Traffic Bylaw and Amendments Thereto

Number: 
04-15
 
TOWN OF OLDS
BYLAW NO.  04-15
 

TRAFFIC BYLAW
 
Being a Bylaw to provide for the regulation of parking and of the use of highways located within the Town of Olds in the Province of Alberta.
 
WHEREAS: The Traffic Safety Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. T-6, section 13 provides that a Municipal Council may pass a Bylaw with respect to regulation of parking and the use of highways under its direction, control and management.
 
AND WHEREAS: Council has deemed it necessary to rescind and replace Bylaw 1516-97 and Bylaw 00-08 Amending Bylaw 1516-97.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF OLDS, IN  THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA, DULY ASSEMBLED, ENACTS AS FOLLOWS: 
 
1. TITLE
1.1 This Bylaw may be cited as the “Town of Olds Traffic Bylaw”.
 
2. DEFINITIONS
 
2.1 Words used in this Bylaw which have been defined in the Act or the Regulations have the same meaning when used in this Bylaw.
 
2.2 In this Bylaw:
 
(a) “Act” means The Traffic Safety Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. T-6, as amended or replaced from time to time;
 
(b) “Regulations” means The Use of Highway and Rules of the Road Regulation, (A.R. 304/2002) made pursuant to the Act;
(c) “alley” as defined in the Act means a narrow highway intended chiefly to give access to the rear of buildings and parcels of land;
(d) “boulevard” as defined in the Act means that part of a highway in an urban area that
(i) is not roadway, and
(ii) is that part of the sidewalk that is not especially adapted to the use of or ordinarily used by pedestrians;
 
(e) "Bylaw Enforcement Officer" means a person appointed by the Chief Bylaw Enforcement Officer for the Town of Olds as a Bylaw Enforcement Officer who shall have the authority of a peace officer only with respect to the enforcement of the bylaws of the Town;
 
(f) "Chief Administrative Officer" means a Municipal official in the responsible role of Chief Administrative Officer of the Town of Olds or anyone authorized to act on his or her behalf;
 
(g) "Chief of Police" means the non-commissioned officer in command of the RCMP detachment in the Town of Olds;
 
(h) "Council" means the Municipal Council of the Town of Olds;
 
(i) “crosswalk” as defined in the Regulations means
 
  • (i)  that part of a roadway at an intersection included within the connection of the lateral line of the sidewalks on opposite sides of the roadway measured from the curbs or, in the absence of curbs, from the edges of the roadway, or
  • (ii) any part of a roadway at an intersection or elsewhere distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by signs or by lines or by other markings on the road surface; 
(j) “curb” means the actual concrete or asphalt curb, or in the absence of one, the dividing line of a highway between the edge of the roadway and the sidewalk;
 
(k) “disabled parking zone” means a space or portion of a highway or parking lot set apart and designated exclusively for the parking of vehicles bearing a valid disabled placard or license plate issued or recognized by the Registrar of Motor Vehicle Services, and so marked with a sign or other marking authorized by the Chief Administrative Officer;
 
(l) “emergency vehicle” as defined in the Act means, 
  • (i) a vehicle operated by a police service as defined in the Police Act;
  • (ii) a fire fighting or other type of vehicle operated by the fire protection   service of a municipality;
  • (iii) an ambulance operated by a person or organization authorized to provide ambulance services in the municipality;
  • (iv) a vehicle operated as a gas disconnection unit of a public utility;
  • (v) a vehicle designated by regulation as an emergency response unit;
(m) “heavy vehicle” means a motor vehicle, alone or together with any trailer, semi-trailer or other vehicle being towed by the motor vehicle, with a registration gross weight of five (5) tonnes or more, or exceeding eleven (11) metres in total length.  A public passenger vehicle, when engaged in the transport of passengers, shall be deemed to be excluded from the definition of a heavy vehicle for the purposes of sections 12.1 and 12.2 of this Bylaw;
 
(n) “highway” as defined in the Act means any thoroughfare, street, road, trail, avenue, parkway, driveway, viaduct, lane, alley, square, bridge, causeway, trestle way or other place or any part of any of them, whether publicly or privately owned, that the public is ordinarily entitled or permitted to use for the passage or parking of vehicles and includes
  • (i) a sidewalk, including a boulevard adjacent to the sidewalk,
  • (ii) if a ditch lies adjacent to and parallel with the roadway, the ditch, and
  • (iii) if a highway right of way is contained between fences or between a fence and one side of the roadway, all the land between the fences, or all the land between the fence and the edge of the roadway, as the case may be,
but does not include a place declared by regulation not to be a highway;
 
(o) "loading zone" means a portion of the street adjacent to the curb designated by traffic control device for the exclusive use of vehicles loading or unloading passengers or materials;
 
(p) "maximum weight” means the maximum weight permitted for a vehicle and load pursuant to the vehicle’s official registration certificate issued by the Province of Alberta, or absent such certificate, the combined weight of the vehicle and the heaviest load that may be carried in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the applicable regulations passed pursuant to the Act;
 
(q) “median” as defined in the Regulations means a physical barrier or area that separates lanes of traffic traveling on a highway;
 
(r) “motor vehicle” as defined in the Act; means
  • (i) a vehicle propelled by any power other than muscular power, or
  • (ii) a moped,
but does not include a bicycle, a power bicycle, an aircraft, an implement of husbandry or a motor vehicle that runs only on rails;
 
(s) “parade or procession” means any group of pedestrians (except military or funeral processions) numbering more than twenty five (25)  who are marching, walking, running, standing or racing on a roadway or sidewalk, and includes any group of vehicles (excepting military or funeral processions) numbering ten (10) or more that are involved in a procession on a roadway;
 
(t) “park” as defined in the Regulations means allowing a vehicle to remain stationary in one place, except
  • (i) while actually engaged in loading or unloading passengers, or
  • (ii) when complying with a direction given by a peace officer or traffic control device;
(u) "parking violation tag" means a tag issued in lieu of prosecution in respect of an infraction against this Bylaw or the parking provisions of the Regulations in a form approved by the Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate;
 
(v) "parking stall" means a portion of a roadway or public parking lot indicated by markings as a parking space for one vehicle;
 
