CHAPTER XIV. TRAFFICCHAPTER XIV. TRAFFIC\ARTICLE 2. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Notwithstanding provisions of Section 33 of the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, it has been determined that there exist special hazards in the following streets or parts of streets requiring a lower maximum speed limit than is provided in Section 32 of the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities. The special speed restrictions are as follows:

(a)   Laurel Street from Second Avenue East to the city limits, 35 miles per hour,

(b)   From the intersection of Rock Street and Tenth Street to a point 1,584 feet, 35 miles per hour,

(c)   Beginning at a point 1,584 feet East from the intersection of Rock Street and Tenth Street to 3,700 feet East, 45 miles per hour,

(d)   Beginning at a point 3,700 feet East from the intersection of Rock Street and Tenth Street to the city limits, 55 miles per hour.

(e)   School zones 20 miles per hour during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., on those days when school is in session.

(f)    10 miles per hour in all parks.

(Code 2016)

School zone is defined to be the area within a two block radius of any school.

It shall be unlawful for any driver or operator of any vehicle to make a U-turn at the following intersections:

(a)   Second Street and Rothsay Avenue;

(b)   Second Street and Concord Street;

(c)   Second Street and Rock Street;

(d)   Second Street and Mill Street;

The city shall establish traffic signs on the above corners to that effect.

The following intersections are hereby designated as stop intersections:

(a)   Entering Rothsay Avenue from East on First Street,

(b)   Entering Rothsay Avenue from East on Second Street,

(c)   Entering Second Street from North on Rothsay Avenue,

(d)   Entering Second Street from North on Argyle Avenue,

(e)   Entering Second Street from Delia Avenue,

(f)    Entering Concord Street from East on Third Street,

(g)   Entering Concord Street from West on Third Street,

(h)   Entering Fifth Street from either North or South on Sheridan Street,

(i)    Entering Rothsay Avenue from West on Fifth Street,

(j)    Entering Second Street from either North or South on Mill Street. Ottawa Avenue, Concord Street, Sheridan Street, Rock Street, and Delia Avenue,

(k)   Entering Laurel Street from South on Rothsay Avenue,

(l)    Entering Rothsay Avenue from West on Laurel Street,

(m)  Entering Rothsay Avenue from West on First Street,

(n)   Entering Mill Street from East on First Street,

(o)   Entering Tenth Street from South on Concord Street,

(p)   Entering Tenth Street from South on Sheridan Street,

(q)   Entering Second Street from South on Rothsay Avenue,

(r)    Entering Fifth Street from South on Concord Street,

(s)    Entering Fifth Street from North on Concord Street,

(t)    Entering Rothsay Avenue from East on Fifth Street,

(u)   Entering Rothsay Avenue from East and from the West on Sixth Street.

(v)   Entering Rothsay Avenue from East and from the West on Seventh Street,

(w)  Entering Laurel Street from the South on Mockingbird Lane,

(x)   Entering Laurel Street from the South on Meadowlark Drive,

(y)   Entering Fourth Street from either North and South on Delia Avenue and Argyle Street,

(z)   Entering Laurel Street from North on either First Avenue or Second Avenue,

(aa)  Entering Rothsay Avenue from West on either Vine Street or Chestnut Street,

(ab) Entering Tenth Street from South on Elm, Argyle, Rothsay, Woodland and Third Avenue,

(ac)  Entering Rock Street from either East on Seventh Street, Fourth Street, Fifth Street, Sixth Street, Seventh Street, Eighth Street, Ninth Street, and Tenth Street,

(ad) Entering Ninth Street from either North or South on Concord Street and Sheridan Street,

(ae)  Entering Rock Street from East on Seventh Street,

(af)  Entering Concord Street from East on Sixth Street,

(ag) Entering Second Street from North on Argyle Avenue,

(ah) Entering First Street from either North or South on Ottawa Avenue, Concord Street, Sheridan Street, and Rock street,

(ai)  Entering First Street from North on Delia Avenue,

(aj)  Entering First Street from South on Cherry Avenue and Spruce Avenue.

