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File #: ORD. 2019-147    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 5/29/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/22/2019 Final action: 7/22/2019
Title: To erect all-way stop signs at the intersections of Spring Street and South Pine Street, Spring Street and South Laurel Street, Albemarle Street and South Laurel Street, and Albemarle Street and South Cherry Street, with a painted stop line at each intersection.
Patrons: Parker Agelasto
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2019-147

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To erect all-way stop signs at the intersections of Spring Street and South Pine Street, Spring Street and South Laurel Street, Albemarle Street and South Laurel Street, and Albemarle Street and South Cherry Street, with a painted stop line at each intersection.

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                     WHEREAS, the intersections of Spring Street and South Pine Street, Spring Street and South Laurel Street, Albermarle Street and South Laurel Street, and Albermarle Street and South Cherry Street is located in a populous residential area of the City; and                     

                     WHEREAS, it is the consensus of the Council that it would be in the best interest of the citizens of the City of Richmond and especially the citizens who reside near the aforesaid intersections to erect all-way stop signs at said intersections with a painted stop line at each intersection; and

                     WHEREAS, section 2-428 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, requires an appropriate study by the Department of Public Works prior to the adoption of an ordinance regulating motor vehicle traffic within the City; and

                     WHEREAS, this ordinance has been properly referred to the Department of Public Works, and more than 60 days have elapsed since such referral;

NOW, THEREFORE,

THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

                     § 1.                     That all-way stop signs shall be erected at the intersections of Spring Street and South Pine Street, Spring Street and South Laurel Street, Albermarle Street and South Laurel Street and Albermarle Street and South Cherry Street, with a painted stop line at each intersection.

                     § 2.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon adoption or such other date as may be fixed by traffic order of the Director of Public Works if, prior to adoption, the all-way stop signs with painted stop lines  have been erected at the aforesaid intersection.