(w) “peace officer” means
  • (i) a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police;
  • (ii) a member of a municipal police service;
  • (iii) a special constable if under that person’s appointment as a special constable that person is empowered to carry out the duties of a peace officer under, or to enforce the provisions of, this Act;
  • (iv)  a duly appointed Bylaw Enforcement Officer employed by the Town;
  • (v) a park warden appointed under the Parks Canada Agency Act (Canada);
  • (vi) a conservation officer appointed under section 7 of Schedule 5 to the Government Organization Act;
  • (vii) a forest officer appointed under the Forests Act;
  • (viii) a wildlife officer appointed under the Wildlife Act;
(x) “pedestrian” as defined in the Act means 
  • (i) a person on foot, or
  • (ii) a person in or on a mobility aid,
and includes those persons designated by regulation as pedestrians;
 
(y) "private road" or "driveway" means an entrance from a roadway to private property or a road or space on private property designed for vehicular traffic that is not open to the general public; 
 
(z) “public holiday” means a Sunday, a Holiday as defined in the Interpretation Act of the Province of Alberta, and any day or portion of a day so proclaimed by the Mayor or so declared by the Council of the Town of Olds;
 
(aa) “refuse” means any substance or material discarded or disposed of within the Town other than by lawful deposit at a disposal site and includes animal waste, dry waste, construction waste, garbage, industrial waste, chemical waste, yard waste, litter, ashes, medical waste and any other types of refuse or waste whatsoever;
 
(bb) “roadway” as defined in the Act means that part of a highway intended for use by vehicular traffic;
 
(cc) “sidewalk” as defined in the Act means that part of a highway especially adapted to the use of or ordinarily used by pedestrians, and includes that part of a highway between 
  • (i) the curb line, or
  • (ii) where there is no curb line, the edge of the roadway, 
and the adjacent property line, whether or not it is paved or improved;
 
(dd) "Municipality" or “Town” means the Corporation of the Town of Olds or the area contained within the corporate boundaries of the Town, as the context requires;
 
(ee) "specified penalty" means a penalty for specific offences in this Bylaw as provided for in Schedule A of this Bylaw
(ff) “traffic control device” as defined in the Act means any sign, signal, marking or device placed, marked or erected under the authority of this Act for the purpose of regulating, warning or guiding traffic;
 
(gg) “traffic control signal” as defined in the Act means a traffic control device, whether manually, electrically or mechanically operated, by which traffic is directed to stop and to proceed;
 
(hh) "track" means to allow, cause or permit any substance or material, excluding snow or ice clinging to vehicles due to winter conditions,  from being deposited by becoming loose or detached from the tires or any other part of a vehicle whether the vehicle is moving or stationary;
 
(ii) “truck loading zone” means a space or section of the roadway so marked with a sign or other marking authorized by the Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate permitting parking therein for the period of time reasonably necessary to load or unload goods, materials or merchandise;
 
(jj) “truck route” means a highway within the Town upon which the operation of Heavy Vehicles is permitted, and which has been designated as such in this Bylaw;
 
(kk) “vehicle” means a device in, on or by which a person or thing may be transported or drawn on a highway and includes a combination of vehicles but does not include a mobility aid;
 
(ll) “vehicle storage area” means any area which is at least one hundred and fifty (150) metres away from the nearest residential, institutional or assembly occupancy, and that has been so designated and approved by the Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate;
 
3. TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES AND AUTHORITY TO PLACE
 
3.1 Pursuant to section 110 of the Act, the Chief Administrative Officer is hereby delegated the authority to place, erect, display or alter traffic control devices at such locations within the Town as he or she may determine, or as Council may by resolution direct, for the purpose of controlling and regulating traffic, including, but not limited to, the following specific purposes:
 
(a) To divide the surface of a roadway into traffic lanes marked by solid or broken lines;
 
(b) To prohibit “U” turns at any intersection;
 
(c) To designate any intersection or other place on a highway as an intersection or place at which no left hand turn or right hand turn shall be made;
 
(d) To designate as a one-way street any roadway or portion thereof;
 
(e) To designate “School Zones” and “Playground Zones”;
 
(f) To designate roadways or portions thereof as truck routes, parking lots, and vehicle storage areas for heavy vehicles and/or recreational vehicles; 
 
(g) To set apart as a “through-street” any roadway or part of a roadway and to control entry to any roadway by means of a “stop” sign or “yield’ sign;
 
(h) To designate a crosswalk upon any roadway;
 
(i) To designate “parking” zones, passenger and truck loading zones, disabled parking zones, “no parking” and “no stopping” zones, and the times and days when the restrictions of such zones are in effect;
 
(j) To close or restrict the use of any highway, or any part of any highway, either as to the full width thereof or as to part of the width thereof with respect to any class or classes of vehicles or with respect to any class or classes of pedestrians; 
 
(k) To prohibit, restrict or regulate the parking of vehicles or any particular class of vehicles on any highway or other public place or any portion thereof during such hours as he or she may determine;
 
(l) To designate and mark guidelines for parking on any highway or other public place or any portion thereof;
 
(m) To indicate the maximum speed limits for any roadway;
 
(n) To designate a roadway or certain portion of a roadway as a "Truck Route";
 
(o) To issue a permit for a heavy vehicle to be operated on a roadway or portion of a roadway not designated as a "truck route", subject to such restriction including, but not limited to, dates, times and purposes.  A request for such permit may be refused and such refusal may be appealed in writing to Council.
 
3.2 The Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate is hereby delegated the authority to place, or cause to be placed, temporary traffic control devices prohibiting the parking of vehicles on a roadway for snow cleaning and maintenance purposes at least 12 hours prior to such cleaning or maintenance.
 
3.3 The Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate is hereby delegated the authority to designate the location of traffic control devices and traffic control signals and undertake the placement of same.
 
3.4 The Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate shall cause a record to be kept of the location of all traffic control devices placed pursuant to this section and this record shall be open to public inspection during normal business hours.
 
3.5 Traffic control devices placed and located pursuant to this section are deemed to have been made pursuant to this Bylaw.
 
3.6 Notwithstanding any provision of this Bylaw all traffic control devices placed, erected or marked along highways located in the Town prior to the passing of this Bylaw shall be deemed to be duly authorized traffic control devices until altered pursuant to the provisions of section 3.1 of this Bylaw.
 
