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File #: ORD. 2019-313    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 11/13/2019 In control: Land Use, Housing and Transportation Standing Committee
On agenda: 1/21/2020 Final action: 1/21/2020
Title: To amend City Code ? 2-428, concerning traffic control, for the purpose of establishing a process for the installation of all-way stop signs.
Patrons: Andreas Addison
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2019-313 - Withdrawn 20200121, 2. Ord. No. 2019-313 Admin Impact Statement Rev1 11-15-19
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To amend City Code ? 2-428, concerning traffic control, for the purpose of establishing a process for the installation of all-way stop signs.
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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That section 2-428 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015) be and is hereby amended and reordained as follows:
Sec. 2-428. Traffic control.
(a) The Director of Public Works shall have the power to make rules, regulations and orders relating to traffic, the power for which is conferred to local authorities by the commonwealth motor vehicle code or any other general law of the commonwealth, including the power to make rules, regulations and orders concerning the establishment of signs and signals, and the exclusion from any street or public way of the following:
(1) Parking;
(2) Traffic movement in more than one direction; and
(3) Trucks and other commercial vehicles, except for the purpose of receiving loads or making deliveries. However, such orders, rules and regulations shall not conflict with the laws of the commonwealth or city ordinances. Penalties for the violations of any of such orders, rules or regulations shall be fixed by ordinance.
(b) The Director of Public Works shall make continuing studies of traffic conditions in the city and the approaches thereto, with special reference to prevention of congestion and accidents, the provision of parking facilities and the solution of other problems incident to traffic. In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, the Director of Public Works shall establish a point system upon which an intersection may become eligible for the installation of all-way stop signs. Any intersection exceeding the threshold number of points established by the Director of Public Works pursuant to regulations issued in accordance with this section shall be eligible for all-way stop signs. To the extent permitted by law, points shall be assigned to an intersection based on the f...

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