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Kittitas County Code



Title 10 | Vehicles and Traffic

Chapters
10.04 Uniform Standards for Road Signs and Traffic-Control Devices
10.05 Emergency Routes on County Roads and Public Rights-of-Way
10.06 Parking on County Property
10.07 No Parking Areas
10.08 Speed Limits on County Roads
10.12 Stop and Yield Streets
10.16 Permit Fees for Overweight Vehicles
10.20 Permits for Logging Trucks (Repealed)
10.24 All-Terrain Vehicles
10.28 Seasonal Weight Restrictions
10.32 Snowmobiles
10.36 Off-Road Vehicles (Repealed)
10.37 Off-Road and Non-highway Vehicles (Repealed)
10.38 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

* For the statutory provisions regarding the power of the State Highway Commission to designate uniform state standards with respect to traffic-control devices, see RCW 47.36.030; for provisions requiring local authorities to place and maintain such traffic-control devices upon public highways, see RCW 47.36.060.


Chapter 10.04
UNIFORM STANDARDS FOR ROAD SIGNS AND TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICES*

Sections
10.04.010 Policy.

10.04.010 Policy.
The following policy and procedure shall be adhered to throughout the county:

  1. The latest edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices as approved by the Federal Highway Administration, establishing certain standards for road signs and traffic control devices, is adopted by the county;
  2. The need for all existing road signs and traffic-control devices on county roads is accepted;
  3. All signs and traffic-control devices erected on county roads shall be according to the standards set forth in aforesaid manual;
  4. All road signs and traffic-control devices shall be posted in a permanent record to be kept on file in the office of the county engineer. Said record shall contain the following information:
    1. Date placed,
    2. Location,
    3. Type of sign and standard number,
    4. By whom requested,
    5. If replacement, type sign replaced,
    6. Reason erected, distance from intersection and other remarks necessary for clarification,
    7. An illustrative sketch;
    8. Assessment of sign retroreflectivity, the minimum level of retroreflectivity, and the expected sign life.
  5. All county road signs and traffic control devices shall be so erected at the recommendation of the county engineer and approved by the board of commissioners. (Ord. 2012-003, 2012; Vol. L, p. 95, 1954).
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Chapter 10.05
EMERGENCY ROUTES ON COUNTY ROADS AND PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY

Sections
10.05.010 Purpose.
10.05.020 Designation of routes.
10.05.030 Designation of no parking areas.
10.05.040 Penalty for parking in designated no parking areas on emergency routes.
10.05.050 Signing.

10.05.010 Purpose.
The declared purpose of this chapter is to provide for designated emergency routes on county roads and public roads and to prohibit parking in designated areas of the emergency routes. No maintenance shall be performed upon any of the roads designated as emergency routes that are not adopted onto the county maintained system unless authorized by the board of county commissioners or under the jurisdiction of the director of emergency management during an official declared emergency. The department of public works shall set the priority schedule for all adopted maintained county roads designated as emergency routes. (Ord. 97-09 (part), 1997).

10.05.020 Designation of routes.
The emergency routes shall be designated by resolution adopted by the board of county commissioners. (Ord. 97-09, (part) 1997).

10.05.030 Designation of no parking areas.
The no parking areas contained on an emergency route shall be designated by resolution adopted by the board of county commissioners. Any costs for signing on a designated emergency route not on the county maintained system shall be at the recommendation and direction of emergency management and shall be paid from the appropriate fund. (Ord. 97-09 (part), 1997).

10.05.040 Penalty for parking in designated no parking areas on emergency routes.
Any vehicle parking in violation of this chapter in any no parking area as designated in this chapter and adopted by resolution shall be civilly liable in an amount up to but not exceeding one thousand dollars. The vehicle may also be towed and impounded at the owner's expense. (Ord. 97-09 (part), 1997).

10.05.050 Signing.
Designated no parking areas on emergency routes shall be signed:

Emergency Route - No Parking - Ord. 97-09 - Fine up to $1,000

The adopted designated areas will become effective upon the installation of the appropriate signs. (Ord. 97-09 (part), 1997).

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Chapter 10.06
PARKING ON COUNTY PROPERTY

Sections
10.06.010 Purpose.
10.06.020 Definitions.
10.06.030 Issuance of parking permits to county employees.
10.06.040 Restrictions in county parking areas.
10.06.050 Towing and impounding vehicles violating parking restrictions.
10.06.060 Policy regulating employee and public parking on county properties.

10.06.010 Purpose.
The declared purposes of this chapter are to provide parking for the public who are doing business at the Kittitas County Courthouse, to designate certain areas for parking for county employees and county vehicles and to prohibit parking by non-employees in certain designated areas. (Ord. 891 (part), 1989).

10.06.020 Definitions.
"County Parking" includes all properties owned by Kittitas County used for parking. (Ord. 2015-004, 2015; Ord. 89-1 (part), 1989).

10.06.030 Issuance of parking permits to county employees.
A overnight parking permit shall be issued to each county employee at the employee's request and at no charge by the Kittitas County Human Resources department (Ord. 2015-004, 2015; Ord. 89-1 (part), 1989).

10.06.040 Restrictions in county parking areas.

  1. "County Parking Areas" are set aside and usable by employees and the general public doing business at the Kittitas County Courthouse during normal business hours.
  2. "County Parking Areas" are designated and signed as "No Overnight Parking Without Permit" for personal vehicles. County owned vehicles are not required to display overnight Parking Permits. (Ord. 2015-004, 2015; Ord. 89-1 (part), 1989).

10.06.050 Towing and impounding vehicles violating parking restrictions.
Any vehicle parking in any county parking area in violation of this chapter shall be towed and impounded at the owner's expense. (Ord. 89-1 (part), 1989; Ord 2015-_).

10.06.060 Policy regulating employee and public parking on county properties.
The following shall be the policy regulating employee and public parking on certain county properties:

  1. Permits will be issued only to county employees for their use as needed for overnight parking at the Kittitas County owned parking lots.
  2. Permits will be issued by the Kittitas County Human Resources department.
  3. Towing Company signs will be provided at towing company's expense.
  4. The Towing Company providing towing services will be selected from qualified respondents to a Request for Proposals and contracted under a Professional Services Contract with a term of 5 years. (Ord. 2015-004, 2015; Ord. 89-1 (part) 1989).
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Chapter 10.07
NO PARKING AREAS

Sections
10.07.010 Areas designated.
10.07.020 Winter areas designated.
10.07.025 No overnight parking areas designated.
10.07.030 School areas - Bus stops.
10.07.040 Thirty-minute parking zone.
10.07.050 Turnaround areas on county roads.
10.07.060 Towing and impounding of vehicles violating parking restrictions.

10.07.010 Areas designated.
The board of county commissioners, in the best interest of the public, directs the director of public works to post the following roads with "No Parking":

  1. Anderson Road, from Umptanum Road to Ellensburg City limits on west side.
  2. Umptanum Road, from Anderson Road to Yakima River Bridge on north side.
  3. Umptanum Road, from Anderson Road to I-90 overpass on south side.
  4. Lake Cle Elum Dam Road, at dam (end of road), in turnaround area.
  5. Mill Creek Road, both sides entire road.
  6. Pfenning Road, from First Avenue to Third Avenue on east side.
  7. Via Kachess Road, from milepost 0.85 to milepost 2.22 (end of road) both sides.
  8. Kachess Lake Road, from milepost 2.895 to milepost 2.940, both sides
  9. Huntzinger Road, from milepost 2.66 to milepost 2.78, both sides.
  10. Huntzinger Road, from milepost 3.00 to milepost 3.30 on east side.
  11. Wilson Creek Road, at milepost 8.90, in turnaround area.
  12. Thorp Highway from milepost 6.65 to milepost 6.80, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except Saturday, Sunday and legal holidays, on north side.
  13. All roads contained in the Hyak RID No. 96-1.
  14. Ringer Loop Road from mile post 0.53 to 0.82 on the east side of Ringer Loop and from mile post 0.82 to mile post 1.15 on the north side of Ringer Loop.
  15. Canyon Road, from Stone Road south 0.25 miles, both sides.
  16. Sparks Road, from milepost 0.00 at West Sparks Road to milepost 0.26 southwest of West Sparks Road, both sides.

(Ord. 2015-005, Ord. 2013-004, 2013; Ord. 2008-02, 2008; Ord. 2007-24, 2007; Ord. 2000-20, 2000; Ord. 99-02 § 2, 1999; Ord. 98-12, 1998; Ord. 98-06, 1998; Ord. 96-21 (part), 1996; Ord. 94-11, 1994; Ord. 92-22 (part), 1992; Ord. 91-2, 1991; Ord. 87-2, 1987; Ord. 86-5, 1986; Ord. 85-3 § 1, 1985; Ord. 83-1 (part), 1983; Res. DPW-2-82, 1982; Res. DPW-75-81, 1981; Res. DPW-74-81, 1981; Res. DPW-67-80, 1980).

10.07.020 Winter areas designated.

  1. It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle from November 1 each year until the following April 30 on:
    • Via Kachess Road from mile post 0.00 to mile post 0.85
    • Middle Fork Teanaway Road at the turn around on the northerly end
    • Yellowstone Trail from mile post 0.12 to mile post 0.74
    • Woods and Steele Road on the north side from mile post 0.65 to mile post 0.79 and the turn-around at the southwest end of the county portion of said road
    • In the turn-around area at approximately milepost 1.70, Teanaway Road, North Fork
    • Salmon La Sac Road - the specific area to be designated shall be determined by the department of public works and will become effective upon installation of the appropriate signs.
    • The west side of North Lake Cabins Road; the board of county commissioners may direct the removal or covering of the signs for short periods of time to allow parking during special periods or events
    • In the turn-around area at the end of the county portion of Kachess Lake Road, and on the northwesterly side of Kachess Lake Road between the intersection with Via Kachess Road and the turn-around at the end of the county portion of Kachess Lake Road
    • In the turnaround area at the intersection of Cabin Creek Road and Prentice Avenue in Easton (Cabin Creek Road mile post 0.31)
  2. A special winter recreation parking area permit is required to park on Kachess Lake Road and Salmon La Sac Road, as determined by the department of public works, and will be effective upon installation of the appropriate signs.
  3. Special winter recreational/emergency parking areas shall be allowed as determined by the department of public works and will become effective upon installation of the appropriate signs. (Ord. 2012-003, 2012; Ord. 97-01, 1997; Ord. 94-30, 1994; Ord. 94-23, 1994; Ord. 94-5, 1994; Ord. 92-31, 1992; Ord. 92-23, 1992; Ord. 85-3 § 2, 1985; Ord. 83-7 (part), 1983; Ord. 83-1 (part), 1983; Ord. 82-13, 1982).

