Chapter 6.92


6.92.010    Established.

6.92.020    Applicability.

6.92.030    Exceptions—Pickups and deliveries.

6.92.010 Established.

No person shall operate any commercial vehicle, as said term is defined in the California Vehicle Code, having a gross weight, including load, in excess of five (5) tons on any street within any residential district, as such term is defined in the California Vehicle Code, in the city; provided, signs are in place at city entrances giving notice of this prohibition. (Ord. 10-03 § 4)

6.92.020 Applicability.

The prohibition contained in Section 6.92.010 shall not apply to the following types of vehicles:

A.    Passenger buses under the jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission;

B.    Any vehicle owned by a public utility while necessarily in use in the construction, installation, or repair of any public utility;

C.    School buses, while carrying students to and from school;

D.    Motor vehicles designed by the manufacturer for the transportation and collection of garbage, rubbish, or refuse, and which are used regularly for such collection and transportation by any person or any governmental entity engaged in the business of or in providing the service of collecting, transporting, and disposing of garbage, rubbish, or refuse. (Ord. 40-87 § 3)

6.92.030 Exceptions—Pickups and deliveries.

Section 6.92.010 shall not prohibit any commercial vehicles coming from an unrestricted street having ingress and egress by direct route to and from a restricted street when necessary for the purpose of making pickups or deliveries of goods, wares, and merchandise from or to any building or structure located on the restricted street or for the purpose of delivering materials to be used in the actual and bona fide repair, alteration, remodeling, or construction of any building or structure upon the restricted street for which a building permit has previously been obtained. “Direct route,” as used in this section, means the most feasible route from the closest unrestricted street consistent with the intent to limit the use of streets in the residence districts of the city by commercial vehicles. (Ord. 40-87 § 2)