AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF
ONE-WAY TRAFFIC REGULATIONS IN THE TOWN OF PLAINFIELD
WHEREAS, it has been determined to be in the best interest of the Town of Plainfield to regulate compliance with the one-way traffic signs on public streets within the Town of Plainfield,
BE IT ORDAINED by the Town Council of the Town of Plainfield of Hendricks County, Indiana, that:
SECTION 1. PURPOSE
The purpose of this ordinance is to regulate compliance with the one-way traffic signs directing the flow of traffic on public streets within the Town of Plainfield for the protection of public health, safety and welfare.
SECTION 2. AUTHORITY
Whenever any ordinance of the Town of Plainfield designates any street or alley as a one-way street or alley within the Town of Plainfield, the Superintendent of Public Works, subject to the authority and discretion of the Town Council, shall place and maintain or cause to be placed and maintained, as it deems essential to the traffic conditions thereon, signs giving notice of such portions that shall be used for one-way traffic. Signs indicating the direction of lawful traffic movement shall be placed at every intersection where movement of traffic in the opposite direction is prohibited.
SECTION 3. ENFORCEMENT
A person who operates a motor vehicle must obey the one-way traffic signs directing the flow of traffic on public streets within the Town of Plainfield.
An Officer of Plainfield Metropolitan Police Department may issue a citation for a failure to comply with a one-way traffic sign within the corporate boundaries of the Town of Plainfield.
SECTION 4. VIOLATION
Any person who violates this ordinance shall be fined not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) for each offense or more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) for a single offense.
SECTION 5. EFFECTIVE DATE
This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication according to law.
SAID ORDINANCE is hereby passed and adopted this 11th day of April, 2005.
TOWN COUNCIL, TOWN OF PLAINFIELD
HENDRICKS COUNTY, INDIANA:
Robin G. Brandgard, President
Daniel W. Fivecoat
Edmond L. Gaddie Jr.
H. Michael Isaacs, Clerk-Treasurer,
Town of Plainfield, Indiana