DIVISION II


MOTOR VEHICLES (PRIVATE)


SEC.

13-017.00 Speed Limit For Brier Lake Estates Subdivision



    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle at a rate of speed in excess of 35 miles per hour upon Brier Lake Drive from its intersection with U.S. Highway 190 to the Cypress Bayou Bridge. (Ord. No. 88-947, adopted 05/19/88)

SEC.

13-017.00.1 Additional Speed Restrictions



    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle at a rate of speed in excess of 25 miles per hour upon Brier Lake Drive from the Cypress Bayou Bridge to its inter section with St. John Drive, and upon all other streets and roads in Brier Lake Estates Subdivision, whether now constructed or constructed in the future.

    (a)    Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs.

    (b)    Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic-control signal, every driver and operator of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection. After having stopped, the driver shall yield the right of way to all vehicles which have entered the intersection from another highway or which are approaching so closely on said highway as to constitute an immediate hazard.

    (c)    The driver or operator of a vehicle approaching a yield sign shall slow down to a speed reasonable for the existing conditions, or shall stop if necessary, before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway. Having slowed or stopped in this manner, the driver shall yield the right of way to any pedestrian legally crossing the roadway on which he is driving, and to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another street or roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard. (Ord. No. 88-947, adopted 05/19/88)

SEC.

13-017.00.2 Misdemeanor



    Whoever violates the provisions of this Section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, at the discretion of the Court. (Ord. No. 88-947, adopted 05/19/88)

SEC.

13-017.01 Operation Of Motorized Vehicles Within Tchefuncta Club Estates Subdivision


    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle upon certain roads of St. Tammany Parish hereinafter named outside of incorporated municipalities and exclusive of State Highways at a rate of speed in excess of 25 miles per hour.

    The speed limit for all motorized vehicles traversing said streets shall be twenty-five (25) miles per hour.

    Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs.

    Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic-control signal, every driver and operator of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop before entering the cross walk on the near side at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching

traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection from another highway or which are approaching so closely on said highway as to constitute an immediate hazard.

    The driver or operator of a vehicle approaching a yield sign shall slow down to a speed reasonable for the existing conditions, or shall stop if necessary, before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the diver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway. Having slowed or stopped in this manner, the driver shall yield the right of way to any pedestrian legally crossing the roadway on which he is driving, and to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another highway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard.

    The roads covered by this ordinance shall be all streets and roads in Tchefuncta Club Estates Subdivision, Ward 1, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana.

    Whoever violates the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the Court.
(Ord. 602, adopted 08/15/74; amended by Ord. No. 01-0305, adopted 05/03/2001)

    A. Proper License Required. It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any motorized vehicle or conveyance on any street within the boundaries of the Tchefuncta Club Estates Subdivision unless the operator or driver thereof having in his or her possession a current Louisiana Operator's License.

    B. Use Of Sidewalks Other Than For Pedestrian Traffic Prohibited. It shall be unlawful to operate or drive any motorized vehicle on any sidewalk within Tchefuncta Club Estates Subdivision even if the driver is duly licensed to operate the vehicle.

    C. Definitions.

        (1)    Tchefuncta Club Estates Subdivision is all of that portion or parcel of land therein, for which final subdivision approval was granted by the governing body of St. Tammany Parish and as duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for this Parish. The streets within said subdivision have been dedicated to the Parish of St. Tammany, and the Parish has never maintained said streets. The streets were constructed at the expense of an on property owned by Tchefuncta Club Estates, Inc. The streets within said subdivision are thus privately owned by Tchefuncta Club Estates, Inc.

        (2)    Street shall mean any roadway in said subdivision and designated and constructed for the use of vehicular traffic.

        (3)    Sidewalk shall mean any cement, hard surface or other walkway paralleling any street therein and intended for pedestrian use.

        (4)    Motorized vehicle shall include any and all conveyances having two (2) or more wheels, allowing for the transport of a person or persons which are propelled by gas, diesel or electric motors or engines; same shall include, but are not limited to, automobiles, motorcycles, go-carts, trail bikes, bicycles, golf carts or any other vehicle when so propelled.

    D. Exemptions. Exempted from the provisions hereof are bicycles which are self propelled, roller skates and skate boards and any other form of conveyance which is not motorized. For the purposes hereof, driveways, driveway aprons, any sidewalk to or [from]

other construction which provides ingress and egress to dwellings and as same may cross the sidewalks which parallel the streets are exempted from the provisions hereof.

