St. Charles County, MO
 
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Editor's Note—Per the County's request of June 15, 2007, previous ch. 300: miscellaneous driving regulations has been relocated as ch. 309. Section 300.010 "driving or parking of vehicles on county highways under construction or repair or in the process of being striped or painted prohibited, when" is renumbered as section 309.010.
[Ord. No. 07-017 §1, 1-30-2007; Ord. No. 08-030 §1, 3-3-2008]
A. 
Subject to Subsections (B), (C), (D) and (E) below, St. Charles County adopts by reference the State of Missouri's Model Traffic Ordinance, Revised Statutes of Missouri ("RSMo."), as amended ("Model Traffic Ordinance").
B. 
The Model Traffic Ordinance as adopted hereby shall regulate traffic throughout the unincorporated part of St. Charles County.
C. 
In the Model Traffic Ordinance as adopted hereby, the following words and phrases shall mean:
1. 
CHIEF OF POLICE: Chief of Police of St. Charles County.
[Ord. No. 15-029 §1, 3-30-2015]
2. 
CITY: County (except in Section 300.095, RSMo.).
3. 
CITY TRAFFIC ENGINEER: County Engineer.
4. 
MUNICIPAL: County.
5. 
OFFICER OF POLICE, OFFICER OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT: Police Officer in the St. Charles County Police Department.
[Ord. No. 15-029 §1, 3-30-2015]
6. 
POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE POLICE: St. Charles County Police Department.
[Ord. No. 15-029 §1, 3-30-2015]
7. 
POLICE OFFICER: Police Officer in the St. Charles County Police Department.
[Ord. No. 15-029 §1, 3-30-2015]
D. 
The following provisions are not included in the Model Traffic Ordinance as adopted hereby:
1. 
Section 300.060, RSMo., as amended;
2. 
Section 300.065, RSMo., as amended; and
3. 
Section 300.070, RSMo., as amended.
E. 
A violation of the Model Traffic Ordinance adopted by this Section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment in the St. Charles County Jail for a term not to exceed one (1) year, or by both fine and imprisonment. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day a violation occurs or continues. Enforcement of this Section shall be the responsibility of the County Counselor.