There is hereby incorporated by reference for the purpose of regulating traffic within the corporate limits of the City of Wakefield, Kansas, that certain standard traffic ordinance known as the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, 44th Edition, 2016, prepared and published in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas. One official copy of said Standard Traffic Ordinance shall be marked or stamped “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 1314,” and to which shall be attached a copy of this ordinance, and filed with the city clerk to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours. The police department, municipal judge, and all administrative departments of the city charged with enforcement of the ordinance shall be supplied, at the cost of the city, such number of official copies of such Standard Traffic Ordinance similarly marked, as may be deemed expedient.

(Ord. 1307; Ord. 1314)

(a)   An ordinance traffic infraction is a violation of any section of this article that prescribes or requires the same behavior as that prescribed or required by a statutory provision that is classified as a traffic infraction by K.S.A. 8-2118.

(b)   All traffic violations which are included within this article, and scheduled fine and court costs prior to the appearance date and that failure to pay the fine and court costs or appear at the specified time may result in the issuance of a warrant for the person’s arrest. This information may be provided in a separate form if it is not provided in the notice to appear. The police officer must also provide the person with the address of the court to which the written entry of appearance, waiver of trial, plea of guilty or no contest and payment of fine and court costs shall be mailed.

(K.S.A. 12-3009:3012; Ord. 1167; Ord. 1291; Ord. 1300; Code 2015; Ord. 1314)