Chapter 10.08
SPEED LIMITS*

Sections:

10.08.010    Special speed zones.

*    For statutory provisions authorizing cities to reduce speed limits on city streets, see Vehicle Code §22358.

10.08.010 Special speed zones.

A.    The council of the city, having determined upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the vehicle speed limit of sixty-five (65) miles per hour is more than is reasonable or safe upon those streets or portions of streets hereinafter described, determines and declares the prima facie vehicle speed limits hereinafter designated for each of said described streets or portions of streets, which speed limits it finds most appropriate to facilitate the orderly movement of traffic and to be reasonable and safe, and the city engineer is directed to erect and maintain appropriate speed restriction signs, as specified by the California Vehicle Code, at the outside entrances of the restricted speed zones described in this chapter.

B.    The city council of the city, having determined upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that a vehicle speed limit greater than twenty-five (25) miles per hour would facilitate the orderly movement of vehicular traffic and would be reasonable and safe upon those streets, or portions of streets, hereinafter described in this subdivision, determines and declares the prima facie vehicle speed limits hereinafter designated for each of said described streets, or portions of streets, and the city engineer is directed to cause to be erected and maintained appropriate speed restriction signs, as specified by the California Vehicle Code, at the outside entrances of the restricted speed zones described in this chapter.

1.

Cherry Avenue

 

 

Western City Limits to El Camino Real

40 MPH

 

El Camino Real to U.S. 101

25 MPH

2.

Walnut Avenue

 

 

12th Street to Franscioni Avenue

25 MPH

 

Franscioni Avenue to El Camino Real

35 MPH

 

El Camino Real to 3rd Street

35 MPH

 

3rd Street to 2nd Street

40 MPH

3.

Apple Avenue

 

 

13th Street to El Camino Real

25 MPH

 

El Camino Real to Calaveras Way

25 MPH

 

4th Street to Thorp Avenue

30 MPH

 

Thorp Avenue to 2nd Street

25 MPH

4.

Oak Avenue

 

 

13th Street to 12th Street

25 MPH

 

12th Street to El Camino Real

25 MPH

 

El Camino Real to 3rd Street

25 MPH

 

3rd Street to 2nd Street

25 MPH

5.

Elm Avenue

 

 

Western City Limits to 12th Street

30 MPH

 

12th Street to El Camino Real

30 MPH

 

El Camino Real to 3rd Street

35 MPH

6.

13th Street

 

 

Elm Avenue to Apple Avenue

35 MPH

7.

12th Street

 

 

0.12 Miles South of Oak Avenue to Walnut Avenue

25 MPH

8.

10th Street

 

 

Elm Avenue to Apple Avenue

25 MPH

 

Apple Avenue to Cherry Avenue

25 MPH

9.

El Camino Real

 

 

Susan Lane to Elm Avenue

30 MPH

 

Elm Avenue to Apple Avenue

25 MPH

 

Apple Avenue to Cherry Avenue

30 MPH

 

Cherry Avenue to Thorne Avenue

35 MPH

10.

3rd Street

 

 

Elm Avenue to Apple Avenue

30 MPH

 

Apple Avenue to North of Walnut Avenue

35 MPH

11.

Tyler Avenue

 

 

El Camino Real to West End

25 MPH

12.

Heidi Street

 

 

Elm Avenue to Tyler Avenue

25 MPH

C.    Any person who violates any speed limit established by this section is guilty of an infraction, in accordance with the California Vehicle Code. (Ord. 495 §1, 2011: Ord. 400 §1, 1997: Ord. 303 §§1, 2, 1985: Ord. 77 §1, 1961).