10.07.025 No overnight parking areas designated.
It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle overnight on the below listed roads: Gladmar Road, entire length (Ord. 98-07, 1998).

10.07.030 School areas - Bus stops.

  1. "No parking" zones shall be established on the below listed roads at the locations indicated, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, during the school year only:
    1. Camas Lane in cul-de-sac
    2. Cedar Cove Road in cul-de-sac
    3. Charlton Road in cul-de-sac
    4. Cooke Canyon Road in cul-de-sac
    5. Fields Road in cul-de-sac
    6. Lower Peoh Point Road turnaround at milepost 4.28
    7. Naneum Road in cul-de-sac
    8. Payne Road in cul-de-sac
    9. Pioneer Road in cul-de-sac
    10. Stone Road in cul-de-sac
    11. Susan Road in cul-de-sac
    12. Umptanum Road at its intersection with South Riverbottom Road
    13. Umptanum Road in Shushuskin Ridge Road Turnaround
    14. Upper Green Canyon Road in cul-de-sac
  2. Deleted by Ord. 92-22.

(Ord. 2012-003, 2012; Ord 2004-02, 2004; Ord. 93-16 (part), 1993; Ord. 92-22 (part), 1992; Ord. 86-3, 1986; Ord. 84-1, 1984).

10.07.040 Thirty-minute parking zone.
Thirty-minute parking zone from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except Saturday, Sunday and legal holidays, is established on the south side of the Thorp Highway from milepost 6.65 to mile post 6.80 (in front of the Thorp Schools). (Ord. 9222 (part), 1992).

10.07.050 Turnaround areas on county roads.
"No Parking" zones shall be established on county road turnarounds. The specific area designated shall be determined by the department of public works and will become effective upon installation of the appropriate signs. (Ord. 95-1, 1995).

10.07.060 Towing and impounding of vehicles violating parking restrictions.
Any vehicle parking in violation of this chapter in any no parking area or no parking zone designated in this chapter shall be towed and impounded at the owner's expense. (Ord. 96-16, 1996).

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Chapter 10.08
SPEED LIMITS ON COUNTY ROADS

Sections
10.08.010 Twenty-five miles per hour.
10.08.015 Thirty miles per hour.
10.08.020 Thirty-five miles per hour.
10.08.025 Forty miles per hour.
10.08.030 Fifty miles per hour.
10.08.040 School safety zones - Twenty miles per hour.
10.08.045 Twenty miles per hour.
10.08.050 Construction zones - Twenty five miles per hour.

10.08.010 Twenty-five miles per hour.
The following roads or portions thereof shall have a maximum speed limit of twenty-five miles per hour:

  • 1st Street (Easton), entire road.
  • 1st Street (Ronald), entire road.
  • 1st Street (Thorp), entire road.
  • 2nd Street (Easton), entire road.
  • 2nd Street (Thorp), entire road.
  • 3rd Street (Ronald), entire road.
  • 3rd Street (Thorp), entire road.
  • Alley Street (Ronald), entire road.
  • All Seasons Drive, entire road
  • Alliance Road, from MP 0.00 to MP 0.07
  • Arctic Avenue (Ronald), entire road.
  • Atlantic Avenue (Ronald), entire road.
  • Bakers Road, entire road.
  • Beech Road (airport), entire road.
  • Boat Ramp Road (Vantage), entire road.
  • Bowers Business Loop, entire road.
  • Bowers Road (airport), from Airport Road to end of county road.
  • Broadview Road, entire road.
  • Brown Street (Vantage), entire road.
  • Burke Road, entire road.
  • Cabin Creek Road, from Railroad Street (Easton) to MP 0.51.
  • Camas Lane, entire road.
  • Carek Road, entire road.
  • Cessna Road (airport), entire road.
  • Chester Street (Thorp), entire road.
  • Clearview Drive, entire road.
  • Cohoe Road, entire road.
  • Columbia Avenue (Vantage), entire road.
  • Cooke Canyon Road, from Coleman Creek Road to end of county road.
  • Creeksedge Way, entire road.
  • Cross Street (Easton), entire road.
  • Danko Road, entire road.
  • Delta Street, entire road.
  • Depot Street (Easton), entire road.
  • Dodge Road, from Thrall Road to milepost 0.25.
  • Elmview Road (airport), entire road.
  • Emerick Road, entire road.
  • Evergreen Valley Loop Road, entire road.
  • Evergreen Way, entire road.
  • Falcon Road (airport), entire road.
  • Fanhouse Road (Ronald), entire road.
  • Fieldstone Court, entire road.
  • First Avenue (Grasslands), entire road.
  • Fourth Avenue (Ronald), entire road.
  • Fowler Creek Road, entire road.
  • Frost Mountain Drive, entire road.
  • Ginkgo Avenue (Vantage), entire road.
  • Glover Road, entire road.
  • Gobbler's Knob Road, entire road.
  • Goodwin Road (Thorp), from Main Street to First Street.
  • Grindrod Road, from milepost 0.46 to Venture Road.
  • Groeschell Road, entire road.
  • Hannah Road, entire road.
  • Hidden Valley Road, from Emerick Road to end of road
  • Holiday Avenue (Vantage), entire road.
  • Hungry Junction Road, milepost 2.15 to milepost 2.33.
  • Huntzinger Road, from milepost 4.88,1000 feet North of Wanapum Dam access to milepost 5.14, 370 feet South of Wanapum Dam access
  • Joyce Street (Vantage), entire road.
  • Kachess Avenue (Easton), entire road.
  • Kachess Dam Road, entire road.
  • Kachess River Road, entire road.
  • Kittitas Highway, from milepost 5.49, 800 feet West of Kittitas City Limits to Kittitas City Limits.
  • Kittitas Street (Vantage), entire road.
  • Lake Cabins Road, entire road.
  • Lakeview Avenue (Vantage), entire road.
  • Ley Road, from milepost 0.70 to end of road.
  • Liberty Road, from milepost 1.48, east to end of road.
  • Locust Street (Ellensburg), Kittitas County portion, Washington Avenue to Seattle Street.
  • Lookout Mountain Drive (Grasslands), entire road.
  • Main Street (Thorp), entire road.
  • Martin Road (Roslyn), entire road.
  • Matthews Road, entire road.
  • McDonald Road, entire road.
  • Meadow View Drive, entire road.
  • Middlecrest Drive, entire road.
  • Mill Creek Road, entire road.
  • Morel Road, entire road.
  • Mt. Baldy Lane, entire road.
  • Mt. Daniels Drive (Grasslands), entire road.
  • Mt. Stuart Avenue (Grasslands), entire road.
  • Nelson Dairy Road, entire road.
  • No. 245 Road (Roslyn), entire road.
  • No. 81 Road, from Clerf Road to Alpine Drive.
  • Orchard Road, entire road.
  • Pacific Avenue (Ronald), entire road.
  • Pasco Road, entire road.
  • Patrick Mine Road, entire road.
  • Patrick's Park Drive, entire road.
  • Peakview Drive, entire road.
  • Pease Road, entire road.
  • Pelton Avenue (Easton), entire road.
  • Perry Road, entire road.
  • Pfenning Road, from Oak Street to Vantage Highway.
  • Pioneer Road, entire road.
  • Piper Road (airport), entire road.
  • Quartz Mountain Drive (Grasslands), entire road.
  • Railroad Street (Easton), from milepost .83, Bridge #03112 to Cabin Creek Road.
  • Ranch Road, entire road.
  • Range View Road, entire road.
  • Red Bridge Road, entire road.
  • Red Cedar Drive, entire road.
  • Red Mountain Drive (Grasslands), entire road.
  • Riverbottom Road, from milepost 0.00 (Umptanum Road) to milepost 0.35.
  • Seaton Road, entire road.
  • Shaft Street, entire road.
  • Silver Trail, entire road.
  • Silverton Road, entire road.
  • Sinclair Rod, entire road.
  • Smith Drive, entire road.
  • South Cle Elum Way, from Cle Elum city limits to South Cle Elum city limits.
  • Stingley Road, entire road.
  • Sunlight Drive, entire road.
  • Table Mountain Drive (Grasslands), entire road.
  • Third Avenue (Grasslands), entire road.
  • Thorp Highway, from milepost 6.42 (First Street, Thorp) to milepost 6.90.
  • Upper Green Canyon Road, entire road.
  • Valley View Drive, entire road.
  • Vantage Park Road (Vantage), entire road.
  • Via Kachess Road, entire road.
  • Village Drive (Grasslands), entire road.
  • Wayne Street (Vantage), entire road.
  • Westside Road, from Golf Course Road to Nelson Siding Road.
  • White Pine Drive, entire road.
  • White Road, entire road.
  • Willis Road, East, entire road.
  • Yellowstone Road, entire road.

