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Bicycle Laws in Louisiana: Parking

An Exploration of State and Local Laws Concerning Bicycles and Their Use

Parking

 Local municipal authorities have the power to regulate where and how you park your bicycle.

 

 You may search the ordinances for your town or parish here

Baton Rouge

Sec. 11:229. - Parking.

No person shall park a bicycle upon a street other than upon the roadway against the curb, or upon the sidewalk in a rack to support the bicycle or against a building or at the curb, in such manner as to afford the least obstruction to pedestrian traffic.

(City Code 1951, Title 11, § 229)

Natchitoches

 Sec. 7-5. - Parking restricted.

No person shall park a bicycle upon a street other than upon the roadway against the curb or upon the sidewalk in a rack to support the bicycle or against a building or at the curb, in such manner as to afford the least obstruction to pedestrian traffic.

(Ord. No. 448, § XXII, 4-8-42)

New Orleans

Sec. 154-1421. - Parking bicycles.

No person shall park a bicycle upon a street other than:

(1) Upon the roadway against the curb;

(2) Upon the sidewalk in a rack to support the bicycle;

(3) Against a building; or

(4) At the curb;

in such a manner as to afford the least obstruction to pedestrian traffic.

(Code 1956, § 38-210)

Shreveport

Sec. 90-435. - Parking.

A person shall park a bicycle upon a street on the roadway against the curb, on the sidewalk in a rack to support the bicycle, against a building, or at the curb, in such manner as to afford the least obstruction to pedestrian traffic.

(Code 1971, § 35-189)