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Posted on: September 20, 2013

[ARCHIVED] No parking within 25 feet of alley entrances

No parking

Here is the ordinance which includes additional parking restrictions:

ORDINANCE NO. 2013- 515
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CEDAR HILL, TEXAS, AMENDING ARTICLE
III, CHAPTER 11, SECTION 11-119, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY
OF CEDAR HILL, TEXAS, PROHIBITING PARKING WITHIN TWENTY-FIVE (25)
FEET OF AN ALLEY; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING A
SEVERANCE CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR INCORPORATION INTO THE CODE OF
ORDINANCES, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROVIDING FOR
PUBLICATION.
WHEREAS, the City of Cedar Hill, Texas, is a home-rule municipal corporation within
the State of Texas with full power of local self governance; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Cedar Hill, Texas, finds and determines that
it is in the best interest of the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Cedar Hill,
Texas, to prohibit parking within twenty-five (25) feet of alleys.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Cedar Hill,
Texas, that:
SECTION 1. AMENDMENT OF ARTICLE III, CHAPTER 11, SECTION 11-119
The City Council of the City of Cedar Hill, Texas, hereby amends Article III, Chapter 11,
Section 11-119 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Cedar Hill, Texas as follows:
Sec. 11-119. - Stopping, standing or parking prohibited in specified places.
(a) Except as provided by subsection (c) and except when necessary to avoid conflict with
other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a police officer or official trafficcontrol
device, no person shall:

(2) Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up
or discharge a passenger or passengers:
a. In front of a public or private driveway;
b. Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant;
c. Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
d. Within twenty-five (25) feet of a projected line along the edge of any alley
pavement, measured along the curb line or along the edge of pavement if there is
no curb.
e. Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, yield
sign or traffic-control signal located at the side of a roadway;
f. Within twenty (20) feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the
side of a street opposite the entrance to any fire station within seventy-five (75)
feet of such entrance (when properly signposted);
g. At any place where official signs prohibit standing;
h. Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty (30) feet of points on
the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless a different length
is indicated by signs or markings;
i. Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping,
standing, or parking would obstruct traffic;
j. Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway
tunnel;
k. On any railroad track;
l. At any place where official signs prohibit stopping.
* * *
SECTION 2. SAVINGS CLAUSE
In the event that any other Ordinance of the City of Cedar Hill, Texas, heretofore enacted is
found to conflict with the provisions of the Ordinance, this Ordinance shall prevail.

SECTION 3. SEVERANCE CLAUSE
If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or portion of this ordinance is for any reason
held to be invalid, unconstitutional or otherwise unenforceable by any court of competent
jurisdiction, such shall be deemed to be a separate, distinct and independent provision and such
holding will not affect the validity of the remaining portions thereof.

SECTION 4. INCORPORATION INTO THE CODE OF ORDINANCES
The provisions of this ordinance shall be included and incorporated in the Code of Ordinances of
the City of Cedar Hill, Texas, and shall be appropriately renumbered to conform to the uniform
numbering system of the Code.

SECTION 5. EFFECTIVE DATE
This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon the passage, approval and adoption by the
City Council of the City of Cedar Hill, Texas.

SECTION 6. PUBLICATION
The City Secretary is hereby authorized and directed to cause publication of the descriptive caption and penalty clause hereof as an alternative method of publication as provided by law.
Passed, approved and adopted by the City Council of the City of Cedar Hill, Texas, on this 27th day of August, 2013.

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