As used in this article:

(a)   “Truck” shall mean: transport, truck tractor, farm tractor, road tractor, or any vehicle of a licensed capacity of 24,000 pounds GVW or more.

(b)   “Trailer” shall refer to what is commonly known as a semi-trailer or tractor-trailer, whether fully enclosed or flat-bed.

(Ord. 1342; Code 2014)

(a)   No truck and/or trailer shall remain parked for more than forty-five (45) minutes on any street within the City of Marion.

(b)   No truck and/or trailer shall be allowed to have its engine or refrigeration unit motor running for more than forty-five (45) minutes in any 24-hour period on any street or private drive within any residential district within the City of Marion.

(c)   No truck and/or trailer shall park on any street of the City so as to block the lanes of traffic or hinder the free flow of traffic from either direction, unless the same is necessary to accommodate the loading or unloading of the trailer, for a period not exceeding ninety minutes.

(Ord. 1342; Code 2014)

(a)   No truck and/or trailer shall be parked on private property within any area zoned residential, including private drives, without a Truck/Trailer Parking Permit.  No landowner and/or land occupant shall allow the property under his or her control to be used for truck and/or trailer parking in violation of this article.

(b)   In recognition that some properties within the City may be conducive to truck and/or trailer parking, owners and operators of trucks may apply for a Truck/Trailer Parking Permit. The granting of a permit shall be at the sole discretion of the City’s Utility Supervisor; appeal from a denial thereof shall be to the City Council. The following requirements will be investigated and considered by the utility supervisor in deciding whether to grant a permit:

(1)   The truck and/or trailer may be parked only on private property, and access to the parking area must not cross any city improvements that could sustain damage by heavy vehicles.

(2)   The utility supervisor shall consider the GVW of the truck and/or trailer, and the streets used to gain access to the parking area, to determine whether the pavement on access streets can bear the weight of regular truck and/or trailer traffic.

(3)   The property must have electricity available if truck parking is sought.

(4)   The owner or operator must present an application to the utility supervisor, the same to contain the written consent of l 00% of the owners of residential property lying within 100 feet of the property line surrounding the proposed parking area.

(5)   The permit issued shall expire after two years, whereupon new application must be made,

(6)   Only one truck and/or trailer is allowed per permit, and the truck and/or trailer must be owned or operated primarily by the owner and/or occupant of the premises where parking is sought. The application shall specifically describe the truck and/or trailer.

(7)   A permit may be approved for a truck and trailer, or only for a truck, as the utility supervisor may determine pursuant to the foregoing guidelines.

(Ord. 1342; Code 2014)

Each application shall he accompanied by a permit application fee, the amount to be determined by the governing body.

(Ord. 1342; Code 2014)

No permits shall he issued for parking areas lying within fifty feet of the Main Street right of way, or within fifty feet of the right of way of that portion of North Cedar Street lying between Main Street and U.S. Highway 56.

(Ord. 1342; Code 2014)