(1) Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or to
protect the safety of any person or vehicle or in compliance with law or the
directions of a police officer or official traffic-control device, no person
(a) Stop, stand or park a vehicle:
(i) On the roadway
side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a
(ii) On a sidewalk except that a bicycle may be parked as
provided in Section 12-807.
(iii) Within an
(iv) On a crosswalk.
(v) Between a safety zone
and the adjacent curb within thirty (30) feet of points on the curb immediately
opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless a different length is indicated by
official traffic-control devices.
(vi) Alongside or opposite any
street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would
(vii) On any railroad tracks.
the area between roadways of a divided highway, including
(ix) At any place where official signs prohibit
(x) Where any part of the vehicle would block any part of a
curb cut or handicapped
(b) Stand or park
(i) In front of a public or private
(ii) Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire
(iii) Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an
(iv) Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any
flashing signal, stop sign, yield sign or traffic-control signal located at the
site of a roadway.
(v) Within twenty (20) feet of the driveway
entrance to any fire station or, when properly sign posted, on the side of a
street opposite the entrance to any fire station within seventy-five (75) feet
of the entrance.
(vi) Where the vehicle would prevent the free
movement of a streetcar.
(vii) On a limited access highway unless
authorized by official traffic-control devices.
(viii) At any place
where official signs prohibit standing.
(c) Park a
(i) Within fifty (50) feet of the nearest rail of a railroad
(ii) At any place where official signs prohibit
(2) No person shall park or leave unattended a vehicle on
private property without the consent of the owner or other person in control or
possession of the property except in the case of emergency or disablement of the
vehicle, in which case the operator shall arrange for the removal of the vehicle
as soon as possible.
(3) The provisions of subsection 12-913(2) shall
not apply to private parking lots unless such lots are posted to notify the
public of any parking restrictions and the operator of the vehicle violates such
posted restrictions. For the purposes of this subsection, "private parking lot"
means a parking lot open to the public or used for parking without charge; or a
parking lot used for parking with charge. A private parking lot has posted
adequate notice under this subsection if it has posted notice that meets the
requirements of regulations issued pursuant to 75 Pa.C.S. §