4. TEMPORARY CLOSING OF ROADWAYS
 
4.1 In any case where, by reason of any emergency or any other special circumstances, it is the opinion of the Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate that it is desirable and in the public interest to do so, the Chief Administrative Officer or his designate may:
 
(a) Temporarily close within the Town, any roadway, sidewalk, boulevard or public parking lot, in whole or in part, to traffic;
 
(b) Temporarily suspend parking privileges granted by the provision of this or any other bylaw;
 
(c) Take such measures necessary for the temporary closing of such roadways, sidewalks, boulevards or public parking lots or suspension of parking and place barricades or post appropriate notices on or near the roadways, sidewalks, boulevards or public parking lots concerned;
 
5. SPEED LIMITS AND SCHOOL ZONES
 
5.1 Unless otherwise directed by posted Traffic Control Devices no person shall drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of fifty (50) kilometres per hour on any roadway within the Town.
 
5.2 The Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate may, by signs posted along a roadway, temporarily fix a maximum speed greater or lesser than the speed prescribed by the Regulations and Section 5.1 of this Bylaw. Such designation is for a maximum of 90 days.  In all cases, Council must give final approval to make the maximum speed permanent.
 
5.3 Notwithstanding section 5.1, no person shall drive a motor vehicle in any alley at a greater rate of speed than twenty (20) kilometres per hour.
 
5.4 The Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate may by signs posted along a roadway, fix a maximum speed limit in respect of any part of the highway under construction or repair or in a state of disrepair applicable to all vehicles or to any class or classes of vehicles while traveling over that part of the highway.
 
6. PARKING RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITIONS  
 
6.1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
 
(a) The parking prohibitions and restrictions provided in sections 44 through 49 of the Regulations apply within the Town and may be enforced through the issuance of a bylaw violation tag by a Peace Officer.  
 
(b) A Peace Officer or other person authorized to enforce this Bylaw is hereby authorized to place an erasable chalk mark on the tread face of the tire of a parked vehicle, and to issue and place a bylaw violation tag upon a parked vehicle, without that person or the Town incurring any liability for doing so.
 
(c) Except for a roadway designed as a cul-de-sac, all parking will be parallel parking unless otherwise specified by traffic control device.  For  a roadway designed as a cul-de-sac all parking in the widened portion of the roadway forming the end of the cul-de-sac will be angle or diagonal parking unless prohibited by traffic control device.  
 
(d) Unless specifically permitted by another provision of this Bylaw, no person shall park a vehicle on any portion of a roadway or other public place
  • (i)  diagonally or at an angle where prohibited by any provision of this bylaw
  • (ii) parallel to the roadway where prohibited by any provision of this bylaw
  • (iii) where prohibited by traffic control device;
  • (iv)  for any period longer than permitted by traffic control device.
  • (v)  in any manner contrary to traffic control device
(e) Except when actively engaged in loading or unloading passengers, no person shall park or stop a vehicle in a passenger loading zone.
 
(f) Unless authorized by special permit approved by the Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate no person shall park or stop a vehicle in a truck loading zone for a period of time longer than twenty (20) minutes.
 
(g) No person shall park a vehicle in an alley except for such period of time as may be reasonably necessary for the loading or unloading of passengers or goods from a vehicle, and in any case not longer than one (1) hour.
 
(h) Notwithstanding section 6.1(g), no person shall park a vehicle in an alley in a manner that obstructs the safe passage of other vehicles along the alley.
 
(i) No person shall park any trailer, whether designed for occupancy or for the carrying of goods and equipment, upon any roadway or public parking lot unless said trailer is fully attached to a vehicle by which it may safely and lawfully be drawn along a roadway.
 
(j) Where any type of motor vehicle has removable camping accommodation installed on it, the operator or owner of the vehicle shall not remove and leave the camping accommodation on or extending over any sidewalk, boulevard, alley or any portion of the roadway.
 
(k) No person shall park any commercial licensed vehicle, of any design capacity of more than one (1) tonne, including but not limited to a truck, bus, trailer, or delivery van, on any roadway in a residential area except when such vehicle is actively engaged in bona fide delivery, transport, or other similar activities. 
 
(l) No person shall park any vehicle, trailer or camper on a roadway, alley or public parking lot owned by or in the care, custody and control of the Town of Olds, unless otherwise provided for in this Bylaw, for a period exceeding 72 hours.
 
(m) No person shall park any vehicle, trailer or camper in the parking lots designated for attendees of the Olds Aquatic Center or the Town Office except for the express purpose of and while attending at the Olds Aquatic Center or the Town Office.
 
(n) When the operator and occupants of a vehicle parked in the parking lot at the Olds Aquatic Center are not, at any time while the vehicle is parked therein, on or in the premises of the Olds Aquatic Center, the said vehicle is in violation of section 6.1(m) of this Bylaw.
 
(o) No person shall park any vehicle on any portion of a highway in the Town in such a manner as to constitute a hazard to other persons using the highway, including those using a sidewalk.
 
(p) No person shall park any vehicle upon any land owned by the Town which the Town uses or permits to be used as a playground, recreation area, public park and green space except on such parts thereof clearly signed or otherwise authorized by the Chief Administrative Officer for vehicle parking.
 
(q) Where parking lines are visible on a roadway or parking lot no person shall park a vehicle except within the limits of the lines designating the parking stall.
 
(r) No person shall park a vehicle in such a manner that obstructs the ability to move a legally parked vehicle from a parking space on a roadway, alley, public parking lot or private property.
 
(s) Except in the case of sudden vehicle breakdown, a person shall not stand or park any vehicle on any portion of a highway in the Town for the purpose of servicing or repairing the vehicle.
 
(t) The Town, after clearly posting or signing a roadway or public parking lot a minimum of twelve (12) hours prior may cause a roadway or public parking lot to be cleared of vehicles for the purpose of street cleaning, snow removal or highway repair.  In such cases, the Town may tow and impound vehicles blocking street cleaning or repair equipment at the vehicle owner’s expense.
 
(u) No person shall park a vehicle in an angle parking zone where such vehicle exceeds 6.2 metres in overall length.
 
(v) No person shall park a vehicle on a roadway or parking lot with the motor running in such circumstances and location as to cause a disturbance to residents within the area.
 
6.2 PERMIT PARKING
 
(a) A special parking permit may be issued by the Town for the purpose of allowing resident or visitor on-street parking within residential areas designated by traffic control device as parking by permit only or for customer parking for commercial areas designated by traffic control device as two (2) hour parking zones.
 
