Chapter 12.10
OFFICIAL CITY STREET SYSTEM

Sections:

12.10.010    Official street system.

12.10.020    Street maps.

12.10.030    Maps are exhibits.

12.10.040    Streets included.

12.10.050    Revision of street exhibits.

12.10.060    Additions and deletions made by ordinance.

12.10.070    Streets constructed by Washington State Department of Transportation included.

12.10.080    Inclusion of roads which have reverted to City.

12.10.090    Director’s annual report.

12.10.100    Inaccuracies corrected.

12.10.010 Official street system.

The City Manager of the City of Covington has been advised by the Director of Public Works that the need exists for an official street system. This system will show, by maps and/or exhibits, the streets for which the City of Covington has maintenance responsibility. (Amended at request of department 2/08; Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.02.010))

12.10.020 Street maps.

The official City of Covington street system will be indicated on an officially adopted City of Covington street system map. (Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.02.020))

12.10.030 Maps are exhibits.

The aforementioned maps will also be known as exhibits to be indicated by the sheet designation. Computer sheets contained in a loose-leaf binder shall be used as reference exhibits in conjunction with the map exhibits. These computer sheets must be revised periodically to correspond with revisions made on the map exhibits. (Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.02.030))

12.10.040 Streets included.

Only those streets which are within the incorporated City boundary and exclusive of limited access State roads/highways shall be considered part of the City of Covington street system. (Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.02.040))

12.10.050 Revision of street exhibits.

It shall be the responsibility of the Director of Public Works, or his appointed representative, to revise the City of Covington street exhibits. Revisions shall be made as soon as practicable after any change occurs. The Director of Public Works shall furnish annually a completely revised and current set of exhibits which shall be used for a period of one year as official designator of City of Covington streets. (Amended at request of department 2/08; Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.02.050))

12.10.060 Additions and deletions made by ordinance.

Authority for additions to, deletions from, or characteristic changes in the streets on the design and construction standards and specifications drawings shall be by ordinance or by statute as set forth in the Revised Code of Washington. (Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.02.060))

12.10.070 Streets constructed by Washington State Department of Transportation included.

All streets constructed by the Washington State Department of Transportation in conjunction with, and/or adjacent to, an interstate highway, State primary or State limited access highway and used as access, exit, frontage road or service road and covered by a maintenance agreement between the Washington State Department of Transportation and the City of Covington shall be considered a part of the City of Covington street system whether or not the State has relinquished any or all claim. (Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.02.070))

12.10.080 Inclusion of roads which have reverted to City.

The City of Covington street system shall include all roads/streets which have reverted to the City of Covington by virtue of prescriptive rights. (Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.02.080))

12.10.090 Director’s annual report.

The Director of Public Works shall have an annual report prepared of the City of Covington street system for study and recommendations. The report shall be submitted by the Director on January 2nd or as soon thereafter as possible and practicable. The report must contain all additions and deletions to the street system. It must also include all physical changes including total mileage of streets in the system and any other information considered relevant to a concise and comprehensive representation of the City of Covington street system. (Amended at request of department 2/08; Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.02.090))

12.10.100 Inaccuracies corrected.

If any inaccuracies appear on the exhibits in conflict with records on file, the inaccuracies shall be corrected on the exhibits and in no case shall affect the provisions of this chapter or the status of the exhibits as official designators of the official City of Covington street system. (Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.02.100))