Chapter 6
STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKINGlinklink

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6-6-1: NO PARKING PLACES:
6-6-2: PARKING DURING SNOW REMOVAL:
6-6-3: PARKING DURING STREET CLEANING:
6-6-4: LIMITED PARKING ZONES:
6-6-5: VILLAGE PERMIT PARKING LOTS:
6-6-6: TOWING CARS AWAY:
6-6-7: PARKING AT CURB:
6-6-8: PARKING VEHICLES FOR SALE:
6-6-9: LOADING ZONES:
6-6-10: ALL NIGHT PARKING:
6-6-11: PARKING IN ALLEYS:
6-6-12: CAB STANDS AND BUS STANDS:
6-6-13: PARKING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY:
6-6-14: POSTING SIGNS:
6-6-15: MUNICIPAL PARKING LOTS:
6-6-16: CUSTOMER/SHOPPER ONLY PARKING ZONES:
6-6-17: SUSPENSION OF DRIVER'S LICENSE:

6-6-1: NO PARKING PLACES: linklink


At any time, it shall be unlawful to permit any vehicle to stand in any of the following places, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or traffic control device:


A. In any intersection.


B. In a crosswalk.


C. Upon any bridge or viaduct, or in any subway or tunnel or the approach thereto.


D. Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty feet (30') of a point of the curb immediately opposite the end of a safety zone.


E. Within thirty feet (30') of a traffic signal, beacon or sign on the approaching side.


F. Within twenty feet (20') of any intersection or crosswalk.


G. At any place where the standing of a vehicle will reduce the usable width of the roadway for moving traffic to less than eighteen feet (18').


H. Within fifteen feet (15') of a fire hydrant.


I. At any place where the vehicle would block the use of a driveway.


J. Within fifty feet (50') of the nearest rail of a railroad grade crossing.


K. Within twenty feet (20') of the driveway entrance to any fire department station and on the side of the street opposite the entrance to any such station within seventy five feet (75') of such entrance when properly signposted.


L. On any sidewalk or parkway.


M. On the roadway side of any vehicle parked at or at an angle to the curb or edge of the roadway, double parking being expressly prohibited.


N. Along or opposite any street excavation or obstruction where such parking would obstruct traffic.


O. At any place where official signs prohibit parking. (Ord., 6-5-1973)

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6-6-2: PARKING DURING SNOW REMOVAL: linklink

It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle on any public street in the village at any time within twelve (12) hours after a snowfall of three inches (3") or more has occurred, and as provided in schedule XI, section 6-12-11 of this title. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-3: PARKING DURING STREET CLEANING: linklink

It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle on any public street or portion thereof in the village at any time when such street is being cleaned. Signs indicating that a street or portion thereof is being cleaned shall be posted twenty four (24) hours before the cleaning of the street, and shall be removed after the cleaning of the street is finished. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-4: LIMITED PARKING ZONES: linklink

The areas designated in schedule IX, section 6-12-9 of this title, are hereby established and designated as "limited parking zones". In these zones, no person shall stop, stand or park any vehicle in any such area between the hours specified on any day for a greater period of time than provided in said schedule IX, section 6-12-9 of this title. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-5: VILLAGE PERMIT PARKING LOTS: linklink


A. Permit Parking Only: The parking lots designated in subsection B of this section are designated as permit parking lots. No parking shall be allowed in such lots at the times indicated in subsection B of this section except for vehicles bearing valid parking permit stickers. Permits for said lots shall be issued to residents, merchants, and nonresidents as indicated in subsection B of this section. Such permits shall be issued on a biannual basis for the fees and times indicated in subsection B of this section.


