10.40.040 – No-parking places designated - Prohibited parking

It is unlawful at any time to cause, allow or permit any vehicle to stop, stand, or park in any of the following places, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or official traffic-control device:

  1. In any intersection.
  2. In a crosswalk.
  3. Upon any bridge or viaduct, or in any subway or tunnel or the approach thereto.
  4. Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty (30) feet of a point on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone.
  5. Within thirty (30) feet of a traffic signal, beacon, or sign on the approaching side.
  6. Within twenty (20) feet of any intersection or crosswalk.
  7. At any place where the standing of a vehicle will reduce the usable width of the roadway for moving traffic to less than eighteen (18) feet.
  8.  Within fifteen (15) feet of a point on the curb immediately adjacent to a fire hydrant.
  9. At any place where the vehicle would block the use of a driveway.
  10. Within fifty (50) feet of the nearest rail of a railroad grade crossing.
  11. Within twenty-five (25) feet of the entrance of the Fire Department Station on the west side of north First Avenue and the entire east side of north First Avenue between Cedar Avenue and State Avenue. Within ninety (90) feet of the entrance of the Fire Department Station on Production Drive on both sides of the roadway.            
  12. On a sidewalk, except between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. when vehicles may be parked in residentially zoned districts on that portion of the sidewalk, which connects the driveway and the driveway apron.
  13. At any place where official signs prohibit parking.                            
  14. Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection without traffic on the approach leg and within twenty (20) feet of the far right signal on the exit of an intersection with traffic control.
  15. In a lane of traffic (double parking).
  16. At the parking area of the Riverside Lift Station which is located on the west side of Illinois Route 25 south of the Prairie Street Bridge and further described as follows:
    the northerly side of the lift station to a line one hundred thirty-two (132) feet south of and parallel with the southerly side of the lift station.  However, such limitation on parking shall not apply to vehicles owned by the city of St. Charles.  This sign designating no parking at that facility shall state, "No Parking except for city-owned vehicles."
  17. At any place where street cleaning signs have been erected at the direction of the Chief of Police or his designee.
  18. No parking is allowed in any area shown in Exhibits STC-13 through STC-16, STC-21 through STC-36, WA-30, CA-25, and CA-36.
  19. Upon any street for the purpose of displaying the vehicle for sale, or for the purpose of selling merchandise from the vehicle.
  20. It is unlawful for any person to cause, allow, or permit a vehicle to stop for any purpose or length of time other than the period of time necessary for the expeditious unloading and delivery or pick-up and loading of materials in any place designated by ordinance by the Mayor and City Council as a freight loading zone and marked as such during the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and in no case shall such vehicle stop for a period of time in excess of thirty (30) minutes, or for loading and unloading of passengers in any place designated by ordinance by the Mayor and City Council as a drop off  zone and marked as such, or in any of the following designated places:
    1. Freight Loading Zone
      1. On the west side of south First Street from the north right-of-way of Prairie Street to a point seventy-five (75) feet northerly therefrom, effective 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.
      2. On the east side of north Third Street starting at a point thirty-three (33) feet south of the south right-of-way of Cedar Street to a point fifty-four (54) feet southerly therefrom, effective 6:00 a.m. through 10:00 a.m.
      3. On the north side of Walnut Street from the east right-of-way of south Second Street to a point eighty-five (85) feet easterly therefrom, effective 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.
      4. On the east side of south Second Avenue from Walnut Avenue to Main Street, from 8:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m.
        (Ord. 2013-M-12 § 1.)
      5. On the west side of north Third Street starting at a point sixty-five (65) feet north of the north right-of-way of Main Street to a point sixty (60) feet southerly therefrom, effective 6:00 a.m. through 10:00 a.m.
      6. On the south side of Cedar Street from a point thirty (30) feet east of north Third Street to a point forty-five (45) feet easterly therefrom.
      7. On the north side of Walnut Avenue from the easterly right-of-way of First Avenue extending ninety-five (95) feet easterly therefrom, effective 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.
    2. Drop Off Zone.  Any place designated by the Mayor and City Council for the loading and unloading of passengers.  In no case shall such vehicle stop for a period of time in excess of fifteen (15) minutes or be left unattended in the following places:
      1. Along the curb adjacent to the entrance to a hospital or hotel, provided the space shall not exceed seventy-five (75) feet.
      2. Along the curb adjacent to the entrance to a public building between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., except on Sunday, provided the space shall not exceed seventy-five (75) feet.
      3. Directly in front of the entrance to any theater or restaurant, provided the space shall not exceed seventy-five (75) feet.
      4. On Fridays and Saturdays the east side of North Fourth Street from the driveway directly to the south of 18 North Fourth Street, extending northerly 42 feet to a point adjacent to the sidewalk on the right-of-way extending from the main entrance of 18 North Fourth Street.
        (Ord. 2009-M-16 § 1.)
      5. On school days, effective 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m., along the curb of the south side of Illinois Avenue from the east right-of-way of S. 6th Avenue to a point of 145 feet easterly therefrom.
        (Ord. 2012-M-3 § 1.)
  21. It is unlawful for any person to cause, allow, or permit a vehicle to park in a timed parking space while said vehicle is displaying a City-issued parking permit.
  22. In a public parking area without the vehicle displaying a current motor vehicle registration sticker or a temporary registration permit.
  23. At the following City facilities:

