street-between the intersections of Main Street and Cedar Street.

20.  15th Street-all areas within the city limits.

B.    During times when at least a six-inch (6”) snowfall has been realized or accumulated within the City, the Director of Public Works or his designee may order that no vehicle parking shall be permitted upon the streets described in this subsection in addition to those areas described in subsection (A) for a reasonable period of time during which such regulations are necessary to provide for efficient traffic flow:

1.    All municipal parking lots.

2.    Hickory Street-between the intersections of 1st Street and 5th Street.

3.    Main Street-between the intersections of K-68 Highway and 5th Street.

4.    Tecumseh Street-between Main Street intersection and Highway K-68 Interchange.

5.    Walnut Street-between the intersections of 1st Street and 5th Street.

6.    1st Street-between the intersections of Walnut Street and Hickory Street.

7.    2nd Street-between the intersections of Locust Street and Cedar Street.

8.    3rd Street-between the intersections of Locust Street and Cedar Street.

9.    4th Street-between the intersections of Walnut Street and Cedar Street.

10.  5th Street- between the intersections of Walnut Street and Cedar Street.

C.    Any order prohibiting certain vehicle parking made pursuant to this section shall be made in writing and shall not remain in effect for more than forty-eight (48) hours, unless such order is specifically extended by subsequent order of the Director of Public Works.

D.    In addition to the other provisions contained in this article, any vehicle parked upon a street described in subsections (A) or (B) of this section in violation of any order of the Director of Public Works or his designee as provided in this section may be removed or caused to be removed by the Police Department, and the owner of such vehicle shall be responsible for the expense of such removal.

(Code 2015)

Whenever any motor vehicle without driver is found parked, standing or stopped in violation of this article or any ordinance, the officer finding such vehicle shall take its registration number and may take any other information displayed on the vehicle which may identify its user, and shall conspicuously affix to such vehicle a traffic citation.

(Code 1982; K.S.A. 8-2002; K.S.A. 8-2112)

If a violator of this article’s restrictions on stopping, standing or parking does not appear in response to a traffic citation affixed to such motor vehicle within a period of five (5) days, the Clerk of the Court shall send to the owner of the motor vehicle to which the traffic citation was affixed a letter informing the owner of the violation and warning that if such letter is disregarded for a period of five (5) days a warrant of arrest will be issued.

(Code 1982; K.S.A. 8-2113)

A.    In any prosecution charging a violation of any law or regulation governing the stopping, standing or parking of a vehicle, proof that the particular vehicle described in the complaint was in violation of any such law or regulation, together with proof that the defendant named in the complaint was at the time of the violation the registered owner of such vehicle, shall constitute in evidence a prima facie presumption that the registered owner of such vehicle was the person who parked or placed such vehicle at the point where, and for the time during which, such violation occurred.

B.    The presumption stated in subsection (A) shall apply only when the procedure as described in Sections 12-305 and 12-306 has been followed.

(Code 1982; K.S.A. 8-2114)

A.    Measurements listed in section “Parking Regulations” are initiated from the center of the named intersecting street.  The measurements on parking stall locations proceed to the approximate center of the particular identified stall, whether it is parallel or angle type parking.  All other areas identified by measurements will proceed from the closest point to farthest point of listed intersection.

B.    Municipal Parking Lot designations and locations are:

Lot

Location

Side

A

200 block of Walnut Street

East

B

100 block of Walnut Street

East

C

100 block of S. Hickory Street

West

D

100 block of E. Second Street

North

E

200 block of Walnut Street

West

F

100 block of N. Hickory Street

West (next to levee)

G

200 block of S. Hickory Street

East

H

300 block of Walnut Street

West

Auditorium

300 block of S. Cedar Street

West

(Code 2015)

It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle, including recreational vehicles, on the streets of the City without moving such vehicle for a period in excess of seventy-two (72) hours.

(Code 1982)

A.    With the exception of specified permit parking areas and accessible (ADA) parking, the streets or portions thereof set forth in this section are designated as parking zones with a maximum continuous parking time limitation of two (2) hours between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Each additional one-hour continuous period that a vehicle remains in violation of such parking time limitation shall constitute a separate offense.

