Lawriter - OAC - 3335-21-14 Parking generally.

3335-21-14 Parking generally.

(A) General prohibition. No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle on the streets, roadways, property and grounds of the university except in areas and at the times and under the conditions specified this chapter or by signs posted by order of the university or the parking operator.

(B) Curbside parking. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, every vehicle stopped or parked upon a two-way street or roadway where there are adjacent curbs shall be so stopped or parked with the right-hand wheels of such vehicle parallel to and within twelve inches of the right-hand curb.

(C) Angle and parallel parking.

(1) On those streets, roadways or parking areas which have been signed or marked by the parking operator for angle or parallel parking, no person shall park or stand a vehicle other than at the angle or position indicated by such signs or markings.

(2) No person shall park or stand a vehicle in a parking space so that any part of such vehicle occupies more than one such space or protrudes beyond the markings designating such space.

(3) No person shall park or stand a vehicle in a parking space in violation of posted signs designating "Head In Parking Only."

(D) Stopping, standing or parking prohibited in specified places. No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with state statute or or the directions of a law enforcement officer or traffic control device , in any of the following places:

(1) On a sidewalk, except a bicycle;

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

(3) Within an intersection;

(4) Within ten feet of a fire hydrant;

(5) On a crosswalk;

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

(7) Within thirty feet of, and upon the approach to, any flashing beacon, stop sign or traffic control device;

(8) Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the entrance to any fire station, within seventy-five feet of the entrance when it is properly posted with signs;

(9) Within twenty feet of a driveway entrance to any fire station and, on the side of the street or roadway opposite the entrance to any fire station, within seventy-five feet of the entrance when it is properly posted with signs;

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

(11) Alongside any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street or roadway;

(12) Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a street or roadway or within a street or roadway tunnel;

(13) Within one foot of another parked vehicle;

(14) At any place where signs prohibit stopping;

(15) On any lawn, grass or landscaped area;

(16) In any area, zone or parking space to which access, or in which parking, is prohibited by the placement of barricades authorized by the department; or

(17) Along painted yellow curbs.

(E) Obstruction of traffic. No person shall park a vehicle upon a street or roadway, other than an alley, in such manner or under such conditions as to leave available less than ten feet of the width of the street or roadway for free movement of vehicular traffic.

(F) Parking in alleys. No person shall park a vehicle within an alley in such a manner or under such conditions as to leave available less than ten feet of the width of the alley for the free movement of vehicular traffic, and no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle within an alley in such a position as to block the driveway entrance to any abutting property.

(G) Overnight parking. No person shall park a vehicle on a street or roadway between the hours of three a.m. and five a.m. of any day without a proper permit, except authorized emergency and public safety vehicles and vehicles assigned disability parking spaces.

(H) Parking for sale or service. No person shall park a vehicle upon a street or roadway for the principal purpose of:

(1) Displaying such vehicle for sale; or

(2) Washing, greasing or repairing such vehicle, except repairs necessitated by an emergency.

(I) Parking on narrow streets or roadways.

(1) The university is hereby authorized to erect signs prohibiting parking upon a street or roadway when the width of the street or roadway does not exceed twenty feet, or upon one side of a street or roadway, as indicated by such signs, when the width of the street or roadway does not exceed thirty feet.

(2) When official signs prohibiting parking are erected upon streets or roadways, no person shall park a vehicle upon any such street or roadway in violation of any such sign.

(J) Standing or parking on one-way streets or roadways.

(1) The university is hereby authorized to erect signs upon the left-hand side of a one-way street or roadway to prohibit the standing or parking of vehicles. When such signs are in place, no person shall stand or park a vehicle upon such left-hand side in violation of any such sign.

(2) If a roadway includes two or more separate streets and traffic is restricted to one direction upon any such street, no person shall stand or park a vehicle upon the left-hand side of such one-way street unless signs are erected to permit such standing or parking. The department is hereby authorized to determine when standing or parking may be permitted upon the left-hand side of any such one-way street and to erect signs giving notice thereof.

(K) Stopping, standing or parking in hazardous congested places.

(1) The university is hereby authorized to determine and designate by proper signs places not exceeding one hundred feet in length in which the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles would create an especially hazardous condition or would cause unusual delay to traffic.

(2) When official signs are erected at hazardous or congested places, as authorized, no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle in any such designated place.

(L) Loading zones.

(1) Passenger curb loading zones. No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle for any purpose or period of time, other than for the expeditious loading or unloading of passengers, in any place marked as a passenger curb loading zone during hours when the applicable to such zone are in effect, and then only for a period not to exceed three minutes unless otherwise marked.

(2) Freight loading zones. No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle for any purpose or length of time, other than for the expeditious unloading and delivery or pickup and loading of materials, in any place marked as a freight loading zone during hours when the applicable to such zone are in effect, and then only for a period not to exceed the posted time limit.

(M) Bus stops and taxicab stands.

(1) The operator of a bus shall not stand or park such vehicle upon a street or roadway at any place other than a bus stop so designated as provided in this chapter.

(2) The operator of a bus shall not stop such vehicle upon a street or roadway at any place for the purpose of loading or unloading passengers or their baggage other than at a bus stop, bus stand or passenger loading zone so designated as provided in this chapter, except in an emergency.

(3) The operator of a bus shall enter a bus stop, bus stand or passenger loading zone on a street or roadway in such a manner that the bus, when stopped to load or unload passengers or baggage, shall be in a position, with the right front wheel of such vehicle not farther than eighteen inches from the curb and the bus approximately parallel to the curb, so as not to unduly impede the movement of other vehicular traffic.

(4) The operator of a taxicab shall not stand or park such vehicle upon any street or roadway at any place other than in a taxicab stand so designated as provided in this chapter. This provision shall not prevent the operator of a taxicab from temporarily stopping in accordance with other stopping or parking at any place for the purpose of and while actually engaged in the expeditious loading and/or unloading of passengers.

(5) No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle other than a bus in a bus stop or other than a taxicab in a taxicab stand when any such stop or stand has been officially designated and appropriately signed, except that the driver of a passenger vehicle may temporarily stop therein for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading passengers when such stopping does not interfere with any bus or taxicab waiting to enter or about to enter such zone.

(N) Moving of vehicle. No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully under his or her control into any such prohibited area or away from a curb such distance as is prohibited by this chapter.

Replaces: 3335-21-19


Effective: 8/3/2012
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 111.15
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 3/13/78, 11/19/78, 8/2/82, 7/1/03