Chapter 10.04
MODEL TRAFFIC ORDINANCE

Sections:

10.04.010    Adoption by reference.

10.04.020    Sections not adopted.

10.04.025    Additional statutes adopted by reference.

10.04.030    –

10.04.060    Repealed.

10.04.070    Violation – Penalty.

10.04.080    Repealed.

10.04.010 Adoption by reference.

The Washington Model Traffic Ordinance, Chapter 308-330 WAC, referred to in this chapter as the “MTO,” and RCW 46.29.610, 46.29.620, 46.61.520, and 47.36.130 are adopted by reference as and for the traffic ordinance of this city as if set forth in full herein, except as provided in BIMC 10.04.020. (Ord. 94-17 § 1, 1994)

10.04.020 Sections not adopted.

The following sections of the MTO are not adopted by reference and are expressly deleted:

WAC

308-330-142    308-330-525

308-330-145    308-330-530

308-330-148    308-330-535

308-330-172    308-330-540

308-330-250    308-330-600

308-330-255    308-330-610

308-330-500    308-330-620

308-330-505    308-330-630

308-330-510    308-330-640

308-330-515    308-330-650

308-330-520    308-330-660

(Ord. 94-17 § 2, 1994)

10.04.025 Additional statutes adopted by reference.

The following statutes of the state of Washington, as presently existing or hereafter amended, are adopted by reference as if set forth in full herein:

Chapter 139, Laws of 1994.

Chapter 275, Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, and 12, Laws of 1994.

RCW 46.20.730, as amended by Chapter 275, Section 23, Laws of 1994. (Ord. 94-19 § 8, 1994)

10.04.030 Filing of ordinance.

Repealed by Ord. 94-17. (Ord. 92-25 § 1, 1992)

10.04.040 Definition of public highway.

Repealed by Ord. 94-17. (Ord. 92-25 § 1, 1992)

10.04.050 Disposition of traffic fines and forfeitures.

Repealed by Ord. 94-17. (Ord. 92-25 § 1, 1992)

10.04.060 Official misconduct.

Repealed by Ord. 94-17. (Ord. 92-25 § 1, 1992)

10.04.070 Violation – Penalty.

A. Any person found to have committed an act designated a traffic infraction under the provisions of Title 46 RCW or the MTO, as adopted by reference in this chapter, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250.00.

B. Unless another penalty is expressly provided by law in the MTO or in the statutes that are adopted by reference therein any person found to have committed an act designated a misdemeanor under the provisions of Title 46 RCW or the MTO, as adopted by reference in this chapter, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000 or by imprisonment of not more than 90 days or both.

C. Unless another penalty is expressly provided by law in the MTO or in the statutes that are adopted by reference therein, any person found to have committed an act designated a criminal offense other than a misdemeanor under the provisions of Title 46 RCW or the MTO, as adopted by reference in this chapter, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000 or by imprisonment of not more than one year or both. (Ord. 94-17 § 3, 1994)

10.04.080 Cutting corners – Prohibited.

Repealed by Ord. 94-17. (Ord. 92-25 § 1, 1992)