Sec. 24-153.  Prohibited in certain places.


(a)   Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a law enforcement officer or traffic-control device, no person shall:


(1)       Stop, stand or park any vehicle:

a.         On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street or on the roadway side of any lawfully existing parking area;

b.         So that all or any part of any vehicle is on or over any portion of a sidewalk or terrace;

c.         Within an intersection;

d.         On a crosswalk;

e.         Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty (30) feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless the department of roads or the city council indicates a different length by signs or markings;

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

g.         Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel

h.         On any railroad track;

i.          At any place where official signs prohibit stopping;

j.          Within the turnaround area or circular area of a cul-de-sac abutting an area of multi-family dwellings of more than one-story height;

k.         In front of or adjacent to such portion of schools, school buildings, and school playgrounds as may be designated and marked by the chief of police, on school days from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.;

l.          In front of theatre entrances during public use and where designated and marked;

m.       In front of entrances and exits at hotels of fifty (50) guestrooms or more, where designated and marked by appropriate signs;

n.         In front of the entrance to any building where there is a public assemblage of one hundred (100) persons or more, where designated and marked;

o.         At any place where signs placed by the chief of police with the approval of the council prohibit standing, stopping or parking; or

p.         On the non-paved portion of any cul-de-sac.

(2)        Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge a passenger or passengers unless otherwise prohibited:

a.         In front of a public or private driveway;

b.         Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant;

c.         Within forty (40) feet of any street intersection;

d.         Within twenty (20) feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite the entrance to any fire station within seventy-five (75) feet of such entrance when properly signed and posted;

e.         At any place where official signs placed by the chief of police with the approval of the city council prohibit standing or parking;

f.          Within thirty (30) feet of any flashing signal, stop sign, or yield sign located at the side of a roadway; or

g.         Within five (5) feet of the end of the radius of any driveway, alleyway or parking lot entrance or exit.

(3)       Park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers unless otherwise prohibitited:

a.         Within fifty (50) feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing; or

b.         At any place where signs placed by the chief of police with the approval of the council prohibit parking.

 (b)   No person shall remove a vehicle not lawfully under his control into such prohibited area or away from a curb such a distance as shall be unlawful. 


Source:  Code 1962 10-5-1, 10-5-2; Ord. No. 2916, 1, 11-17-80; Ord. No. 3522, 1, 3-21-88; Ord. No. 3768, 1, 1-7-91; Ord. No. 3799, 1, 4-15-91; Ord. No. 3984, 1, 9-7-93; Ord. No. 4166, 1, 5-6-96; Ord. No. 4461, 1, 4-17-2000; Ord. No. 5223, 1, 9-4-12; Ord. No. 5311, 1, 8-18-14

State law reference--Similar provisions, R.R.S. 1943, 60-6,165 to 60-6,169.