(Ord. 2017-003, 2017; Ord. 2015-006, 2015; Ord. 2014-016, 2014; Ord. 2014-003, 2014; Ord. 2014-002, 2014; Ord. 2014-001, 2014; Ord. 2011-008 , 2011; Ord. 2009-14, 2009; Ord. 2009-08, 2009; Ord. 2008-10, 2008; Ord. 2007-31, 2007; Ord. 2006-62, 2006; Ord. 2006-52, 2006; Ord. 2006-51, 2006; Ord. 2006-50, 2006; Ord. 2006-45, 2006; Ord. 2006-43, 2006; Ord. 2006-24, 2006; Ord. 2006-08, 2006; Ord. 2004-37, 2004; Ord. 2004-34, 2004; Ord. 2004-06, 2004; Ord. 2003-20, 2003; Ord. 2002-21, 2002; Ord. 98-05, 1998; Ord. 97-06, 1997; Ord. 95-12 (part), 1995; Ord. 94-37 (part), 1994; Ord. 94-31, 1994; Ord. 94-20 (part), 1994; Ord. 93-13, 1993; Ord. 93-11 (part), 1993; Ord. 92-19 (part), 1992; Ord. 92-15 (part), 1992; Ord. 91-5, 1991; Ord. 91-1, 1991; Ord. 90-4A, 1990; Ord. 87-6, 1987; Ord. 85-3 § 3 (part), 1985; Ord. 83-6-A, 1983; Ord. 83-6 (part), 1983; Ord. 83-4 (part), 1983; Ord. 82-11 (part), 1982: Ord. 82-9 (part), 1982; Res. DPW-80-81, 1981; Res. DPW-78-81, 1981; Res. DPW-66-81, 1981; Res. RD-68-79, 1979; Res. RD-39-79 (part), 1979; Res. RD-59-78, 1978; Res. RD-82-77, 1977; Res. RD-39-75, 1975; Res. RD-32-75, 1975; Res. RD-68-74, 1974; Res. RD-20-74, 1974; Res. RD-71-73 (part), 1973; Res. RD-46-71 (part), 1971.)

10.08.015 Thirty miles per hour.
The following roads or portions thereof shall have a maximum speed limit of thirty miles per hour:

  • Buffalo Lane, entire road.
  • Strande Road, from milepost 1.47 to milepost 3.61.

(Ord. 2014-016, 2014;)

10.08.020 Thirty-five miles per hour.
The following roads or portions thereof shall have a maximum speed limit of thirty-five miles per hour:

  • Airport Road (Cle Elum), entire road.
  • Airport Road (Ellensburg), from Ellensburg city limits to Bowers Road.
  • Anderson Road, from Umptanum Road to Ellensburg city limits.
  • Ballard Hill Road, entire road.
  • Bender Road, from Reecer Creek Road to Ellensburg city limits.
  • Bettas Road, entire road.
  • Bowers Road, from Reecer Creek Road to Airport Road.
  • Brick Mill Road, from Naneum Road to Fairview Road.
  • Brick Road, from milepost 0.624 to Sanders Rd.
  • Brown Road, Hanson Road to Barnes Road intersection.
  • Bull Road, from Ellensburg city limits south to cul de sac.
  • Bullfrog Road, milepost 0.0, I-90 to milepost .72.
  • Cabin Creek Road, from Hiline Canal to end of Kittitas County portion, milepost 2.92.
  • Caribou Road, entire road.
  • Carroll Road, entire road.
  • Cassasa Road, entire road.
  • Chandler Road, entire road.
  • Clarke Road, from US 97 to Lower Green Canyon Road.
  • Cove Road, from Thorp Highway to Robinson Canyon Road.
  • Durr Road, entire road.
  • Dry Creek Road, from Ellensburg city limits to SR 97.
  • Faust Road, from MP 0.00 to Bridge #88212.
  • Game Farm Road, from Brick Road to Wilson Creek Road.
  • Gladmar Road, entire road.
  • Golf Course Road, entire road.
  • Goodwin Road, First Street to end of road.
  • Hanson Road, from Cove Road, west to end of county road.
  • Hidden Valley Road, from SR 970 to Emerick Road.
  • Horlick Road, entire road.
  • Horvatt Road, from SR 903 to Roslyn city limits.
  • Hundley Road, entire road.
  • Hungry Junction Road from milepost 1.15 to milepost 1.70.
  • Judge Ronald Road, entire road.
  • Kachess Lake Road, entire road.
  • Kittitas Highway, 450 feet west of Fairview Road, milepost 5.30, to 800 feet west of Kittitas City Limits, milepost 5.49.
  • Kittitas Highway, from milepost 1.03 to milepost 1.34.
  • Klocke Road, entire road.
  • Lake Cle Elum Dam Road, entire road.
  • Lambert Road, entire road.
  • Ley Road, Swauk Prairie Road to milepost 0.70.
  • Liberty Road, from SR 97 to milepost 1.48.
  • Lower Peoh Point Road, entire road.
  • Main Street (Vantage), from I-90 Interchange to Recreation Drive.
  • Manastash Road from Cove Road at milepost 3.56 to end of road.
  • Markovich Road, entire road.
  • Masterson Road, entire road.
  • McCullough Road, entire road.
  • McManamy Cut-off, entire road.
  • McManamy Road, entire road.
  • Mohar Road, entire road.
  • Naneum Road, from Vantage Highway to Watson Road.
  • Nelson Siding Road, entire road.
  • No. 81 Road, from Alpine Drive to Vantage Highway.
  • O'Neil Road, entire road.
  • Pays Road, entire road.
  • Pfenning Road, from Vantage Highway to Game Farm Road.
  • Railroad Street, from Cabin Creek Road, east to end of road.
  • Railroad Street, from west I90 overpass east to Bridge #03112 milepost .83 (Easton).
  • Recreation Drive (Vantage), entire road.
  • Reecer Creek Road, from University Way to Bowers Road.
  • Ringer Loop, entire road.
  • Riverbottom Road, from milepost 0.35 to milepost 3.06 (Umptanum Road).
  • Salmon La Sac Road, from SR 903 to end.
  • Sanders Road, entire road.
  • Sisters Road, entire road.
  • Sparks Road, entire road.
  • Storie Lane, entire road.
  • Strande Road, from Barnes Road to Manastash Road.
  • Susan Road, entire road.
  • Swauk Prairie Road, entire road.
  • Talmadge Road, entire road.
  • Taneum Road, East, from Thorp Highway to milepost 1.00.
  • Taneum Road, West, entire road.
  • Thorp Highway, from milepost 5.16, 950 feet south of I-90, to milepost 6.42 (First Street, Thorp).
  • Thorp Highway, milepost 6.90 to Taneum Road, East, milepost 7.69.
  • Umptanum Road, from Ellensburg City Limits to milepost 0.75.
  • Umptanum Road, from milepost 2.68 to milepost 9.03.
  • Upper Peoh Point Road, entire road.
  • Vantage Highway, from the Ellensburg city limits to 0.10 east of Pfenning Road.
  • Watson Cutoff Road, entire road.
  • West Sparks Road, entire road.
  • Westside Road, from South Cle Elum City Limits to Golf Course Road.
  • Wilson Creek Road, from Vantage Highway to Game Farm Road.
  • Woodhouse Loop, entire road.
  • Woods & Steele Road, entire road.
  • Zrebiec Road, entire road.

(Ord. 2017-008, 2017; Ord. 2017-003, 2017; Ord. 2016-018, 2016; Ord. 2016-015, 2016; Ord. 2016-011, 2016; Ord. 2015-008, 2015; Ord. 2014-016, 2014; Ord. 2014-003, 2014; Ord. 2013-007, 2013; Ord. 2012-008, 2012; Ord. 2011-010, 2011; Ord. 2011-008, 2011; Ord. 2007-31, 2007; Ord. 2007-15, 2007; Ord. 2006-52, 2006; Ord. 2006-45, 2006; Ord. 2005-33, 2005; Ord. 2005-28, 2005; Ord. 2003-19, 2003; Ord. 97-15, 1997; Ord. 97-07, 1997; Ord. 9613, 1996; Ord. 96-11, 1996; Ord. 96-7, 1996; Ord. 95-12 (part), 1995; Ord. 95-11(A) (part), 1995; Ord. 95-3, 1995; Ord. 94-37 (part), 1994; Ord. 94-34, 1994; Ord. 94-20 (part), 1994; Ord. 94-6, 1994; Ord. 93-14, 1993; Ord. 93-11 (part), 1993; Ord. 92-21, 1992; Ord. 92-19 (part), 1992; Ord. 92-15 (part), 1992; Ord. 88-3, 1988; Ord. 87-3, 1987; Ord. 86-2 (part), 1986; Ord. 85-3 § 3 (part), 1985; Ord. 85-2 (part), 1985; Ord. 83-6 (part), 1983; Ord. 83-5, 1983; Ord. 83-4 (part), 1983; Ord. 82-11 (part), 1982; Ord. 82-9 (part), 1982; Ord. 82-6, 1982; Res. DPW77-81, 1981; Res. DPW-59-81, 1981; Res. DPW-75-80, 1980; Res. DPW-71-80, 1980; Res. RD-105-79, 1979; Res. RD-39-79 (part), 1979; Res. RD-71-78, 1978; Res. RD-58-78, 1978; Res. RD-55-78, 1978; Res. RD-79-77, 1977; Res. RD-48-77, 1977; Res. RD-32-77, 1977; Res. RD-47-75, 1976; Res. RD-85-75, 1975; Res. RD-84-75, 1975; Res. RD-61-75, 1975; Res. RD-71-73 (part), 1971; Res. RD-473, 1973; Res. RD-46-71 (part), 1971).

Publisher's note: Added periods to the end of items to correct scrivener's errors in Ordinance 2014-003.

10.08.025 Forty miles per hour.
The following roads or portions thereof shall have a maximum speed limit of forty miles per hour:

  1. University Way, Kittitas County portion, from Ellensburg city limits westerly to Bridge #88342.

(Ord. 2007-31, 2007; Ord. 84-4, 1984).

10.08.030 Fifty miles per hour.

  1.  The board of county commissioners orders the speed limit for the entire Kittitas County road system to be limited to a maximum of fifty miles per hour per RCW 46.61.400.
  2.  The following roads or portions thereof shall have a maximum speed limit of fifty miles per hour:
    1.  Canyon Road, from Ellensburg City Limits to Thrall Road.
    2.  Cove Road, from Robinson Canyon Road to End of Road.
    3.  Taneum Road, East, from milepost 1.00 to milepost 2.84.
    4.  Thorp Prairie Road, entire road.
    5.  Cleman Road, Kittitas County portion, Badger Pocket Road to Thrall Road.

