CHAPTER XIV. TRAFFICCHAPTER XIV. TRAFFIC\ARTICLE 2. LOCAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

The Standard Traffic Ordinance as adopted is hereby modified by adding thereto the following:

       The governing body may, by resolution, establish and fix the location of such traffic control devices as may be deemed necessary to guide and warn traffic under the provisions of this chapter, other traffic ordinances and the state laws. The city shall place and maintain such traffic control signs, signals and devices when and as may be required by the authority of the governing body to make effective the provisions of this chapter and other ordinances for the regulation of traffic. Any official traffic control device placed pursuant to this Section shall be marked and labelled on a map of the City of Louisburg for the purpose of displaying all such traffic control devices and shall be filed with the city clerk to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours of business.

The minimum allowable fines established by the municipal judge for ordinance traffic infractions shall be $10, and the maximum allowable fines for the same established by the municipal judge shall be $100. A person who has been convicted of a traffic infraction may be sentenced to pay a fine which shall be fixed by the municipal judge not to exceed $500.

(a)   Vehicular traffic shall proceed in one direction upon the following portion of Vine Street. No person shall drive a vehicle except in the direction designated and indicated by signs as follows:

       Vehicular traffic shall proceed from a north direction to a south direction only on that portion of Vine Street between the south line of South Fourth Street and the north line of south Fifth Street in the city.

(Ord. 968; Code 2016)

That the speed limit on the following streets should be set as:

(a)   15 miles per hour on South 5th Street East, from South Metcalf to South Countryside Drive.

(b)   20 miles per hour on South Countryside Drive, from South 5th Street East to Wildcat Drive.

(c)   20 miles per hour on Wildcat Drive, from South Countryside Drive to Aquatic Drive.

(d)   20 miles per hour on Aquatic Drive from K-68 to Wildcat Drive.

(Ord. 1020; Ord. 1021; Code 2016)

(a)   There shall be no parking on:

       City streets within thirty (30) feet of either side of all Neighborhood Delivery Collection Box Units, commonly referred to as “NDCBU.” Said no parking spaces shall be marked by a no parking sign or by a painted yellow line, or both.

       Shoreline Drive (Lake Side of the Street - South).

       Broadmoor Drive (Interior Side of the Curve).

       Lakeview Drive (East).

       Danford Drive (East).

(b)   That it shall be the duty of the chief of police to have erected appropriate no parking signs and painted yellow lines, or both, as herein provided and said no parking signs and painted yellow lines shall be effective from and after such time as such no parking signs and painted yellow lines, or both, are erected, and in place upon said streets as described herein.

(c)   That it is unlawful for any person to violate any of the provisions of this ordinance and every person convicted of a violation thereof shall be guilty of a Class C Misdemeanor.

(Ord. 968; Ord. 1044; Code 2016)

(a)   Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, no person or operator of a truck with a manufacturer’s rated capacity of over one and one-half (1-1/2) tons, transport, truck, trailer, semi-trailer, commercial trailer not motorized, farm tractor, or motor home shall park the vehicle or otherwise leave the same unattended on any street in the City of Louisburg, Kansas for longer than a two (2) hour period; provided, however that nothing herein shall deny the right to park any such vehicle for emergency fueling, making an emergency repair, or when more than two (2) hours is necessary for the prompt and continuous loading or unloading of cargo; provided further, that the vehicle shall be promptly moved upon the completion of such emergency refueling, emergency repair or loading or unloading of cargo.

(b)   No person or operator of a mobile home, fifth wheel trailer, utility trailer, travel trailer, boat, camper or other type of recreational vehicle shall park said vehicle or otherwise leave the same unattended on any street in the City of Louisburg, Kansas for longer than thirty-six (36) hour period.

(c)   The Governing Body of the City of Louisburg, Kansas shall place and maintain such traffic control upon the streets under its jurisdiction, as it deems necessary to indicate and carry out the provisions of this Ordinance.

(d)   It shall be unlawful for any person(s) to park vehicles as set forth in this section, and any person convicted of a violation of this section shall, on first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or by imprisonment of not more than ten (10) days, or both.

(Ord. 1022; Code 2016)

Stop signs shall be placed on the following streets:

(a)   S. 1st Street Eastbound at Peoria Street

(b)   Peoria Street Southbound at S. 2nd Street

(c)   Sycamore Drive Southbound at N. 14th Street

(d)   Sycamore Drive Northbound at N. 14th Street

(Ord. 972; Code 2016)

(a)   That vehicular traffic shall resume two-way direction upon Peoria Street between the north line of South Second Street and the South line of Amity Street in the City of Louisburg.

(b)   That “No Parking” signs shall be placed on the west side of Peoria Street between the north line of South Second Street and the South line of Amity Street.

(c)   That restricted “30 Minute” parking signs shall remain posted on the east side of Peoria between the north line of South Second Street and the South line of Amity Street.

(Ord. 968; Code 2016)