ORDINANCE NO. 517
AN ORDINANCE of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington, amending section 10.04.030 of the Lakewood Municipal Code adopting by reference new laws related to Cell Phone Usage.
WHEREAS, in 1997, the City adopted by reference specific sections of Title 46 of the Revised Code of Washington that were not specifically included in the Model Traffic Code adopted by the City in 1995; and
WHEREAS, two traffic infractions were recently enacted by the State Legislature that are not a part of the Model Traffic Ordinance; and,
WHEREAS, the City wishes to adopt these two infractions in Chapter 10.04 of the Lakewood Municipal Code,
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON, DO ORDAIN as follows:
Section 1. That section 10.04.030 of the Lakewood Municipal Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
10.4.030 - Additional Code Sections Adopted by Reference
The following sections of Title 46 of the Revised Code of Washington, as they currently are and as they may be amended in the future, not having been included in the MTO, are hereby adopted by reference into the Lakewood Traffic Code:
46.16.160 Vehicle trip permits - Restrictions and requirements - Fees and taxes - Penalty - Rules.
46.20.055 Violation of instructional permit restrictions.
46.20.205 Failure to notify DOL of address change.
46.20.730 Ignition interlock device - Definition.
46.29.610 Requirements - Surrender of license - Penalty.
46.29.620 Forge proof of financial responsibility - Penalty.
46.44.080 Local weight regulations - Authority to establish.
46.63.160 Use of Automated Traffic Safety Cameras
46.61.165 Violation of transit/carpool lane.
46.70.090 Unlawful/improper use of dealer license plates.
46.61.667 Using wireless communications device while driving.
46.61.668 Sending, reading or writing a text message while driving.
Section 2. Severability. If any section, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, or its application held inapplicable to any person, property or circumstance, such invalidity or unconstitutionality or inapplicability shall not effect the validity or constitutionality of any other section, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance or its application to any other person, property or circumstance.
Section 3. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect thirty (30) days after passage and after publication as required by law.
PASSED by the City Council this 6th day of July, 2010.
CITY OF LAKEWOOD
__________________________ Douglas G. Richardson, Mayor
Alice M. Bush, MMC, City Clerk
Approved as to form:
Heidi Ann Wachter, City Attorney
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