Hartsdel Neighborhood Watch Association
Del City Ordinances
Motor Vehicle Parking, Generally


CHAPTER 11 MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC

ARTICLE IV. STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING (See note at the end of article)

DIVISION 1. GENERALLY


Sec. 11-141. Application of standing and parking prohibitions.

The provisions of this article and other ordinances prohibiting the standing or parking of a vehicle shall apply at all times or at those times specified or as indicated on official signs, except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or official traffic-control device.
(Code 1973, § 30-152)


Sec. 11-142. Prohibited in specified places.

(a) No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle, except when necessary to avoid a conflict with other traffic or in compliance with law or an ordinance or the directions of a police officer or traffic-control device, in any of the following places:


(1) On a sidewalk;

(2) In front of a public or private driveway;

(3) Within an intersection;

(4) Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant;

(5) On a crosswalk;

(6) Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;

(7) Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing beacon, stop sign or traffic-control signal located at the side of a roadway;

(8) 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 city indicates a different length by signs or markings;

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

(10) 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 signposted;

(11) Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction, when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;

(12) On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;

(13) Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway underpass;

(14) At any place where official signs prohibit stopping;

(15) On any street parking or planting strip.


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


(c) It shall be unlawful for any person to place or park a motor vehicle in any parking space on private property accessible to the public and where the public is invited, or on public property that is designated and posted as a reserved area for parking of motor vehicles of a physically-disabled person unless such is eligible for a detachable insignia or reflective insignia as a physically-disabled person under the provisions of state law and such insignias are displayed as provided by state law or regulations adopted pursuant thereto.


(d) The city is hereby authorized to investigate accidents on private property where the public is invited or on public property.
(Code 1973, § 30-126)


Sec. 11-143. Prohibited for certain purposes.
No person shall park a vehicle upon any roadway for the principal purpose of:

(1) Displaying such vehicle for sale;

(2) Lubricating, greasing or repairing such vehicle, except repairs necessitated by an emergency.
(Code 1973, § 30-127)


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