Chapter 11.62


11.62.010    Truck defined – Exceptions.

11.62.020    Truck routes designated.

11.62.030    Truck travel restricted to truck routes – Exceptions.

11.62.040    Travel off truck routes – Special permit requirements.

11.62.050    Special permit – Grounds for revocation – Notice.

11.62.060    Appeal from administrative determination.

11.62.070    Penalty for violations.

11.62.010 Truck defined – Exceptions.

For purposes of this chapter, a “truck” is defined as any motor vehicle having more than two axles. “Truck” shall also include all buses exceeding 10,000 gross vehicle weight (GVW) and/or all buses which have two or more axles. For purposes of this chapter, auxiliary axles shall be considered as an axle. Provided, that the restrictions contained in this chapter shall not apply to the following motor vehicles which may have more than two axles: recreational vehicles, municipal emergency vehicles and municipal service vehicles. (Ord. 2458, 2002; Ord. 1039 § 2, 1979).

11.62.020 Truck routes designated.

The city streets and avenues, or portions thereof, as designated below, shall constitute the exclusive truck routes in the city of Marysville:

(1) North-South Traffic.

Cedar Avenue from 4th Street (SR 528) to 80th Street N.E.;

Smokey Point Blvd./State Avenue from Grove Street to the northern city limits;

State Avenue from southern city limits to 4th Street (SR 528);

47th Avenue N.E. from the 1st Street Bypass to Armar Road;

Armar Road from 47th Avenue N.E. to 51st Avenue N.E.;

51st Avenue N.E. from Armar Road to northern city limits;

53rd Drive N.E. from 3rd Street to 4th Street;

67th Avenue N.E. from 64th Street N.E. (SR 528) to the northern city limits.

(2) East-West Traffic.

1st Street Bypass from State Avenue (SR 529) to 47th Avenue N.E.;

3rd Street from 47th Avenue N.E. to 53rd Drive N.E.;

4th Street/64th Avenue N.E. (SR 528) from I-5 interchange to the eastern city limits; provided, that there shall be no turns permitted to/from State Avenue north of 4th Street;

80th Street N.E. from Cedar Avenue to State Avenue;

88th Street N.E., from I-5 interchange to State Avenue;

116th Street N.E., from I-5 interchange to State Avenue;

136th Street N.E., from west city limits to Smokey Point Blvd./State Avenue;

152nd Street N.E. from Smokey Point Boulevard to east city limits;

172nd Street NE (SR 531) from west city limits to east city limits. (Ord. 3175 § 1 (Exh. A), 2021; Ord. 2930 § 1, 2013; Ord. 2472, 2003; Ord. 2319, 2000; Ord. 1653 § 1, 1988; Ord. 1637, 1988; Ord. 1316, 1983; Ord. 1039 § 3, 1979).

11.62.030 Truck travel restricted to truck routes – Exceptions.

It shall be unlawful for a person or corporation to operate or park a truck on any street or avenue in the city of Marysville which is not designated as a truck route by MMC 11.62.020, except under the following circumstances:

(1) Any truck may travel via the most direct route possible from a truck route to another location in the city for the exclusive purpose of local pickup, delivery, repair, or other necessary business, subject to verification of such purpose by destination papers.

(2) Any truck owned or operated by a business may travel via the most direct route possible from a truck route to the place of said business in the city; provided, that this exception shall not apply in cases where businesses are located in residential zones.

(3) The owners or operators of trucks may be issued special permits by the chief of police allowing off-route travel under special circumstances, pursuant to MMC 11.62.040.

(4) Trucks which meet the requirements of MMC 11.08.200 may park on those portions of truck routes referenced in MMC 11.08.200. (Ord. 2360, 2001; Ord. 1653 § 2, 1988; Ord. 1039 § 4, 1979).

11.62.040 Travel off truck routes – Special permit requirements.

The chief of police, or his designee, may, upon application in writing and for good cause shown, issue a special permit, in writing, authorizing the owner or operator of a truck to operate and/or park the same on a city street or avenue, provided that said permit may contain such conditions, restrictions and limitations as are deemed necessary to reasonably protect the public health, safety and welfare. The fee for such permit shall be $5.00 per permit per truck. Permits may be issued for any reasonable period of time not exceeding 30 days. The fee shall be collected by the city finance officer as a condition of the issuance of any permit. (Ord. 1039 § 5, 1979).

11.62.050 Special permit – Grounds for revocation – Notice.

The chief of police, or his designee, may revoke any special permit granted pursuant to this chapter upon reasonable cause being shown that the permittee has violated the permit provisions or that the public health, safety or welfare is endangered by the continuation of the permit. The permittee shall be given notice of revocation in writing by personal service or by certified mail, return receipt requested. (Ord. 1039 § 6, 1979).

11.62.060 Appeal from administrative determination.

Any applicant for a special permit, or any resident of the city who is personally affected by the granting, denial or revocation of a special permit, may appeal the administrative decision of the chief of police to the city council. Such appeal must be made within 10 days of the administrative decision. All parties to the appeal will be given not less than 10 days’ advance written notice of the date, time and place of the city council hearing on such appeal. (Ord. 1039 § 7, 1979).

11.62.070 Penalty for violations.

The owner or lessee, and the driver of any truck which violates any provision of this chapter shall each be civilly liable for an infraction and shall be assessed a monetary penalty not to exceed $250.00. (Ord. 1347, 1983).