(ak) Entering Tenth Street from South on Pipe Street,

(al)  Entering Rothsay Avenue from either East or West on Eighth Street,

(am) Entering Spruce Avenue from Laurel Street both from the East and the West,

(an) Entering Cherry Street from either East or West on Chestnut Street,

(ao) Entering Concord Street from either East or West on Fourth Street,

(ap) Entering Third Avenue from either East or West on Seventh Street,

(aq) Entering Third Avenue from either East or West on Eighth Street.

(ar)  Entering Third Avenue from either East or West on Fifth Street,

(as)  Entering Spruce Street from either East or West on Chestnut Street.

(at)  Entering Delia from either West or East on Fourth Street.

(au) Entering Argyle from either West or East on Fourth Street.

(av) Entering Argyle from the East on Third Street.

(aw) Entering Third Street from the South on Argyle.

(ax) Entering Rothsay Avenue from East or West on Third Street.

(Ord. 1675; Code 2016)

The following intersections are hereby designated as yield intersections:

(a)   Entering Rothsay Avenue from Ninth Street from the East and the West,

(b)   Entering Vine Street from Spruce Avenue from both the North and the South,

(c)   Entering Rock Street from Chestnut Street from both the East and the West,

(d)   Entering Sheridan Street from the West on Third Street,

(e)   Entering Sheridan Street from the East on Third Street,

(f)    Entering Rothsay Avenue from the West on Fourth Street,

(g)   Entering Rothsay Avenue from the East on Fourth Street,

(h)   Entering Rothsay Avenue from the East on Third Street,

(i)    Entering Rothsay Avenue from the West on Third Street,

(j)    Entering Sheridan Street from the West on Eighth Street,

(k)   Entering Sheridan Street from the East on Eighth Street,

(l)    Entering Sheridan Street from the West on Vine Street,

(m)  Entering Fifth Street from the North on Madison Street,

(n)   Entering Elm Street from the East on Ninth Street,

(o)   Entering Elm Street from the West on Ninth Street,

(p)   Entering Fifth Street from North on Woodland Avenue,

(q)   Entering Seventh Street from the South on Woodland Avenue,

(r)    Entering Sixth Street from either North or South on Madison Street,

(s)    Entering Rothsay Avenue from East on Clay Street.

No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or traffic control device on the following designated:

(a)   Fifth Street the North side thereof between Rock and Elm Street,

(b)   Fourth Street the South side thereof between Rock Street and Delia Avenue,

(c)   Laurel Street either side upon the roadway thereof between Rothsay Avenue and the East city limits,

(d)   First Street between Sheridan Street and Rock Street,

(e)   The South side of Vine Street from the railroad right-of-way East to Rock Street,

(f)    Upon the East side of Elm Street from 164 feet North of Eighth Street to Ninth Street,

(g)   On the West side of Argyle Avenue from Eighth Street to Ninth Street,

(h)   On the East side of Concord Street between the alley located between Third Street and Fourth Street to Fourth Street,

(i)    On the West side of Rock Street between First Street and Vine Street,

(j)    On the East side of Concord Street from Fifth Street to Eighth Street,

(k)   On the East side of Mill Street from Second Street to Third Street,

(l)    The West side of Delia Avenue between Second Street and First Street,

(m)  On the West side of Woodland beginning at the corner of Woodland and Sixth Street and proceeding south 90 feet,

(n)   On the North side of Fifth Street from Rothsay to Woodland,

(o)   Along the East side of Woodland running from the Minneapolis High School parking lot North to a point adjacent to the South side of East Sixth Street. This area shall be designated as a school bus loading zone,

(p)   On the West side of Rock Street from the North side of Ninth Street North 72 feet,

(q)   On the East side of Delia Ave. between Third Street and Fourth Street, between the hours of 7:30 a. m. and 8:30 a. m. and between the hours of 3:00 p. m. and 4:00 p. m. on days in which the school is in regular session,

(r)    On the East side of Third Ave. between Fifth Street and Seventh Street,

(s)    On the South side of Fourth Street from the East side of Delia Avenue East 173 feet. This area shall be designated “No Parking Loading and Unloading Zone Only.”

The following described streets in the city of Minneapolis, Kansas, are hereby designated as one-way streets in the directions indicated; Delia Avenue for north-bound traffic from Third Street to Fourth Street; Fourth Street for east-bound traffic from Delia Avenue to Argyle Avenue; and Argyle Avenue for south-bound traffic from Fourth Street to Third Street.

