Chapter 10.16
TURNING MOVEMENTS

Sections:

10.16.010    Turning markers—Authority to place—Obedience to required.

10.16.020    Restricted turn signs—Authority to place.

10.16.030    No-turn signs—Obedience required.

10.16.040    No free right turn on red light signs—Obedience required—Sign posting.

10.16.010 Turning markers—Authority to place—Obedience to required.

A. The public works director or their designee(s) is authorized to place markers, buttons or other official traffic-control signs within or adjacent to intersections and indicating the course to be traveled by vehicles turning at such intersections, and the public works director or their designee(s) is authorized to locate and indicate more than one lane of traffic from which drivers of vehicles may make right- or left-hand turns, and the course to be traveled as so indicated may conform to or be other than as prescribed by law or ordinance.

B. When authorized markers, buttons or other indications are placed within an intersection indicating the course to be traveled by vehicles turning thereat, no driver of a vehicle shall disobey the directions of such indications. (Ord. 1628 § 11, 2016: prior code § 3204)

10.16.020 Restricted turn signs—Authority to place.

The public works director or their designee(s) is authorized to determine those intersections at which drivers of vehicles shall not make a right, left or U-turn, and shall place proper signs at such intersections. The making of such turns may be prohibited between certain hours of any day and permitted at other hours, in which event the same shall be plainly indicated on the signs or they may be removed when such turns are permitted. (Ord. 1628 § 12, 2016: prior code § 3204.1)

10.16.030 No-turn signs—Obedience required.

Whenever authorized signs are erected indicating that no right or left or U-turn is permitted, no driver of a vehicle shall disobey the directions of such sign. (Prior code § 3204.2)

10.16.040 No free right turn on red light signs—Obedience required—Sign posting.

A. No driver of a vehicle shall make a right turn against a red or stop signal at any intersection which is sign-posted giving notice of such restriction as provided in subsection B of this section.

B. The public works director or their designee(s) shall post appropriate signs giving effect to this section where he or she determines that the making of right turns against a traffic signal “stop” indication would seriously interfere with the safe and orderly flow of traffic. (Ord. 1628 § 13, 2016: prior code § 3204.3)