Chapter 10.18


10.18.010    Maximum gross weight limit.

10.18.010 Maximum gross weight limit.

(A) Pursuant to the provisions of Section 35701 of the Vehicle Code, no person, corporation, or any other organization shall use or operate any commercial vehicle or any vehicle exceeding six thousand pounds on or over any street, road, or public right-of-way within the city except the following streets which are designated as truck routes:

(1) Artesia Boulevard—between the westerly city boundary and eight hundred feet ± west of Shoemaker Avenue;

(2) South Street;

(3) Norwalk Boulevard—between the northerly boundary of the Route 91 Freeway and Artesia Boulevard;

(4) Valley View Avenue;

(5) Pioneer Boulevard;

(6) Studebaker Road—between South Street and Alondra Boulevard;

(7) Carmenita Road—between South Street and 183rd Street; and

(8) 183rd Street—between Carmenita Road and two hundred feet ± west of Carmenita Road.

(B) The provisions of this section are not applicable with respect to any vehicle which is subject to the provisions of Sections 1031 through 1036 inclusive of the Public Utilities Code.

(C) This section shall not be effective until the appropriate signs are erected indicating those streets which are affected by the provisions of this section.

(D) This section shall not prohibit any commercial vehicles coming from an unrestricted street having ingress or egress by direct route to and from a restricted street when necessary for the purpose of making pickups or deliveries of goods, wares and merchandise from or to any building or structure located on the restricted street or for the purpose of delivering materials to be used in the actual and bona fide repair, alteration, remodeling or construction of any building or structure upon the restricted street for which a building permit has been previously obtained.

(E) This section shall not apply to any vehicle owned by a public utility or a licensed contractor while necessarily in use in the construction, installation or repair of any public utility. (Ord. 1031 § 2, 2020: Ord. 1030 § 3, 2019: Ord. 474 § 1, 1974)