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- Chapter 65 -
Stop or Yield Required

65.01 Through Streets - Stop
65.02 Special Stops Required
65.03 Special Yield Required
65.04 School Stops
65.05 Stop Before Crossing Sidewalk
65.06 Stop When Traffic Is Obstructed
65.07 Yield to Pedestrians in Crosswalks
65.08 Official Traffic Controls

65.01   THROUGH STREETS - STOP.  Every driver of a vehicle shall stop, unless a yield is permitted by this chapter, before entering an intersection with the following designated through streets.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.345)

  1. Sycamore Street from Iowa Highway No. 141 to the north corporate line;
  2. State Street from Iowa Highway No. 141 to the east corporate line.

65.02   SPECIAL STOPS REQUIRED.  Every driver of a vehicle shall stop in accordance with the following:

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.345)

  1. Main Street.Vehicles traveling on Main Street shall stop at Broadway Street.  (Amended by Ordinance No. 106)
  2. Walnut Street.Vehicles traveling on Walnut Street shall stop at Broadway Street.
  3. Walnut Street.Vehicles traveling south on Walnut Street shall stop at Elm Street.
  4. Walnut Street.Vehicles traveling south on Walnut Street shall stop at Court Street.
  5. Locust Street.Vehicles traveling south on Locust Street shall stop at Court Street.
  6. Locust Street.Vehicles traveling on Locust Street shall stop at Broadway Street.
  7. Locust Street.Vehicles traveling on Locust Street shall stop at Elm Street.
  8. Locust Street.Vehicles traveling on Locust Street shall stop at Linden Street.
  9. Sycamore Street.Vehicles traveling south on Sycamore Street shall stop at Iowa Highway No. 141.
  10. West Street.Vehicles traveling on West Street shall stop at Elm Street.
  11. Maple Street.Vehicles traveling north on Maple Street shall stop at Elm Street.
  12. Pine Street.Vehicles traveling north on Pine Street shall stop at Elm Street.
  13. Cherry Street.Vehicles traveling south on Cherry Street shall stop at Kennedy Street.
  14. Cherry Street.Vehicles traveling north on Cherry Street shall stop at Linden Street.
  15. Broadway Street.Vehicles traveling on Broadway Street shall stop at Main Street.  (Amended by Ordinance No. 106)
  16. State Street.Vehicles traveling west on State Street shall stop at Iowa Highway No. 141.
  17. Elm Street.Vehicles traveling on Elm Street shall stop at Locust Street.
  18. Elm Street.Vehicles traveling on Elm Street shall stop at West Street.
  19. Elm Street.Vehicles traveling west on Elm Street shall stop at Cherry Street.
  20. Linden Street.Vehicles traveling on Linden Street shall stop at Locust Street.
  21. Linden Street.Vehicles traveling on Linden Street shall stop at Cherry Street.
  22. Sycamore Street.Vehicles traveling north and south on Sycamore Street (which otherwise is designated a through street in Section 65.01 above) shall stop at Broadway Street.
  23. Main Street.Vehicles traveling south on Main Street shall stop at Court Street.
  24. Court Street.Vehicles traveling east on Court Street shall stop at Main Street.
  25. Oak Street.Vehicles traveling north on Oak Street shall stop at State Street.
  26. Oak Street.Vehicles traveling south on Oak Street shall stop at Broadway Street.
  27. Burr Oak Boulevard.Vehicles traveling north on Burr Oak Boulevard shall stop at Broadway Street. (Subsections 25 – 27 – Ord. 169 – Apr. 01 Supp.)
  1. Rose Street.Intersection of Rose Street, West Street, and Broadway Street – three corner stop.  Vehicles traveling southeasterly on Rose Street shall stop at the intersection of West and Broadway Streets; vehicles traveling south on West Street shall stop at the intersection of Rose and Broadway Streets; and vehicles traveling west on Broadway Street shall stop at the intersections of Rose and West Streets. (Ord. 175 – Oct-03 Supp.)
  1. Maple Street.Vehicles traveling on Maple Street shall stop at Lowell Street.
  2. Oak Street.Vehicles traveling east on Oak Street shall stop at Vista View Drive.
  3. Vista View Drive.Vehicles traveling west on Vista View Drive shall stop at Oak Street.
  4. Twin Eagles Drive.Vehicles traveling west on Twin Eagles Drive shall stop at Highway 17.
  5. Twin Eagles Drive.Vehicles traveling east on Twin Eagles Drive shall stop at Crabapple Lane.
  6. Juniper Place.Vehicles traveling north on Juniper Place shall stop at Twin Eagles Drive.
  7. Willow Street.Vehicles traveling west on Willow Street shall stop at Crabapple Lane. (Subsections 29-35 ‑ Ord. 198 – Nov. 04 Supp.)
  8. Park Avenue.Vehicles traveling east on Park Avenue shall stop at Vista View Drive. (Ord. 220 – Nov. 04 Supp.)
  9. White Oak Lane.Vehicles traveling east on White Oak Lane shall stop at Sycamore Street. (Ord. 231 – Dec. 05 Supp.)
  10. Hickory Street.Vehicles traveling west on Hickory Street shall stop at Juniper Place. (Ord. 231 – Dec. 05 Supp.)
  11. Ironwood Drive.Vehicles traveling south on Ironwood Drive shall stop at Park Ridge Drive. (Ord. 231 – Dec. 05 Supp.)
  12. Vista View Drive.Vehicles traveling north on Vista View Drive shall stop at Windcrest Drive.  (Ord. 232 – Dec. 05 Supp.)
  13. Maplewood Drive.Vehicles traveling east on Maplewood Drive shall stop at Vista View Drive. (Ord. 232 – Dec. 05 Supp.)
  14. Aspen Drive.Vehicles traveling north on Aspen Drive shall stop at Maplewood Drive. (Ord. 285 – Dec. 10 Supp.)
  15. Sunview Drive.Vehicles traveling south on Sunview Drive shall stop at Windcrest Drive. (Ord. 232 – Dec. 05 Supp.)
  16. Windcrest Drive.Vehicles traveling east on Windcrest Drive shall stop at U.S. Highway 17. (Ord. 232 – Dec. 05 Supp.)
  17. Sycamore Street.Intersection of Sycamore Street and Lowell Street – Four corner stop. (Ord. 244 – Jan. 07 Supp)
  18. Oak Creek Parkway.Vehicles traveling east on Oak Creek Parkway shall stop at Highway 17.    (Ord. 259 – Feb. 08 Supp.)
  19. Oak Creek Parkway.Vehicles traveling west on Oak Creek Parkway will stop at Burr Oak Boulevard. (Ord. 296 – Dec. 12 Supp.)
  20. Crabapple Lane.Vehicles traveling south on Crabapple Lane shall stop at Park Ridge Drive.
  21. Hackenberry Place.Vehicles traveling south on Hackenberry Place shall stop at Park Ridge Drive.
  22. Red Cedar Lane.Vehicles traveling south on Red Cedar Lane shall stop at Park Ridge Drive. (Ord. 352 – Dec. 16 Supp.)
  1. Eagle Ridge Drive . Vehicles traveling west on Eagle Ridge Drive shall stop at Crabapple Lane. (Ord. 359 – Dec. 17 Supp.)

