CHAPTER XIX. TRAFFIC AND VEHICLESCHAPTER XIX. TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES\ARTICLE 4. STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING

(a)   Parking stall defined. The term “parking stall” means that portion of a street within the city described and established by the city manager as a space within which the parking of a vehicle shall be controlled, regulated and inspected.

(b)   Zones established. The following streets or parts of streets are hereby established as parking stall zones:

(1)   Fifth, 6th, and 7th Streets, both sides, from Lincoln Street to Cedar Street.

(2)   Broadway, both sides, from 5th Street to 7th Street.

(3)   Washington, both sides, from 5th Street to 8th Street.

(4)   State Street, both sides, from 5th Street to 7th Street.

(5)   Cedar Street, both sides, from 5th Street to 7th Street.

(c)   Marking of parking stalls; method of parking in and required use of stalls.

(1)   The city manager shall cause the streets in the parking stall zones to be marked so as to designate the parking stalls in which the parking of a vehicle shall be controlled, regulated and inspected, and each vehicle parking in any parking stall shall park within the lines or markings so established and described. It shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle across any such lines or marking or to park a vehicle in such position that the same shall not be entirely within the area so designated by such lines or markings.

(2)   It shall be unlawful for any person to cause, allow, or permit any vehicle registered in his/her name or operated or controlled by him/her to be parked upon any of the streets in the parking stall zones outside of a parking stall.

(d)   Overtime parking.

(1)   If any vehicle shall remain parked in any parking stall longer than two consecutive hours, such vehicle shall be considered unlawfully parked overtime, and the owner and the person who parked the same shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

(2)   Should any vehicle remain unlawfully parked as provided in subsection (d)(1) of this section continuously for a period of one hour, then the continuation of such unlawful parking into any portion of each succeeding hour shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense.

(e)   Effective hours. The provisions of subsection (d)(1) and (d)(2) of this section shall be in effect between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on any Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday; provided, however, that parking shall be lawful at any time or for any length of time, except as otherwise provided by law, on any Sunday, New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Memorial Day, or Labor Day.

(f)   Application of section provisions to veteran’s vehicle. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any motor vehicle which lawfully bears a disabled veteran’s distinctive license plate or tag provided for by K.S.A. 8-161, as amended.

(g)   Deposit of trash in fine box. It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit any trash or rubbish in any fine box provided pursuant to subsection (i) of this section.

(h)   Reporting violations. It shall be the duty of the police officers of the city, acting in accordance with instructions issued by the city manager, to report:

(1)   The state license tag number of any vehicle parking in any parking stall in violation of any provisions of this section; and

(2)   Any other facts, the knowledge of which is necessary to a thorough understanding of the circumstances attending such violation.

(i)    No assessment of fines. No fine shall be assessed for a violation of subsection (d)(1) or (d)(2) of this section.

(K.S.A. 8-2002(a)(1); Code 1971, § 23-48)