Chapter 10.60
SPEED ZONES*

*    Prior History: Prior Code Sections 3299 and 3299.1 through 3299.3, as amended by Ord. 77-29.

Sections:

10.60.010    Increase of local limits.

10.60.020    Decrease of local limits on narrow streets.

10.60.030    Regulation of speed by traffic signals.

10.60.010 INCREASE OF LOCAL LIMITS.

It is hereby determined upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the speed permitted by state law upon the following streets is less than is necessary for safe operation of vehicles thereon by reason of the designation and sign-posting of said streets as through highways and (or) by reason of widely spaced intersections, and it is hereby declared that the prima facie speed limit shall be as hereinafter set forth on those streets or parts of streets herein designated when signs are erected giving notice thereof:

Street Name

Street Limits

Speed Limit (MPH)

Bay Street

California Ave. & West Cliff Dr.

30

Bay Drive

Escalona Dr. & High St.

30

N. Branciforte Ave.

Water St. & Fairmount Ave.

30

Delaware Ave.

Swift St. & Shaffer Rd.

30

Delaware Ave.

Swift St. & Woodrow

30

Graham Hill Rd.

Ocean St. & City Limit

30

High St.

Bay Dr. & City Limit

30

High St.

Bay Dr. & Laurent St.

30

High St.

Storey St. & Laurent St.

30

Isbel Dr.

Bartlett St. & Carbonera Dr.

30

Market St.

Avalon St. & Curtis St.

30

Morrissey Blvd.

Water St. & Fairmount Ave.

30

Morrisey Blvd.

Pacheco Ave. & Prospect Hts.

30

Natural Bridges Blvd.

Mission St. & Delaware Ave.

30

Ocean St.

Broadway & Water St.

30

Ocean St.

Plymouth St. & Water St.

30

Ocean St. Extension

Highway 1 & Graham Hill Rd.

30

Water St.

Ocean St. & River St.

30

Water St.

Ocean St. & N. Branciforte Ave.

30

Western Dr.

Meder St. & Mission St.

30

Western Dr.

Meder St. & High St.

30

(Ord. 2012-07 § 1, 2012; Ord. 2011-11 § 1, 2011; Ord. 2005-31 § 1, 2005: Ord. 2003-18 § 1, 2003: Ord. 86-21 § 1 (part), 1986).

10.60.020 DECREASE OF LOCAL LIMITS ON NARROW STREETS.

It is hereby determined upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the prima facie speed limit of twenty-five miles per hour in a business or residence district or in a public park on any street having a roadway not exceeding twenty-five feet in width, other than a state highway, is more than is reasonable or safe and it is hereby declared that the prima facie speed limit shall be as hereinafter set forth on those streets or parts of streets herein designated when signs are erected giving notice thereof.

Name of Street
or Portion Affected

Declared Prima Facie Speed Limit

Kaye Street, between Leibrandt Avenue and Third Street

15 miles per hour

Park Place, between Uhden Street and Beach Street

15 miles per hour

Raymond Street, between Third Street and Beach Street

15 miles per hour

Uhden Street, between Third Street and Park Place

15 miles per hour

(Ord. 86-21 § 1 (part), 1986).

10.60.030 REGULATION OF SPEED BY TRAFFIC SIGNALS.

The city traffic engineer is authorized to regulate the timing of traffic signals so as to permit the movement of traffic in an orderly and safe manner at speeds slightly at variance from the speeds otherwise applicable within the district or at intersections, and shall erect appropriate signs giving notice thereof.

(Ord. 86-21 § 1 (part), 1986).