65.03   SPECIAL YIELD REQUIRED.  (Reserved) (Ord. 235 – Jan. 07 Supp.)

65.04   SCHOOL STOPS.  At the following school crossing zones every driver of a vehicle approaching said zone shall bring the vehicle to a full stop at a point ten (10) feet from the approach side of the crosswalk marked by an authorized school stop sign and thereafter proceed in a careful and prudent manner until the vehicle shall have passed through such school crossing zone.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.249)

  1. Intersection of State Street and Walnut Street.
  2. Intersection of State Street and Main Street.
  3. Intersection of State Street and West Street.

65.04A    CHILD CARE CENTER STOPS.  At the following child care center crossing zone every driver of a vehicle approaching said zone shall bring the vehicle to a full stop at a point ten (10) feet from the approach side of the crosswalk marked by an authorized portable stop sign and thereafter proceed in a careful and prudent manner until the vehicle shall have passed through such child care center crossing zone.

  1. Intersection of Broadway and Walnut Streets. (Ord. 307 – Dec. 13 Supp.)

65.05   STOP BEFORE CROSSING SIDEWALK.  The driver of a vehicle emerging from a private roadway, alley, driveway, or building shall stop such vehicle immediately prior to driving onto the sidewalk area and thereafter shall proceed into the sidewalk area only when able to do so without danger to pedestrian traffic and shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicular traffic on the street into which the vehicle is entering.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.353)

65.06   STOP WHEN TRAFFIC IS OBSTRUCTED.  Notwithstanding any traffic control signal indication to proceed, no driver shall enter an intersection or a marked crosswalk unless there is sufficient space on the other side of the intersection or crosswalk to accommodate the vehicle.

65.07   YIELD TO PEDESTRIANS IN CROSSWALKS.  Where traffic control signals are not in place or in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way, slowing down or stopping, if need be, to yield to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.327)

65.08   OFFICIAL TRAFFIC CONTROLS.  Every driver shall observe and comply with the directions provided by official traffic control signals at the following intersections:

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.256)