(Ord. 1674; Code 2016)

No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or traffic control device on the following designated:

(a)    Fifth Street the North side thereof between Rock and Elm Street,

(b)   Fourth Street the South side thereof between Rock Street and Delia Avenue,

(c)    Laurel Street either side upon the roadway thereof between Rothsay Avenue and the East city limits,

(d)   First Street between Sheridan Street and Rock Street,

(e)    The South side of Vine Street from the railroad right-of-way East to Rock Street,

(f)    Upon the East side of Elm Street from 164 feet North of Eighth Street to Ninth Street,

(g)   On the West side of Argyle Avenue from Eighth Street to Ninth Street,

(h)   On the East side of Concord Street between the alley located between Third Street and Fourth Street to Fourth Street,

(i)    On the West side of Rock Street between First Street and Vine Street,

(j)    On the East side of Concord Street from Fifth Street to Eighth Street,

(k)   On the East side of Mill Street from Second Street to Third Street,

(l)    The West side of Delia Avenue between Second Street and First Street,

(m)  On the West side of Woodland beginning at the corner of Woodland and Sixth Street and proceeding south 90 feet,

(n)   On the North side of Fifth Street from Rothsay to Woodland,

(o)   Along the East side of Woodland running from the Minneapolis High School parking lot North to a point adjacent to the South side of East Sixth Street. This area shall be designated as a school bus loading zone,

(p)   On the West side of Rock Street from the North side of Ninth Street North 72 feet,

(q)   On the East side of Delia Ave. between Third Street and Fourth Street, between the hours of 7:30 a. m. and 8:30 a. m. and between the hours of 3:00 p. m. and 4:00 p. m. on days in which the school is in regular session,

(r)    On the East side of Third Ave. between Fifth Street and Seventh Street,

(s)    On the South side of Fourth Street from the East side of Delia Avenue East 173 feet. This area shall be designated “No Parking Loading and Unloading Zone Only.”

(t)    On the East and West side of Woodland Street running South from the southern edge of Seventh Street 161 feet.

(Ord. 1681)

It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle or combination of vehicles having an overall length in excess of twenty (24) feet, except for the purposes of loading and unloading upon the streets of Minneapolis except that the Chief of Police or his agent shall have authority to issue a temporary permit to park a vehicle in excess of twenty (24) feet, said permit shall be valid for not more than twenty (24) hours.

No person or persons shall park any vehicle or combination of vehicles having an overall length in excess of eighteen (18) feet upon that portion of Second Street between Mill Street and Rock Street at any time and unloading without first obtaining a permit to park on said street from the governing body of the city.

(a)   All vehicles traveling on county designate road 426A, also known as state designated highway A3518, shall come to a complete stop before crossing the Union Pacific Railroad tracks crossing said road in the western part of Minneapolis.

(b)   Any driver failing to come to a complete stop at this railroad crossing shall be penalized as set forth in Article 4 of this chapter.

There shall be no parking on the following streets between 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.:

(a)   Second Street between Rock Street and Mill Street

(a)   It is unlawful in the City of Minneapolis, Kansas, for a vehicle owner, property owner, resident or tenant to allow a motor vehicle (as defined in Article 1 of the Standard Traffic Ordinances of Kansas Cities, edition of 2006) to be parked on the portion of a premises, (upon which is located a residence), between the street and the front setback line of such residence facing such street, commonly referred to as the yard, unless the area used for parking is in compliance with the zoning regulations of the City of Minneapolis, and is improved with concrete, asphalt, gravel or similar hard surfaces. Each day during which a violation of this section continues shall constitute a separate offense.

(b)   In any prosecution charging a violation of this section, proof that the particular vehicle described in the complaint was in violation of this section, together with proof that the defendant named in the complaint was at the time of the violation the registered owner of such vehicle, shall constitute in evidence a prima facie presumption that the registered owner of such vehicle was the person who parked or placed such vehicle at the point, and for the time during which, such violation occurred.

(c)   A violation of this section shall be punishable by a fine of $100.00.

(d)   The city council or city administrator may determine that the provisions of this section are not to be enforced for a specific location or locations for activities designated by the city council or city administrator for periods of time not to exceed one week.