CHAPTER 360:  STOPPING FOR LOADING OR UNLOADING ONLY


SECTION 360.010:        CITY TRAFFIC ENGINEER TO DESIGNATE CURB LOADING ZONES

The City Traffic Engineer is hereby authorized to determine the location of passenger and freight curb loading
zones and shall place and maintain appropriate signs indicating the same and stating the hours during
which the provisions of this Section are applicable.  (Ord. No. KK176 §1, 6-7-71; RSMo. 300.485)


SECTION 360.020:        PERMITS FOR CURB LOADING ZONE

The City Traffic Engineer shall not designate or sign any curb loading zone upon special request of any
person unless such person makes application for a permit for such zone and for two (2) signs to indicate the
ends of each such zone.  The City Traffic Engineer upon granting a permit and issuing such signs shall
collect from the applicant and deposit in the City Treasury a service fee of ten dollars ($10.00) per year or
fraction thereof and may by general regulations impose conditions upon the use of such signs and for
reimbursement of the City for the value thereof in the event of their loss or damage and their return in the event
of misuse or upon expiration of permit.  Every such permit shall expire at the end of one (1) year.  (Ord. No.
KK176 §1, 6-7-71; RSMo. 300.490)


SECTION 360.030:        STANDING IN PASSENGER CURB LOADING ZONE

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 regulations applicable to such curb loading zone are effective, and then only for a period not to
exceed three (3) minutes.  (Ord. No. KK176 §1, 6-7-71; RSMo. 300.495)  


SECTION 360.040:        STANDING IN FREIGHT CURB LOADING ZONE

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 pick-up and loading of materials in any place marked as a freight curb loading zone
during hours when the provision applicable to such zones are in effect.  (Ord. No. KK176 §1, 6-7-71; RSMo.
300.500)


SECTION 360.050:        CITY TRAFFIC ENGINEER TO DESIGNATE PUBLIC CARRIER STOPS AND STANDS

The City Traffic Engineer is hereby authorized and required to establish bus stops, bus stands, taxicab stands
and stands for other passenger common carrier motor vehicles on such public streets in such places and in
such number as he shall determine to be of the greatest benefit and convenience to the public, and every
such bus stop, bus stand, taxicab stand, or other stand shall be designated by appropriate signs.  (Ord. No.
KK176 §1, 6-7-71; RSMo. 300.505)


SECTION 360.060:        STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING OF BUSES AND TAXICABS
REGULATED


A.        The operator of a bus shall not stand or park such vehicle upon any street at any place other than a bus
stand so designated as provided herein.

B.        The operator of a bus shall not stop such vehicle upon any street 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 herein, except in case of an emergency.

C.        The operator of a bus shall enter a bus stop, bus stand or passenger loading zone on a public street in
such

§ 360.060                                                                Lawson City Code                                                                        §
360.070

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 further than eighteen (18) inches from the curb and the bus approximately
parallel to the curb so as not to unduly impede the movement of other vehicular traffic.

D.        The operator of a taxicab shall not stand or park such vehicle upon any street at any place other than in  
a taxicab stand so designated as provided herein.  This provision shall not prevent the operator of a taxicab  
from temporarily stopping in accordance with other stopping or parking regulations at any place for the  
purpose of and while actually engaged in the expeditious loading or unloading of passengers.  (Ord. No.
KK176 §1, 6-7-71; RSMo. 300.510)


SECTION 360.070:        RESTRICTED USE OF BUS AND TAXICAB STANDS

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.  (Ord. No. KK176 §1, 6-7-71; RSMo. 300.515)
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Chapter 360