Ordinance 7.01.1 

Traffic Ordinance (R90.6.1)

 

THE VILLAGE BOARD OF THE VILLAGE OF PARK RIDGE ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:

Section I.  STATE TRAFFIC LAWS ADOPTED

The following provisions of the Wisconsin Statutes are hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this ordinance as is fully set forth herein:

1.  SPEED LIMITS

Pursuant to Wisconsin State Statutes Section 349.11(3)(c), speed limits set forth in Wisconsin State Statutes Sections 346-57(f), (g) and (k) are hereby reduced to twenty five miles per hour (25 mph) except for U.S. Highway 10.

2.  REGULATION OF STREET, ALLEY AND HIGHWAY TRAFFIC

A.  State Traffic Laws Adopted:  Except as specifically provided in this ordinance, all provisions of Chapters 341 to 349, Wis. Stats., describing and defining regulations with respect to vehicles and traffic for which the penalty is a forfeiture only, including penalties to be imposed and procedure for prosecution, are hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this ordinance as is fully set forth herein.  This ordinance specifically excludes Stats., for the suspension or revocation of motor vehicle operator’s licenses.  Section of Chapters 341 to 249, Wis. Stats., adopted by reference shall include existing or future amendments to Chapters 341 to 349, Wis. Stats., shall also include, but not limited to the following:

341.1, 343.01, 348.01 and 349.01 WORDS AND PHRASES DEFINED

341.04                     FAILURE TO REGISTER VEHICLE

341.05                     CERTIFICATE OF TITLE REQUIRED

341.31                     (2) REPORT OF STOLEN OR ABANDONED VEHICLES

343.05                     OPERATOR’S LICENSE REQUIRED

343.07                     INSTRUCTION PERMITS

343.43                     UNLAWFUL USE OF LICENSE

343.44                     DRIVING AFTER LICENSE REVOKED OR SUSPENDED

343.45                     PERMITTING UNAUTHORIZED PERSON TO DRIVE

343.46                     RENTING VEHICLES

346.02                     APPLICABILITY OF CHAPTER 346

346.03                     AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES      

346.04                     OBEDIENCE TO TRAFFIC OFFICERS, SIGNS AND SIGNALS

346.05 through 346.16          DRIVING, MEETING, OVERTAKING AND PASSING

346.18 through 346.21          RIGHT OF WAY

346.23 through 346.29          DRIVERS AND PEDESTRIANS

346.31 through 346.35          TURNING AND STOPPING AND REQUIRED SIGNALS

346.37 through 346.42          TRAFFIC SIGNS, SIGNALS AND MARKINGS

346.44 through 346.48          REQUIRED STOPS

346.50 through 346.55          RESTRICTIONS ON STOPPING AND PARKING

346-57 through 346.59         SPEEDING REGULATIONS

346.61 through 346.64          RECKLESS AND DRUNKEN DRIVING

346.66 through 346.69, 346.70(1) and 346.72.  ACCIDENTS AND ACCIDENT REPORTS

346.73                                     ACCIDENT REPORTS CONFIDENTIALITY

346.77 through 346.81          BICYCLES AND PLAY VEHICLES

346.87                                     LIMITATIONS ON BACKING

346.89                                     INATTENTIVE DRIVING

346.90                                     FOLLOWING EMERGENCY VEHICLE

346.91                                     CROSSING FIRE HOSE

346.92                                     ILLEGAL RIDING

346.93                                     INTOXICANTS IN VEHICLE CARRYING MINORS

346.94                                     MISCELLANEOUS PROHIBITED ACTS

347.02                                     APPLICABILITY OF CHAPTER 347

347.03                                     SALE OF PROHIBITED EQUIPMENT

347.04                                     IMPROPERLY EQUIPPED VEHICLE

347.06 through 347.29          LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

347.35 through 347.49          OTHER EQUIPMENT

348.02                                     APPLICABILITY OF CHAPTER 348

348.05 through 348.10          SIZE AND LOAD

348.15 through 348.20          WEIGHT LIMITATIONS 

348.25 through 348.27          PERMITS

349.06                                     AUTHORITY TO ADOPT TRAFFIC REGULATIONS IN STRICT CONFORMITY WITH STATE LAW

349.13                                     AUTHORITY TO REGULATE THE STOPPING, STANDING OR PARKING OF VEHICLES

 

B.  PENALTY

(1)  The forfeiture for violation of any provision of Chapters 341 to 349 adopted by reference in

Section I.2.A. of this ordinance shall conform to the forfeiture for violation of a comparable state offense, including any variations or increases for a second offense together with the cost of prosecution imposed as provided in Sections 345.20 to 345.53 of the Wisconsin Statutes.

(2)  In the Alternative to (1), the County may issue a citation for any type of violation referenced above, in conformity with Section IV of the Portage County ordinances or may issue a citation in accordance with Section I.2.A.

(3)  If the forfeiture and costs are not paid, the Court shall order imprisonment in the county jail until said forfeiture and costs are paid, but said imprisonment shall not exceed a period of ninety (90) days.

 

C.  Reference To The State Statutes:  The term “Wisconsin Statutes” wherever used in this ordinance

shall mean the Wisconsin Statutes of 1997 and shall include existing or future amendments.

 

D.  Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances:  All ordinances regulating traffic upon the streets, alleys and highways of the Village of Park Ridge, Portage County, Wisconsin, and all ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.

