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3508-2021 Restrict the Rate of Speed on a Road (Rocky Road & Merwin Lane)

3508-2021 Restrict the Rate of Speed on a Road (Rocky Road & Merwin Lane)

BEING A BY-LAW TO RESTRICT THE RATE OF SPEED FOR MOTOR VEHICLES ON A HIGHWAY PORTION WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY

Passed by Council February 8, 2021


THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF AUGUSTA
BY-LAW NUMBER 3508-2021
A BY-LAW TO RESTRICT THE RATE OF SPEED FOR MOTOR VEHICLES
ON A HIGHWAY PORTION WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY

WHEREAS Section 27(1) of the municipal Act S.O. 2001 as amended authorizes
municipalities to pass by-law in respect of a highway under its jurisdiction.

WHEREAS the Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter H.8 Section 128(2) as amended
authorizes the Municipal Council of a Township to prescribe a lower rate of speed for motor
vehicles on a highway or a portion of highway under its jurisdiction;

AND WHEREAS it is deemed expedient by Council to restrict the speed of motor vehicles
on certain highways in the Corporation of the Township of Augusta;

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Augusta enacts as
follows:
1. When any highway or portion of highway set out below is marked in compliance with the
regulations under the Highway Traffic Act, the maximum rate of speed thereon shall be
60 kilometres per hour for motorized vehicles:

HIGHWAY
Rocky Road
FROM
2nd Concession
TO
County Rd. 26 (3rd Con.)

HIGHWAY
Merwin Lane
FROM
County Rd. 26
TO
McIntosh Road

3. The penalties provided in subsection 128(14) of the Highway Traffic Act shall apply to
offences against this by-law.

4. That this by-law shall be effective from the date and time of the posting of the prescribed
signs pursuant to Regulation 615 under The Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter
H.8 as amended.

READ a first and second time this 8 day of February, 2021

READ a third time and passed this 8 day of February, 2021

Signed by Mayor Doug Malanka and Clerk Annette Simonian.