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File #: 2017-0179    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Lapsed
File created: 5/1/2017 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/1/2018
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to traffic enforcement; amending Ordinance 4461, Section 2, and K.C.C. 20.22.040, Ordinance 17093, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 4A.700.700, Ordinance 16553, Section 4, and K.C.C. 7.09.030 and Ordinance 16553, Section 11, and K.C.C. 7.09.100, adding new chapters to K.C.C. Title 14 and prescribing penalties.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Enforcement, Traffic
Code sections: 20.22.040 - ., 4A.700.700 - ., 7.09.030 - ., 7.09.100 - *
Attachments: 1. 2017-0179 legislative review form, 2. 2017-0179 Transmittal Letter.docx, 3. 2017-0179 Fiscal Note.xlsx, 4. 2017-0179 advertisement-notice.docx, 5. 2017-0179_SR_Title 46 Admin to Title 14.docx
Staff: Kaye, Lise
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to traffic enforcement; amending Ordinance 4461, Section 2, and K.C.C. 20.22.040, Ordinance 17093, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 4A.700.700, Ordinance 16553, Section 4, and K.C.C. 7.09.030 and Ordinance 16553, Section 11, and K.C.C. 7.09.100, adding new chapters to K.C.C. Title 14 and prescribing penalties.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS: The council determines that K.C.C. Title 46 should be recodified under K.C.C. Title 14 to avoid confusion with chapter 46 RCW and that provisions related to the traffic code be codified in that title, and all other provisions previously included in K.C.C. Title 46 that are not appropriate to be codified under K.C.C. Title 14 should be codified in the appropriate titles.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Section 2 through 4 of this ordinance should constitute a new chapter in K.C.C. Title 14.
NEW SECTION. SECTION 2. It shall be the general duty of the traffic engineer to determine the installation of traffic control devices, to conduct engineering analysis of traffic accidents and devise remedial measures, to conduct engineering investigations of traffic conditions, to plan the operation of traffic on county roads, to cooperate with other officials in the development of ways and means to improve traffic conditions, and to carry out the additional powers and duties imposed by any county ordinances.
NEW SECTION. SECTION 3. The traffic engineer is authorized to:
A. Place and maintain traffic control devices when and as required under federal or state law or this title, and may place and maintain such additional traffic control devices as the traffic engineer deems necessary to regulate, warn or guide traffic.
B. Place and maintain such traffic control devices as the traffic engineer deems necessary to regulate, warn or guide traffic of construction, detours, emergencies and special conditions;
C. Designate and maintain, by appropriate devices, marks or lines upon the ...

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