of Parking Regulations
of Silver Lake
City Ordinance: Chapter 9 - Parking Regulations
Subd. 1. The owner, driver, operator, or person in charge
of any vehicle parked or left standing upon any street, avenue,
alley, boulevard, or public place within the corporate limits
of the City of Silver Lake shall conform to and observe the
regulations set forth in the subdivisions which follow in
regard to the parking thereof.
Subd. 2. Any vehicle left standing or parked at the curb
of any street, avenue, alley, boulevard, or on any public
place within the corporate limits of the City for more than
24 continuous hours shall be subject to a parking ticket,
the fine shall be $5.00 for the first 24 hour violation, $10.00
for a violation after 48 hours, and $20.00 for violation after
72 hours. Each offense shall be a separate offense and fined
separately as set out herein.
Subd. 3. Removal of vehicles.
a. Any vehicle left standing or parked at the curb of
any street, avenue, alley, boulevard, or on any public place
in the City of Silver Lake for more than 24 continuous hours
shall be deemed to be so parked or left standing at the
risk of the owner or operator thereof and any vehicle so
parked may be towed away from said parking place at the
direction of the police department of the City of Silver
Lake and the owner of said vehicle prior to having the same
returned to him, shall pay the City Clerk/Treasurer of the
City of Silver Lake the cost of the towing plus the cost
of storage until claimed by owner. The payment of said
sums shall be prerequisite for the return of the vehicle
to the person entitled thereto.
b. Any damage occasioned to any such vehicle by such towing
operations or the storage of said vehicle thereafter, shall
be assumed by the owner or operator thereof, and no liability
for damage shall be assumed by the City of Silver Lake.
Subd. 4. The owner, driver, operator or person in charge
of any vehicle within the City limits of the City of Silver
Lake, shall not allow said vehicle to be placed upon blocks
or other means of placement of the vehicle is for immediate
repair of the vehicle to place it in an operable condition.
Any vehicle in an inoperable condition shall not be stored
in public view within the City limits of the City of Silver
Lake beyond a period of time allowing reasonable time for
repair for said vehicle for said vehicle and placing it back
in operable condition. In no event shall such a vehicle be
stored unless it has currently valid license plates, valid
under the laws of the State of Minnesota.
Subd. 1. No person shall park a vehicle or permit it to
stand, whether attended or unattended, upon any street within
the City, in any of the following places:
a. On a sidewalk,
b. In front of a public or private driveway,
c. Within an intersection,
d. Within 10 feet of a fire hydrant,
e. On a crosswalk,
f. Within 10 feet of a crosswalk or an intersection,
g. Within 10 feet of any flashing beacon,
stop sign, or traffic control signal located at the side
of a road,
h. Within 10 feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station,
i. Along side or opposite any street excavation
or obstruction when such stopping, standing, or parking
would obstruct traffic,
j. On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or
curb of a street,
k. At any place where official signs prohibit stopping.
Subd. 2. It shall be unlawful
for anyone to park a vehicle, on Thomas Avenue from Main Street
to Cleveland Street.
Subd. 3. No person shall,
for camping purposes, leave or park a house trailer or recreational
vehicle on any street or the right-of-way thereof in the City.
Subd. 4. No person shall
park a commercial vehicle of more than one ton capacity upon
any of the following streets, to wit:
Avenue running south of Main Street for one block,
Thomas Avenue running south of Main Street for one block,
Lake Avenue running south of Main Street for one block.
This shall not prohibit the parking of such vehicles for a period of not
more than 30 minutes along any such street for the purpose of
having access to any property abutting thereon when such access
cannot conveniently be secured from any alley or other side
Subd. 5. No person shall park a vehicle, other than a
legally licensed school bus, on:
of Lake Avenue from Merril Street to Cleveland Street,
side of Main Street from Grove Avenue to Lake Avenue during school hours.
Subd. 6. Signs shall be posted on all of the streets referred
to herein setting out the restrictions.
No vehicle shall be parked on any street for the purpose of displaying
it for sale.
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