(Ord. 2014-003, 2014; Ord. 2007-31, 2007; Ord. 95-11(A) (part), 1995; Ord. 86-2 (part), 1986; Ord. 85-2 (part), 1985; Res. RD-77-73 (part), 1973).

10.08.040 School safety zones - Twenty miles per hour.
The following roads sections are school speed zones and have a maximum speed limit of twenty miles per hour on "school days" from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.:

  1. Thorp School District.
    1. Thorp Highway, North from MP 6.55 to MP 6.91
  2. Easton School District.
    1. 1st Street (Easton) from MP 0.14 to MP 0.26
    2. Railroad Street (Easton) from MP 1.09 to MP 1.32
    3. Cabin Creek Road from MP 0.03 to MP 0.09
  3. Damman School District.
    1. Manastash Road from MP 0.00 to MP 0.14
    2. Riverbottom Road from MP 0.00 to 0.12
    3. Umptanum Road from MP 1.56 to MP 1.80
  4. Kittitas School District.
    1. Kittitas Highway from Kittitas City Limits, Milepost 5.64, west 300 feet, Milepost 5.59

The following road section is a school speed zone and has a maximum speed limit of twenty miles per hour on "school days" from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or when lights are flashing:

  1. Ellensburg School District.
    1. Pfenning Road from MP 0.16 to MP 0.68

The following road section is a school speed zone and has a maximum speed limit of twenty miles per hour when lights are flashing:

  1. Cle Elum - Roslyn School District.
    1.  State Route 903 from Milepost 3.76 to Milepost 3.87

"School days" as referenced herein are the days that school is in session (including "makeup" days due to school closures) as established by the school district referenced to each road. "MP" refers to "mile post" number designation of county roads. These roads are to be posted with signage substantially as follows:

"SCHOOL SPEED LIMIT 20" and "SCHOOL DAYS 7:30 AM TO 4:00 PM", or

"SCHOOL SPEED LIMIT 20" and "SCHOOL DAYS 7:30 AM TO 4:00 PM OR WHEN FLASHING", or

"SCHOOL SPEED LIMIT 20 WHEN FLASHING"

The Director of Public Works is authorized to post such additional advisory signage, warnings, or lights as deemed appropriate in the vicinity of these school areas to warn of the presence of a school and/or children.

This section is enacted pursuant to RCW 46.61.415 and RCW 46.61.440, in which the county is authorized to create a school speed zone that may extend three hundred feet from the border of the school property. A person found to have committed any infraction relating to speed restrictions within a school shall be assessed a monetary penalty equal to twice the penalty assessed under RCW 46.63.110. This penalty may not be waived, reduced, or suspended. ( Ord. 2010-04, 2010 ; Ord. 2007-17, 2007; Ord. 2006-45, 2006; Ord. 2002-12, 2002: Ord. 2001-20, 2001; Res. RD46-71 (part), 1971).

10.08.045 Twenty miles per hour.
The following roads or portions thereof shall have a maximum speed limit of twenty miles per hour:

  1. Keechelus Drive.
  2. Romans Court.
  3. Rampart Drive.
  4. Keechelus Drive.
  5. Cascade Place.
  6. Snoqualmie Drive.
  7. Garmisch Place.
  8. Hyak Drive East.
  9. Kendall Place.
  10. Kitzbuhel Place.
  11. Chamonix Place.
  12. St. Moritz Place.
  13. Arlberg Place.
  14. Innsbruck Drive.
  15. Colockum Road, from milepost 2.23 to milepost 21.61.

(Ord. 2014-016, 2014; Ord. 2014-003, 2014; Ord. 2009-17, 2009; Ord. 96-21 (part), 1996).

Publisher's note: Added periods to the end of items to correct scrivener's errors in Ordinance 2014-003.

10.08.050 Construction zones - Twenty-five miles per hour.

  1. A roadway construction zone is an area where construction, repair, or maintenance work is being conducted by public employees or private contractors, on or adjacent to any public roadway.
  2. The Kittitas County director of public works may, after a written determination to the Kittitas County board of commissioners that there exists a safety hazard for workers in a construction zone, erect traffic control devices, including signs limiting the maximum speed to twenty-five miles per hour.
  3. No person may drive a vehicle in a roadway construction zone at a speed greater than that allowed by traffic control devices.
  4. A person found to have committed any infraction relating to speed restrictions in a posted roadway construction zone shall be assessed a monetary penalty equal to twice the penalty assessed under RCW 46.63.110. This penalty may not be waived, reduced, or suspended.
  5. A person who drives a vehicle in a roadway construction zone in such a manner as to endanger or be likely to endanger any persons or property, or who removes, evades, or intentionally strikes a traffic safety or control device is guilty of reckless endangerment of roadway workers and may be punished under the provisions of Chapter 9A.20 RCW. (Ord. 94-19, 1994).
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Chapter 10.12
STOP AND YIELD STREETS

Sections
10.12.010 Stops and yields designated.
10.12.011 Stop or yield signs at railroad crossings.
10.12.020 Signs installation.
10.12.030 Enforcement.

10.12.010 Stops and yields designated.
The board of county commissioners approves and adopts for Kittitas County Roads, the said plan of "Yield and Stop signs," at road intersections, as per the attached listings, and as shown on aerial photographs:

  1. The following are stop intersections:
    • 1st Street (Thorp) at Goodwin Road
    • 1st Street (Thorp) at Thorp Highway
    • 2nd Street (Easton) at Cabin Creek Road
    • 2nd Street (Thorp) (Northbound) at Main Street (Thorp)
    • 2nd Street (Thorp) (Northbound) at Thorp Highway
    • 2nd Street (Thorp) (Southbound) at Main Street (Thorp)
    • 2nd Street (Thorp)(Southbound) at Thorp Highway
    • 3rd Street (Thorp) at Main Street
    • Airport Road at Bowers Road
    • All Seasons Drive at Woods & Steele Road
    • Allegro Way at Hanson Road
    • Anderson Road at Umptanum Road
    • Arlberg Place at Snoqualmie Drive
    • Aspen Drive at Cove Road
    • Badger Pocket (Northbound) at Thrall Road
    • Badger Pocket (Southbound) at Thrall Road
    • Badger Pocket Road at Cleman Road
    • Badger Pocket Road at Fourth Parallel Road
    • Ballard Hill Road at Swauk Prairie Road
    • Bar 14 Road at Naneum Road
    • Bar 14 Road at Wilson Creek Road
    • Bare Road at Thrall Road
    • Barnes Road at Brown Road
    • Barnes Road at Hanson Road
    • Bender Road at Reecer Creek Road
    • Bently Road at Stevens Road
    • Berry Road at Tjossem Road
    • Boat Ramp Road (Vantage) at Main Street (Vantage)
    • Bohannon Road, North at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Bohannon Road, South at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Borland Road at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Boston Road at Prater Road
    • Bowers Business Loop at Airport Road
    • Bowers Business Loop at Bowers Road
    • Bowers Road at Reecer Creek Road
    • Boylston Road at Prater Road
    • Boylston Road at Stevens Road
    • Brick Mill Road (Eastbound) at Fairview Road
    • Brick Mill Road (Eastbound) at Look Road
    • Brick Mill Road (Eastbound) at Wilson Creek Road
    • Brick Mill Road (Westbound) at Fairview Road
    • Brick Mill Road (Westbound) at Look Road
    • Brick Mill Road (Westbound) at Wilson Creek Road
    • Broadview Road at Kittitas Highway
    • Brondt Road at Manastash Road
    • Brown Road (Westbound) at Brown (Northbound) and Brondt Road
    • Brown Road at Hanson Road
    • Brown Road at Umptanum Road
    • Brown Road Connection at Brown Road
    • Cabin Creek Road (Northbound) at Railroad Street (Easton)
    • Cabin Creek Road (Southbound) at Railroad Street (Easton)
    • Camas Lane at Hanson Road
    • Camion Road a Fourth Parallel Road
    • Camion Road at Morrison Road
    • Camozzy Road at Prater Road
    • Carek Road at Shaft Street Road
    • Caribou Road (Northbound) at Vantage Highway
    • Caribou Road (Southbound) at Vantage Highway
    • Caribou Road at Clerf Road
    • Caribou Road at Lyons Road
    • Carraher Road at Thorp Highway
    • Carroll Road (Eastbound and Westbound) at Prater Road
    • Carroll Road at Badger Pocket Road
    • Casassa Road at Upper Peoh Point Road
    • Cascade Place at Snoqualmie Drive
    • Cedar Cove Road at Cove Road
    • Chamonix Place at Snoqualmie Drive
    • Chandler Road at Woods & Steele Road
    • Charlton Road (Eastbound and Westbound) at Naneum Road
    • Charlton Road at Wilson Creek Road
    • Christensen Road at Fox Road
    • Clarke Road at Faust Road
    • Clarke Road (Eastbound) at Lower Green Canyon Road
    • Clarke Road (Westbound) at Lower Green Canyon Road
    • Clearview Drive at Creeksedge Way (North and South Intersections)
    • Clearview Drive at Dry Creek Road
    • Clearview Drive at Old Highway Ten
    • Cleman Road at Thrall Road
    • Clerf Road at No. 81 Road
    • Clerf Road at Parke Creek Road
    • Cohoe Road at No. 6 Road
    • Colockum Road at Brick Mill Road
    • Cooke Canyon Road at Brick Mill Road
    • Cove Lane at Manastash Road
    • Cove Road (Northbound and Southbound) at Manastash Road
    • Cove Road (Northbound) at Robinson Canyon Road
    • Cove Road (Southbound)at Robinson Canyon Road
    • Cove Road at Thorp Highway
    • Coyote Road at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Cross Street at Railroad Street (Easton)
    • Curlew Road at Game Farm Road
    • Danko Road at White Road
    • Delta Street at Quartz Mountain Drive
    • Denmark Road (Northbound and Southbound) at Tjossem Road
    • Denmark Road (Northbound) at Thrall Road
    • Denmark Road (Southbound) at Thrall Road
    • Depot Street (Northbound) at Railroad Street (Easton)
    • Depot Street (Southbound) at Railroad Street (Easton)
    • Dodge Road (Northbound) at Orchard Road
    • Dodge Road (Northbound) at Thrall Road
    • Dry Creek Road (Eastbound) at Reecer Creek Road
    • Dry Creek Road (Westbound) at Reecer Creek Road
    • Dudley Road at Thorp Highway
    • Elk Heights Road at Thorp Prairie Road
    • Elmview Road at Airport Road
    • Emerson Road at Thrall Road
    • Evergreen Valley Loop Road (north and south ends) at Bakers Road
    • Evergreen Valley Loop Road at the intersection with Red Cedar Drive
    • Fairview Road (Northbound) at Kittitas Highway
    • Fairview Road (Northbound) at Vantage Highway
    • Fairview Road (Southbound) at Kittitas Highway
    • Fairview Road (Southbound) at Vantage Highway
    • Falcon Road at Airport Road
    • Faust Road (Northbound and Southbound) at Dry Creek Road
    • Faust Road (Northbound) at Hungry Junction Road
    • Faust Road (Southbound) at Hungry Junction Road
    • Ferguson Road, North (Northbound and Southbound) at Kittitas Highway
    • Ferguson Road, North (Northbound) at Vantage Highway
    • Ferguson Road, South (Northbound) at Tjossem Road
    • Ferguson Road, South (Southbound) at Tjossem Road
    • Ferguson Road, South at Sorenson Road
    • Fields Road at Vantage Highway
    • Fieldstone Court at Range View Road
    • First Ave (Grasslands) (Eastbound and Westbound) at Mt. Daniels Drive
    • First Ave (Grasslands) at Lookout Mountain Drive
    • First Ave (Grasslands) at Pfenning Road
    • Fourth Parallel Road (Eastbound) at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Fourth Parallel Road (Westbound) at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Fowler Creek Road at Westside Road
    • Fox Road at Vantage Highway
    • Frost Mountain Drive at Quartz Mountain Drive
    • Gage Road at Cooke Canyon Road
    • Gage Road at Colockum Road
    • Game Farm Road (Eastbound) at Wilson Creek Road
    • Game Farm Road (Westbound) at Wilson Creek Road
    • Game Farm Road at Brick Road
    • Game Farm Road at Naneum Road
    • Garmisch Place at Cascade Place
    • Gilbert Road at Brick Mill Road
    • Gilbert Road at Lyons Road
    • Ginkgo Avenue (Vantage) at Main Street (Vantage)
    • Ginny Lane at Brown Road
    • Gladmar Road at Thorp Highway
    • Glover Road at Prater Road
    • Gobblers Knob Road (East End) at Westside Road
    • Gobblers Knob Road (West End) at Westside Road
    • Godawa Lane at Lower Peoh Point Road
    • Golf Course Road at Westside Road
    • Goodwin Road at Main Street (Thorp)
    • Graham Road at Mohar Road
    • Grindrod Road at Gilbert Road
    • Groeschell Road at Pays Road
    • Groeschell Road at Upper Peoh Point Road
    • Hannah Road at Bender Road
    • Hanson Road (Eastbound) at Cove Road
    • Hanson Road (Westbound) at Cove Road
    • Hanson Road at Thorp Highway
    • Harold Road at Fourth Parallel Road
    • Hart Road at Taylor Road
    • Hayes Road at Bynum Road
    • Hayes Road at Morrison Road
    • Hayward Road at Bettas Road
    • Hemingston Road (Northbound) at Parke Creek Road
    • Hidden Valley Road at Emerick Road
    • Horlick Road at Thorp Prairie Road
    • Howard Road at Smithson Road
    • Hungry Junction Road (Eastbound) at Reecer Creek Road
    • Hungry Junction Road (Westbound) at Reecer Creek Road
    • Hungry Junction Road at Look Road
    • Hunter Road at Killmore Road
    • Hyak Drive East (Northbound) as Snoqualmie Drive (2)
    • Hyak Drive East (Southbound) as Snoqualmie Drive (2)
    • Judge Ronald Road at Pfenning Road
    • Judge Ronald Road at Wilson Creek Road
    • Kachess Avenue at Railroad Street Road (Easton)
    • Kachess Dam Road at West Sparks Road
    • Kachess River Road at West Sparks Road
    • Kamiakin Road at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Katen Road at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Kaynor Road at Fourth Parallel Road
    • Keechelus Drive at Hyak Drive East
    • Keechelus Drive at Rampart Drive
    • Kendall Place at Hyak Drive East
    • Kerr Road at Hungry Junction Road
    • Kevina Road at Brown Road
    • Killmore Road at Thorp Highway
    • Kitzbuhel Place at Snoqualmie Drive
    • Koffman Road at Parke Creek Road
    • Lake Cle Elum Dam Road at Lake Cabins Road
    • Larsen Road at Fourth Parallel Road
    • Lawrence Road at Fourth Parallel Road
    • Lenes Road at Look Road
    • Lester Road at Brick Mill Road
    • Locust Street at Pfenning Road
    • Look Road at Sanders Road
    • Lookout Mountain Drive at Mount Daniels Drive
    • Lookout Mountain Drive at Quartz Mountain Drive
    • Lower Green Canyon Road (Northbound) at Smithson Road
    • Lower Green Canyon Road (Southbound) at Smithson Road
    • Lyons Road (Eastbound and Westbound) at No. 81 Road
    • Lyons Road (Eastbound) at Fairview Road
    • Lyons Road (Eastbound) at Naneum Road
    • Lyons Road (Westbound) at Fairview Road
    • Lyons Road (Westbound) at Naneum Road
    • Lyons Road at Wilson Creek Road
    • Main Street (Thorp) at 1st Street (Thorp)
    • Main Street (Thorp) at Thorp Highway
    • Manastash Road (Eastbound) at Umptanum Road
    • Mansperger Road at Stevens Road
    • Markovich Road at Upper Peoh Point Road
    • Martin Road at Shaft Street
    • Masterson Road at Airport Road (Cle Elum)
    • Masterson Road at Red Bridge Road
    • Matthews Road at Kittitas Highway
    • Matthews Road at Mt Daniels Drive
    • McCullough Road at No. 6 Road
    • McDonald Road at Lower Peoh Point Road
    • McDowell Road at Fourth Parallel Road
    • McManamy Cutt-off Road at McManamy Road
    • Meadow View Drive at Robinson Canyon Road
    • Meadowbrook Lane at Look Road
    • Mellergaard Road at Manastash Road
    • Middle Fork Teanaway Road at West Fork Teanaway Road
    • Middlecrest Drive at Creeksedge Way
    • Mill Creek Road at Lake Cabins Road
    • Mission Road at Watt Canyon Road
    • Moe Road at Thrall Road
    • Moe Road at Tjossem Road
    • Mohar Road at Upper Peoh Point Road
    • Mohar Road at Westside Road
    • Moreau Road at Brick Mill Road
    • Mount Daniels Drive at Delta Street
    • Mt. Daniels Drive (Northbound and Southbound) at First Ave (Grasslands)
    • Mt. Stuart Ave (Northbound and Southbound) at Third Ave (Grasslands)
    • Mt. Stuart Avenue at First Ave (Grasslands)
    • Mt. Daniels Drive at Third Ave (Grasslands)
    • Naneum Road (Northbound and Southbound) at Brick Mill Road
    • Naneum Road at Vantage Highway
    • Nelson Siding Road at Golf Course Road
    • No. 6 Road (Northbound) at Kittitas Highway
    • No. 6 Road (Northbound) at Tjossem Road
    • No. 6 Road (Southbound) at Kittitas Highway
    • No. 6 Road (Southbound) at Tjossem Road
    • No. 6 Road at Thrall Road
    • No. 6 Road at Vantage Highway
    • No. 81 Road (Northbound) at Vantage Highway
    • No. 81 Road (Southbound) at Vantage Highway
    • No. 81 Road at Brick Mill Road
    • No. 245 Road at Shaft Street Road
    • Oak Street at Pfenning Road
    • Old Highway Ten at Reecer Creek Road
    • Orchard Road at Dodge Road
    • Orchard Road at Thrall Road
    • Pacific Ave (Northbound and Southbound) at 3rd Street (Ronald)
    • Parke Creek Road (Northbound and Southbound) at Vantage Highway
    • Patrick's Park Drive at Evergreen Valley Loop Road
    • Payne Road at Thrall Road
    • Pays Road at Lower Peoh Point Road
    • Pays Road at Upper Peoh Point Road
    • Peakview Drive at Middlecrest Drive
    • Pease Road at Lower Peoh Point Road
    • Pfenning Road (Northbound) at Vantage Highway
    • Pfenning Road (Southbound) at Vantage Highway
    • Pfenning Road at Game Farm Road
    • Pioneer Road at Bender Road
    • Quail Valley Road at Lambert Road
    • Quartz Mtn Drive at Mt Daniels Drive
    • Rader Road (Eastbound) at Fairview Road
    • Rader Road (Eastbound) at Naneum Road
    • Rader Road (Westbound) at Fairview Road
    • Rader Road (Westbound) at Naneum Road
    • Rader Road at Schnebly Road
    • Rader Road at Wilson Creek Road
    • Rampart Drive at the intersection with Hyak Drive East
    • Recreation Drive (Vantage) at Vantage Highway
    • Red Bridge Road at Masterson Road
    • Red Bridge Road at Teanaway Road
    • Red Cedar Drive (Northwest bound) at White Pine Drive
    • Red Cedar Drive (Southeast bound) at White Pine Drive
    • Red Mountain Drive at First Ave (Grasslands)
    • Reecer Creek Road at University Way
    • Rein Road at No. 6 Road
    • Ringer Loop Road (North End) at Canyon Road
    • Ringer Loop Road (South End) at Canyon Road
    • Riverbottom Road (North end) at Umptanum Road
    • Riverbottom Road (South end) at Umptanum Road
    • Robbins Road at Reecer Creek Road
    • Robinson Canyon Road at Killmore Road
    • Robinson Canyon Road at Thorp Highway
    • Romans Court at Rampart Drive
    • Ross Road (Northbound and Southbound) at Morrison Road
    • Ross Road at 4th Parallel Road
    • Schnebly Road at Brick Mill Road
    • Seaton Road at Lambert Road
    • Shaft Street at Alliance Road
    • Silica Road at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Silver Trail at West Sparks Road
    • Silverton Road at the intersection with Robinson Canyon Road
    • Sinclair Road at the intersection with Faust Road
    • Sisters Road at Thorp Cemetery Road
    • Smith Drive at West Sparks Road
    • Smithson Road (Eastbound and Westbound) at Robbins Road
    • Smithson Road (Eastbound) at Reecer Creek Road
    • Smithson Road (Westbound) at Reecer Creek Road
    • Snodgrass Road at No. 81 Road
    • Snoqualmie Drive at Hyak Drive East
    • Snoqualmie Drive (Northbound) at Innsbruck Drive
    • Snoqualmie Drive (Southbound) at Snoqualmie Drive
    • Sones Road at Parke Creek Road
    • Sorenson Road (Eastbound and Westbound) at Denmark Road
    • Sorenson Road (Eastbound) at Badger Pocket Road
    • Sorenson Road (Eastbound) at Cleman Road
    • Sorenson Road (Westbound) at Badger Pocket Road
    • Sorenson Road (Westbound) at Cleman Road
    • Sparks Road at West Sparks Road
    • St. Moritz Place at Cascade Place
    • Stevens Road at Parke Creek Road
    • Stingley Road at Clerf Road
    • Stone Road at Canyon Road
    • Storie Lane at Nelson Siding Road
    • Strande Road at Barnes Road
    • Strande Road (Northbound) at Manastash Road
    • Strande Road (Southbound) at Manastash Road
    • Strange Road at Vantage Highway
    • Stuart View Lane at Taneum Road East
    • Sunlight Drive at Thorp Prairie Road
    • Susan Road at Strande Road
    • Table Mountain Drive at Third Avenue
    • Talmadge Road at Nelson Siding Road
    • Taneum Road, East at Thorp Cemetery Road
    • Taneum Road, East at Thorp Highway
    • Taylor Road at Lambert Road
    • Third Ave (Grasslands) at Pfenning Road
    • Thomas Road (Eastbound and Westbound) at Naneum Road
    • Thomas Road at Wilson Creek Road
    • Thorp Cemetery Road at Thorp Highway
    • Thorp Depot Road at Goodwin Road
    • Thorp Depot Road at Thorp Highway
    • Thorp Prairie Road at Taneum Road, East
    • Thrall Road (Eastbound and Westbound) at Hamilton Road
    • Thrall Road (Westbound) at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Tipton Road at Hungry Junction Road
    • Tjossem Connection at No. 6 Road
    • Tjossem Connection at Tjossem Road
    • Tjossem Road at Canyon Road
    • Tjossem Road at Cleman Road
    • Tolman Road at Pfenning Road
    • Tozer Road (Northbound) at the intersection of Orchard Road
    • Tyler Rd at Reecer Creek Road
    • Upper Badger Pocket Wye Road at Thrall Road
    • Upper Badger Pocket Wye Road at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Upper Peoh Point Road at Lower Peoh Point Road
    • Valley View Drive at Camas Lane
    • Vanderbilt Road at Fourth Parallel Road
    • Vantage Park Road (Vantage) at Main Street (Vantage)
    • Via Kachess Road at Kachess Lake Road
    • View Lane Road at Carroll Road
    • Village Drive at Third Ave
    • Wade Road at Gladmar Road
    • Watson Cutoff Road at Lower Peoh Point Road
    • Watson Cutoff Road at Upper Peoh Point Road
    • Watson Road at Fairview Road
    • Watson Road at Naneum Road
    • Watt Canyon Road at Thorp Cemetery Road
    • Weaver Road (Eastbound) at Cove Road
    • Weaver Road (Westbound) at Cove Road
    • Weaver Road at Thorp Highway
    • West Fork Teanaway Road at Teanaway Road
    • West Sparks Road at Sparks Road
    • West Sparks Road at West Sparks Road
    • West Willis Road at No. 6 Road
    • Westside Road at Nelson Siding Road
    • White Pine Drive at the intersection with Patrick's Park Drive
    • White Pine Drive at Red Cedar Drive
    • White Road at Cle Elum Airport Road
    • Willett Road at Vantage Highway
    • Willis Road East at No. 6 Road
    • Willowdale Road at Wilson Creek Road
    • Wilson Creek Road at Alford Road
    • Wilson Creek Road at Vantage Highway
    • Woodhouse Loop (North End) at Canyon Road
    • Woodhouse Loop (South End) at Canyon Road
    • Woods & Steele Road at West Side Road
    • WPA Road at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Zrebiec Road at Westside Road
  2. The following are yield intersections:
    • Alkali Road at Emerson Road
    • Alkali Road at Moe Road
    • Bakers Road (Westbound) on Morel Road
    • Ballard Hill Road at Teanaway Road (2)
    • Brown Street at Gingko Avenue
    • Buffalo Lane at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Busch Road at Hamilton Road
    • Bynum Road at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Cattail Road at Howard Road
    • Fern Road at No. 6 Road
    • Green Spur Road at Lower Green Canyon Road
    • Grindrod Road at Venture Road
    • Hamilton Road (Southbound) at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • Hamilton Road at Sorenson Road
    • Hemingston Road (Southbound) at Parke Creek Road
    • Hemingston Road at Clerf Road
    • Indermuhle Road at Parke Creek Road
    • Joyce Street (Vantage) at Main Street (Vantage)
    • Kern Road at Lawrence Road
    • Lester Road at Schnebly Road
    • Ley Road at Ballard Hill Road and Swauk Prairie Road
    • Lower Green Canyon Road at Reecer Creek Road
    • Martensen Road at Carroll Road
    • Morrison Road at Upper Badger Pocket Road
    • O'Neil Road at McManamy Road
    • Parke Creek Road at Christensen Road
    • Perry Road at Orchard Road
    • Prater Road at Parke Creek Road
    • Pumping Plant Road at Larsen Road
    • Robbins Road at Robbins Wye Road
    • Schnebly Road at Cooke Canyon Road
    • Shale Pit Road at Stevens Road
    • Smithson Road (Westbound) at Robbins Wye Road
    • Sones Road at Parke Creek Road
    • Sorenson Road (Westbound) at Prater Road
    • Thorp Prairie Cut-Off Road at Thorp Prairie Road
    • Tipton Road at Look Road
    • Upper Green Canyon Road at Reecer Creek Road
    • Venture Road at Lyons Road
    • Wayne Street (Vantage) at Main Street (Vantage)

