By-law to Reduce Speed Limits Within a School Zone on Certain Highways

BY-LAW Number: 
2016-053
Summary: 

BEING A BY-LAW TO REDUCE THE SPEED LIMIT WITHIN A SCHOOL ZONE ON CERTAIN MUNICIPAL HIGHWAYS  


WHEREAS By-law 00-62, as amended designated certain highways as a Community Safety Zone;
 
AND WHEREAS Section 128 (5) of the Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter H.8, allows a municipality, by by-law, to designate the rate of speed within a portion of a highway under its jurisdiction that adjoins the entrance to or exit from a school and that is within 150 metres along the highway in either direction beyond the limits of the land used for the purposes of the school as a school zone; and for motor vehicles driven, on days on which school is regularly held, on the portion of a highway so designated, prescribe a rate of speed that is lower than the rate of speed otherwise prescribed under subsection (1) or (2) for that portion of highway, and prescribe the time or times at which the speed limit is effective;
 
AND WHEREAS By-law No. 2008-150 established reduced speed limits within a school zone on certain municipal highways;
 
AND WHEREAS By-law No. 2008-150 was amended to include additional highways and school zones;
 
AND WHEREAS Council deems it necessary to amend By-law No. 2008-150 to include
 
NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF COLLINGWOOD HEREBY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
 
  1. THAT Section 2 of By-law No. 2008-150 be amended to include the following School Zone for the purpose of reducing the speed limit to 40 kilometres per hour for motor vehicles travelling along a portion of highway within 150 metres in either direction beyond the limits of the land used for the purposes of a school (school zone):
 
Highway
School (School Zone)
Prescribed Times
Findlay Drive
Notre-Dame-de-la-Huronie
Anytime
Newbourne Street
Notre-Dame-de-la-Huronie
Anytime
 
  1. THAT signs be posted in a conspicuous place at each approach to the section of highway identifying the newly posted speed limit;
 
  1. THAT this By-law shall come into full force and effect on the date of final passage hereof at which time all By-laws and/or resolutions that are inconsistent with the provisions of this By-law and the same are hereby repealed or rescinded insofar as it is necessary to give effect to the provisions of this By-law.
 
ENACTED AND PASSED this 8th day of August, 2016.
 
                                                                                                ____________________________
                                                                                                MAYOR
 
 
                                                                                                ____________________________
                                                                                                CLERK
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