Street

Side(s)

From

To

Hickory Street

West

2nd Street

3rd Street

Hickory Street

West

3rd Street

4th Street

Main Street

Both

bridge

5th Street

1st Street

South

alley west of Main

Hickory Street

1st Street

North

Main Street

alley east of Main

2nd Street

Both

Walnut Street

Hickory Street

3rd Street

North

Walnut Street

alley east of Main

3rd Street

South

Walnut Street

Hickory Street

4th Street

South

Walnut Street

Hickory Street

4th Street

North

Walnut Street

Main Street

5th Street

Both

Main Street

alley east of Main 

B.    The City Manager shall cause such signs to be erected as are necessary to inform the public of the two-hour parking zones designated by this section.

C.    The penalty for violation of this section shall be no less than five dollars ($5.00), and no more than twenty-five dollars ($25.00).

(Code 2015; Ord. 3931-16)

A.    The streets or portions thereof set forth in this section are designated as parking zones with a maximum continuous parking time limitation of fifteen (15) minutes between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Each additional 15-minute continuous period that a vehicle remains in violation of such parking time limitations shall constitute a separate offense.

Number

Street

Side(s)

From

To

of Stalls

Hickory Street

East

55 feet South of 4th Street

95 feet South of 4th Street

4

Hickory Street

West

282 feet South of 3rd Street

334 feet South of 3rd Street

6

Fourth Street

South

56 feet east of Hickory

91 feet East of Hickory Street

4

B.    The City Manager or his/her designee shall cause such signs to be erected as are necessary to inform the public of the 15-minute parking zones designated by this section.

C.    The penalty for violation of this section shall be no less than five dollars ($5.00), and no more than twenty-five dollars ($25.00)

(Code 2015)

No person shall park, place, or leave any item or vehicle, or store such item on a trailer on any public street, right-of-way, alley or public parking lot owned and operated by the City that is defined as a public nuisance in Section 10-501 or defined as an inoperable vehicle in Section 10-203(1).

(Code 2015)

Angle parking is authorized on the north side of Third Street between Main Street and Hickory Street, subject to restrictions set forth in the standard traffic ordinance adopted in Section 12-101.  The City Manager or his/her designee shall cause to have painted on the street surface lines indicating angle parking spaces.

(K.S.A. 8-1572; Code 2015)

A.    Those vehicles displaying a parking permit issued pursuant to this Section shall not be subject to the 2-hour time limitations set forth in Section 12-311.

B.    The holder of a parking permit issued under this Section is not guaranteed a parking space.

C.    A permit issued pursuant to this section does not authorize parking in spaces reserved for a specific purpose in Section 12-316 of this Article.

D.    Upon application, non-transferable parking permits for the purpose of extended parking in 2-hour limited-time spaces shall be issued by the City Clerk for residents of the Central Business District.  The City Clerk shall keep a written record of the name, address and dates of purchase/ expiration.  Parking permits shall be issued for a period of twelve months.  A fee of $25.00 for each permit is payable in advance at the utility payment window at City Hall.  No more than 2 permits per residential address in the CBD area shall be in force.  An individual issued a permit may cancel a parking permit at any time; however, no refunds will be issued for the unused period of the permit.  It is the responsibility of the permit holder to renew such permit each year.

E.    Parking permits issued under this Section must be clearly displayed on the left side of the rear bumper of any vehicle parked in an applicable designated parking space, and must be maintained and kept clear of obstruction, in order to avoid the penalties established by this Article.

(Code 2015)

A.    On-street parking on the east side of Mulberry Street between 9th and 11th Streets shall be authorized by permit only.  Said parking permits shall only be issued to property owners and residents on the east side of Mulberry Street within the restricted are.

B.    Appropriate signs shall be authorized to temporarily suspend these parking restrictions.

(Code 2015)

A.    The following areas are designated as Court Business Parking between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Street

Side(s)

From

To

3rd Street

South

Main Street

Hickory Street

B.    The Chief of Police or his designee shall issue not more than 3 permits to the District Court Administrator for distribution to essential court personnel. Parking permits shall be issued for a period of twelve months.

