[Code 1999; CC 2000 §14-101; Ord. No. 1014 §14-101, 6-27-2001; Ord. No. 1103 §1, 12-10-2003; Ord. No. 1147 §1, 2-9-2005; Ord. No. 1212 §1, 10-11-2006; Ord. No. 1244 §1, 9-19-2007; Ord. No. 1279 §1, 10-15-2008; Ord. No. 1302 §1, 9-16-2009; Ord. No. 1328 §1, 8-18-2010; Ord. No. 1349 §§1 — 3, 7-20-2011; Ord. No. 1368 §§1 — 3, 8-15-2012; Ord. No. 1384 §§1 — 3, 8-21-2013; Ord. No. 1406 §§1 — 3, 9-17-2014; Ord. No. 1415 §1, 12-17-2014; Ord. No. 1426 §3, 9-16-2015; Ord. No. 1442 §3, 9-21-2016; Ord. No. 1464 § 3, 8-16-2017; Ord. No. 1488, 9-19-2018; Ord. No. 1506, 10-16-2019; Ord. No. 1524, 10-21-2020]
There is hereby incorporated by reference for the purpose of regulating traffic within the corporate limits of the City of Mission, Kansas, that a certain "Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities," 2020 Edition, prepared and published in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas, save and except such Articles, Sections, parts or portions as are hereby omitted, deleted, modified or changed. No fewer than three (3) copies of the Standard Traffic Ordinance shall be marked or stamped "Official Copy as Incorporated by the Code of the City of Mission" with all Sections or portions thereof intended to be omitted or changed clearly marked to show any such omissions or change and to which shall be attached a copy of this Chapter and filed with the City Clerk to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours. The Police Department, Municipal Judge and all administrative departments of the City charged with enforcement of the Ordinance shall be supplied at the cost of the City, such number of official copies of such Standard Traffic Ordinance similarly marked as may be deemed expedient.
Article 7, Section 33, relating to maximum speed limits is deleted. Maximum speed limits are regulated by the Mission Municipal Code Section 310.010.
[Ord. No. 919 §1, 9-13-1995; CC 2000 §14-102]
An ordinance traffic infraction is a violation of any Section of this Chapter that prescribes or requires the same behavior as that prescribed or required by a statutory provision that is classified as a traffic infraction in K.S.A. 8-2118.
[Ord. No. 919 §1, 9-13-1995; CC 2000 §14-106]
The fine for violation of an ordinance traffic infraction or any other traffic offense for which the Municipal Judge establishes a fine in a fine schedule shall not be less than ten dollars ($10.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00). A person tried and convicted for violation of an ordinance infraction or other traffic offense for which a fine has been established in a schedule of fines shall pay a fine fixed by the court not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00).
[Ord. No. 1330 §1, 8-18-2010]
Section 204(b) in the Uniform Standard Traffic Ordinance adopted by the City is hereby deleted. The fine schedule adopted by the court already includes an enhanced fine in school zones.
[Code 1997; CC 2000 §14-103]
The Governing Body and/or the Fire Chief of Northeast Johnson County Consolidated Fire District No. 2 may, by resolution, designate fire hydrant areas, curb areas, street areas, parking lot areas on any street, avenue, driveway, private drive or parking area or lot open to use by the public or vehicular traffic of tenants or guests as fire zones or zones hazardous in case of fires and may change or cancel such zones. A record of such designation will be maintained by the Consolidated Fire District No. 2 and/or the City. The City will be responsible for appropriately marking such zones located on property maintained by the City. All other such designated zones on private property shall be properly marked with the appropriate sign or coloring of the curbs by the property owner or his/her designate within thirty (30) days of designation. All fire zones or zones hazardous in case of fire shall be maintained to a standard established by the Fire Chief of Consolidated Fire District No. 2 by the property owner or his/her designate if on private property or the City on property maintained by the City. It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle in such zones.
[Ord. No. 619, 9-29-1982; CC 2000 §14-201]
The City Engineer, as Traffic Engineer, shall determine the installation and proper timing and maintenance of traffic control devices, conduct engineering analysis of traffic accidents and devise remedial measures, conduct engineering investigations of traffic conditions, plan the operation of traffic on the streets and highways of this City, cooperate with other City Officials in the development of ways and means to improve traffic conditions, and carry out the additional powers and duties imposed by ordinances of this City.
The City Engineer shall place, maintain, change and remove traffic control signs, signals and devices when and as required under the traffic laws of this City to make effective and carry out the provisions of such laws and may place, maintain, change and remove such additional traffic control devices as he/she may deem necessary to regulate traffic or to warn or guide traffic.
Any reference in this Chapter relating to authority of the "Chief of Police" in establishing traffic regulations, traffic control signs, signals and devices shall be considered as referring to the "City Engineer", with the exception of the powers and duties and authority granted to the "Chief of Police" to establish emergency, temporary and experimental regulations and fire zones as set forth in Section 300.040.