Pocomoke City, Maryland

"The friendliest town on the Eastern Shore"

Ordinance No. 454, Adopted 7/6/2020, Updated 7/7/2020

ORDINANCE NO. 454

AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF

POCOMOKE CITY, MARYLAND, ADDING SPEED MONITORING SYSTEMS

VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC

       WHEREAS, pursuant to the Charter of Pocomoke City, Maryland, the Mayor and Council of Pocomoke City, Maryland amends Chapter 220-2 of the Code of the City of Pocomoke entitled Adoption of Traffic Regulations; Signs which will allow Speed Monitoring Systems.

        WHEREAS, Sec. 21-809 of the Transportation Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland empowers the City to use and enforce citations issued from speed monitoring systems within the one-half mile of any school within City limits. The purpose of the law was to provide for the safety of school-aged children and residents.

         WHEREAS, the term “Speed Monitoring System” means a device with one or more motor vehicle sensors producing recorded images of motor vehicles traveling at speed at least 12 miles per hour or more above the posted speed limit. Speed camera enforcement, using speed monitoring systems that are portable or fixed, is authorized at locations within school zones in the City of Pocomoke City and on any other roadway within City limits.

          NOW, THEREFORE, BR IT ENACTED AND ORDAINED, that this ordinance shall take effect 30 days after approval by the Mayor and Council of Pocomoke City, Maryland.

 

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