CHAPTER XI. TRAFFICCHAPTER XI. TRAFFIC\ARTICLE 2. LOCAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

No person shall drive or operate a motor vehicle on “G” Street commonly referred to as Grove Street, in the City, from Third Street to State Highway K-82 at a speed in excess of Twenty (20) miles per hour.

(Ord. 1053)

Any person who drives any vehicle in any careless or heedless or inattentive manner, without due caution and circumspection, or in any manner not constituting reckless driving, but so as to endanger or be likely to endanger any person or property, is guilty of careless driving.

(R.O. 1965, Sec. 12-204)

It shall be unlawful for any garage owner, auto mechanic or any other person to use the highways of the City for the parking of automobiles or other motor vehicles left with them for storage or repair.

(R.O. 1965, Sec. 12-205)

It shall be unlawful for the owner, operator, driver or the person in charge of any automobile, truck, motorcycle or other vehicle to park the same, or cause the same to be parked on Kansas State Highway No. 82 within the corporate limits of the City.

(R.O. 1965, Sec. 12-207)

It shall be unlawful for the owner, operator, driver or any person in charge of any motor vehicle to park or cause to be parked any motor vehicle on the streets or highways of the City for a period exceeding ten (10) days, when said vehicle is inoperative or disabled.

(R.O. 1965, Sec. 12-208, Sec. l)

It shall be unlawful for the owner, operator, driver or person in charge of any motor vehicle to park or cause to be parked any motor vehicle upon the right-of-way or parking, to include that area between the property line or sidewalk and curb line, of any highway and street within the City, provided, such parking shall be allowed if upon a permanently established driveway or parking lot.

(R.O. 1965, Sec. 12-208, Sec. 2)

It shall be unlawful for the owner, operator, driver or any person in charge of any motor vehicle, farm implement, boat trailer or other trailer to park or cause to be parked such vehicle, implement or trailer on any highway or street within the City, so as to interfere with or interrupt the passage of other motor vehicles, or constitute a hazard to other motor vehicles or pedestrians.

(R.O. 1965, Sec. 12-208 Sec. 3)

Any person convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this Article shall be fined and/or imprisoned as provided by Section 201 of the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, as incorporated by Section 11-101, or as incorporated by Ordinances subsequent to Ord. No 1167.

(R.O. 1965, 12-206; STO Sec. 201)

(Ord. 1209; Code 2015)

(a)   A limiting parking zone in front of the Wakefield City Hall is hereby established as follows: The zone shall be along the west side of Grove Street in front of 609 Grove; said zone shall begin at north driveway entrance and run to the south driveway entrance of the Wakefield City Hall building.

(b)   This limited parking zone shall be in effect from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; during these periods, parking shall be allowed in the zone for no longer than 15 minutes.

(c)   Violations of this parking zone shall be punishable by, upon a first offense, a fine of $10.00. A second violation shall be punishable by a fine of $20.00 and third and subsequent violations shall be punishable by a fine of $30.00.

(Ord. 1251; Code 2015)

(a)   It shall be unlawful for any person to ride on any trailer, or in or on any boat, jet ski, all-terrain vehicle, motorcycle, golf cart, or other vehicle, object or device loaded on a trailer, when said trailer is being towed, pulled or drawn by a motor vehicle on the streets or alleys in said city •

(b)   It shall be unlawful for the operator of any vehicle to allow any person to ride on any trailer, or in or on any boat, jet ski, all-terrain vehicle, motorcycle, golf cart, or other vehicle, object or device loaded on a trailer, when said trailer is being towed, pulled or drawn by a motor vehicle on the streets or alleys in said city.

(c)   Any person violating the provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed to have committed a traffic infraction, the same as those infractions found in Appendix B of the Standard Traffic Ordinance. The fine for violation of this ordinance shall be established by the Municipal Judge in the standard schedule of fines.

(d)   The provisions of this section shall not apply when the trailer is being operated or drawn in parades, caravans or exhibitions which are officially authorized or otherwise permitted by law, or when the trailer is being drawn in a business related use.

(Ord. 1212; Code 2015)

(a)   It shall be unlawful for any person to operate an all-terrain vehicle upon the streets, alleys or other rights-of-way in said city, except for all-terrain vehicles engaged in farm related activities, used for snow removal and other work related activities, or all-terrain vehicles owned and operated by governmental entities and public utility companies.

(b)   For the purposes of this section, the term “all-terrain vehicle,” is defined as any motorized non-highway vehicle 45 inches or less in width, having a dry weight of 650 pounds or less, traveling on three or more low-pressure tires, and having a seat to be straddled by the operator. As used in this definition, “low-pressure tire” means any pneumatic tire 6 inches or more in width, designed for use on wheels with rim diameter of 12 inches or less, and utilizing an operating pressure of 10 pounds per square inch or less as recommended by the vehicle manufacturer.

(c)   Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be deemed to have committed a traffic infraction, the same as those infractions found in Appendix B of the Standard Traffic Ordinance. The fine for violation of this section shall be established by the Municipal Judge in the standard schedule of fines.

(Ord. 1211; Code 2015)