(Amended by Ord. No. 165594, July 8, 1992.) 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 in any of the following
A. Within 50 feet of an intersection when:
1. The vehicle or a view obstructing attachment to the vehicle is
more than 6 feet in height; or
2. Vehicle design, modification, or load obscures the visibility or
view of approaching traffic, any traffic control sign, any traffic control
signal, or any pedestrian in a crosswalk.
This regulation does not apply to the area of the street where the
direction of traffic is leaving an intersection on a one-way
B. Within 15 feet of a driveway to any fire station unless allowed by
official signs or markings.
C. Within 10 feet of any fire hydrant, even when not marked by traffic
control devices, except attended taxi cabs lawfully occupying properly signed
D. In front of any portion of a handicap access ramp.
E. In front of and 10 feet on either side of a rural (vehicle)
delivery mail box between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., except Sundays and official postal
F. Within any city park or golf course except in officially designated
parking areas during the time the park is open to the public. This provision
does not apply to City or City-authorized vehicles used in park or golf course
service, or to vehicles authorized by a written permit from the Bureau of Parks
G. In violation of the provisions of any area parking permit program
as defined in 16.20.800.
H. On any mass transit lane or street as defined in Section 16.50.
I. On any planting strip, sidewalk, or pedestrian way.
J. On a shoulder unless a clear and unobstructed traffic lane of the
roadway adjacent to the vehicle is left for the passage of other vehicles,
1. The stopped or parked vehicle is visible from a distance of 200
feet in each direction upon the roadway; or
2. A person, at least 200 feet in each direction upon the roadway,
warns approaching motorists of the parked vehicle by use of flag persons,
flags, signs or other signals.
K. On the approaches to or upon any restricted access highway, bridge,
viaduct, or other elevated structure, unless permitted by authority of this
L. On City-owned or City-operated property designated for vehicle
parking by authorized City personnel only, without consent of the City, if there
is in plain view on such property a sign prohibiting or restricting public
M. Over, upon, or in such manner as to prevent access to any water
meter, gate valve, or other appliance in use on any water meter connection of
the Portland Water Bureau, located on public property, the public right-of-way
or private property.
N. On any municipal terminal except in the place and manner permitted
by official signs or markings.
O. On any pier or dock of a municipal terminal except when
loading/unloading freight in compliance with any official signs or
P. On or within an intersection.
Q. On or within a crosswalk.
R. Within any tunnel unless parking in officially designated
S. Within 7 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad track or within 25
feet of the center line of any set of tracks at any railroad or light rail
crossing unless parking in officially designated spaces.
T. In the area between roadways of a divided street or highway.
U. On or within a bicycle lane, path, or trail.
V. In front of any portion of a driveway ingress/egress to the public