Verbage of sections scrapped from standard traffic ordinance
Here is verbage of items the Tonganoxie City Council removed from its standard traffic ordinance:
Parking on unpaved surfaces in certain areas prohibited.
(a) Except as may be expressly permitted by any ordinance of the city; it shall be unlawful for any person to park a motor vehicle upon the grass, sod, soil or grass area of any residential unit, residence, yard, lot or residential premises.
(b) Except as may be expressly permitted by any ordinance of the City, it shall be unlawful for any person to park a motor vehicle upon the grass, sod, soil or grass area of any property zoned under any of the following zoning district classifications: Historic Business District (HBD), Limited General Business District (LGBD), General Business District (GBD), Planned Commercial District (PUD-C), Light Industrial District (I-LT), Moderate Industrial District (I-MD), Heavy Industrial District (I-H).
Parking in residential areas
(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) of this section, and subject to the additional restrictions contained in subsection (b) of this section, no person shall park, sand or store a trailer, semitrailer, boat, bus, camper, recreational vehicle, mobile home (self-propelled or otherwise), truck, tractor, or other type of wheeled vehicle, other than passenger cars, motorcycles, bicycles, children’s toys, garden cards and lawn equipment on any lot zoned for residential used to the street on which the property fronts the established building line or lines on the lot for more than 72 hours.
(b) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) of this section, no person shall park, stand or store any oversized motor vehicle in an area zoned for residential use except in an enclosed building or garage. For purposes of this section, oversized motor vehicle means any of the following: any motor vehicle exceeding 28 feet in length; any motor vehicle with a licensed gross weight exceeding 18,000 pounds; or any motor vehicle with a chassis rated by the manufacturer as heavier than one ton.
(c) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) of this section, in areas zoned for residential use where on-street parking is otherwise permitted, no person shall park, stand or store on the street any motor vehicle which exceeds 7 1/2 feet in width at its widest point.
(d) Exceptions to the provisions of this section may be authorized by a permit issued by the police department where such exceptions will not endanger the public safety or welfare of the residents of the area or motorists on the street. No such permit shall be granted for a period exceeding seven days.