Chapter 10.36


10.36.010    Crosswalks—Establishment.

10.36.020    Crosswalks—Use in business districts.

10.36.030    Crossing roadways at right angles.

10.36.040    Standing in roadways prohibited.

10.36.010 Crosswalks—Establishment.

A.    The City Engineer/Director of Public Works shall establish, designate and maintain crosswalks at intersections and other places by appropriate devices, marks or lines upon the surface of the roadway, as follows:

1.    Crosswalks shall be established and maintained at all intersections and at other places where the City Engineer/Director of Public Works determines that there is particular hazard to pedestrians crossing the roadway, subject to the limitation contained in subsection (A)(2) of this section;

2.    Crosswalks may be established at intersections and in midblock where such crosswalks will promote public safety. Crosswalks may be eliminated by the City Engineer/Director of Public Works with consent of the City Council.

B.    All crosswalks heretofore established in the City are hereby reestablished in the City as if enacted and placed on such streets under subsection (A)(2) of this section, as hereinabove amended. (Ord. 1053 § 6(6), 1990; amended during 1989 recodification; Ord. 772 §§ 1, 2, 1975; Ord. 334 Art. IX § 90, 1953)

10.36.020 Crosswalks—Use in business districts.

No pedestrian shall cross a roadway other than by a crosswalk in any business district. (Ord. 334 Art. IX § 91, 1953)

10.36.030 Crossing roadways at right angles.

No pedestrian shall cross a roadway at any place other than by a route at right angles to the curb, or by the shortest route to the opposite curb, except in a marked crosswalk. (Ord. 334 Art. IX § 92, 1953)

10.36.040 Standing in roadways prohibited.

No person shall stand in any roadway other than in a safety zone or in a crosswalk, if such action interferes with the lawful movement of traffic. This section shall not apply to any public officer or employee, or employee of a public utility when necessarily upon a street in line of duty. (Ord. 334 Art. IX § 93, 1953)