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Legislation #: 150086 Introduction Date: 2/5/2015
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHARP, HILL AND WAGNER
Title: Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-251 relating to unattended motor vehicles and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/5/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/5/2015 Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
2/18/2015 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
2/19/2015 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 150086

 

Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-251 relating to unattended motor vehicles and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Section 70-251 relating to unattended motor vehicles and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 70-251. - Unattended motor vehicles.

 

No person driving or in charge of a motor vehicle shall permit it to stand unattended without first stopping the engine, locking the ignition, removing the key from the ignition, effectively setting the brake thereon and, when standing downhill upon any grade, turning the front wheels to the closest curb or side of the street or highway and, when standing uphill upon any grade, turning the front wheels to the closest side of the street or highway if there is no curb or turning the front wheels away from the closest curb if there is a curb. The use or operation of a remote starter system in a vehicle with locked doors shall be sufficient to comply with the provision of this section requiring a person in charge of an unattended motor vehicle to stop such vehicle’s engine. As used in this section, the phrase “remote starter system” means any device installed in a motor vehicle that allows the engine of such vehicle to be started by remote or radio control.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Alan L. Holtkamp

Assistant City Attorney