§ 9-64-125

Display of wheel tax license emblem

a.

Except as otherwise provided in Section

3-56-125" destination-id="JD_3-56-125">3-56-125(d) of this Code, no person shall park or stand on any portion of the public way, on any city-owned property, in a public parking garage as defined in Chapter 4-232, or any parking lot open to pedestrian traffic any vehicle requiring a license pursuant to Chapter 3-56 of this code, unless the wheel tax license emblem is displayed as required by this code.  Pursuant to Section 3-56-021" destination-id="JD_3-56-021">3-56-021, any person alleged to have violated this section may raise as an affirmative defense that (1) such person resided in the city for less than 30 days at the time he or she was cited for the violation, or (2) the cited vehicle was purchased less than 30 days prior to the issuance of the violation.

b.

It shall be a violation of this section for a vehicle of under or equal to 16,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight to fail to comply with subsection (a) of this section.

c.

It shall be a violation of this section for a vehicle of over 16,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight to fail to comply with subsection (a) of this section.

d.

If display is required by this section, the wheel tax license emblem shall be (1) affixed in accordance with the instructions printed thereon or accompanying the emblem, which are made a part hereof, and  (2) affixed without the use of supplemental adhesives, and (3) positioned to be clearly visible, (4) and maintained in a clearly legible condition on the front windshield in the lower right-hand corner farthest removed from the driver’s position; provided, however, that if the wheel tax license emblem takes the form of a license tag, such license tag shall be affixed to the vehicle’s rear license plate in a manner that does not obstruct the visibility of the license plate or any information set forth on such plate.

e.

The violation of this section shall subject the violator to the fine set forth in Section 9-100-020.

(Added Coun. J. 1-14-92, p. 11643; Amend Coun. J. 11-19-03, p. 14216, § 6.2; Amend Coun. J. 12-8-04, p. 38063, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 2-8-06, p. 69782, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 12-12-07, p. 16793, § 4; Amend Coun. J. 7-28-11, p. 5048, § 2; Amend Coun. J. 2-15-12, p. 20533, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 4-10-13, p. 51189, § 12)

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