 

E.  Severability:  The provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed severable and it is expressly declared that the Village of Park Ridge irrespective of whether or not one or more provisions may be declared invalid and if any provisions of this ordinance or the application thereof to any person, or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of the ordinance and the application of such provisions to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.

 

Section II.  PARKING PROHIBITED

 

A.  Except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading or in receiving or discharging passengers or property and while the vehicle is attended by a licensed operator so that it may be removed promptly in case of an emergency or to avoid obstruction of traffic, no person shall at any time park or leave standing any vehicle, upon any highway or part of a highway that is in violation of this Section or Section I.2. of the Village of Park Ridge ordinances.

B.  Registration Record of Vehicle as Evidence:  When any vehicle is found upon a street or a highway in violation of Section II.A. hereof, or any other provisions of this code regulating the stopping, standing, or parking of vehicles and the identity of the owner cannot be determined, the owner, as shown by the ownership registration of the vehicle supplied by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation or a comparable authority of any other state, shall be subject to appropriate penalty.

C.  Any individual violation of Section I.1. or Section I.2.A. shall forfeit not less than neither $10 nor more than $300, and in default of payment shall be incarcerated in the county jail for a period of thirty (30) days or until the fine is paid, whichever is earlier.  Enforcement may be by citation, pursuant to Section 66.119, Wis. Stats. (1197-98) or pursuant to this Section in conformity with the forfeiture schedule in Section D below.  Cash deposits may be made to the Portage County Clerk of Courts Office and receipts shall be given.

D.  In addition to the bond schedules adopted by Portage County, the Village of Park Ridge hereby adopts the following bond schedule.

 

OFFENSE

ADOPTING STATE STATUTE

FORFEITURE

Improper parking on/off road

346.51(1)

$20.00

Stopping, standing in prohibited areas including overnight parking

2nd violation

 

346.52(1)

346.52(1)

 

$30.00

$60.00

Stopping/standing on U.S. Highway 10

2nd violation within 1 year

 

346.52(2)

346.52(2)

$20.00

$50.00

Parking/standing where prohibited

2nd violation within 1 year

 

346.53

346.53

 

$20.00

$50.00

Improper parking/standing of vehicle

2nd violation with 1 year

 

346.54

346.54

 

$20.00

$50.00

Parking on left side of highway

346.55(1)

$75.00

Parking on posted private property

 

346.55(3),(4)

 

$30.00

 

Section III. CLASSIFICATION OF STREETS AND WEIGHT LIMITATIONS

1.               All roads and streets within the Village, except U.S. Highway 10 and North Green Avenue, are hereby designated as Class "B" highways for the purpose of putting into effect the weight limitations set forth in Section 348.16, WI Stats.

 

Section IV.  LOCATIONS FOR OFFICIAL “STOP” SIGNS

The following are hereby designated as the locations for official “STOP” signs:

1.         Northbound

A.             On Sunrise at Ferndale and at Highway 10;

B.              On Greenbriar at Maplewood, at Hillcrest, at Ferndale, and at Highway 10;

C.              On Linwood at Maplewood, at Hillcrest, and at Highway 10;

D.             On Fieldcrest at Hillcrest and at Highway 10;

E.              On Sunset at Hillcrest and at Highway 10;

F.              On Pinecrest at Highway 10;

G.              On Sunrise at Hillcrest.

 

2.               Southbound

A.             On Greenbriar at Ferndale, at Hillcrest, and at Maplewood;

B.              On Linwood at Hillcrest and at Maplewood;

C.              On Fieldcrest at Hillcrest and at Ridgewood;

D.             On Sunset at Hillcrest and at Ridgewood;

E.              On Pinecrest at Hillcrest;

F.              On Sunset at Highway 10;

G.              On Linwood at Ridgewood;

H.             On Sunrise at Hillcrest and at Ferndale.

 

3.               Westbound

A.             On Ridgewood at Fieldcrest and at Sunset;

B.              On Maplewood at Greenbriar and at Fieldcrest;

C.              On Hillcrest at Sunrise, at Greenbriar, and at Fieldcrest;

D.             On Crestwood at Fieldcrest.

4.               Eastbound

A.             On Ridgewood at Sunset and at Fieldcrest;

B.              On Maplewood at Greenbriar;

C.              On Hillcrest at Fieldcrest and at Greenbriar;

D.             On Hillcrest at Sunrise;

E.              On Maplewood at Fieldcrest;

F.              On Odessa Court at Green Avenue;

G.          On Woodlawn at Greenbriar.

 

Section V.  LOCATIONS FOR OFFICIAL “NO PARKING” SIGNS


The following is hereby designated a "NO PARKING" zone:

1.  Sunset Avenue for a distance of 150 feet south of the Highway 10 intersection changed to Sunset 

     Avenue for a distance of 150 feet south of the Highway 10 intersection on the west side of the street.

2.  Sunset Avenue for a distance of 230 feet south of the Highway 10 intersection on the east side of the

     street.

3.  Fieldcrest Avenue for a distance of 230 feet south of the Highway 10 intersection on the east side of the

     street.

4.  Alleyway between Sunset Avenue and Fieldcrest Avenue north of the Village Hall (loading zone

     only).

5.  The westernmost 100 feet (circular portion) of Odessa Court.

6.  The west side of Green Avenue within the Village limits.

Section VI.  EFFECTIVE DATE

This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication as provided by law. 

Passed and adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Park Ridge on this twenty-first day of October, 2013.