Chapter 10.28


10.28.010    Driving through parade or procession.

10.28.020    Commercial vehicle in private driveway.

10.28.030    Crossing curb or sidewalk.

10.28.040    Crossing new pavement and markings.

10.28.050    Barriers and signs – Placement.

10.28.060    Barriers and signs – Obedience.

10.28.070    Limited-access roadway – Entering and exiting.

10.28.080    Off-road operation of motor-driven vehicles.

10.28.090    Excess load permits.

10.28.010 Driving through parade or procession.

No operator of any vehicle shall drive between the vehicles comprising a funeral procession or a parade; provided, that such vehicles are conspicuously so designated. The directing of all vehicles and traffic on any street over which such funeral procession or parade wishes to pass shall be subject to the orders of the police department. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 230 § 1, 1965)

10.28.020 Commercial vehicle in private driveway.

No person shall operate or drive a commercial vehicle in, on or across any private driveway approach or sidewalk area or the driveway itself without the consent of the owner or occupant of the property, if a sign or markings are in place indicating that the use of such driveway is prohibited. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 230 § 1, 1965)

10.28.030 Crossing curb or sidewalk.

No person shall ride, drive, propel or cause to be propelled any vehicle across or upon any curb or sidewalk excepting over permanently constructed driveways and excepting when it is necessary for any temporary purpose to drive a loaded vehicle across a curb or sidewalk; provided further, that such curb or sidewalk areas shall be substantially protected by wooden planks two inches thick, and written permission shall be previously obtained from the city engineer. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 223 § 2, 1965)

10.28.040 Crossing new pavement and markings.

No person shall walk, ride, or drive over or across any newly made pavement or freshly painted markings in any street when a barrier, sign, cone marker or other warning device is in place warning persons not to drive over or across such pavement or marking, or when any such device is in place indicating that the street or any portion thereof is closed. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 230 § 1, 1965)

10.28.050 Barriers and signs – Placement.

No person, public utility or department in the city shall erect or place any barrier or sign on any street unless of a type approved by the city traffic engineer or disobey the instructions, remove, tamper with or destroy any barrier or sign lawfully placed on any street by any person, public utility or by any department of this city. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 230 § 1, 1965)

10.28.060 Barriers and signs – Obedience.

No person shall operate a vehicle contrary to the directions or provisions of any barrier or sign erected:

A. Pursuant to the provisions of this chapter or any ordinance of the city; or

B. By any public utility; or

C. By any department of the city; or

D. By any other person pursuant to law or contract with the city;

nor shall any unauthorized person move or alter the position of any such barrier or sign. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 230 § 1, 1965)

10.28.070 Limited-access roadway – Entering and exiting.

No person shall drive a vehicle onto or from any limited-access roadway except at such entrances and exits as are lawfully established. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 230 § 1, 1965)

10.28.080 Off-road operation of motor-driven vehicles.

Any person who operates a motorcycle, trail bike, minibike, dune buggy, motor scooter, jeep or other motor-driven vehicle on any vacant lot, parking lot, vacant property, improved property, acreage or parkland within the city and disturbs the peace or quiet of any neighborhood or person by noise, dust, smoke or fumes caused by such vehicle is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 325 § 1, 1977)

10.28.090 Excess load permits.

A. No person shall move or operate upon any of the city streets any vehicle with a load or loads in excess of those permitted by the Vehicle Code without a written permit from the city traffic engineer.

B. The city traffic engineer may, by written permit, authorize a load or loads in excess of those allowed for in the Vehicle Code, if, in the traffic engineer’s judgment, the streets upon which such vehicle is to be operated can safely withstand the additional weight, or if the applicant will guarantee to the city that all costs of repair to the streets or to the public property of the city damaged by the movement of such load or loads will be paid in full. Such permit shall be granted upon such conditions and upon depositing such bond as the traffic engineer in his or her discretion may require. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 230 § 1, 1965)