CHAPTER XIV. TRAFFICCHAPTER XIV. TRAFFIC\ARTICLE 2. LOCAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

The Standard Traffic Ordinance as adopted is hereby modified by adding thereto the following: The governing body may, by resolution, establish and fix the location of such traffic control devices as may be deemed necessary to guide and warn traffic under the provisions of this chapter, other traffic ordinances and the state laws. The city manager shall place and maintain such traffic control signs, signals and devices when and as may be required by the authority of the governing body to make effective the provisions of this chapter and other ordinances for the regulation of traffic. Any official traffic control device placed pursuant to this section shall be marked and labeled on a map of the City of Hoisington for the purpose of displaying all such traffic control devices and shall be filed with the city manager to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours of business.

(Code 1985)

(a)   It shall be unlawful for any person to park or in any way allow any vehicle, sign or other obstruction to remain on the streets hereinafter designated between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday of each week.

(b)   The streets wherein such parking shall be prohibited are: Main Street between Railroad Street and Third Street; Broadway Street one block on each side of Main Street; First Street one block on each side of Main Street; Second Street one block on each side of Main Street.

(c)   The police department, street department or fire department are hereby given authority to move or cause to be moved any vehicle, sign or obstruction which may violate this section.

(d)   Any person violating this section shall be deemed guilty of a code violation and upon conviction shall be fined not more than $25.00 in order to remove the vehicle. Each day a person fails to comply with the order shall constitute a separate offense.

(Ord. 1094, Secs. 1:4; Code 1985, 14-204)

(a)   It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to use or operate or cause to be used or operated within the City of Hoisington, Kansas, any mechanical exhaust device designed to aid in the braking or deceleration of any vehicle which results in the excessive, loud, unusual or explosive noise from such vehicle, otherwise known as “Jake-Braking.”

(b)   Any person convicted of a violation of this Ordinance shall be punished for a first conviction thereof by a fine of not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00). For a second such conviction within one (1) year thereafter, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00). Upon the third and subsequent conviction within one (1) year after the first conviction, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00).

(Ord. 1269, Sec. 1; Code 2006)