(b) No person shall park any vehicle in a zone requiring a parking permit during the restricted times unless the vehicle displays a valid permit.
 
(c) No person issued a permit pursuant to section 6.2(a) shall sell, trade, give away or otherwise allow any unauthorized person to obtain or use the permit.
 
(d) A person that is required to display a permit pursuant to section 6.2(b) shall cause such permit to be displayed in the vehicle in a manner that such permit is clearly visible and legible from the exterior of the vehicle.
 
6.3 PRIVATE PROPERTY
 
(a) No person shall park or leave any vehicles on private land or property that has been clearly marked as such by a sign or signs erected by the owner or his agent unless such person has obtained the permission of the owner, tenant, occupant or person in charge or control of said land or property.
 
(b) An owner, tenant, occupant or person in charge or control of private land or property, when personally satisfied that an unauthorized vehicle is parked on private property, may cause such vehicle to be removed and stored at a suitable place and all costs for the removal and storage will be borne by the owner or operator of the vehicle.  
 
(c) The owner or operator of a vehicle parked on private property without authorization is guilty of an offence under section 6.3(a).
 
(d) No person shall park a vehicle on private property with any part of the vehicle extending over a sidewalk.
 
6.4 DISABLED PARKING
 
(a) The Chief Administrative Officer is hereby authorized to establish, sign or otherwise designate such parking stalls or zones within the Town as he/she deems necessary for the exclusive parking of vehicles bearing a valid disabled placard or license plate issued or recognized by the Registrar of Motor Vehicle Services.
 
(b) In accordance with the provisions of the Town of Olds Land Use Bylaw, the owner, tenant, occupant or person in control of private property within the Town to which vehicles driven by the public generally have access may designate parking spaces for the exclusive parking of vehicles bearing a valid disabled placard or license plate issued or recognized by the Registrar of Motor Vehicle Services.  The signage or markings used to so designate such parking spaces shall be in a form similar to that approved and used by the Chief Administrative Officer.
 
(c) No person shall park or stop a vehicle which does not display a disabled placard or license plate that is issued or recognized by the Registrar of Motor Vehicle Services in a parking space clearly signed or otherwise designated pursuant to sections 6.4(a) or 6.4(b) of this Bylaw.
 
6.5 PARK CAUSING OBSTRUCTION 
 
(a) (i)  No person shall park a vehicle on a sidewalk, boulevard or median except, under special circumstances and by request to the Town, when authorized by the Chief Administration Officer.  
(ii)  Where permission is granted pursuant to Section 6.5(a)(i), any resultant damage will be the responsibility of the owners of the vehicle.    
 
(b) No person shall park a vehicle in such a manner as to obstruct or interfere with an entrance or exit of any public or commercial building open to the general public.
 
(c) No person shall park a vehicle in such a manner as to obstruct or interfere with an entranceway to any fire hall or ambulance station or hospital.
 
(d) No person shall park a vehicle in such a manner as to obstruct or interfere with the use of a doorway intended as a fire or emergency exit from any building.
 
(e) No person shall park a vehicle in front of or within three (3) metres of a refuse collection container, roll out bin or garbage storage area. This does not apply to sidewalk litter bins for general use.
 
6.6 SECOND AND SUBSEQUENT PARKING OFFENCES
 
(a) For timed parking offences under paragraph 6.1(d)(iv) of this Bylaw, second and subsequent offences are deemed to have been committed when a vehicle that has been issued a violation tag remains parked in contravention of the Bylaw for a second or further period of time in excess of the maximum time allowed.
 
(b) For all other offences under this section, second and subsequent offences are deemed to have been committed when a vehicle that has been issued a violation tag remains parked in contravention of the Bylaw 24 hours after the violation tag was issued.
 
7. OPERATION OF VEHICLES
 
7.1 No person shall ride a bicycle or use roller blades or a skateboard on a roadway, sidewalk, boulevard or median in a manner that is unsafe or that interferes with pedestrian or motor vehicle traffic.
 
7.2 No person shall ride, pull or use a sled, toboggan, skis or wagon on a roadway
  • (a) where a sidewalk parallels such roadway or
  • (b) where there is no sidewalk paralleling the roadway, in any manner that interferes with, obstructs or is hazardous to vehicular traffic on the roadway.
7.3 No person shall cling to or otherwise attach themselves or their conveyance to any vehicle while moving on a roadway.
 
7.4 No person shall operate a bicycle or motorcycle on a roadway carrying more passengers than the bicycle or motorcycle is designed to carry.
 
7.5 No person shall move any motor vehicle over or across any curb, sidewalk or boulevard unless such curb has been lowered or otherwise constructed to form a suitable crossing and driveway.
 
7.6 (a)    No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a boulevard, median, playground, recreation area, public park, green space, bicycle trail, nature trail, or nature preserve except as permitted by a traffic control device or, under special circumstances and by request to the Town, when authorized by the Chief Administration Officer.  
(b)    Where permission is granted pursuant to Section 7.6 (a) any resultant damage will be the responsibility of the owners of the vehicle.
 
7.7 No person shall drive, operate or permit to be driven or operated, any vehicle or equipment in such a manner as to track upon a roadway.
 
7.8 Any person who tracks upon a roadway shall, in addition to the penalty, be liable to clean up or remove the substance or material tracked upon the roadway, in default of which the Town may arrange for clean up or removal of such substance or material at the expense of the person tracking or the owner or registered owner of the equipment from which the substance or material was tracked.
 
7.9 No person shall, driving a motor vehicle approaching an intersection controlled by a traffic light, stop sign or other traffic control device, exit the roadway onto private or public property and continue onto the same roadway or an intersecting roadway for the purpose of avoiding the traffic control device.
 
8. PEDESTRIANS
 
8.1 Where a crosswalk at any intersection is marked with lines, no pedestrian shall cross either of the intersecting roadways except within the lines of the marked crosswalk.
 
8.2 A pedestrian shall not cross any roadway within the Town, other than an alley, except within a marked or unmarked crosswalk.
 
8.3 No person shall stand on any roadway, crosswalk or sidewalk in such a manner as to:
 
  • (a) Obstruct vehicular or pedestrian traffic;
  • (b) Annoy or inconvenience any other person lawfully upon such roadway, crosswalk or sidewalk; or
  • (c) Obstruct the entrance to any building.
 
