Chapter 9.44


9.44.010    Public way usage – Permit required.

9.44.020    Violation – Penalty.


Ord. 3    08/20/45

9.44.010 Public way usage – Permit required.

From and after the taking effect of the ordinance codified in this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, whether as principal or agent:

(1) To deposit rocks, limbs, branches, or any other debris, upon any public highway within the County of Clallam, including any embankment, shoulder, drainage ditch or any pertinent facility used in the maintenance, travel or operation of any public highway.

(2) To erect, install or maintain any guy wire, line, cable or rope over or across any portion of any public way within the County of Clallam.

(3) To tear up, destroy, interfere with, or in any manner deface the surface of any public way within the County of Clallam, including the shoulders and ditches constructed and maintained in the operation thereof.

Provided, however, that any person, firm or corporation may, upon application first made to the Board of County Commissioners of Clallam County, secure a temporary permit to use and occupy such portion of the public ways within the County as the said permit may designate, and erect temporary facilities upon, across and over said public ways, upon having first indemnified the County against loss to it or the persons using the public ways of the County, upon such terms and conditions as the Commissioners shall specify, and no such permit shall be valid until the indemnity subscribed by the Board of County Commissioners shall have been accomplished and made effective by the applicant for the permit.

9.44.020 Violation – Penalty.

Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate or fail to comply with any provision of this chapter shall be deemed to be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $250, or imprisoned in the County Jail for a term not exceeding 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.