C.    Vehicles displaying a permit issued under this Section and otherwise lawfully parked in the Court Business Parking area between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, shall not be subject to the 2-hour time limitations set forth in Section 12-311.

D.    The holder of a parking permit issued under this Section is not guaranteed a parking space.

E.    The following areas are designated as reserved parking for the Sheriff’s Office only (full time).

Street

Side(s)

From

To

Hickory Street

West

North drive, Sheriff’s Parking Lot

Sally Port at Jail

F.    The City Manager or his/her designee shall cause such signs to be erected as are necessary to inform the public of the reserved parking zones designated by this section.

G.    The penalty for violation of this Section shall be no less than five dollars ($5), and no more than twenty-five dollars ($25).

(Code 2015; Ord. 3931-16)

A.    The streets or portions thereof set forth in this section are designated as no parking zones.  No parking zones shall include the following streets or portions thereof.

Street

Side(s)

From

To

Ash Street

Both

2nd Street

7th Street

Beech Street

East

13th Street

15th Street

Burrough Street

East

6th Street

7th Street

Cedar Street

West

1st Street

9th Street

Cedar Street

East

4th Street

20 feet South of 4th Street

Cedar Street

East

9th Street

15th Street

Cedar Street

West

Massasoit Street

Red Jacket Street

Cedar Street

West

Massasoit Street

Powhattan Street

Cedar Street

West

55 ft. of 10th Street

55 ft. S of 10th Street

College Street

East

12th Street

13th Street

Dogwood Street

West

13th Street

15th Street

Elm Street

West

1st Street

2nd Street

Elm Street

Both

7th Street

19th Street

Elm Street

West

17th Street

19th Street

Elm Street

East

17th Street

19th Street

Hickory Street

West

7th Street

9th Street

Hickory Street

West

9th Street

13th Street

King Street

West

Wilson Street

Powhattan Street

King Street

East

23rd Street

22nd Street (dead end)

Locust Street

West

1st Street

7th Street

Locust Street

East

5th Street

20 ft. North of 5th Street

Locust Street

East

5th Street

20 ft. South of 5th Street

Locust Street

East

7th Street

9th Street

Locust Street

West

219 feet S. of Wilson St

223 South of Wilson Street

Locust Street

East

10th Street

11th Street

Maple Street

West

17th Street

18th Street

Mulberry Street

West

4th Street

7th Street

Mulberry Street

West

7th Street

11th Street

Mulberry Street

East

Logan Street

Powhattan Street

Mulberry Street

East

9th Street

15 ft. north of fire hydrant

S. Mulberry Street

East

12th Street

13th Street

Oak Street

East

7th Street

9th Street

Oak Street

East

Logan Street

Wilson Street

Oak Street

West

9th Street

30 ft. north of stop sign

Olive Street

West

10th Street

11th Street

Pine Street

West

4th Street

6th Street

Pine Street

East

10th Street

11th Street

Poplar Street

West

5th Street

6th Street

Poplar Street

East

Logan Street

Wilson Street

Poplar Street

East

9th Street

15 ft. north of fire hydrant

Poplar Street

West

9th Street

30 ft. north of stop sign

Princeton Circle Dr.

