Murrieta, CA Municipal Code


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10.32.170  Non self-propelled vehicle parking.
   No non-self propelled vehicle, except bicycles, shall be parked or left standing on any city street, except that a non-self propelled vehicle used for recreational purposes shall be allowed for a period not longer than forty-eight (48) hours prior to a recreational trip and forty-eight (48) hours after a recreational trip, for the purpose of loading and unloading, unless more restrictive parking regulations exist. 
(Ord. 357 § 3, 2006; Ord. 131 § 1 (part), 1994: Ord. 98 § 1 (part), 1993: Ord. 3 § 1 (part), 1991: prior code § 12.11.015)
Bookmark10.32.180  Self-propelled oversized vehicle parking.
   Self-propelled recreational vehicles as defined by Section 18019 of the Health and Safety Code shall not be parked on any street except for a period not longer than forty-eight (48) hours prior to a recreational trip or forty-eight (48) hours after a recreational trip unless more restrictive parking regulations exist. 
(Ord. 357 § 4, 2006; Ord. 131 § 1 (part), 1994: Ord. 98 § 1 (part), 1993: Ord. 3 § 1 (part), 1991: prior code § 12.11.016)

Title 10 VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC

Chapter 10.44 PARKING RESTRICTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL, RECREATIONAL, AND CERTAIN OTHER VEHICLES

BookmarkChapter 10.44
PARKING RESTRICTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL, RECREATIONAL, AND CERTAIN OTHER VEHICLES
Sections:
   10.44.010   Purpose and intent.
   10.44.020   Parking prohibitions for certain vehicles.
10.44.010 Purpose and intent.
Bookmark10.44.010  Purpose and intent.
   In order to further community preservation, protection of the health, safety and welfare of its citizens, property values, and aesthetic qualities, these regulations are intended to provide a just, equitable, and practical method for the parking and storage of commercial, recreational, self-propelled, non-self propelled, vessel, and other similar and certain vehicles within the city of Murrieta. 
(Ord. 191 § 2 (part), 1998)
10.44.020 Parking prohibitions for certain vehicles.
Bookmark10.44.020  Parking prohibitions for certain vehicles.
   It is unlawful for any person to park or leave standing on any private or public property within residential or commercial zoning districts of the city, the following types of vehicles: any commercial vehicle, oversized vehicle, recreational vehicle, vessel, or non-self propelled vehicle, as defined in Chapter 10.08 and 10.32 of this code, and similar such vehicles, unless as specifically allowed and described herein:
   A.   It is unlawful to park, keep, or store any oversized vehicle, recreational vehicle, non-self propelled vehicle, vessel, or similar such vehicles, within any portion of the front yard setback, as defined by this code. Except that, if such vehicles are kept, parked, and stored permanently on private property, other than the front yard setback, they shall be screened from view to the required fence height allowed by this code. Wrought iron fencing, landscape material, and lattice shall be considered as acceptable screening materials. Recreational vehicles shall be allowed for a total of forty-eight (48) hours before and after a recreational trip only, and not in combination with any other public right-of-way parking exemption. This provision shall not apply to commercial vehicles weighing ten thousand (10,000) pounds or less, and having a width of ninety-two (92) inches or less, and having a length of twenty-one (21) feet or less, and having a height of eight (8) feet or less, if such vehicle is parked on an approved surface in the front yard setback and is limited to two such vehicles per residence.
   B.   It is unlawful to park, keep, store or leave standing, any truck, tractor, trailer, or semitrailer as defined in the California Vehicle Code, or other commercial vehicle having a gross vehicle weight of ten thousand (10,000) pounds or less on public or private property within a residential zoning district of the city; unless, specifically in the performance of duties related to the picking up or delivering of merchandise, goods, wares; or, providing service to such building or structure for which an actual and bona fide repair, alteration, remodel, or construction has been allowed by a building permit, as defined in Section 35703 CVC.
   C.   It is unlawful to park or leave standing any truck, tractor, trailer or semitrailer as defined in the California Vehicle Code, or other commercial vehicle having a manufacturer's gross weight bearing of ten thousand (10,000) pounds or more, as defined in the California Vehicle Code, on private or public property within a residential zoning district; unless, specifically in the performance of duties related to the picking up or delivering of merchandise, goods, wares; or, providing service to such building or structure for which an actual and bona fide repair, alteration, remodel or construction has been allowed by a building permit, as defined in Section 35703 CVC.
   D.   It is unlawful to park, keep, store or leave standing on any private or public property within the city, any passenger vehicle, or any vehicle described in this chapter unless said vehicle is parked on an approved surface such as portland cement, asphaltic concrete, crushed rock, gravel, or other material surface which is specifically designed for the parking of vehicles which provides adequate vehicle support together with dust and erosion control as approved by development services; except that, lots larger than one gross acre shall not be subject to this requirement.
   E.   It is unlawful to park, keep, store or leave standing on any public or private property within residentially zoned districts, any vehicle which contains any hazardous material as defined in Section 353 of the California Vehicle Code. Vehicles which emit noxious, objectionable odors, harbor vermin or pestilence, shall also be prohibited in residential districts. Vehicles used to transport animals shall comply with Subsection A of this chapter.
   F.   It is unlawful to park or leave standing any vehicle on a residential lot, or on any portion of the front yard setback, if such vehicle obstructs the vision of an adjoining property owner in obtaining access to a public right-of-way. Upon determination by an officer that the obstruction creates a potential safety hazard, such vehicles may be required to be relocated or removed from the site.
   G.   It is unlawful to park, store, or leave standing an inoperative, abandoned, wrecked, dismantled, vehicle or part thereof, on any portion of a front yard setback; except during the first seventy-two (72) hours during which a vehicle is mechanically disabled, car covers shall not be an exception to an inoperative vehicle. It is unlawful to park, store, or leave standing any vehicle from this provision except as allowed by Section 8.20.030(P)(5)(d) of this code, allowed by this article, to be maintained in an elevated position, on blocks, stands, jacks or any other device, in any portion of the front yard setback, or in a location visible from, or on the public-right-of-way.
   H.   In all residential zones in the city, a recreational vehicle, non-self propelled vehicle, or commercial vehicle under ten thousand (10,000) pounds, may be parked in the following manner:
      1.   Outside of a structure in a side or rear yard setback of a residentially zoned lot. A corner side yard is determined to have reasonable access from the street adjacent to the side property line to the rear yard, unless a grade difference of three feet or more exists; in addition, a fence shall not be determined to prevent reasonable access.
      2.   In any enclosed structure which conforms to the zoning requirements of the particular zone where located. Except that commercial vehicles which are eight (8) feet or greater in height, or twenty-one (21) feet or greater in length, or ninety-two (92) inches or greater in width, or ten thousand (10,000) pounds or greater in weight, are prohibited from residential zoning districts of the city. Except that, a commercial vehicle, as described in subsection A. of this section, may be parked in the front yard setback or in any manner described herein. 
(Ord. 357 § 20 (part), 2006; Ord. 357 § 20 (part), 2006; Ord. 191 § 2 (part), 1998)
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