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Downtown Parking Enforcement

Sec. 10-294. Interfering with parking control markings.

No person, other than a police officer shall alter, remove, or in any way interfere with chalk or other marks placed on a motor vehicle by police officers or a car marker, in enforcing parking controls. (Ord. No. 577, 1-26-82)

With the exception of violations of section 10-273, the penalty for violation of any of these sections shall be fifty dollars ($50.00). If not paid within thirty (30) days from the date of the violation, the penalty shall increase to one hundred dollars ($100.00). The penalty for violation of section 10-273 shall be one hundred dollars ($100.00). If a summons is used to compel appearance for a violation of any of these sections, the general penalty provisions of the City of Williston, namely, a fine of up to one thousand dollars five hundred ($1,500.00) a jail sentence of up to thirty (30) days, or both such fine and jail sentence, shall be applicable, at the discretion of the Municipal Judge.

(Ord. No. 577, 1-26-82; Ord. No. 617, § 3, 5-10-83; Ord. No. 675, 8-12-86; Ord. No. 679, 9-23-86; Ord. No. 700, § 2, 8-11-87; Ord. No. 931, 12-14-10; Ord. No. 942, § 2, 11-22-11; Ord. No. 1003, 9-9-14)

Sec. 10-275. Prohibited in specified places.

a)    No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with law or the directions of a police officer or traffic-control device, in any of the following places:
(1) On a sidewalk;
(2) In front of a public or private driveway;
3) Within an intersection;
(4) Within ten (10) feet of a fire hydrant;
(5) On a crosswalk;
(6) Within ten (10) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
(7) Within fifteen (15) feet upon the approach to any flashing beacon, stop sign or traffic-control signal located at the side of a roadway;
(8) Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within fifteen (15) feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless the state highway department or the city indicates a different length by signs or markings;
(9) Within fifteen (15) feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;
(10) Within twenty (20) feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite the entrance to any fire station within seventy-five (75) feet of said entrance when properly signposted;
(11) Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
(12) On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at edge or curb of a street;
(13) Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel;
(14) At any place where official signs prohibit stopping; or
(15) On the boulevard, except the portion of the boulevard improved for driveway use.
   (b)   No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully under his control into any such prohibited area or away from a curb such distance as is unlawful. (Ord. No. 577, 1-26-82)

State law reference — Similar provisions, N.D.C.C. Section 39-10-49.