B. Lot Designation; Charges; Permit Color:

BIANNUAL CHARGES

Permit Area   Rate   Permit Color  
Resident   Nonresident   Merchant    
Burlington Drive   n/a   n/a   $180.00   Red  
Chestnut Street lot (paybox only)3   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
Chicago Avenue (south side Washington to Garfield)   $310.00   n/a   180.00   Red/blue  
County Line Road (Hillgrove to Walnut as designated)   280.00   n/a   n/a   Brown  
Highland Station lot3   280.00   n/a   n/a   Brown  
Hillgrove (south side Oak to County Line)3   280.00   n/a   n/a   Brown  
Hinsdale Avenue (north side Lincoln to Vine)   n/a   n/a   180.00   Red  
Hinsdale Avenue (north side Vine to Monroe as designated)4   n/a   n/a   n/a   Purple  
Lincoln lot   n/a   n/a   180.00   Yellow  
Lincoln Street (west side Chicago to Maple)   310.00   n/a   180.00   Red/blue  
Post Circle   310.00   n/a   180.00   Red/blue  
Second Street (Washington to Grant as designated)   n/a   n/a   180.00   Red  
Symonds Drive (across from post office as designated)   310.00   n/a   180.00   Red/blue  
Symonds Drive (Post Circle to Elm as designated)2   n/a   n/a   n/a   Green  
Village lot2   310.00   n/a   n/a   Blue  
Washington lot1   n/a   n/a   240.00   Orange  
Washington Street (both sides Second to Third)   n/a   n/a   180.00   Red  
West Hinsdale3   280.00   n/a   n/a   Silver  

Notes:
 1. In addition to permit parking, a paybox shall also be available. Parking by paybox shall be limited to 6 hours at $0.25 per hour.
 2. Village employee parking - no fee.
 3. In addition to permit parking, a paybox shall also be available. Parking by paybox shall be limited to 12 hours from 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. at $0.25 per hour.
 4. Merchant parking - no fee.

(Ord. O2011-18, 5-3-2011)


C. Permits:

1. Sales: Permits shall be available for purchase at the office of the village director of finance. The village manager shall cause suitable permit tags to be issued for each permit. Such tags shall be displayed from the inside rearview mirror of the vehicle, by the permit holder, with the permit number facing toward the front of the vehicle. The permit tag must be displayed at all times when the vehicle is parked in the specified permit area. (Ord., 2-6-1996)

2. Employees; Number Of Vehicles: The permit holder may park any vehicle owned by him or her or any of his or her employees; provided, however, that no more than one vehicle for each permit number may be parked in the designated parking lot at any time.

3. Renewals: The village may mail permit renewal notices to existing permit holders. Except as otherwise provided herein, renewal permits shall be issued to permit holders who pay the required permit fee on or before the end of the period for which the previous permit was issued.

4. Priorities: Permits shall be issued for residents, merchants, and nonresidents only as indicated in subsection B of this section. Renewal permits shall have priority over new applications. Permit applications shall be maintained in chronological order of the date of receipt of the application by the village. No resident permit shall be automatically renewed for a permit holder who is no longer domiciled within the village's corporate limits, but instead such permit holder shall be added to the waiting list, if any, as of the date of receipt of a new permit application, if any is filed by such permit holder. For purposes of this section, a "merchant" shall be defined as a village merchant and his or her employees regardless of whether they are domiciled within the village's corporate limits.

5. Transfer Or Assignment: No permit shall be sold, leased, sublet, or otherwise transferred or assigned by the permit holder.


D. Violations; Revocation Of Permit: No permit holder shall violate any of the provisions of this section or of the regulations applicable to the village permit parking lot for which the permit was issued. In addition to any other fine or penalty applicable under this code, any such violation shall be grounds for the immediate revocation of the permit. No permit shall be issued to or renewed for any permit holder who has three (3) such violations in any six (6) month period. The village reserves the right to revoke any permit at any time, with or without cause. (Ord., 12-4-1990)


E. Application: Proof of place of employment shall be required for an employee parking permit application.


F. Village Lot Hours: Parking in the village lot set forth above shall be permitted between from seven o'clock (7:00) A.M. to nine fifteen o'clock (9:15) A.M. Monday through Friday.