9. PARADES, PROCESSIONS AND SPECIAL EVENTS 
 
9.1 Any person that intends to hold a parade, procession, race or special event involving a roadway, sidewalk, boulevard, median or town parking lot within the Town of Olds shall at least thirty (30) days prior to the scheduled date, make application in writing to the Chief Administrative Officer for permission and in such application shall furnish to the Chief Administrative Officer information with respect to the following, namely:
  • (a) The name and address of the applicant, and if such applicant is an organization, the names, addresses of the executive thereof.
  • (b) The nature and purpose of such parade, procession, race or special event.
  • (c) Date and times.
  • (d) The intended route thereof.
  • (e) The approximate number of persons who will take part therein.
  • (f) The approximate size, number and nature of flags, banners, placards or such similar things to be carried therein and particulars of signs, inspections and wording to be exhibited thereon; and such written application shall bear the signatures and addresses of the persons who will be in control of such parade or procession and who undertake to be reasonable for the good order and conduct thereof.
9.2 The Chief Administrative Officer may either grant permission, with or without conditions, or refuse permission for any reasons that are determined to be appropriate concerns in all the circumstances.  In the case of a refusal the applicant has a right of appeal to  Council who may grant or refuse permission for the parade.
 
9.3 If a refusal for an application for permission to hold a parade is appealed to Council pursuant to section 9.2, Council may:
  • (a) Grant permission without conditions;
  • (b) Grant permission with conditions; or
  • (c) Refuse permission.
9.4 Where permission has been granted pursuant to sections 9.2 or 9.3, the Chief Administrative Officer shall fix the hour and route of the parade or procession and may require to be erected temporary barriers or traffic control devices as he/she deems necessary.
 
9.5 If any funeral procession is in process of formation or proceeding along any roadway, any Peace Officer may regulate all traffic in the vicinity and all persons whether on foot or in vehicles shall obey the order and direction of the Peace Officer so regulating traffic.
 
9.6 Before a funeral procession enters upon, crosses or turns into a roadway designated and marked as a through-street by a stop or yield sign, the first vehicle in the funeral procession shall come to a complete stop in the manner required by the Regulations and shall not drive the vehicle into the intersection until it is safe to do so.  A vehicle that follows in the funeral procession may then enter into the intersection without stopping provided the headlamps are alight.  The provisions of this section shall not apply at an intersection where traffic is controlled by a Peace Officer or by a traffic control signal.
 
9.7 Except for funeral processions, no person shall hold or organize any parade, procession, race or special event unless permission has been first granted by the Chief Administrative Officer or Council pursuant to this section.
 
9.8 No person driving any vehicle, or riding or driving a horse, shall drive or ride through, nor shall any pedestrian walk through, the ranks of a military or funeral procession (the vehicles of which have their lights on), nor through the ranks of another authorized parade or processions, or in any way obstruct, impede or interfere with the same.
 
9.9 No person shall take part in the organization of a parade or procession or participate in a parade or procession, which is conducted without permission having first been granted pursuant to the provisions of this Bylaw.
 
9.10 No person shall carry out or allow or cause to be carried out a parade or procession that does not conform to conditions imposed in a permit issued by the Chief Administrative Officer or his authorized designate.
 
10. FIRES AND FIRE LINES
 
10.1 In case of a fire within the Town, any Peace Officer or member of the Fire Department of the Town of Olds may designate in any manner a line or lines near the location of the fire beyond which no member of the public shall pass, and no unauthorized person, whether on foot, on horse or in a vehicle shall cross such line or lines.
 
10.2 The Town of Olds Fire Chief or any person acting under his/her direction is hereby empowered to move or cause to be moved any vehicle which he/she may deem necessary for the purpose of carrying out any duty, work or undertaking of the Town of Olds Fire Department.
 
10.3 No person shall fail or refuse to comply with any traffic control device or direction of a peace officer or of any officer of the fire department at the scene of a fire or other emergency.
 
11. OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES
 
11.1 No person shall operate an “off-highway vehicle” as defined in section 117 of the Act within the boundaries of the Town unless such use is expressly permitted by traffic control device or by permission granted by the Chief Administrative Officer or his designate.
 
12. HEAVY AND OVER-DIMENSION VEHICLES AND TRUCK ROUTES
 
12.1 No person shall operate or park a heavy vehicle, excluding a motor home, on a roadway or public parking lot owned and operated by the Town except on a designated truck route as described in Schedule “B” and shown in Schedule “C” of this Bylaw, said Schedules being hereby incorporated into and made part of this Bylaw.
 
12.2 Notwithstanding section 12.1, no person shall park a heavy vehicle, excluding a motor home, on a roadway or other public place located within a residential area.
 
12.3 The following shall be deemed not to be operating or parking a heavy vehicle in contravention of sections 12.1 or 12.2 if the said heavy vehicle was being operated on the shortest route between the delivery, pick-up or other location concerned and the nearest truck route by:
  • (a) A person delivering or collecting goods, materials or merchandise to or from the premises of a bona fide customer;
  • (b) A person going to or from the business premises of the owner of the heavy vehicle, a heavy vehicle repair or maintenance facility, or an approved “vehicle storage area” for heavy vehicles;
  • (c) A person towing a disabled vehicle from or along a roadway prohibited to heavy vehicles; and
  • (d) A person actively engaged in lawful public works requiring him by the very nature of such work to deviate from established truck routes.
12.4 No person shall move a building or structure with dimensions exceeding 2.6 metres in width or 4.15 metres in height from the road surface on a roadway within the Town of Olds without obtaining any required provincial permits and a permit issued by the Town.
 
12.5 Any person who desires the permission required by section 12.4 shall make an application in writing to the Chief Administrative Officer for a permit.  The application shall set out a description of the building or structure to be moved, including overall width and height dimensions, description of the tow vehicle including the license number, name and operator's license of the driver of the tow vehicle, the provincial permit number, the origin, destination and route of travel to be used and such further information the Chief Administrative Officer may require.
 
12.6 No person shall utilize engine retarder brakes while operating heavy vehicles within the limits of the Town of Olds.
 