( Ord. 2016-022, 2016; Ord. 2016-020, 2016; Ord. 2016-019, 2016; Ord. 2016-017, 2016; Ord. 2016-004, 2016; Ord. 2015-009, 2015; Ord. 2014-001, 2014; Ord. 2012-007, 2012; Ord. 2011-008, 2011; Ord. 2011-007, 2011; Ord. 2009-17, 2009; Ord. 2009-08, 2009; Ord. 2008-16, 2008; Ord. 2008-10, 2008; Ord. 2006-62, 2006; Ord. 2006-52, 2006; Ord. 2006-51, 2006; Ord. 2006-50, 2006; Ord. 2006-23, 2006; Ord. 2005-25, 2005; Ord. 2005-22, 2005; Ord. 2005-19, 2005; Ord. 2005-07, 2005; Ord. 2004-40, 2004; Ord. 2004-39, 2004; Ord. 2004-36, 2004; Ord. 2004-35, 2004; Ord. 2004-30, 2004; Ord. 2004-19, 2004; Ord. 2004-17, 2004; Ord. 2004-05, 2004; Ord. 2003-21, 2003; Ord. 2003-11, 2003; Ord. 2002-11, 2002; Ord. 2002-10, 2002; Ord. 2000-05, 2000; Ord. 99-02 § 1, 1999; Ord. 9811, 1998; Ord. 98-09, 1998; Ord. 98-04, 1998; Ord. 98-03, 1998; Ord. 98-02, 1998; Ord. 9801, 1998; Ord 97-18, 1997; Ord. 97-16, 1997; Ord. 97-14, 1997; Ord. 97-05, 1997; Ord. 96-21 (part), 1996; Ord. 95-11(B), 1995; Ord. 94-26, 1994; Ord. 94-7, 1994; Ord. 93-16 (part), 1993; Ord. 93-9, 1993; Ord. 93-7, 1993; Ord. 92-12, 1992; Ord. 90-4, 1990; Ord. 90-2, 1990; Ord. 89-8, 1989; Ord. 87-8, 1987; Ord. 86-4, 1986; Ord. 86-1, 1986; Ord. 85-3 § 4, 1985; Ord. 8210, 1982; Ord. 82-8, 1982; Res. DPW-81-81, 1981; Res. DPW-69-81, 1981; Res. DPW-6881, 1981; Res. DPW-51-81, 1981; Res. DPW-881, 1981; Res. RD-51-80, 1980; Res. RD-5080, 1980; Res. RD-94-79, 1979; Res. RD-8279, 1979; Res. RD-50-79, 1979; Res. 49-79, 1979; Res. RD-48-79, 1979; Res. RD-41-79, 1979; Res. RD-40-79, 1979; Res. RD-34-79, 1979; Res. RD-33-79, 1979; Res. RD-32-79, 1979; Res. RD-31-79, 1979; Res. RD-29-79, 1979; Res. RD-25-79, 1979; Res. RD-83-78, 1978; Res. RD-70-78, 1978; Res. RD-60-78, 1978; Res. RD-51-78, 1978; Res. RD-111-77, 1977; Res. RD-110-77, 1977; Res. RD-108-77, 1977; Res. RD-88-77, 1977; Res. RD-71-77, 1977; Res. RD-63-77, 1977; Res. RD-62-77, 1977; Res. RD-61-77, 1977; Res. RD-60-77, 1977; Res. RD-27-77, 1977; Res. RD-60-76, 1976; Res. RD-59-76, 1976; Res. RD-58-76, 1976; Res. RD-57-76, 1976; Res. RD-50-76, 1976; Res. RD-48-76, 1976; Res. RD-57-75, 1975; Res. RD-56-75, 1975; Res. RD-55-75, 1975; Res. RD-54-75, 1975; Res. RD-53-75, 1975; Res. RD-52-75, 1975; Res. RD-50-75, 1975; Res. RD-48-75, 1975; Res. RD-12-75, 1975; Res. RD-11-75, 1975; Res. RD-59-74, 1974; Res. RD-47-74, 1974; Res. RD-45-74, 1974; Res. RD-40-74, 1974; Res. RD-37-74, 1974; Res. RD-36-74, 1974; Res. 30-74, 1974; Res. RD-82-73 (part), 1973).