G. Washington Lot Hours: Paybox hours and days of operation will correspond with parking meters.


H. Permit Hours: Unless otherwise specified permits are required from nine o'clock (9:00) A.M. to five o'clock (5:00) P.M. Monday through Friday. (Ord. O2008-54, 10-7-2008)

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6-6-6: TOWING CARS AWAY: linklink

The police department and all members thereof assigned to traffic duty are hereby authorized to remove and tow away by commercial towing service any car or other vehicle illegally parked in any place where such parked vehicle creates or constitutes a traffic hazard, blocks the use of a fire hydrant, or obstructs or may obstruct the movement of any emergency vehicle; or any vehicle which has been parked in any public street or other public place for a period of twenty four (24) consecutive hours.

Cars towed away shall be stored on any village property or in a public garage or parking lot and shall be restored to the owner or operator thereof after payment of the expense incurred by the village in removing and storing such vehicles. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-7: PARKING AT CURB: linklink

No vehicle shall be parked with the left side of such vehicle next to the curb, except where permitted on one-way streets, and it shall be unlawful to stand or park any vehicle in a street other than parallel with the curb and with the two (2) right wheels of the vehicle within twelve inches (12") of the regularly established curb line, except that upon those streets that have been marked for angle parking, vehicles shall be parked at the angle to the curb indicated by such marks. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-8: PARKING VEHICLES FOR SALE: linklink

It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle upon any street for the purpose of displaying it for sale, or to park any vehicle upon any street in the business district from which vehicle merchandise is peddled. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-9: LOADING ZONES: linklink

It shall be unlawful for the driver of a vehicle to stand a passenger vehicle for a period of time longer than is necessary for the loading or unloading of passengers, not to exceed thirty (30) minutes, in any place designated as a loading zone and marked as such, or in any of the following designated places:


A. At any place not to exceed seventy five feet (75') along the curbs before the entrance to any hospital or hotel at any time.


B. At any place not to exceed seventy five feet (75') along the curb before the entrance to a public building between eight o'clock (8:00) A.M. and six o'clock (6:00) P.M. except on Sunday.


C. Directly in front of the entrance to any theater at the time that the theater is open.


D. The village manager is authorized to establish additional loading zones provided no such loading zones shall be established unless they meet the following conditions:

1. The loading zone must be used solely for deliveries to or from the property;

2. The property must be so located that there is no private access to the property for the purpose of loading and unloading;

3. The property owner, agent or lessee shall pay a loading zone fee for said loading zone at the following rate:

Period   Rate   
   
Day   $   1.00  
Week   5.00  
Month   20.00  
Year   240.00  

4. Any loading zone established for a period in excess of one month must be approved by the village president and board of trustees. (Ord., 6-5-1973)

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6-6-10: ALL NIGHT PARKING: linklink

No person shall park any vehicle on any street in the village between the hours of two o'clock (2:00) A.M. and six o'clock (6:00) A.M. of any day, except physicians on emergency calls. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-11: PARKING IN ALLEYS: linklink

No person shall park a vehicle within an alley in such a manner or under such conditions as to leave available less than ten feet (10') of the width of the roadway for the free movement of vehicular traffic. No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle within an alley in such a position as to block the driveway entrance to any abutting property.

Parking in alleys in all zoning districts except the AA and A residential districts is not permitted except for periods of time necessary for the active loading and unloading of the parked vehicle. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-12: CAB STANDS AND BUS STANDS: linklink

No vehicle other than a licensed taxicab shall be parked in any area designated by ordinance as a cab stand; and no vehicle other than a bus shall be parked in a place so designated as a bus loading zone. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-13: PARKING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY: linklink

It shall be unlawful to park any motor vehicle on any private property without the consent of the owner of the property. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-14: POSTING SIGNS: linklink

The chief of police or any other authorized person shall cause signs to be posted in all areas where parking is limited or prohibited, indicating such limitations or prohibitions. (Ord., 6-5-1973)
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6-6-15: MUNICIPAL PARKING LOTS: linklink


