CHAPTER 350:  METHOD OF PARKING


SECTION 350.010:        STANDING OR PARKING CLOSE TO CURB

Except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, every vehicle stopped or parked upon a roadway where there
are adjacent curbs shall be so stopped or parked with the right-hand wheels of such vehicle parallel to and
within eighteen (18) inches of the right-hand curb.  (Ord. No. KK176 §1, 6-7-71; RSMo. 300.415)


SECTION 350.020:        SIGNS OR MARKINGS INDICATING ANGLE PARKING


A.        The City Traffic Engineer shall determine upon what streets angle parking shall be permitted and shall
mark or sign such streets but such angle parking shall not be indicated upon any federal-aid or State highway
within the City unless the State Highway Commission has determined by resolution or order entered in its
minutes that the roadway is of sufficient width to permit angle parking without interfering with the free
movement of traffic.

B.        Angle parking shall not be indicated or permitted at any place where passing traffic would thereby be
caused or required to drive upon the left side of the street or upon any streetcar tracks.  (Ord. No. KK176 §1,
6-7-71; RSMo. 300.420)


SECTION 350.030:        OBEDIENCE TO ANGLE PARKING SIGNS OR MARKERS

On those streets which have been signed or marked by the City Traffic Engineer for angle parking, no person
shall park or stand a vehicle other than at the angle to the curb or edge of the roadway indicated by such signs
or markings.  (Ord. No. KK176 §1, 6-7-71; RSMo. 300.425)


SECTION 350.040:        PERMITS FOR LOADING OR UNLOADING AT AN ANGLE TO THE CURB


A.        The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to issue special permits to permit the backing of a vehicle to the
curb for the purpose of loading or unloading merchandise or materials subject to the terms and conditions of
such permit.  Such permits may be issued either to the owner or lessee of real property or to the owner of the
vehicle and shall grant to such person the privilege as therein stated and authorized herein.

B.        It shall be unlawful for any permittee or other person to violate any of the special terms or conditions of
any such permit.  (Ord. No. KK176 §1, 6-7-71; RSMo. 300.430)


SECTION 350.050:        LAMPS ON PARKED VEHICLES


A.        Whenever a vehicle is lawfully parked upon a street or highway during the hours between a half hour
after sunset and half hour before sunrise and in the event there is sufficient light to reveal any person or object
within a distance of five hundred (500) feet upon such street or highway no lights need be displayed upon
such parked vehicle.

B.        Whenever a vehicle is parked or stopped upon a roadway or shoulder adjacent thereto, whether
attended or unattended, during the hours between a half hour after sunset and a half hour before sunrise and
there is not sufficient light to reveal any person or object within a distance of five hundred (500) feet upon such
highway, such vehicle so parked or stopped shall be equipped with one or more lamps meeting the following
requirements:  At least one lamp shall display a white or amber light visible from a distance of five hundred
(500) feet to the front of the vehicle, and the same lamp or at least one other lamp shall display a red light
visible from a distance of five hundred (500) feet to the rear of the vehicle, and the location of said lamp or
lamps shall always be such that at least one lamp or combination of lamps meeting the requirements of this
Section is installed as near as practicable to the side of the vehicle which is closest to passing traffic.  The
foregoing provisions shall not apply to a motor driven cycle.

§ 350.050                                                                Lawson City Code                                                                        §
350.060

C.        Any lighted headlamps upon a parked vehicle shall be depressed or dimmed.  (Ord. No. KK176 §1,
6-7-71; RSMo. 300.435)


SECTION 350.060:        UNATTENDED MOTOR VEHICLES

It shall be unlawful for a person driving or in charge of a motor vehicle to permit it to stand unattended without
first stopping the engine, locking the ignition, removing the key, and effectively setting the brake thereon, and
when standing upon any grade, turning the front wheels to the curb in such manner as to prevent movement
of the vehicle.
Lawson Police Department,
City Ordinance, Title Three
Chapter 350