CHAPTER XV. TRAFFICCHAPTER XV. TRAFFIC\ARTICLE 2. LOCAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

The following are all hereby designated as yield intersections. The right-of-way at all 19 of the intersections shall be given to vehicles traveling north and south, or stated otherwise, in favor of the avenues against the streets at all of the intersections as provided by law. The yield intersections are as follows:

(a)   Steadman Street and Jennings Avenue;

(b)   Steadman Street and Anthony Avenue;

(c)   Steadman Street and Springfield Avenue;

(d)   Spring Street and Anthony Avenue;

(e)   Spring Street and Springfield Avenue;

(f)    Spring Street and Santa Fe Street;

(g)   Spring Street and Bluff Avenue;

(h)   Grant Street and Massachusetts Avenue;

(i)    Grant Street and Pennsylvania Avenue;

(j)    Grant Street and Santa Fe Street (east bound only);

(k)   Washington Street and Bluff Avenue;

(I)    Washington Street and Anthony Avenue;

(m)  Washington Street and Springfield Avenue (east bound only);

(n)   Washing Street and Kansas Avenue

(o)   Washington Street and Lawrence Street (east bound only);

(p)   Washington Street and Santa Fe Street (east bound only);

(q)   Washington Street and Massachusetts Avenue (west bound only);

(r)    Washington Street and LL&G Street (west bound only);

(s)    Highland Street and Bluff Avenue;

(t)    Highland Street and Jennings Avenue.

(Ord. 2538, Sec. 1; Ord. 2639; Code 2007)

The driver of a vehicle approaching any of the yield signs as stated in section 15-201 shall stop before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no crosswalk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at a point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway.

(Code 1973, 16-202)

It shall be unlawful for any vehicle to enter the intersections as follows:

(a)   South Jennings Avenue from Washington Street, Grant Street, Evans Street, Ironton Street and Hayes Street, going east and west, without first coming to a full and complete stop at a point opposite a stop sign erected at the approach of the outer limit of the intersections.

(b)   Main Street from West LL&G, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Bluff, Anthony, Lincoln, Franklin, Madison, Jefferson and Santa Fe, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Street going north or south without first coming to a fully and complete stop at a point opposite a stop sign erected at the approach of the outer limit of the intersection.

(c)   Garfield Street from West, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Bluff, Anthony, Lincoln, Franklin and Madison Streets going north or south without first coming to a full and complete stop at a point opposite a stop sign erected at the approach of the outer limit of the intersection.

(d)   LL&G Street from Garfield, Fanning Drive and Spring Streets going east or west without first coming to a full and complete stop at a point opposite a stop sign erected at the approach of the outer limit of the intersection.

(e)   Santa Fe Street from Garfield, Walnut and Locust Streets and going east without first coming to a full and complete stop at a point opposite a stop sign erected at the approach of the outer limit of the intersection.

(f)    2nd Street from Steadman going east or west without coming to a full and complete stop at a point opposite a stop sign erected at the approach of the outer limit of the intersection.

(g)   Bluff from Steadman going east and west without first coming to a full and complete stop at a point opposite a stop sign erected at the approach of the outer limit of the intersection.

(h)   Massachusetts from Spring going east and west without first coming to a full and complete stop at a point opposite a stop sign erected at the approach of the outer limit of the intersection.

(Code 1973, 16-203; Ord. 2639; Code 1995)

Traffic shall be required to come to a complete stop at the intersection of Jennings Avenue with Garfield Street and the intersection of Springfield Avenue with Garfield Street. Stop signs shall be erected on all four corners of said intersections.

(Ord. 2548, Sec. 1)

All on street parking within the city shall be parallel to the curbs except within the business district where parking spaces are marked by painted guide lines.

(Code 1985)

It shall be unlawful to park a motor vehicle in the street in front of the city hall and other city premises immediately adjacent thereto for a period of more than 15 minutes between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on week days, said restricted area being otherwise described as that portion of Bluff Avenue lying immediately east of the Southeast Quarter of Block 48 in the City of Anthony. Suitable signs designating the limited period parking spaces shall be erected.

(Code 1973, 16-206)

It shall be unlawful for any person to park any motor or any other vehicle in front of the municipal building, or any theater in the city during the time that any program, show or entertainment of any kind or character is being held in the above mentioned places.

(Ord. 1839, Sec. 1)

It shall be unlawful for any person to park or leave any automobile, truck or any other vehicle in, or in front of any public or private driveway in any street, avenue or alley in the city so as to prevent or interfere with the entering or leaving of said driveway.

(Ord. 2101, Sec. 1)

(a)   No motor vehicles shall be parked on the west side of North Franklin Avenue between Steadman Street and Garfield Street in the city. All motor vehicles parked on the east side of the street shall be parked facing the north.

