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 Goddard, Kansas, that certain standard traffic ordinance known as the “Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities,” Edition of 2016, prepared and published in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas, save and except certain articles, sections, parts or portions as are hereafter omitted, deleted, modified or changed. No fewer than three (3) copies of said Standard Traffic Ordinance shall be marked “Official Copy as adopted by Ordinance No. 787” with all sections or portions thereof intended to be omitted or changed clearly marked to show any such omission or change and to which shall be attached a copy of this Ordinance, and filed with the City Clerk to be open to 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. 554; Ord. 568; Ord. 609; Ord. 624; Ord. 639; Ord. 657; Ord. 677; Ord. 696; Ord. 705; Ord. 720; Code 2012; Ord. 732; Ord. 745; Ord. 757; Ord. 774; Ord. 787)

(a)      A traffic infraction is a violation of any section of this Ordinance 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 Ordinance, and which are not traffic infractions as defined in subsection (a) of this section, shall be considered traffic offenses..

(Ord. 696, Sec. 5; Ord. 705; Ord. 720; Code 2012; Ord. 732; Ord. 745; Ord. 757; Ord. 774; Ord. 787)

The fine 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 $10.00 or more than $500.00. 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 $500.00. A person tried and convicted for violation of an ordinance, traffic infraction or other traffic offense for which no fine has been established in a schedule of fines shall pay a fine fixed by the Court not to exceed $2,500.00.

(C.O. No. 4; Ord. 696, Sec. 6; Ord. 705; Ord. 720; Code 2012; Ord. 732; Ord. 745; Ord. 757; Ord. 774; Ord. 787)