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16.70.550 Vendor Traffic Regulations.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 165594, 166575, and 176585, effective July 5, 2002.)

A.  It is unlawful for any:

1.  Vehicle, cart, or temporary stand used to conduct business to be left unattended for 30 or more minutes or parked or stored over night on any public grounds, street, or highway.  See also: 14A.50.030, 14A.50.040, 14A.50.050, 16.20.150 D., 16.60.100 F., 17.25, 17.26.

2.  Vendor to conduct business in a roadway adjacent to or directly across from residential property for a period longer than 10 minutes within any block face.  Such vendor must vacate said block face for a period of 2 hours upon expiration of the 10-minute limit.

B.  Whenever, in the judgement of the Bureau of Police, traffic is or will be congested in and around an area being used by a vendor, the Bureau of Police is hereby given authority to cause said vendors to move and remain out of the congested area.