13. MAXIMUM WEIGHTS OF VEHICLES
 
13.1 No person shall drive or park upon any roadway within the Town a vehicle or combination of attached vehicles with a weight, including or excluding any load thereon, in excess of maximum weight.
 
13.2 Where a Peace Officer believes that a vehicle may be overweight, he or she may order the driver or other person in charge or control of the subject vehicle or combination of attached vehicles to take same to the nearest adequate weight scale to determine the weight of the vehicle and load carried thereon.  The weight slip or slips shall be given to the Peace Officer and may be retained by him/her and, if the weight of any loaded vehicle or combination of attached vehicles is in excess of maximum weight, the excess shall be removed before the vehicle or combination of attached vehicles is again taken upon the roadway.
 
13.3 A weight slip given to a Peace Officer pursuant to section 13.2 and submitted by him/her shall be prima facie proof of the weight of the subject vehicle or combination of attached vehicles.
 
13.4 A person driving or in charge or control of a vehicle or combination of attached vehicles suspected by a Peace Officer of being on a roadway in contravention of section 13.1 shall, when requested by the Peace Officer, produce for such officer's inspection any official registration certificate or interim registration for such vehicle or vehicles that may have been issued by the Province of Alberta showing the maximum weight of such vehicle or combination of attached vehicles.
 
14. VEHICLES WITH LUGS
 
14.1 No person shall drive, propel or move on any roadway, curb, sidewalk, boulevard or median any vehicle having metal spikes, lugs, cleats or bands projecting from the surface of the wheel or tire of such vehicle, or any vehicle having a caterpillar tread, unless permission is granted by the Chief Administrative Officer pursuant to section 14.2.
 
14.2 Any person who desires the permission required by section 14.1 shall make an application in writing to the Chief Administrative Officer for a permit.  The application shall set out the type, manufacturer and size of the vehicle to be moved, the size of wheel and of any projections thereof, the origin, destination and route of travel to be used and such further information the Chief Administrative Officer may require.
 
14.3 Any person making a permit application shall agree to pay all damages caused to the roadway, curb, sidewalk, boulevard or median, or any works made or done over, upon or under the same as a result of the operation and conveyance or movement of the vehicle mentioned in the permit.  The Chief Administrative Officer may specify the route (including the laying down of planks to protect pavement or crosswalks or timbering to protect bridges or culverts), the hours during which the movement shall take place and such other conditions as he deems necessary for the protection of the roadway, curb, sidewalk, boulevard or median and any works done or made over or under the same.
 
15. MISCELLANEOUS RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITIONS
 
15.1 No person shall allow the engine or motor of any stationary vehicle
  • a)  in a residential area, or
  • b)  in any other area where prohibited by traffic control device 
to remain running for a period of time longer than twenty minutes.
 
15.2 No person shall cause or allow temporary or permanent vehicle ramps to be placed or constructed beside public roadway curbs or between public roadway curbs and private driveways.
 
15.3 No person shall place an electrical cord on or above a roadway or above a sidewalk unless it is a minimum height of 2.5 metres above the sidewalk.
 
15.4 No person shall, while clearing a sidewalk, use power driven equipment, or any other tools or equipment, or any other material, unless the use of such equipment does not result in damage to the sidewalk.
 
15.5 (a) No person shall post advertising signs on or adjacent to a roadway or on Town property.
(b) Notwithstanding Section 15.5(a), signs relating to an election or plebiscite may be posted in accordance with the guidelines provided in Schedule "D" of this Bylaw.
 
15.6 No person shall wash, service or repair a vehicle on any roadway, sidewalk, boulevard or median within the Town.
 
15.7 No person shall wash, repair, or service a vehicle near any roadway, sidewalk, boulevard or median within the Town in a manner that allows soap suds, mud, cement, refuse, debris, tar, oil, grease, antifreeze or other vehicle fluids to flow onto or enter upon the roadway, sidewalk, boulevard or median or enter any storm water system.
 
15.8 No person shall park a vehicle on a roadway or public parking lot within the Town that, due to the state of the vehicle, results in mud, cement, refuse, debris, tar, oil, grease, antifreeze or other vehicle fluids being deposited upon the roadway or public parking lot or enter a storm water sewer system.
 
15.9 No person shall:
  • (a) Drive on or along a roadway within the Town a vehicle with the box or body filled with sand, gravel, rocks, earth or other loose material, whether similar or dissimilar, so that there is less than seventy five (75) millimetres from the top edge of the box or body to the material below;
  • (b) Drive on or along a roadway within the Town a vehicle with a box or body filled with sand, gravel, rocks, earth or other loose material, whether similar or dissimilar, unless the box ledges, sideboards and vehicle chassis have been cleaned of all loose material that could possibly escape from or fall off of the vehicle;
  • (c) Drive on or along a roadway within the Town a vehicle with either the box of the truck or the trailer filled with refuse as defined in this bylaw, unless the refuse is completely covered and secured by a tarpaulin or other covering;
  • (d) Drive on or along a roadway within the Town a vehicle and allow refuse or any other goods or materials to escape there from or to be scattered upon a roadway, sidewalk, boulevard or median or upon any land in the vicinity thereof.
15.10 Where an offence under section 15.4, 15.6, 15.7, 15.8 or 15.9 occurs resulting in damage to a roadway, sidewalk, boulevard or median or other town property or resulting in spillage or deposit of dirt, gravel, vehicle fluids or other material on a roadway, sidewalk, boulevard or median, notice may be given to 
  • (a)  the person responsible, or
  • (b)  in cases involving a vehicle, to the registered owner of the vehicle, or
  • (c)  if the offence occurred on private property, to the occupant or owner 
of the private property to take reasonable cleanup or damage repair measures.
 
15.11 No owner or occupant of private property located at an intersection of roadways, excluding an intersection with an alley, shall allow any vegetation within the triangular portion of the property closest to the intersection, measured from the corner of the intersection to a distance of eight (8) metres each direction along the edge of the curb or, in the absence of a sidewalk, the edge of the roadway, to grow to height greater than one (1) metre or, in the case of trees or shrubs overhanging the said portion of the property, to a height less than two (2) metres.
 
15.12 No owner or occupant of private property shall allow any vegetation overhanging a sidewalk, boulevard, roadway or alley, to reach a height less than four (4) metres above the said sidewalk, boulevard, roadway or alley. 
 
