N-4 PARKING, STANDING AND STORING MOTOR VEHICLES

N-4-1 PARKING ORIENTATION – STREETS

Motor vehicles on City streets shall be parked parallel to the right curb, with the right wheels within two (2) feet of the curb, unless the curb is marked with diagonal lines.

If the curb is marked with diagonal lines, motor vehicles not exceeding twenty (20) feet in length overall shall park diagonally between two consecutive lines. Vehicles in excess of twenty (20) feet in length overall may not be parked in such areas.

Source:

Authority: SDCL 9-31-1

Cross Reference: SDCL 32-20-11.1

N-4-2 PARKING ORIENTATION – PARKING LOTS

Motor vehicles shall be parked in parking lots as indicated by pavement markings. Where no such markings exist, vehicles may be parked in any manner so that entrance or exit is not blocked and no other vehicles are trapped.

It is unlawful to park in such a manner that access is blocked to any vehicle entering, located in, or leaving the lot.

Source:

Authority: SDCL 9-31-1

N-4-3 PARKING – OTHER AREAS

It is unlawful to block the sidewalk or entrance to any driveway, alley, or other public property. Motor vehicles so parked are subject to removal and impoundment by the proper law enforcement authority.

Source:

Authority: SDCL 9-30-2, 9-31-1

Cross Reference: Chapter C-2

N-4-4 SNOW ROUTE DESIGNATION

The following streets, avenues, drives, trails, and roads are declared emergency snow routes:

· the entirety of Deadwood Street, Verendrye Drive, Park Avenue, Sale Barn Road, Marion Street, Two Rivers Street, Port Charlotte Avenue, Rousseau Avenue, Laramie Trail, Telegraph Trail, Black & Yellow Trail, Prairie Villa Trail, and North 2nd Street; and

· 7th Avenue from Deadwood Street to Marion Street; and

· 5th Avenue East from Deadwood Street to Missouri Street then Missouri Street north from 5th Ave. to 6th Ave. then 6th Ave. east from Missouri Street to Marion Street; and

· 2nd Ave. east from 1st Street to Deadwood Street and Main Ave. west from Deadwood Street to 5th Street then 5th Street South from 5th Street to 1st Ave. then 1st Ave. from 5th Street to 2nd Street; and

· 4th St. north from Park Ave. to Cedar Ave. then west on Cedar Ave. to city limits; and

· Casey Tibbs St. South from Ash Ave. to Scotty Phillips Ave.; and

· Scotty Phillips Ave. East from 1st Street to Two Rivers Street and Laframboise Drive from Two Rivers Street to Scotty Phillips Ave.; and

· Skerrols Street from U.S. Highway 14/34 to Islay Ave. then west on Islay to Mull then north on Mull to Jura, then west on Jura to Tiree, then north and west on Tiree to Waldron Street, then south on Waldron Street to US Hwy. 14/34; and

· Lindsay Trail from Laramie Trail to Black & Yellow Trail.

Section 2. That all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of conflict only.

Source: Ordinance No. 871

Authority: SDCL 9-30-2, 9-31-1

N-4-5 NO PARKING DUE TO AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL

There shall be no parking on the emergency snow routes when there is more than two (2) inches of snowfall until the said routes have been cleared to the edges of the street and not until all snowfall has ceased.

Source:  Ord 937

Authority: SDCL 9-30-2, 9-31-1

N-4-5.1 FINE

Any vehicle in direct violation of this ordinance shall be fined $50.00 and the actual cost of removal and towing if not removed within 24 hours of citation. The cost of such towing and any storage charges shall be paid to the city by the owner of the vehicle in addition to the prescribed fine prior to release of the vehicle.

Source:  Ord 937

N-4-6 PARKING TIME LIMITS

No person shall park a motor vehicle or trailer upon a public street for a continuous period of more than forty-eight (48) hours, except as specified in N-4-5, N-4-7, and N-4-8.1. If a shorter maximum time period is specified by signs placed by the City, that maximum time period shall apply to the area.

