Chapter 9.36
TRUCK ROUTES

Sections:

9.36.010    Designated.

9.36.020    Operation of vehicles outside route boundaries—Violation.

9.36.030    Exemptions to Section 9.36.020.

9.36.040    Parking vehicle outside route boundaries—Violation.

9.36.050    Exemptions to Section 9.36.040.

9.36.010 Designated.

The following streets or portions of the city are designated to be motor truck routes:

(a)    Broadway Avenue, between State Highway No. 26 and the north city limits;

(b)    Columbia Street, Wahluke Street, Royal Street and Scooteny Street between Broadway Avenue and First Avenue;

(c)    All streets south of State Highway No. 26, between the south city limits and State Highway No. 26;

(d)    First Avenue, between State Highway No. 26 and Scooteny Street;

(e)    Main Street at Broadway Avenue west to city limits;

(f)    Main Street east of Highway No. 17. (Ord. 1343 § 1, 2011: Ord. 915 § 2, 1993: Ord. 573 § 1, 1978).

9.36.020 Operation of vehicles outside route boundaries—Violation.

A person is in violation of this chapter if he operates or drives a motor truck on a city lot, alley or street outside the boundaries of a designated motor truck route, when the motor truck is licensed for a gross weight of ten thousand pounds or more. (Ord. 915 § 3, 1993: Ord. 573 § 2 (part), 1978).

9.36.030 Exemptions to Section 9.36.020.

Section 9.36.020 does not apply to or affect the following:

(a)    The operation of a motor truck when utilized in the process of making pickup or delivery of freight, merchandise, produce or commodities requiring a motor truck for the transportation of such cargo, at premises not located along a designated motor truck route;

(b)    The operation of a motor truck when it is operated or driven directly to or from an off-street parking facility of a city-licensed business or government unit or agency within a commercial zone or a manufacturing zone, not located along a designated truck route; or

(c)    A motor truck operated by the city to provide services or by public and/or private utilities operating under a city franchise. (Ord. 915 § 4, 1993: Ord. 573 § 2 (part), 1978).

9.36.040 Parking vehicle outside route boundaries—Violation.

The registered owner of a motor truck which is parked or being stored, serviced or repaired on a lot, alley or street outside the boundaries of a designated truck route is in violation of this chapter when the motor truck is licensed for a gross weight of ten thousand pounds or more. (Ord. 915 § 5, 1993: Ord. 573 § 3 (part), 1978).

9.36.050 Exemptions to Section 9.36.040.

Section 9.36.040 shall not apply to or affect the following:

(a)    A motor truck, parked in an off-street parking facility of a city-licensed business or governmental agency or unit within a commercial zone or a manufacturing zone; or

(b)    A motor truck when it is being loaded or unloaded of freight, merchandise, produce or commodities at premises not located along a designated truck route; or

(c)    A motor truck operated by the city to provide services or by public and/or private utilities operating under a city franchise. (Ord. 915 § 6, 1993: Ord. 573 § 3 (part), 1978).