15.13 No owner or occupant of private property in the Town shall park a vehicle or build, place, erect or continue the existence of a fence, wall, dirt pile, snow pile or other object adjacent to and within eight (8) metres of the nearest corner of a street intersection when such vehicle, fence, wall, dirt pile, snow pile or other object interferes with good visibility for safe traffic flow.
 
15.14 Where an offence under sections 15.11, 15.12, or 15.13 occurs, notice may be given to the occupant or owner of the private property requiring remedial action to bring the property within compliance of this bylaw.
 
15.15 No person shall place or deposit, or allow the placement or deposit, of any object, refuse, building or other materials, dumpsters, snow, earth, sand, gravel, sod, or any other matter on a roadway, sidewalk, boulevard or median within the Town, excepting vehicles and materials for which specific permission has been granted by the Chief Administrative Officer.
 
15.16 Where an offence under section 15.15 occurs, notice may be given to the occupant or owner of the property adjacent to where the said materials were placed to take specific remedial action.  
 
15.17 Any notice issued pursuant to this Bylaw shall specify:
  • (a) The address and/or physical location where remedial action is required; 
  • (b) The condition that is not in compliance with the Bylaw, including reference to the applicable provision of the Traffic Bylaw;
  • (c) Remedial action required;
  • (d) A deadline for compliance. 
15.18 Any notice served pursuant to this Bylaw will be deemed to have been sufficiently served in the case of an offence involving a vehicle
  • (a) if left at a conspicuous location on the vehicle;
  • (b) if mailed by regular or registered mail to the registered owner of the vehicle  using the address on record with the Alberta Motor Vehicle Branch; 
  • c) if given verbally, including all information as required in section 15.17, by a peace officer and directed to the registered owner of the vehicle.
15.19 Any notice served pursuant to this Bylaw will be deemed to have been sufficiently served in the case of an offence involving private property:
  • (a) if served personally upon the person to whom it is directed, or
  • (b) if posted at a conspicuous location on the property, or
  • (c) if mailed by regular or registered mail to the address of the person to whom the notice was directed, or to the owner of the private property involved using the address on record with the Town of Olds, or
  • (d) if given verbally, including all information as required in section 15.17, by a peace officer and directed to the occupant or  owner of the private property involved.
15.20 No person shall fail to satisfactorily comply with a notice issued pursuant to sections 15.10, 15.14 or 15.16 of this bylaw within the specified deadline.
 
15.21 In the case of the owner of a vehicle or owner or occupant of private property failing to comply with a notice issued pursuant to any provision of this Bylaw, the Town may do the work at the expense of the owner of the vehicle or the owner or occupant of the private property.
 
15.22 In cases involving owners of private property, the expenses incurred by the Town for the work done, where applicable, may be recovered with costs by action in court of competent jurisdiction or in a like manner as municipal taxes.
 
15.23 Where, pursuant to this Bylaw, work is done at the expense of the owner of a vehicle or owner or occupant of private property, the said owner or occupant may appeal to Council to have the expense cancelled.
 
15.24 No person other than the owner or driver of a vehicle will remove a notice issued pursuant to this Bylaw affixed to the vehicle.
 
15.25 No person other than the occupant or owner of private property will remove a notice issued pursuant to this Bylaw affixed to a conspicuous location on a private property.
 
15.26 The operator of a school bus is exempt from displaying alternately flashing lights while stopping, loading or unloading passengers within the corporate boundaries of the Town.
 
16. PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES
 
16.1 Any person who contravenes any provision of this Bylaw is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($2500.00) and not less than FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00) and in default of payment is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding SIX (6) MONTHS.
 
16.2 Where a Peace Officer believes that a person has contravened any provision of this Bylaw, or of sections 44 through 49 of the Regulations, he/she may serve upon:
  • (a) such person a Violation Ticket referencing the section contravened; or 
  • (b) the registered owner of the motor vehicle a Violation Ticket referencing section 160(1) of the Act and the section of the Bylaw or Regulations contravened;
in accordance with the provisions of the Provincial Offences Procedure Act, R.S.A. 2002, c. P-34.
 
16.3 The levying and payment of any penalty, or the imprisonment for any period as provided for in this Bylaw shall not relieve a person from the necessity of paying any fees, charges or costs for which he is liable under the provisions of this Bylaw.
 
16.4 In accordance with section 77 of the Act, a Peace Officer may tow and impound any vehicle found to be parked in contravention of the provisions of this Bylaw or the parking provisions of the Regulations.
 
16.5 The specified penalty payable in respect of a contravention of a provision of this Bylaw is as provided for in Schedule "A" of this Bylaw.
 
16.6 The specified penalty payable in respect of a contravention of a parking provision of the Regulations is as provided for in the Procedures Regulation (A.R. 233/1989) made pursuant to the Provincial Offences Procedures Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. P-34, and must include the required Victims of Crime Act surcharge.
 
16.7 Notwithstanding section 16.2, in lieu of prosecution, a Peace Officer may issue a Parking Violation Tag, in a form as approved by the Chief Administrative Officer, referencing the section of the Bylaw or Regulations contravened, to the alleged offender, or to the registered owner of any vehicle involved in a contravention of this Bylaw or the parking provisions of the Regulations.
 
16.8 Service of any such Parking Violation Tag shall be sufficient if it is:
  • (a) Personally served;
  • (b) Served by regular mail; or
  • (c) Placed on or attached to the vehicle involved in the contravention of this Bylaw or the parking provisions of the Regulations.
16.9 The penalty payable to the Town in lieu of prosecution in respect of a contravention of this Bylaw or the parking provisions of the Regulations, to be indicated on any such Parking Violation Tag issued, is the amount provided for in Schedule “A” of this Bylaw, said Schedule being hereby incorporated into and made part of this Bylaw.
 
16.10 A person who has been issued a Parking Violation Tag pursuant to the provisions of this Bylaw, and who has fully paid the penalty as indicated to the Town within the time allowed for payment, shall not be liable to prosecution for the subject contravention.
 
16.11 No person, other than the owner or driver of a vehicle, shall remove a Parking Violation Tag placed on or attached to such vehicle by a Peace Officer in the course of his/her duties.
 
16.12 No person shall willfully obstruct, hinder or interfere with a Peace Officer, a Bylaw Enforcement Officer or any other person authorized to enforce and engaged in the enforcement of the provisions of this bylaw.
 