West

23rd Street

19th Street

Princeton Street

West

7th Street

9th Street

Red Bud Street

East

13th Street

15th Street

Red Jacket Street

South

Sycamore Street

Cherry Street

Sycamore Street

East

4th Street

5th Street

Sycamore Street

East

7th Street

9th Street

Tremont Street

East

7th Street

9th Street

Twyman Street

West

13th Street

15th Street

Walnut Street

West

5th Street

7th Street

Willow Street

West

7th Street

9th Street

Willow Street

West

11th Street

15th Street

Wilson Street

North

Main Street

Locust Street

1st Street

Both

Hickory Street

Cedar Street

1st Street

North

Main Street

First alley West of Main St

1st Street

South

Locust Street

Willow Street

2nd Street

Both

Locust Street

Beech Street

4th Street

North

Walnut Street

First alley West of Walnut St

4th Street

North

Cedar Street

Poplar Street

5th Street

North

Walnut Street

Locust Street

5th Street

North

Ash Street

Beech Street

5th Street

North

Hickory Street

Cedar Street

6th Street

North

Walnut Street

Ash Street

6th Street

North

Ash Street

Beech Street

6th Street

South

Hickory Street

Mulberry Street

7th Street

Both

West city limits

Cedar Street

7th Street

North

Cedar Street

Burrough Street

7th Street

Both

Burrough Street

East city limit

8th Street

South

Cedar Street

Cherry Street

8th Street

South

Tremont Street

Ash Street

9th Street

Both

Main Street

Mulberry Street

9th Street

South

Sycamore Street

Highland Street

9th Street

South

First alley W of Walnut St

Walnut Street

9th Street

South

Willow Street

Main Street

9th Street

South

Mulberry Street

Sycamore Street

9th Street

South

Highland Street

Lincoln Street

9th Street

North

Mulberry Street

30 ft. east of stop sign

10th Street

Both

Main Street

Cedar Street

10th Street

South

Main Street

Walnut Street

11th Street

South

Alley W of Hickory Street

Cedar Street

11th Street

North

Cypress Street

Pine Street

11th Street

South

Cedar Street

Mulberry Street

12th Street

South

Main Street

Cedar Street

12th Street

South

Main Street

First alley W of Main St

13th Street

Both

Eisenhower Road

Pine Street

14th Street

South

Main Street

Cedar Street

15th Street

Both

Main Street

First alley East of Main St

15th Street

Both

Main Street

First alley W of Main St

15th Street

North

Oak Street

Mulberry Street

18th Street

North

Chestnut Street

Maple Street

B.    There shall be NO PARKING authorized on either side of ARTERIAL streets (as listed below) other than within marked parking spaces and subject to any restrictions herein.  ARTERIAL STREETS where all parking is prohibited are:

Main Street

Elm Street

K-68 Highway

2nd Street (Beech to Cedar)

7th Street (West city limits to Cedar)

15th Street (except Ash to Olive on North side)

23rd Street

Ash Street (2nd to 7th)

Davis Avenue

Lincoln Street

Wilson Street

C.    The City Manager or his/her designee shall cause such signs to be erected and maintained as are necessary to inform the public of the no parking zones designated by this section.

(Code 2015)

A.    Accessible parking spaces in the Central Business District shall be appropriately marked according to the details set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), and other guidelines that may be applicable.

B.    This requirement pertains to all public parking lots and marked on-street parking areas.

C.    Any parking space appropriately designated, as “Accessible” parking in accordance with guidelines at the federal, state, and local levels, is enforceable as a traffic violation.

D.    Review and enforcement for maintenance of accessible parking spaces is the responsibility of the City Manager or his/her designee, and includes monitoring and adjusting the number of spaces, ensuring proper signage is maintained, etc.

v

Following is a list of zones on public streets where parking is prohibited at specific times on school days in the vicinity of school buildings in order to facilitate traffic management related to school activities.

Street

From

To

Side(s)

Hours

Ash Street

11th St.

13th St.

West

7 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Cypress Street

10th St.

11th St.

Both

7 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Poplar Street

5th St.

6th St.

West

7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Eleventh Street

Pine St.

Ash St.

Both

7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

(Code 2015)

No person shall stop, park or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, upon the roadway in the following locations.

Street

From

To

Side(s)

Hours

Ash Street

14th Street

15th Street

East

2 p.m. - 4 p.m., school days

Beech Street

K-68 Highway

4th Street

Both

All

13th Street

565’ West of Ash

Ash St.

South

All

17th Street

Eisenhower Road

Main Street

Both

All

Appropriate signs shall be installed and maintained for above stated parking restrictions.

(Code 2015)

Violation of any of the provisions of this article shall be deemed as a Class C Misdemeanor.

The penalty for violation of Section 12-301 shall be no less than ten dollars ($10.00).  The penalty for violation of Sections 12-311 and 12-312 shall be no less than five dollars ($5.00) and no more than twenty-five dollars ($25.00).

(Code 2015)