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Record No: CB 118577    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118577
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 12/7/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124950
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the City's traffic code; amending Sections 11.14.055, 11.14.184, 11.23.380, 11.23.400, 11.31.020, 11.34.020, 11.56.020, 11.56.025, 11.56.320, 11.56.350, 11.56.355, 11.57.310, 11.72.065, and 11.84.380 of the Seattle Municipal Code, adding Section 11.58.435 to the Seattle Municipal Code, and repealing Section 11.14.185 of the Seattle Municipal Code to conform the Seattle Municipal Code with changes in state law and make technical corrections.
Sponsors: Bruce Harrell
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ord 124950
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the City's traffic code; amending Sections 11.14.055, 11.14.184, 11.23.380, 11.23.400, 11.31.020, 11.34.020, 11.56.020, 11.56.025, 11.56.320, 11.56.350, 11.56.355, 11.57.310, 11.72.065, and 11.84.380 of the Seattle Municipal Code, adding Section 11.58.435 to the Seattle Municipal Code, and repealing Section 11.14.185 of the Seattle Municipal Code to conform the Seattle Municipal Code with changes in state law and make technical corrections.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 11.14.055 of the Seattle Municipal Code, enacted by Ordinance 108200, is amended as follows:
11.14.055 Bicycle and Electric-assisted bicycle ((.))
A. "Bicycle" means every device propelled solely by human power upon which a person or persons may ride, having ((with)) two tandem (((2 or more))) wheels either ((,)) of which is ((not more than one (1) wheel shall be less than sixteen ())16(())) inches or more in diameter, or three wheels, any one of which is more than 20 inches in diameter ((having a steering device and saddle or seat or seats, and propelled solely by human power)).
B. "Electric-assisted bicycle" means a bicycle with two or three wheels, a saddle, fully operative pedals for human propulsion, and an electric motor. The electric-assisted bicycle's electric motor must have a power output of no more than 1000 watts, be incapable of propelling the device at a speed of more than 20 miles per hour on level ground, and be incapable of further increasing the speed of the device when human power alone is used to propel the device beyond 20 miles per hour.
Section 2. Section 11.14.184 of the Seattle Municipal Code, enacted by Ordinance 121518, is renumbered 11.14.186 and further amended to read as follows:
((11.14.184)) 11.14.186 EPAMD (Electric personal assistive mobility device) ((.))
"EPAMD" means:
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