17. GENERAL
 
17.1 It is the intention of the Council of the Town that each provision of this Bylaw should be considered as being separate and severable from all other provisions.  Should any section or provision of this Bylaw be found to have been improperly enacted, then such section or provision shall be regarded as being severable from the rest of this Bylaw and that the Bylaw remaining after such severance shall remain effective and enforceable.
 
17.2 It is the intention of the Council of the Town that all offences created pursuant to this Bylaw be construed and considered as being Strict Liability Offences.
 
17.3 Schedules “A”, “B”, “C” and “D” may, from time to time, be amended by a resolution of Council.
 
17.4 This Bylaw shall come into effect upon third reading, and Town of Olds Bylaw 1516-97 and Town of Olds Bylaw 00-08 is hereby repealed upon Town of Olds Bylaw 04-15 coming into effect.
 
 
 
Read a first time this 13th day of December 2004.
 
Read a second time this 10th day of January 2005.
 
Read a third and final time this 10th day of January 2005.
 
 
 
 
Judy Dahl,                                                                       Dale Withage,
Mayor Chief Administrative Officer
 
 
TOWN OF OLDS TRAFFIC BYLAW O4-15
SCHEDULE "A"

Pursant to Section 16, this Schedule A provides penalties payable in lieu of prosecution and Specified Penalties for contraventions of the Traffic Bylaw and the parking provisions of the Use of Highway and Rules of the Road Regulation
 
 

TOWN OF OLDS 
BYLAW NO. 2OO7-38 

A BYLAW TO AMEND TOWN OF OLDS TRAFFIC BYLAW 04.15 

NOW, THEREFORE, THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF OLDS, IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA, DULY ASSEMBLED, ENACTS AS FOLLOWS: 

WHEREAS the Municipal Council deems it necessary and expedient to amend Schedule 'B' and Schedule 'C' of the Town of Olds Traffic Bylaw 04-15. 

NOW THEREFORE the Municipal Council of the Town of Olds amends Bylaw 04-15 as follows: 
Town of Olds Traffic Bylaw 04-15 Schedule 'B' and Schedule 'C' are hereby amended by: 

Replacing the existing Schedule 'B' with the attached Schedule 'B' 
Replacing the existing Schedule 'C' with the attached Schedule 'C' 
This Bylaw shall be cited as, 'Traffic Amendment Bylaw 2007-38'. 
Read a first time the 1 3th day of November, 2007 . 
Read a second time the 13th day of November 2OO7. 
Received Unanimous Consent for presentation of third reading this 13th day of November, 2007, 
Read a third time the 13th day of November, 2007.

 

Judy Dahl,                                           Dale Withage, 
Mayor                                                    Chief Administrative Officer 

 

Signed by the Chief Elected Officer and the Chief Administrative Officer this 14th day of December, 2007.

 

Traffic Amendment Bylaw No. 2007-38 
Schedule "B" 

Pursuant to Section 12.1 this Schedule "8" lists roadways designated as truck routes in the Town of Olds 

1. All of Highway 2A (46 Avenue) within town limits 
2. All of Highway 27 (46 Street) within town limits 
3. The entire north service road to Highway 27 west of 57 Avenue 
4. The entire south service road to Highway 27 west of 61 Avenue 
5. All of lmperial Road 
6. All of lmperial Way 
7. All of lmperial Close 
8. Section of 61 Avenue south from Highway 27 to and including 5104 - 61 Avenue 
9. Section of 50 Avenue north from Highway 27 to 4106 - 50 Avenue - local traffic only 
10. Section of 49 Avenue north from Highway 27 to 45 Street 
11. Section of 49 Avenue south from Highway 27 to 54 Street 
12. Section of 49 Avenue south from 59 Street 
13. Section of 43 Street between 47 Avenue and Highway 2A (46 Ave) 
14. Section of 45 Street east from 49 Avenue to 47 Avenue 
15. Section of 47 Avenue north from 45 Street to and including 4105 - 47 Avenue 
16. Section of 54 Street west from Highway 2A to 53 Avenue 
17. The following roadways within the South lndustrial Park: 

  • All of 57 Street west from Highway 2A - Section of 48 Avenue south from 57 Street 
  • Section of 60 Street between 47 Avenue and 48 Avenue 
  • Section 47 Avenue between 57 Street and 60 Street 
  • Section of 59 Street between 48 Avenue and 49 Avenue 

18. Section of 70th Avenue north from Highway 27 to north town limits

 

Traffic Amendment Bylaw No. 2007-38

Schedule C

 

TOWN OF OLDS TRAFFIC BYLAW O4-15 
Schedule "D" 

Pursuant to Section 15.5(a) this Schedule D establishes the guidelines for posting of election or plebiscite signs on Town property and roadways

General 

  • for signs located within roadway rights of way, medians, boulevards and all other town property is 1.5 square metres
  • posting of signs on town property is permitted from the date the election or plebiscite is called until three (3) days after date of the election or plebiscite 
  • signs will not be mounted to any traffic control device, light standard or another pre-existing sign on Town property. Signs so mounted are subject to immediate removal by the Town. 
  • removal of signs shall include the sign panel, supporting and any tie wiring used to install and support the sign. 
  • the Town of Olds has the right to remove any sign without prior notification, temporarily or permanently, for safety or operational considerations. When movement is required, the Town will notify store the sign and notify the appropriate campaign office that the sign is available for pick-up. The Town is not responsible for any damage to signs incurred during the removal process. 

Locations 

  • Signs must be placed no closer than two (2 metres) from a curb or, in the absence of a curb, from the edge of roadway 
  • signs will be placed so as to not interfere with the use of a sidewalk or roadway 
  • signs are not allowed to be posted in a median of a divided roadway 
  • no signs will be placed in or within 50 metres of a construction zone located off of a Provincial Highway or in or within 50 metres of a construction zone located on a Provincial Highway 
  • notwithstanding any other restriction, no sign will be placed in such a manner that obstructs a driver's view at an intersection, alley or driveway Signs of the following types will not be allowed 
  • signs that display an intermittent flashing, rotating or moving light
  • signs that are floodlit which could cause intederence to the motoring public 
  • signs that have any moving or rotating parts 
  • signs that imitate or resemble, by visual appearance or by wording, a commonly used traffic control device, example: stop sign