    Address

    Facility

    630 N. 12th Street

    Substation 2

    300 N. 1st Avenue

    Substation 3

    North 9th Street

    Substation 4

    2561 DuKane

    Substation 5

    1405 Prairie Street

    Substation 6

    1000 Dunham Road

    Substation 7

    650 Peck Road

    Substation 8

    850 Equity Drive

    Substation 9

    8 State Avenue

    Pump Station #4

    15 N. 1st Avenue

    Well #3 Reservoir

    727 S 3rd Street

    Well #5 Reservoir

    228 Randall Road

    Well #7

    454 S. 37th Avenue

    Pump Station 8

    5N061 Route 25

    Pump Station 9

    2900 North 5th Avenue

    Pump Station 11

    103 S. 10th Street

    Water Tower

    2903 Campton Hills Road

    Water Tower

    2595 Oak Street

    Well #13

    1405 S. 7th Avenue

    Water Treatment Plant

    3803 Illinois Route 38

    West Side Treatment Plant

    3804 Illinois Route 38

    West Side Treatment Plant

    3805 Illinois Route 38

    West Side Treatment Plant

    3806 Illinois Route 38

    West Side Treatment Plant

    810 Washington

    Washington Lift Station

    2 Deveraux Way

    Eastside Lift Station

    533 Division Street

    Lift Station

    13 Wildrose Springs Drive

    Lift Station

    1405 Dunham Road

    Royal Fox #2 Lift Station

    1250 Country Club Road

    Lift Station

    4400 Royal Fox Drive

    Royal Fox #1 Lift Station

    36W501 Crane Road

    Red Gate Lift Station

    1000 Glen Briar Court

    Woods of Fox Glenn Lift Station

    791 King Edward Avenue

    Kingswood Lift Station

    1405 S. 7th Avenue

    Public Works Complex

    1425 South Avenue

    IDOT Garage

    4048 East Main Street

    Pheasant Run Lift Station

    1040 Crestwood Circle

    Oak Crest Lift Station

    3368 St. Michael Court

    Renaux Lift Station

    2602 Woodward Drive

    Pine Ridge Lift Station

Notwithstanding the foregoing, such prohibitions on parking shall not apply to vehicles owned by the City, City employees and/or other vehicles authorized by the City’s Electric, Environmental or Public Services managers.  The signs designating no parking shall state, “No Parking except for authorized vehicles only”.

 

(2010-M-55: § 1; 2008-M-53: § 1; 2006-M-17: § 1; 2005-M-53: § 1; 2004-M-17: § 1; 2004-M-14: § 1; 2003-M-31: § 1; 2003-M-14: § 1; 2002-M-38: § 1; 2002-M-34: § 1; 2001-M-12: § 1; 2000-M-86: § 1; 1999-M-69: § 1; 1999-M-55: § 1; 1996-M-43: § 1; 1996-M-21: § 1; 1995-M-43: § 1; 1986-M-61: § 1; 1984-M-80)