Section 14-290 Parking, stopping or standing prohibited in fire lanes.


    (a) When signs have been erected marking such fire lanes, it shall be unlawful for any person to stop, stand or park a vehicle within such fire lanes.

    (b) If any vehicle is found in violation of any provision of this article and the driver thereof is not present, the owner or person in whose name such vehicle is registered in the records of any city, county or state shall be responsible for such violation when such vehicle was being used with permission. Proof of the ownership as aforesaid shall be prima facie evidence that such vehicle with absent driver was being operated with permission of the owner.

    (c) Members of the fire department or police department are authorized to remove a vehicle from a signed fire lane to the nearest garage or other place of safety or to a garage designated or maintained by the police department. Such vehicles shall be impounded until lawfully claimed or disposed of in accordance with section 14-548.

(Code 1964, § 9.1615(2)--(4); Ord. No. 10139, § 1, 4-2-84)