10.12.011 Stop or yield signs at railroad crossings.
Stop or yield signs shall be posted at railroad crossings on county roads which are not otherwise signalized in accordance with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. (MUTCD). (Ord. 97-04, 1997).

10.12.020 Signs installation.
The county engineer is instructed to install the required road signs to comply with this chapter as soon as possible. (Res. RD-82-73 (part), 1973).

10.12.030 Enforcement.
The enforcement of this chapter will be made upon installation of the designated signs. (Res. RD-82-73 (part), 1973).

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Chapter 10.16
PERMIT FEES FOR OVERWEIGHT VEHICLES*

Sections
10.16.010 Permit, fee schedule.
10.16.020 State Highway Commission permit.
10.16.030 Permit issuance - Fee collection.
10.16.040 Penalties.
10.16.050 Fee schedule - General instructions.

* For the statutory provisions regarding permits for overlegal loads, see RCW 46.44.090 - 46.44.095.

10.16.010 Permit, fee schedule.
The schedules of permits and fees as set forth in RCW 46.44 for use on state primary and secondary highways shall be adopted as the schedule of permits and fees for all county roads. (Vol. M, p. 27, 1959).

10.16.020 State Highway Commission permit.
Any applicant who has secured the necessary permit and paid the scheduled fees to the State Highway Commission for vehicular movement into the county may be issued a similar permit to continue said vehicular movement over county roads as designated by the county engineer or his representative and no additional fee will be charged. (Vol. M, p. 27, 1959).

10.16.030 Permit issuance - Fee collection.
All said permits for vehicular movement originating on county roads shall be issued by the county engineer or his representative, and fees as scheduled in RCW 46.44 shall be collected and deposited in the county road fund. (Vol. M, p. 27, 1959).

10.16.040 Penalties.
Penalties for failure to comply with the restrictions set forth in Sections 10.16.010 through 10.16.030 shall conform to RCW 46.44. (Vol. M, p. 27, 1959).

10.16.050 Fee schedule - General instructions.
The following schedule of fees and outline of procedure for issuing permits in the county is adopted:

Overlegal Permits

  1. County Permits.
    1. Log tolerance, per truck, five dollars each.
    2. Overload permits (seasonal - emergency), one dollar each.
    3. Overweight: minimum charge is five dollars or rate per mile, whichever is greater.
      Pounds overweight    Amount Per Mile
      6,000   $.10
      12,000   .20
      18,000   .30
      24,000   .50
      36,000   .90
      over 36,000   1.10
    4. Overlength, overheight, and excessive overhang - issue permit, no charge,
    5. Overwidth: three-dollar charge for one trip or one hundred fifty dollars for annual permit per vehicle - twelve feet maximum.
  2. County Permission on State Permits.
    1. Building fourteen feet or over, additional charge: ten dollars for county permit,
    2. Other permits, validate back of permit and make entry on county record sheet: no charge;
  3. General Instructions.
    1. Permits shall be issued for one vehicle and one trip only; except, overwidth permit may be issued on annual basis per vehicle.
    2. In the case of an overlegal permit with more than one overlegal aspect, the charge will be for one overlegal aspect only, whichever is higher.
    3. Permits must be paid in cash or by checks payable to the Kittitas County Department of Public Works before they are validated.
    4. Permits shall be issued at the office of the department of public works, Room 108, Kittitas County Courthouse, Ellensburg, Washington, from eight a.m. to five p.m. Monday through Friday, except legal holidays.
    5. Overlegal moving on county roads will be allowable during daylight hours only Monday through Saturday at noon, excluding all holidays, unless otherwise specified by the director of public works. (Res. DPW-1-82, 1982: Res. RD-51-79: Res. RD-26-79, 1979: Res. RD-6111, Vol. M, p. 324, 1961).
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Chapter 10.20
PERMITS FOR LOGGING TRUCKS

(Repealed by Resolution 85-48)

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Chapter 10.24
ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES

Sections
10.24.010 Plan adopted.
10.24.020 Wheeled all-terrain vehicle operation on county roads.

10.24.010 Plan adopted.
The board of county commissioners adopts the Kittitas County All-Terrain Vehicle Action Plan. (Res. 75-67, 1975).

10.24.020 Wheeled all-terrain vehicle operation on county roads.
The operation of wheeled all-terrain vehicles, as described in RCW 46.09, with the additional requirement that wheeled all-terrain vehicles have head lights that are utilized at all times, shall be allowed on county maintained roads that have posted speed limits of 35 miles per hour or less. (Ord. 2014-006, 2014;)

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Chapter 10.28
SEASONAL WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Sections
10.28.010 Declaration of purpose.
10.28.020 Scope and construction of terms.
10.28.030 Definitions.
10.28.040 Emergency load limitations.
10.28.050 Special permits for authorized vehicles.
10.28.060 Maximum speed permitted on posted roads.
10.28.070 Penalty.
10.28.080 Action for damage.

10.28.010 Declaration of purpose.
It is the policy of the board of county commissioners to:

  1. Establish general emergency load limitations upon county roads during load sensitive periods;
  2. Establish special load limitations for school buses, motor trucks transporting perishable commodities or commodities necessary to the health and welfare of county residents, and motor vehicles providing services necessary for health and welfare, when such emergency load limitations are in effect;
  3. Request the Washington State Patrol's assistance with weight control enforcement. (Ord. 92-10 (part), 1992).

10.28.020 Scope and construction of terms.
The definitions in this chapter shall control the meaning of terms used in this chapter. Where no definition is expressly stated in this chapter, a term shall have that meaning clearly indicated by, or reasonably implied from, the context in which such term is used. (Ord. 92-10 (part), 1992).

10.28.030 Definitions.

Authorized emergency vehicle
Any vehicle of any fire department, police department, sheriff's office, coroner, prosecuting attorney, Washington State Patrol, ambulance service, public or private, which need not be classified, registered, or authorized by the State Patrol.
Commodity necessary for health and welfare
Any thing provided to the public which is necessary to provide essential shelter, food or fuel to people and animals.
County road
Every public highway or part thereof, outside the limits of cities and towns, and which has not been designated as a state highway.
Director of public works
The county director of public works, the county engineer or his/her designee.
Gross weight
The total vehicle weight including load.
Perishable commodity
A product of agriculture, aquaculture, or manufacture which by its nature is subject to destruction, decay, deterioration or spoilage except under proper conditions.
Person
Includes every natural person, firm, copartnership, corporation, association or organization.
Pneumatic tire
Includes every tire of rubber or other resilient material designed to be inflated with compressed air to support the load thereon.
School bus
Every motor vehicle used regularly to transport children to and from school or in connection with school activities, which is subject to the requirements set forth in the most recent edition of "Specifications for School Buses" published by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, but does not include buses operated by common carriers in urban transportation of school children.
Service necessary for health and welfare
Any service provided to the public which is necessary to maintain essential power, gas, communications, garbage, sewer and water services for the public.
Tire width
In the case of pneumatic tires, means the maximum overall normal inflated width, as stipulated by the manufacturer, when inflated to the pressure specified and without load thereon.
Truck
Any motor vehicle designed or used for the transportation of commodities, merchandise, produce, freight, animals or other things.
Vehicle
Includes every device capable of being moved upon a public highway and in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway.

(Ord. 92-10 (part), 1992).

10.28.040 Emergency load limitations.

  1. When the director of public works determines that during load sensitive periods, vehicles whose gross tire loads exceed those described in this section will seriously damage or destroy a county road, the director of public works may impose the following limits on vehicle weights, except for authorized emergency vehicles:
          
    Conventional Pneumatic Tires   Tubeless or Special Pneumatic Tires with .5 Marking
    Tire Width     Gross Load - Each Tire     Tire Width     Gross Load - Each Tire
    7.00*   1800 lbs.   8-22.5*   1800 lbs.
    7.50   1800 lbs.   9-22.5   1900 lbs.
    8.25   1900 lbs.   10-22.5   2250 lbs.
    9.00   2250 lbs.   11-22.5   2750 lbs.
    10.00   2750 lbs.   11-24.5   2750 lbs.
    11.00**   3000 lbs.   12-22.5**   3000 lbs.

