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File #: 2018-0161    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/9/2018 In control: Mobility Committee
On agenda: 6/25/2018 Final action: 6/25/2018
Enactment date: 7/2/2018 Enactment #: 18754
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to traffic enforcement; amending Ordinance 4461, Section 1, and K.C.C. 20.22.060, 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, adding new sections to K.C.C. chapter 14.01, adding a new section to K.C.C. chapter 20.22 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. Ordinance 18754.pdf, 2. 2018-0161 legislative review form, 3. 2018-0161 transmittal letter, 4. 2018-0161--revised Fiscal Note Title14, 5. 2018-0161--Title 14 legislation-advertisement-notice, 6. 2018-0161_SR_060418.docx, 7. 2018-0161_ATT2_AMD S1_.docx, 8. 2018-0161_ATT3_Title Amendment.docx, 9. 2018-0161_ATT4_Comparison Matrix KCC to PO 2018-0161.docx, 10. 2018-0161_Revised_SR_Traffic Enforcement.docx, 11. 2018-0161 hearing notice for Seattle times - publish June 13, 12. Affidavit of pub - Seattle Times - 6/13/18
Staff: Kaye, Lise
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to traffic enforcement; amending Ordinance 4461, Section 1, and K.C.C. 20.22.060, 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, adding new sections to K.C.C. chapter 14.01, adding a new section to K.C.C. chapter 20.22 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 Title 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:
NEW SECTION. SECTION 1. Findings:
A. Under state law, in certain circumstances and only after an engineering and traffic investigation has been completed, a speed limit on a county road may be increased or decreased under the authority of the council.
B. In accordance with state law and under the direction of the council, the county road engineer supervises the establishing, laying out, constructing, altering, improving, repairing, and maintaining all county roads of the county.
C. The council finds that as part of those supervisory duties, the county road engineer shall have the authority to change speed limits in accordance with the provisions of this ordinance.
NEW SECTION. SECTION 2. There is hereby added to K.C.C. chapter 14.01 a new section to read as follows:
"Angle parking" means the direction of parking as follows:
A. "Back-in" angle parking means the parking of a vehicle with the front of the vehicle facing towards the main traveled portion of the road; and
B. "Front-in" angle parking means the parking of a vehicle with the rear of the vehicle facing toward the main traveled p...

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