(b)   No motor vehicles shall be parked on the east side of South Kansas Avenue between Grant Street and Hayes Street in the city. All motor vehicles parked on the west side of the street shall be parked facing south.

(c)   All motor vehicles shall be parked on the east side of North Springfield Avenue for the first one-half block north of Main Street and no motor vehicles shall be parked on the west side of said one-half block.

(d)   There shall be no parking at any time on the west side of North Springfield Avenue between the two driveways at the Anthony Swimming Pool and appropriate signs designating said fact shall be installed.

(e)   There shall be no motor vehicle parking at any time on North LL&G Street from Main Street to the north city limits of the City of Anthony.

(Code 1973, 15-308; Ord. 2538; Ord. 2759; Ord. G-2769; Ord. 2773; Ord. 2781; Ord. 2796; Ord. 2812; Ord. G-2819; Code 2016)

It shall be unlawful to park a motor vehicle of a length of more than 30 feet in any street or alley of the city in such parts of the city as are zoned either “single-family residential district” or “multiple family residential district.”

In the case of a tractor-trailer the combined length of the vehicle shall be the footage considered under this section. Vehicles as above described may be parked in the streets and alleys not to exceed 30 minutes at any one time for the purpose of loading or unloading the contents of the motor vehicles unless permission is obtained from the chief of police or a police officer to exceed the 30-minute period in exceptional cases.          

(Code 1973, 16-211; Ord. 2607, Sec. 1)

This applies to the parking (except parking associated with loading and unloading operations) and garaging of vehicles used for the transportation of hazardous materials in excess of 500 water gallon capacity. Such vehicles include those used to carry portable containers and those used to carry hazardous materials in cargo tanks.

(Ord. G-2597, Sec. 1)

Vehicles carrying or containing hazardous materials parked out-of-doors shall comply with the following:

(a)   Vehicles, except in an emergency, and except as provided in paragraph

(b)   hereof, shall not be left unattended on any street, highway, avenue or alley, provided that this shall not prevent a driver from the necessary absence from the vehicle in connection with his or her normal duties, nor shall it prevent stops for meals or rest stops, during the day or at night.

(c)   Vehicles shall not be parked in congested areas. Such vehicles may be parked off the street in un-congested areas if at least 50 feet from any building used for assembly, institutional or residential occupancy. This shall not prohibit the parking of vehicles carrying portable containers or cargo vehicles of 500 water gallon capacity or less, on streets adjacent to the driver’s residence in residential areas, provided such points of parking are at least 50 feet from a building used for assembly, institutional or multiple residential occupancy.

(Ord. G-2597, Sec. 2)

The term hazardous materials shall mean any substance which may cause death or disabling injury on brief exposure, extremely volatile flammable liquids or gases, and detonable materials. Examples of hazardous materials include explosives, high level radioactive materials, highly flammable gases and liquids, poisons and acids.

(Ord. G-2597, Sec. 3)

Vehicles are permitted to be serviced or repaired indoors so long as minimum appropriate regulations, as prescribed by the National Fire Protection Association, Inc., are complied with.

(Ord. 2597, Sec. 4)

Any person convicted of violating this section shall be punished by a fine of at least $25.00 but not more than $500.00, or by imprisonment not to exceed 30 days, or both. Each day that such violation or failure to comply continues or is allowed to continue shall constitute and be a separate and distinct offense.

(Ord. G-2597, Sec. 5)

(a)   The governing body may from time to time designate connecting link highway routes through the city as thru-truck routes. Thru-trucks are those trucks not engaged in delivering or securing materials, goods or merchandise within the city or domiciled within the city.

(b)   Thru-trucks shall operate only upon those thru-truck routes designated by the governing body when within the city limits.

(Code 1982)

School zones in the city are defined as follows:

(a)   From the intersection of Main and Springfield south to a location of 140 feet north of the intersection of Springfield and Evans.

(b)   From the intersection of Main and Lincoln south to a location of 140 feet north of the intersection of Lincoln and Evans.

(c)   Beginning at a point 72.5 feet west of the intersection of Springfield and Main and extending east on Main to a location of 100 feet east of the intersection of Main and Lincoln.

(d)   Beginning at a point 140 feet east of the intersection of Anthony and Washington and extending east on Washington to Springfield.

(e)   Beginning at a point 140 feet east of the intersection of Anthony and Grant and extending to a location of 140 feet west of the intersection of Franklin and Grant.

(Code 1995)

Handicapped parking zones shall be established by official action of the governing body and shall be listed on a map or list maintained in the city clerk’s office.

(Code 1995)

It is unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to use or operate or cause to be used or operated within the city any mechanical exhaust device which may result in excessive loud, unusual or explosive noise from the vehicle.           

(Ord. 2702, Sec. 1; Code 2007)

Any person convicted of violating section 15-219 shall be punished by a fine of at least $25.00 but not more than $500.00.

(Ord. 2702, Sec. 2; Code 2007)