    *And Under
    **And Over

  2. The emergency load limitations imposed by this section shall become effective upon the erection and maintenance by the director of public works of signs designating the load limitations (visible to the operator of a vehicle as he/she enters the restricted area), and shall remain in effect until the load sensitive period ends and such signs are removed by the director of public works. (Ord. 92-10 (part), 1992)

10.28.050 Special permits for authorized vehicles.

  1. In accordance with RCW 46.44.092 and 46.44.093, the county director of public works is authorized, during load sensitive periods, to issue special permits for the operation (upon any county road within the county) of a vehicle or combination of vehicles exceeding the maximum loads specified in Section 10.28.040, to the following classes of vehicles:
    1. School buses (no extracurricular activities);
    2. Milk trucks with dual tires on rear axles and on trailers;
    3. Trucks hauling perishable commodities. To obtain a permit, drivers must show proof that at least fifty percent of their load is fresh produce and/or perishables;
    4. Garbage vehicles making pickups required for health, e.g., schools, hospitals and institutions;
    5. Dead animal services required for health reasons;
    6. Vehicles or emergency equipment vendors hauling medical supplies (gases, drugs, etc.);
    7. Feed trucks - one trip basis only;
    8. Fuel trucks - one trip basis only, allowed to haul one-half loads on emergency basis;
    9. Vehicles engaged in septic tank pumping - emergency basis, one trip only;
    10. Public transportation vehicles;
    11. Vehicles providing service necessary for health and welfare;
    12. Authorized emergency vehicles.
  2. A permit issued to a vehicle in one of the classes of vehicles listed in subsection (1) of this section shall be subject to the following conditions:
    1. The gross weight of such vehicle shall not exceed that amount determined by multiplying the total number of tires concentrated upon the surface of the road times the maximum allowable gross weight per tire;
    2. No allowance shall be made for any second gear axle suspended from the frame of the vehicle independent of the regular driving axle, otherwise known as "rigid tail-axles";
    3. Allowance will be made for single tires only on the front of a vehicle;
    4. The load distribution on any axle of a vehicle shall be such that it will not load the tires on said axle in excess of the prescribed load, as set forth above, and any loading in excess of the specified maximum will be considered a violation of this chapter;
    5. In an attempt to comply with requirements of this section, the power unit of any combination shall be sufficiently designed to lawfully handle the designated weight;
    6. The special permit shall be clearly displayed in the lower right hand corner of the vehicle's windshield while moving on any restricted county road;
  3. The following limits on vehicle weights shall apply to vehicles receiving permits under this section:
          
    Tubeless or Special Conventional Pneumatic Tires   Pneumatic Tires with .5 Marking
    Tire Width     Gross Load - Each Tire     Tire Width     Gross Load - Each Tire
    7.00*   1800 lbs.   8-22.5*   1800 lbs.
    7.50   2000 lbs.   9-22.5   2200 lbs.
    8.25   2200 lbs.   10-22.5   2600 lbs.
    9.00   2600 lbs.   11-22.5   3200 lbs.
    10.00   3200 lbs.   11-24.5   3200 lbs.
    11.00**   3600 lbs.   12-22.5   3600 lbs.

    *And Under

    If a vehicle has ten-inch or wider tires on the front axle and otherwise qualifies for a permit, the vehicle may be allowed to have 10,000 pounds gross weight on the front axle under emergency load limitations.
         Tires over eleven inches in width may be issued a special permit for loads of 3,000 pounds plus 400 pounds per inch of tire in excess of eleven inches, up to 5,250 pounds per tire.
  4. Any vehicle requiring a special permit under this section shall not exceed twenty-five miles per hour on any county road subject to emergency load limitations.
  5. Where a specific hardship occurs, variances from the special permit weight limitations may, in the discretion of the director of public works, be issued on a case-by-case basis. Such variance permits may allow a vehicle to exceed the gross weight limits of this section, subject to specified times and routes of movement needed to protect the county roads from serious damage. (Ord. 92-10 (part), 1992).

10.28.060 Maximum speed permitted on posted roads.
Except where applicable law specifies a lower speed, the county engineer may post a reduced speed limit as low as twenty miles per hour upon any county road under emergency load limitations. (Ord. 92-10 (part), 1992).

10.28.070 Penalty.
Any person violating any emergency load limitations on a county road during a load sensitive period shall be in violation of this chapter. A violation of this chapter shall constitute a traffic infraction under the provisions of RCW 46.44.105, 46.44.100, and 46.44.080, subjecting the violator to the monetary penalties provided in chapters 46.44 and 46.61 RCW. (Ord. 92-10 (part), 1992).

10.28.080 Action for damage.
Any person operating a motor vehicle upon any county road in violation of any provision of this chapter shall be liable under RCW 46.44.110 and 46.44.120 for any damage caused to such county road as the result of such violation. (Ord. 92-10 (part), 1992).

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Chapter 10.32
SNOWMOBILES

Sections
10.32.010 Roads open for use.
10.32.020 Termination of use.
10.32.030 Repealed.
10.32.040 Crossing public roadways and highways.
10.32.045 Lawful operation on public highway or road.
10.32.050 Violation - Penalty.
10.32.060 Purpose.

10.32.010 Roads open for use.
The following is a list of roads that shall be open to wintertime snowmobile traffic concurrently with motor vehicle traffic. The roads shall be posted as to their authorized use by snowmobiles:

  1. Railroad Street in Easton (from Easton State Park easterly).
  2. First Street in Easton.
  3. Kachess Avenue in Easton.
  4. Depot Street in Easton.
  5. Alley Street in Easton.
  6. Cross Street in Easton north to I-90 Interchange.
  7. No. 277 Road in Easton.
  8. No. 278 Road in Easton. Pelton Avenue in Easton. Cabin Creek Road in Easton.
  9. Liberty Road from MP 0.73 (Jct U.S.F.S. Rd. No. 2017) easterly to end of road at MP 2.10.
  10. Via Kachess.
  11. Salmon La Sac Road (beginning at MP 1.15) westerly to end of road.
  12. Kachess Lake Road (from the snow park to Cabin Creek Road).
  13. Kachess Lake Road (from MP .78 to MP 1.77).
  14. West Sparks Road (entire county road).
  15. Sparks Road (entire county road).
  16. Salmon La Sac Road (from MP 0.00 to MP 1.15).
  17. Kachess River Road (from M.P. 0.00 to M.P. 0.48)
  18. Evergreen Way (from M.P. 0.00 to M.P. 0.20

(Ord. 2004-03, 2004; Ord. 2002-15, 2002; Ord. 2000-4, 2000; Ord. 97-19, 1997; Ord. 97-11, 1997; Ord. 94-36, 1994; Ord. 94-29, 1994: Ord. 82-12 (part), 1982).

10.32.020 Termination of use.
The board of county commissioners may terminate at any time the use of snowmobiles on specified county roads if the use is abused, if there is a safety concern and/or it is in the best interest of the county. (Ord. 82-12 (part), 1982).

10.32.030 Operation standards.
Repealed (Ord. 2011-004, 2011; Ord. 2002-22, 2002; Ord. 82-12 (part), 1982).

10.32.040 Crossing public roadways and highways.
It shall be lawful to drive or operate a snowmobile across public roadways and highways other than limited access highways when:

  1. The crossing is made at an angle of approximately ninety degrees to the direction of the highway and at a place where no obstruction prevents a quick and safe crossing; and
  2. The snowmobile is brought to a complete stop before entering the public roadway or highway; and
  3. The operator of the snowmobile yields the right-of-way to motor vehicles using the public roadway or highway; and
  4. The crossing is made at a place which is greater than one hundred feet from any public roadway or highway intersection.

(Ord. 82-12 (part), 1982)

10.32.045 Lawful operation on public highway or road.
Notwithstanding the provisions of KCC 10.32.040, it shall be lawful to operate a snowmobile upon a public roadway or highway:

  1. Where such roadway or highway is completely covered with snow or ice and has been closed by the County to motor vehicle traffic during the winter months; or
  2. When the County gives notice that such roadway or highway is open to snowmobiles; or
  3. In an emergency during the period of time when and at locations where snow upon the roadway or highway renders such impassible to travel by automobile; or
  4. When traveling along a designated snowmobile trail.

(Ord. 2011-004, 2011)

10.32.050 Violation - Penalty.
Any person violating this chapter shall be guilty of a traffic infraction the disposition of which is provided in Chapter 46.63 RCW. (Ord. 2011-004, 2011; Ord. 82-12 (part), 1982).

10.32.060 Purpose.
It is expressly the purpose of this Chapter to provide for and promote the health, safety and welfare of the general public. This Chapter is not intended to create or otherwise establish or designate any particular class or group of persons who will or should be especially protected or benefitted by its terms. (Ord. 2011-004, 2011)

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Chapter 10.36
OFF-ROAD VEHICLES

Repealed (Ord. 2011-004, 2011)

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Chapter 10.37
OFF-ROAD AND NON-HIGHWAY VEHICLES*

Repealed (Ord. 2011-004, 2011)

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Chapter 10.38
ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS

Sections
10.38.010 Applicability.
10.38.020 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations - Generally.
10.38.030 Prohibitions.
10.38.040 Noticing of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.
10.38.050 Violations-Penalty.

10.38.010 Applicability.
This chapter applies to electric vehicle charging stations on public roads and County-owned property, including the County fairgrounds, courthouse, airport, or similar. (Ord. 2011-013, 2011)

10.38.020 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations - Generally.

  1. Electric vehicle charging stations are reserved for parking and Charging electric vehicles only.
  2. Electric vehicles may be parked in any space designated for public parking, subject to the restrictions that would apply to any other vehicle that would park in that space.(Ord. 2011-013, 2011)

10.38.030 Prohibitions.

  1. Pursuant to Section 10.38.050, when a sign authorized under Section 10.38.040 provides notice that a space is a designated electric vehicle charging station, no person shall park or stand any non-electric vehicle in a designated electric vehicle charging station space. Any non-electric vehicle is subject to fine or removal.
  2. Pursuant to Section 10.38.050, any electric vehicle in any designated electric vehicle charging station space and not electrically charging or parked beyond the days and hours designated on regulatory signs posted at or near the space, shall be subject to a fine and/or removal. For purposes of this subsection, "charging" means an electric vehicle is parked at an electric vehicle charging station and is connected to the charging station equipment. (Ord. 2011-013, 2011)

10.38.040 Noticing of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.

  1. Upon adoption by Kittitas County Board of County Commissioners, the Kittitas County engineer shall cause appropriate signs and marking to be placed in and around electric vehicle charging station spaces, indicating prominently thereon the parking regulations. The signs shall define time limits and hours of operation, as applicable, shall state that the parking space is reserved for charging electric vehicles and that an electric vehicle may only park in the space for charging purposes. Violators are subject to a fine and/or removal of their vehicle. (Ord. 2011-013, 2011)

10.38.050 Violations-Penalty.

  1. Violations of this chapter shall be punishable as infractions. Punishment shall be by a fine not to exceed the fine prescribed in accordance with Chapter 46.63 RCW. Each day such violation is committed shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such.
  2. In addition to a fine, a person who has parked or left a vehicle standing upon a street, alley, or Kittitas County parking lot or garage in violation of this chapter is subject to having the vehicle removed from the street, alley, or Kittitas County parking lot or garage and impounded by any member of the sheriff's department authorized by the sheriff or designated law official at the owner's expense. (Ord. 2011-013, 2011)

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