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City of Grain Valley, MO
Jackson County
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[Ord. No. 1224 §1, 12-14-1998]
All new or subsequently modified traffic signals within the City limits shall be equipped with 3M brand OpticomTM Priority Control Equipment, or a compatible system approved by the C.J.C.F.D. and the City of Grain Valley, Missouri.
[Ord. No. 1224 §1, 12-14-1998]
The pre-emption equipment shall always be state-of-the-art at the time of installation and shall always be compatible with then existing emergency vehicle pre-emption equipment. This equipment shall be installed per manufacturer's recommendations in sufficient quantity to provide emergency vehicle pre-emption of the traffic signal from all directions and so that each direction of traffic will move independently, allowing for protected left turn movements.
[Ord. No. 1224 §1, 12-14-1998]
Use of this pre-emption equipment shall be limited to emergency vehicles of the City of Grain Valley and the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District. Emergency vehicles from other public safety entities may be approved by the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District to use said pre-emption equipment.
[Ord. No. 1224 §1, 12-14-1998]
It shall be unlawful for any private citizen or entity to use the pre-emption equipment and traffic control equipment associated with the control of traffic signals. Any person found guilty of this offense shall be punished in accordance with general penalty provisions of the Code of Ordinances, City of Grain Valley, and any transmitters used in committing said offense shall be confiscated and become the property of the City of Grain Valley.
[Ord. No. 1224 §1, 12-14-1998]
3M brand OpticomTM Priority Control Equipment or a compatible system approved by the C.J.C.F.D. and the City of Grain Valley shall be installed on all newly constructed security gates that enclose properties. The term "property" or "properties", as used herein, shall include all residential communities with five (5) or more houses, golf courses, or other areas previously accessed by key or electronically-coded systems that are being modified in any respect.
[Ord. No. 2154 §2, 5-16-2011]
A. 
Driving Tow Vehicle To Scene Of Accident Prohibited — Exception. No person may drive a tow vehicle, licensed or unlicensed, to the scene of an accident on the streets of the City unless the person has been called to the scene by the Police, Police Dispatcher or by the owner or operator (or person asked by them to call) of a vehicle disabled in the accident.
B. 
Soliciting Tow Service Business At Scene Of Accident Prohibited, Presence At Scene As Evidence Of Violation. No person may solicit in any manner, directly or indirectly, on the streets of the City, the business of towing a vehicle which is wrecked or disabled on a street, regardless of whether the solicitation is for the purpose of soliciting the business of towing, removing, repairing, wrecking, storing, trading or purchasing the vehicle. Proof of the presence of a person in the tow service business or the presence of a tow service vehicle owned or operated by a person engaged in the tow services business, either as owner, operator, employee or agents, on a street in the City, stopped at the scene of an accident which was not involved in the accident and whose driver or occupants were not witnesses to the accident and which has not been called to the scene by the Police, Police Dispatcher, or by the owner or operator (or person asked by them to call) of the vehicle within one (1) hour after the happening of an accident is prima facie evidence of a solicitation in violation of this Section.
C. 
Penalties. Any person violating a provision of the Chapter shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each violation or imprisonment of not more than ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.