Chapter 10.08SPEED LIMITS


Council may create special parking zones.
State highways.
Penalty for violation.

It is unlawful for the operator of any vehicle to operate the same in the city in excess of twenty-five miles per hour, with the following exceptions:

A. The maximum speed on First Street between Montgomery Avenue and the east city limits shall be thirty miles per hour;

B. The lower speed limits established in the vicinity of schools by Ordinance 689, and for snowmobiles prescribed by Chapter 10.20, and slower speeds dictated by Ordinance 689 due to dangerous or emergency conditions, shall remain in effect.

(Ord. 952 § 1, 1991: Ord. 934 § 1, 1991; Ord. 702 § 1, 1975)

10.08.020Council may create special parking zones.

Pursuant to RCW 46.61.570, the city council may by ordinance designate certain special parking zones for motor buses, taxicabs, police cars, fire department vehicles and automobiles, and other vehicles of a public or emergency nature. Authorized vehicles parked therein shall not be subject to provisions of any other general ordinance of the city prohibiting parking in the designated zones or areas, but the persons in charge of such authorized vehicles must be available nearby and must remove them promptly at the request of any city official or employee and for such time as public need or business shall require. Such special parking zones shall be clearly marked by appropriate signs and curb painting, and it is unlawful for anyone to park unauthorized vehicles therein.

(Ord. 702 § 2, 1975)

10.08.030State highways.

It is acknowledged that at the present time all of Interstate Highway 90 lying inside Cle Elum, First Street from Pennsylvania Avenue to the east city limits, Pennsylvania Avenue between First Street and Second Street, and Second Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and the west city limits, are state arterial highways.

(Ord. 702 § 4, 1975)

10.08.040Penalty for violation.

Anyone convicted of violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than two hundred fifty dollars or imprisoned for not more than thirty days, or both so fined and imprisoned; and in addition, any penalty except additional fine or imprisonment may be exacted and revocation or suspension of license may be enforced if the laws of the state specifically confer jurisdiction upon the police court or police judge of this city to in addition exact such penalty or suspend or revoke such license.