City of Hazelwood, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1997 §18.41]
The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to regulate the timing of traffic signals so as to permit the movement of traffic in an orderly and safe manner at speeds slightly at variance from the speeds otherwise applicable within the district or at intersections and shall erect appropriate signs giving notice thereof.
[CC 1997 §18.42; Ord. No. 3957-08 §1, 5-7-2008]
A. 
The speed limit on all streets shall be twenty-five (25) m.p.h., unless otherwise posted and provided for in Schedule I of this Title.
B. 
The speed limitations on all shopping center parking areas or other semi-public places used or aintained for the public for vehicular traffic shall be ten (10) m.p.h.
C. 
The State traffic laws regulating the speed of vehicles shall be applicable upon all streets within the City. Certain speed regulations shall be applicable upon specified streets or in certain areas, in which event it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of any posted speed limit so declared when signs are in place giving notice thereof.
[Ord. No. 3786-06 §1, 9-20-2006]
A. 
For purposes of this Section, Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® Special Enforcement Areas are any public or private roadways or streets where the speed limit has been established at twenty-five (25) miles per hour and Keep Kids Alive Drive 25 ®signs are posted.
B. 
Upon conviction or a plea of guilty to a moving violation in a Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® Special Enforcement Area, any violator shall pay a fine at least double that set for such violation on the schedule of the Violations Bureau otherwise established, but in no event to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).
C. 
The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to designate Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® Special Enforcement Areas and post or provide for the posting of appropriate signs on the basis of such engineering and traffic investigation as he or she shall deem appropriate.
D. 
Damage to, defacement of or unauthorized removal of signs relating to Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® Special Enforcement Areas shall not relieve a violator of the additional penalty provided by this Section unless the violator is not a resident of Hazelwood and has not been within the limits thereof for a continuous period of more than forty-eight (48) hours. The burden of injecting the issue as to the applicability of the exception provided by this Subsection shall lie with the alleged violator.