(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 165594, 166575, 170923, 173369, 176394, 176955 and
179141 effective March 23, 2005.) Except when specifically directed by authority
of this Title or when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, it is
unlawful to park or stop a vehicle:
A. While such vehicle is equipped with a vehicle alarm
unless such system is designed to, and does in fact, cease emitting an
intermittent or constant sound after an aggregate time of 3 minutes within a 15
minute period on any public right-of-way or in a public park.
B. To angle load/unload (except within a legal angle parking
space) on any street unless specifically authorized by an angle loading permit.
Unauthorized angle loading is hereby declared to be a traffic hazard and is
subject to summary abatement.
C. At an angle to traffic flow except:
1. Where angle parking is designated by official parking
space markings or other traffic control devices.
2. That a two or three wheeled vehicle may park in a legal
parking area at an angle or perpendicular to traffic flow in accordance with
16.20.110 C. and D.
D. Outside of or across an official line or mark
designating a parking space, or between such lines in a maneuvering area.
E. So as to prevent the free passage of other vehicles,
including rail vehicles and bicycles, on any street, alley or City of Portland
owned or operated property.
F. On or over an official fog or edge line.
G. Adjacent to a curb painted or taped yellow if the paint
or tape is authorized by the City Traffic Engineer.
H. When the vehicle is: a truck, a truck trailer, a motor
bus, a recreational vehicle, a utility trailer, a drop box or storage container,
or has two or more rear axles in the public right-of-way adjacent to or directly
across from residential, public park, church, or school property, except:
1. When loading/unloading property belonging to the
occupants of or performing a service on the adjacent residence, for a period
not to exceed 8 hours; or
2. A recreation vehicle when servicing or
loading/unloading the vehicle for a period not to exceed 8 hours.
3. That a vehicle may park adjacent to or directly across
from public park property if authorized by a written permit from the Bureau of
Parks and Recreation.
I. When the vehicle is: a truck, truck trailer, a motor bus,
recreational vehicle, a utility trailer, a drop box or storage container, or has
two or more rear axles in the public right-of-way adjacent to or directly across
from commercial or industrial property, except:
1. Between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. for a period not
to exceed 4 hours; or
2. Between the hours of 4 p.m. and 6 a.m. when adjacent to
a business or industry normally operating a regular work shift during these
hours while loading/unloading a vehicle in conjunction with the operation of
this business for a period not to exceed 2 hours.
J. On the roadway side of a vehicle which is stopped or
1. In an officially designated parking space; or
2. Adjacent to the curb line of a street.
K. Alongside or opposite a street excavation or obstruction
when stopping or parking would obstruct traffic.
L. That is required by state law to be registered that is
not registered, whose registration has expired or that does not have a current
permit in lieu of registration, or fails to display current registration.
M. Without doing all of the following if leaving the vehicle
1. Stopping the engine;
2. Turning the front wheels to the curb or side of the
street when on any grade;
3. Locking the ignition;
4. Removing the key from the ignition; and
5. Effectively setting the brake on the
N. If the vehicle is a drop box parked during the hours of
sunset to sunrise without reflective devices on the edge or side of the vehicle
nearest the center of the street. The reflective device must be plainly visible
for a distance of 200 feet in either direction from the drop box, parallel with
the center of the street.
O. If the vehicle is a drop box within 50 feet of an
intersection without permission of the City Engineer, City Traffic Engineer, or
the Bureau of Development Services. This regulation does not apply to the area
of the street where the direction of traffic is leaving an intersection on a
P. In the public right-of-way, public park, or city-owned or
operated property if the vehicle is abandoned.
Q. In a manner that creates a traffic hazard impeding the
safe movement of vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
R. That is required by law to display two registration
plates if a plate is not displayed on the front and the rear of the vehicle.
S. Which is a government vehicle, in a parking space where
government vehicles are prohibited.
T. Any violation of the City of Portland, Transportation
Administrative Rule is subject to citation or fine for each