TITLE VII:   TRAFFIC CODE
Chapter
70.     PARKING REGULATIONS
71. RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
72. TRAFFIC SCHEDULES
See Also:  
Ordinance 2010-01, Regulating Golf Carts
Ordinance 2010-04, Regulating Alleys

 

 


 

CHAPTER 70:   PARKING REGULATIONS

Section

70.01 Prohibited parking areas
70.02 Exceptions
70.03 Definitions
70.04 Enforcement; citation
See Also:
Ord. 2006-10, Amstutz Road No Parking Area
Ord. 2008-02, Temporary Parking Restrictions and Road Closures
Ord. 2008-07, Manning Street No Parking Area
Ord. 2010-04, Section 4, regarding Parking in Alleys

 

§ 70.01   PROHIBITED PARKING AREAS.

It shall be unlawful to park a vehicle in any yard that abuts a street. It shall be unlawful to park a vehicle over any part of a sidewalk or curb including the part of the sidewalk that is part of or crosses a driveway.
(Ord. 00-005, passed 8-15-00) Penalty, see § 10.99 and Ordinance 2014-4

§ 70.02   EXCEPTIONS.

For the purpose of this chapter, parking shall not be prohibited in the following areas.

(A)   Parking within ten feet of the edge of a street where no curb is present, provided that the vehicle is not parked over or otherwise obstructing a sidewalk or other public right-of-way; or

(B)   Parking in a yard for the purpose of unloading a vehicle, washing a vehicle or some other similar purpose. The vehicle, however, must be removed from the yard once the task is completed.
(Ord. 00-005, passed 8-15-00)

§ 70.03   DEFINITIONS.

For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.

IMPROVED PARKING AREA.

(1)   A section of the lot that has been altered and defined by concrete, asphalt or gravel, with a positive boundary, for the means of providing a parking space for a vehicle.

(2)   The unproved area must be entered via a driveway or curb cut, except where adjacent to a paved street where there is no curb. The unproved area must meet the setback requirements and other applicable zoning provisions. The Zoning Administrator or Plan Commission must determine compliance of any improved area with all zoning code provisions.

YARD.   A space on any lot that does not contain a building, structure or improvement including an improved driveway or parking area.
(Ord. 00-005, passed 8-15-00)

§ 70.04   ENFORCEMENT; CITATION.

(A)   The Clerk/Treasurer or the Town Administrator may enforce the provisions of this chapter. The preceding authorized persons shall be known as “officer” for the purposes of this chapter.

(B)   For the purposes of this chapter, the violator shall be the person to whom the unlawful parked vehicle is registered. A separate violation occurs each day that a vehicle is parked in a prohibited area.

(C)   Pursuant to I.C. 36-1-6 et seq., the Town Administrator may bring a legal action to enforce this chapter and to enjoin any person from continuing to violate this chapter. If legal action shall become necessary, the town shall be entitled to recover litigation costs and attorneys fees in addition to any other penalty imposed by operation of this chapter.
(Ord. 00-005, passed 8-15-00)

CHAPTER 71:   RECREATIONAL VEHICLES

Section

71.01 Operation on private property
71.02 Responsibility

 

§ 71.01   OPERATION ON PRIVATE PROPERTY.

It shall be unlawful for any person to drive a snowmobile, motorcycle, all terrain vehicle or any recreational vehicle on any private property without the explicit consent of the property owner or occupant.
(`96 Code, § 4-9-6) Penalty, see § 10.99

§ 71.02   RESPONSIBILITY.

The driver of any recreational vehicle in violation of § 71.01 shall be liable for any cost of damages caused.
(`96 Code, § 4-9-6)

CHAPTER 72:   TRAFFIC SCHEDULES

Schedule

I. Speed limits
II. Yield and stop intersections

 

SCHEDULE I.   SPEED LIMITS.

(A)   Streets in the town shall have a maximum speed limit of 30 mph unless otherwise posted and listed below. When a driver is operating or driving a vehicle in, on or through any alley or portion thereof, the vehicle shall not exceed a speed of ten (10) miles per hour. This restriction shall not apply to emergency services vehicles (including police, firefighters, and Emergency Medical Services) that are responding to a call or emergency.
(`96 Code, § 4-9-4)
(Am. Ord. 2010-04, Section 3, passed 8-17-10)

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(B)   The speed limit in low volume platted subdivision streets is hereby established to be 20 mph.
(Ord. 3.4-2, passed 4-7-97)
(See Also:   Ord. 2004-07, Speed Limits in Residential Districts)

(C)   Other limits:

  Street   Location   Speed Limit   Ord. No.   Date Passed
Hosler Road Starting at Hosler Road and ending at the eastern limit of the town 30 mph 5.1 3-4-97
All streets Apple Acres subdivision 20 mph 2001-08 12-4-01
Designated “Residential Streets” 20 mph 2004-07 10-10-04
Amstutz Road Between State Road 1 and Hosler Road 30 mph 2007-02 2-6-07
Lochner Road Between Schlatter Road and State Road 1 40 mph 2008-06 9-16-08

(D)   See Ord. 2007-05, 11-20-2007, regarding Designated School Zones and Speed Limits therin.

Penalty, see § 10.99 and Ordinance 2014-4

SCHEDULE II.   YIELD AND STOP INTERSECTIONS.

Any person or persons driving a motor vehicle shall stop or yield according to the following provisions.

  Street   Direction   Location   Type   ORd. No.   Date Passed
Hosler Road All Intersection with Wayne Stop 2001-07 12-4-01
St. Joseph Street East Intersection of Main Street Yield 7.3-1 6-4-96
St. Joseph Street West Intersection of Main Street Stop 7.3-1 6-4-96
Main Street North Stop 7.3-1 6-4-96
Cherry Street South Intersection of Washington Street Stop 2004-04 5-4-04
Nebulah Street South Intersection of Hosler Street Stop 2006-04 5-16-06
Main Street West Intersection of Nebulah Street Stop 2006-05 5-16-06
Michael Drive All Intersection of Rio Vista Drive Stop 2006-06 5-16-06
Michael Drive All Intersection of Alta Vista Drive Stop 2006-06 5-16-06
Multiple Intersections within Merchantile Village, Pioneer Village, and Metea Valley Stop 2006-09 9-5-06

Penalty, see § 10.99 and Ordinance 2014-4