BEING A BY-LAW TO RESTRICT THE RATE OF SPPED AND DIRECTION OF TRAFFIC FOR MOTOR VEHICLES ON A HIGHWAY PORTION WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY
Passed by Council November 8, 2021
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF AUGUSTA
BY-LAW NUMBER 3544-2021
A BY-LAW TO RESTRICT THE RATE OF SPEED AND DIRECTION OF TRAFFIC FOR
MOTOR VEHICLES ON A HIGHWAY PORTION WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY
WHEREAS Section 27(1) of the municipal Act 5.0. 2001 as amended authorizes
municipalities to pass by-law in respect of a highway under its jurisdiction;
AND WHEREAS the Highway Traffic Act, R.S.0. 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 the Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter H.8 Section 153(1) as
!amended authorizes where a highway has been designated for the use of one-way traffic
only and official signs have been erected accordingly, vehicles and street cars shall be
driven only in the direction so designated;
AND WHEREAS it is deemed expedient by Council to restrict the speed and the direction of
travel 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
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
40 kilometers per hour and a one-way street North bound for motorized vehicles:
HIGHWAY FROM TO
Richmond Street County Rd 2 Church Street
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 November, 2021.
READ a third time and passed this 8 day of November, 2021.
Signed by Mayor Doug Malanka and Clerk Annette Simonian.