CHAPTER XIV. TRAFFICCHAPTER XIV. TRAFFIC\ARTICLE 1. STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE

There is hereby incorporated by reference for the purpose of regulating traffic within the corporate limits of the City of Mount Hope, Kansas, that certain standard traffic ordinance known as the "Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, "Edition of Topeka, Kansas." No fewer than One (1) copy of the Standard Traffic Ordinance shall be marked or stamped "Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 230-2016, and to which shall be attached to a copy of this ordinance, and filed with the City Clerk to be open to the 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.

(Ord. 93-8-10B, Sec. 2; Ord. 33-1997; Ord. 76-2001; Ord. 116-2004; Ord. 124-2005; Ord. 134-2006; Ord. 144-2007; Ord. 160-2008; Ord. 174-2009; Ord. 184-2010; Ord. 189-2011; Ord. 196-2012; Ord. 201-2013; Ord. 210-2014; Ord. 220-2015; Ord. 230-2016)

(a)   An ordinance traffic infraction is a violation of any section of this article 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. Supp. 8-2118.

(b)   All traffic violations which are included within this article, and which are not ordinance traffic infractions as defined in subsection (a) of this section, shall be considered traffic offenses.

(Ord. 93-8-10B; Ord. 33-1997; Code 2001; Ord. 230-2016)

The fines 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 $25 nor more than $100, except for speeding which shall not be less than $30 nor more than $500.  A person tried and convicted for violation of an ordinance traffic 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 $500.

(Ord. 33-1997; Code 2001; Ord. 230-2016)

Sections 114.2; 114.4 and 114.5 of the Standard Traffic Ordinance, as adopted in Section 14-101 is hereby repealed.

(Ord. 229-2016)