Source: Ordinance No. 888

Authority: SDCL 9-30-2, 9-31-1

Cross Reference: N-1-1(e)

N-4-7 PARKING RESTRICTIONS

Motor vehicles shall not park in an area so designated by the City as “No Parking Zone” when such zone is marked either by “No Parking” or by a yellow painted curb.

All types of vehicles, boats, campers, and recreational vehicles are permitted to park on public right of way for up to 48 hours during the time period of March 15 until November 15 of each year under the following restrictions:

a.) No vehicle shall be parked less than thirty (30) feet from an intersection as measured from the face of curb of the intersecting road, or where marked by a yellow curb, or where posted by sign.

b.) No vehicle, boat, camper, or recreational vehicle shall park on a public roadway from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, May 1 to November 1 when that roadway is scheduled to be swept pursuant to the sweeping schedule as approved by the City Council. The schedule shall be posted at the City office and displayed on the City’s website.

c.) Any vehicle in excess of 32 feet in length or 8’ in width that restricts visibility or safety for vehicular traffic is prohibited from parking on the public right of way.

d.) No vehicle, boats, campers, trailers or recreational vehicles shall park on the paved portion of the public right of way on-rural section roadways.  “Paved portion” is defined as the gravel, asphalt or concrete surface area maintained by the City.  No vehicle, boats, campers, trailers or recreational vehicles shall park in the public right of way, off of the paved portion, on-rural section roadways for more than 24 consecutive hours.

e.) No vehicle, boats, campers, trailers or recreational vehicles shall park within fifteen (15) feet of the center of a fire hydrant.

Reference: (SDCL 32-30-6(2))

f.) No boats, campers, trailers or recreational vehicles shall park on Main Ave. from the railroad east to Deadwood Street, and Deadwood Street from Main Ave. north to 6th Ave. and any street where diagonal parking is indicated by sign or pavement markings.

Motor vehicles shall not park in an area designated as handicapped parking when such space is marked by a handicapped parking sign or handicapped pavement markings unless the motor vehicle has a license plate or authorized temporary permit with letters, numbers, or symbols that readily apprise the law enforcement officers of the fact that the motor vehicle is owned, operated, or used in transporting a substantially disabled person.

Source: Ordinance No. 888, 1030

Authority: SDCL 9-30-2, 9-31-1

Cross Reference: SDCL 32-30-11.1

N-4-8 ENFORCEMENT

Any vehicle in direct violation of N-4-1 through N-4-7, inclusive, shall be fined Twenty-five Dollars ($25) and/or be removed or caused to be removed by local law enforcement and towed to a place of safety. The cost of such towing and any storage charges shall be paid by the owner of the vehicle in addition to the prescribed fine prior release of the vehicle.

Source:

Authority: SDCL 9-30-2, 9-31-1

N-4-8.1 WINTER PARKING RESTRICTIONS

All types of boats, campers, and recreational vehicles are not permitted to park on any of the traveled portion of the public right of way during the time period of November 15 until March 15 of each year for a continuous period of more than 24 hours.

N-4-8.2 FINE

Any trailer or recreational vehicle found in direct violation of this ordinance shall be fined $25.00 and the actual cost of removal and towing. The cost of such towing. The cost of such towing and any storage charges shall be paid to the city by the owner of the trailer or recreational vehicle in addition to the prescribed fine prior to release of said trailer or recreational vehicle.

N-4-9 SEVERABILITY

If any provision of this chapter is declared unconstitutional or the application of this chapter to any person or circumstance is held invalid or unconstitutional, the remainder of this chapter and applicability thereof to other persons or circumstance shall not be affected thereby.

N-4-10 UNAUTHORIZED PARKING IN HANDICAPPED SPACE

The owner of any vehicle not displaying a serially numbered certificate or special license plate parked or stopped in a parking space, or blocking a parking space, on public or private property designated as reserved for a person with a physical disability commits a Class 2 misdemeanor. The court shall assess a fine of not less than one hundred dollars if the parking space is marked in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines as of January 1, 2002.

Source:  Ordinance 830