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Legislation #: 031145 Introduction Date: 10/9/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by enacting one new Section 70-538, Marked Fire Lane Parking, pertaining to the prohibition of parking a vehicle in a marked fire lane.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/23/2003

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

10/16/2003

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

10/8/2003

Prepare to Introduce

10/9/2003

Referred Operations Committee

10/15/2003

Do Pass

10/16/2003

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

10/23/2003

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 031145

 

Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by enacting one new Section 70-538, Marked Fire Lane Parking, pertaining to the prohibition of parking a vehicle in a marked fire lane.

 

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 enacting one new Section 70-538, Marked Fire Lane Parking, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 70-538. Marked Fire Lane Parking.

 

(a) No driver of a vehicle shall stop, park, cause to be placed or leave such vehicle in any marked fire lane except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the direction of a police officer or traffic control signal.

 

(b) Violation of this section shall be punishable by a fine of $50.00. The offending vehicle may be towed, at the owner's expense, if such vehicle is not moved within a reasonable time or is a serious obstruction to the fire lane.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Alan L. Holtkamp

Assistant City Attorney