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Parking

ORDINANCE NUMBER 01-11

AMENDING CHAPTER 70 OF THE MOUNTAIN IRON CITY CODE

THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON HEREBY ORDAINS:

Section 1. Amending Section 70.11. Section 70.11 of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby repealed and replaced with the following:

70.11 Unlawful Overtime Parking. It shall be unlawful to park a car, pick-up truck, van or motorcycle on any City street, alley or public parking lot for longer than:

Subd. 1. 24 consecutive hours from during calendar parking.

Subd. 2. 72 consecutive hours from during the remainder of the year.

Section 2. Adding Section 70.13. Section 70.13 is hereby added to the Mountain Iron City Code and shall read as follows:

70.13 CALENDAR PARKING.

Subd .1. The calendar system of parking is adopted which means that all parking from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. on even days of the month shall be allowed only on the even side of the street or avenue and on the odd days of the month on the odd side of the street or avenue commencing November 1st and continuing until April 1st of each year. The allowed changeover period during each day shall be from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Subd. 2. During calendar parking any Law Enforcement officer may remove a vehicle from a street to a garage or other place of safety when the vehicle is left unattended and constitutes an obstruction to traffic or hinders snow removal or street improvement or maintenance operations. Such vehicle shall not be released until the fees for towing and storage are paid in addition to any fine imposed for a violation of this schedule. Violation of this schedule shall result in fines to be established by Council Resolution from time to time.

Section 3. Adding Section 70.14. Section 70.14 is hereby added to the Mountain Iron City Code and shall read as follows:

70.14 Parking Restrictions on Marble Avenue and Main Street.

Subd. 1. There shall be no parking on east side of Marble Street from Coral Street to Main Street except when the Mountain Iron-Buhl High School has scheduled events.

Subd. 2. There shall be no parking between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on the west side of Marble Avenue from Coral Street to Main Street between November 1st and April 1st of each year.

Subd. 3. Parking Permits. The west side of Marble Avenue between Main Street and Coral Street shall be posted and reserved for the parking of residents. To facilitate enforcement of the parking regulations, the City shall issue numbered parking permits to the residents along Marble Avenue between Main Street and Coral Street. Residents to whom such permits are issued are responsible for displaying the permits on the vehicle for which they are issued on the windshield or visor where they can be clearly seen. Loss or theft of the permit shall be reported to the Sheriff or City Administrator.

Subd. 4. There shall be no parking between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Main Street from Mineral Avenue to Mesabi Avenue between November 1st and April 1st of each year.

Section 4. Repealing Chapters 74 and 75. The following Chapters are hereby repealed and shall be removed in their entirety from the Mountain Iron City Code:

Subd. 1. Chapter 74 - Traffic Schedules
Subd. 2. Chapter 75 - Parking Schedules

Section 5. Inconsistent Ordinances. All Ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent with this Ordinance shall be repealed and replaced with the provisions of this Ordinance.

Section 6. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall be effective in accordance with State Statute.

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 2nd DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2011.



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