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16.10.080 Altering or Erecting Traffic Control Devices.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 166575, effective June 2, 1993.)  It is unlawful for any person to alter in any manner a traffic control device erected or established by authority of this Title.  It is also unlawful for any person to erect, display, or maintain any traffic control device without authorization of this Title.

Every unauthorized traffic control device is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and is subject to summary abatement. The parking-prohibited area for driveways as defined in 16.20.130 (V) and 16.90.105 may be painted and maintained with traffic line yellow paint by the adjacent property owner or occupant, subject to the following:

A.  The traffic line yellow paint may extend across the apron (throat) of the driveway.

B.  The wing, radius, and/or apron paint may only be painted up to a width of the curb or to a maximum width of eight inches as measured from and beginning at the face of the wing, radius, and/or throat.

C.  The wings, curb returns, and/or aprons of driveways at locations that are officially designated as prohibitive or restrictive parking, such as “No Parking At Any Time,” “No Parking In This Block,” “Truck Loading All Hours/All Days” zones may not be painted.  

The City Traffic Engineer may paint driveway clearances and stencil “No Parking” on the apron and paint keys in the road area of any driveway in the city to facilitate access upon receipt of a signed application and appropriate fee.

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