ORDINANCE NO. 825
AN ORDINANCE OF THE
REDUCING THE PERMISSIBLE VEHICLE WEIGHT
ON PROSPECT AVENUE IN THE HIGHGROVE AREA
The Board of Supervisors of the
Section 1. Weight Prohibition
Pursuant to California Vehicle Code Section 35701, any commercial vehicle exceeding a manufacturer’s gross vehicle weight rating of 12,000 pounds is prohibited from using
Section 2. Exemption
Pursuant to California Vehicle Code Section 35703, this Ordinance does not prohibit any commercial vehicles coming from an unrestricted street having ingress and egress by direct route to and from Prospect Avenue when necessary for the purpose of making pickups or deliveries of goods, wares, and merchandise from or to any building structure located on Prospect Avenue or for the purpose of delivering materials to be used in the actual and bona fide repair, alteration, remodeling or construction of any building or structure upon Prospect Avenue for which a building permit has previously been obtained.
Commercial vehicles owned by a public utility or a licensed contractor while necessarily in use in the construction, installation, or repair of any public utility are exempt from the vehicle weight restriction.
Section 3. Notice
Pursuant to California Vehicle Code Section 35701(b), this Ordinance shall not be effective until signs are posted. The Director of Transportation is hereby authorized to post signs indicating that the weight restriction is in effect.
Violation of this Ordinance shall be an infraction, punishable by a fine of $100 for the first infraction, a fine of $200 for the second infraction, and a fine of $250 for each additional violation of this Ordinance within a period of one year after the second infraction.