Chapter 10.40
SPEED LIMITS

Sections:

10.40.010    Thirty-five mile-per-hour zone established.

10.40.020    Sign posting.

10.40.030    Penalty for violation.

10.40.010 Thirty-five mile-per-hour zone established.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 511.3 of the Vehicle Code of the state and the authority therein granted, a prima facie speed of thirty-five miles per hour is determined and declared on that certain portion of that street known as Bay Avenue in the city extending from State Highway Route 56, commonly known as and referred to as the Santa Cruz-Watsonville Freeway, to Capitola Avenue in the city and said portion of said Bay Avenue, as above described, is designated and declared to be a thirty-five mile-per-hour zone. (Ord. 89 § 1, 1955)

10.40.020 Sign posting.

The superintendent of streets is authorized and directed to erect, place and maintain such appropriate street and pavement signs and markings as may be required to give notice to the prima facie speed limit on said portion of Bay Avenue as described in Section 10.40.010. (Ord. 89 § 2, 1955)

10.40.030 Penalty for violation.

Violation of any of the provisions of this chapter constitutes a misdemeanor and is punishable by fine not exceeding fifty dollars or by imprisonment for not exceeding five days in the county jail or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 89 § 3, 1955)