A. Supervision: The municipal parking lots now or hereafter acquired or established by the village shall be under the supervision of the chief of police. (1965 Code, sec. 9-6.01)


B. Use: It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle in any municipal parking lot in violation of any ordinance; or to so park contrary to the rules established by the village president and board of trustees for the use of such or park in any place or manner other than that designated by the custodian thereof. No commercial or freight carrying vehicle or trailer shall be parked in a village parking lot. (1965 Code, sec. 9-6.02)


C. Continuous Parking Limited On Public Auto Parking Lots: No vehicle shall stand, be stored or parked for a period exceeding twenty four (24) hours continuously, on any public property. (1965 Code, sec. 9-6.03)


D. Garfield, Lincoln Or Washington Municipal Parking Lot: No vehicle shall be parked in the Garfield, Lincoln or Washington municipal parking lot for a period of time longer than thirty (30) consecutive minutes between the hours of twelve o'clock (12:00) midnight and eight o'clock (8:00) A.M. of any day, without displaying a current permit affixed to the lower right hand corner (passenger side) on the inside of the glass of the rear window. Permits are available at the village finance department at a monthly cost of two dollars fifty cents ($2.50). (Ord., 10-16-1979)

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6-6-16: CUSTOMER/SHOPPER ONLY PARKING ZONES: linklink


A. Only those persons seeking to purchase merchandise or services within the central business district shall be allowed to park a motor vehicle in customer designated parking locations. The parking of motor vehicles by persons for any other purposes, including for commuter train purposes, is prohibited.


B. There shall be a rebuttable presumption that any person who is an employee of a business in the central business district shall be deemed to be working at his or her place of employment between the hours of nine o'clock (9:00) A.M. to five o'clock (5:00) P.M. Monday through Saturday.


C. Shopper only areas will be clearly designated by signage or notice on the parking meter. The following areas are designated as customer/shopper parking zones:

1. Both sides of Washington Street, between Hinsdale Avenue and First Street.

2. Washington Street parking lot (except for permitted vehicles).


D. Any person in violation of this section shall be subject to a fine of no less than twenty five dollars ($25.00) for each offense. (Ord. O2008-54, 10-7-2008)

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6-6-17: SUSPENSION OF DRIVER'S LICENSE: linklink


A. As authorized by section 6-306.5 of the Illinois vehicle code, 625 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/6-306.5, as amended, the chief of police or the chief of police's designee, shall be authorized to submit a certified report to the secretary of state seeking the suspension of a person's driver's license if that person has failed to pay in full any fine or penalty imposed by final judgment of ten (10) or more violations of vehicular standing and parking regulations after exhaustion of judicial review procedures. At least forty five (45) days prior to providing the certified report to the secretary of state, a written notice shall be served on or sent to the person whose driver's license is subject to the request for suspension.


B. The notice shall provide that the failure to pay the full amount of fines and penalties within forty five (45) days of the date printed on the notice will result in the village notifying the secretary of state that the person's driver's license is eligible for suspension pursuant to this section and section 6-306.5 of the Illinois vehicle code, 625 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/6-306.5, as amended. The notice of the impending driver's license suspension shall be sent by first class United States mail, postage prepaid, to the address of the driver recorded with the secretary of state.


C. A person to whom a notice of an impending driver's license suspension is sent shall be authorized to challenge the accuracy of the certified report either sent or to be sent to the secretary of state. The grounds for challenging the accuracy of the certified report shall be limited to:

1. The person was not the owner or lessee of the vehicle or vehicles receiving ten (10) or more parking violation notices on the date or dates such notices were issued; or

2. The person has already paid the fines or penalties for the ten (10) or more violations indicated on the certified report.


D. A request for a hearing pursuant to this section shall be sent to or filed with the chief of police. A hearing officer appointed by the village manager or a duly authorized designee shall conduct the hearing, and a decision shall be rendered by the hearing officer based on all evidence before the hearing officer. The hearing officer's decision shall be final, except for any appeal procedure authorized by law before the secretary of state. (Ord. O2009-65, 12-15-2009)

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