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Legislation #: 180480 Introduction Date: 7/12/2018
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-524, Manner of parking generally, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter related to the maximum distance vehicles may park from the curb in locations with bike lanes.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/3/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/12/2018 Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
7/19/2018 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
7/19/2018 Passed
7/19/2018 Advance and Do Pass, Debate

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ORDINANCE NO. 180480

 

Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-524, Manner of parking generally, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter related to the maximum distance vehicles may park from the curb in locations with bike lanes.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, is hereby amended by repealing Section 70-524, Manner of parking generally, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters related to the maximum distance vehicles may park from the curb in locations with bike lanes, to read as follows:

Sec. 70-524. Manner of parking generally.

(a) Two-way roadways. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, every vehicle stopped or parked upon a two-way roadway shall be so stopped or parked with the right hand wheels parallel to and within 12 inches of the right hand curb or as close as practicable to the edge of the right hand shoulder. A vehicle bearing and properly displaying a valid license plate or placard issued pursuant to RSMo ยง 301.071 or 301.142, or a valid equivalent license plate or placard issued by the state, country or other place of which such vehicle's owner is a resident, may stop or park upon a two-way roadway in a residential parking area as defined in section 70-1 with the left hand wheels parallel to and within 12 inches of the left hand curb or as close as practicable to the edge of the left hand shoulder.

 

(b) One-way roadways. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, every vehicle stopped or parked upon a one-way roadway shall be so stopped or parked in the direction of authorized traffic movement with the right hand wheels parallel to and within 12 inches of the right hand curb or as close as practicable to the edge of the right hand shoulder, or with the left hand wheels parallel to and within 12 inches of the left hand curb or as close as practicable to the edge of the left hand shoulder.

 

(c) Streetcar line roadways. Where parking is allowed along a streetcar service line, vehicles parked along the curb in a marked parking space shall not be allowed to cross or encroach any part of the vehicle over or onto the pavement surface marking that defines the parking space.

 

(d) Striped bike lanes. Where a striped bike lane is present between permitted parking and the right hand (or left hand) curb or shoulder, every vehicle stopped or parked shall be so stopped or parked with the right hand (or left hand) wheels parallel to and within 12 inches of the edge of the striped parking line adjacent to the bike facility.

 

 

(e) Violation. Any person violating any provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than $25.00.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Dustin E. Johnson

Assistant City Attorney