    E. Enforcement. It shall be the duty of, and any Sheriff's Deputy or bona fide or deputized police officer is herewith authorized and empowered to halt any motorized vehicle operating on the streets of the Tchefuncta Club Estates Subdivision if the vehicle is exceeding the speed limit, has failed to obey a stop sign, or for the purpose of determining whether or not the operator thereof has in his or her possession a valid and current Louisiana Operator's License, or for any other violation of motor vehicle laws or ordinances and to issue citation therefor.

    F. Issuance Of Citation. Said Sheriff's Deputy or any bona fide or deputized police officer in addition to any other traffic citation shall have the right to issue a traffic citation to any driver or operator of any motorized vehicle traversing the streets or sidewalks of said subdivision who is operating a vehicle traveling in excess of the speed limit, or who has failed to obey a stop sign, or who does not have in his or her possession a valid and current Louisiana Operator's License.

    (g) It is the responsibility for Tchefuncta Club Estates, Inc. to maintain and keep up the roads within the said subdivision and to maintain and keep up the various stop signs, speed limit signs and other traffic signs within the subdivision. Tchefuncta Club Estates, Inc. agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff from any and all damages that may occur from the placement of any such signs, and from authorizing the Sheriff to enforce the speed limit, stop signs and other traffic laws within said private development.
(Ord. No. 83-592, adopted 05/19/83; amended by Ord. No. 01-0305, adopted 05/03/2001)

EDITORIAL NOTE: This Ordinance formally appeared in Chapter 15, entitled "Offenses-Miscellaneous" as Section 15-16, of the St. Tammany Parish Code of Ordinances as published by the Municipal Code, Corp., pub. 1979-1987. It has been moved into Chapter 13, entitled "Motor Vehicles and Traffic" by authority of the Police Jury/Parish Council.

SEC.

13-017.02 Speed Limits and Speed Zones for Meadowbrook Subdivision


EDITORIAL NOTE:    Sections 13-011.00 - 13-011.03 were established by Ord. No. 96-2394, adopted 03/21/96)

    Pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statute 32:42 and 32:41(a)(9), the speed limit for the subdivision known as “Meadowbrook” shall be as posted. In addition, the St. Tammany Parish Department of Public Works is directed to post any required speed limit signs upon payment of cost of materials and labor by the Meadowbrook Homeowner's Association. (Ord. No. 96-2394, adopted 03/21/96)

STATE REFERENCE: LSA R.S. 32:42, 32:41 (a)(9) authorizes parishes and municipalities to create speed limits.

SEC.

13-017.02.1 Stop Signs


    Stop signs shall be placed at certain intersections that St. Tammany Parish Department of Public Works determines to be appropriate and stop signs placed thereafter the material and labor costs are paid by the Meadowbrook Homeowner's Association. (Ord. No. 96-2394, adopted 03/21/96)

SEC.

13-017.02.2 Citations


    The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is hereby authorized to issue citations for speeding and stop sign violations within the Meadowbrook Subdivision. (Ord. No. 96-2394, adopted 03/21/96)


SEC.

13-017.02.3 Maintenance of Subdivision Signs


    It is the responsibility of the Meadowbrook Subdivision to be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the various signs within the subdivision. Furthermore, the Meadowbrook Homeowner's Associations agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish from any and all damages that may occur as a result of the placement of the signs and the authorizing of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office to enforce said speed and stop sign laws within the said private subdivision. (Ord. No. 96-2394, adopted 03/21/96)

SEC.

13-017.03 Speed Limits and Speed Zones for The Lakes Subdivision


EDITORIAL NOTE: Sections 13-012.00 - 13-012.03 were established by Ord. No. 96-2393, adopted 03/21/96.

    
Pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statute 32:42 and 32:41(a)(9), the speed limit for the subdivision known as “The Lakes Subdivision” shall be as posted. In addition, the St. Tammany Parish Department of Public Works is directed to post any required speed limit signs upon payment of cost of materials and labor by The Lakes Homeowner's Association. (Ord. No. 96-2393, adopted 03/21/96)

STATE REFERENCE: LSA R.S. 32:42, 32:41 (a)(9) authorizes parishes and municipalities to create speed limits.

SEC.

13-017.03.1 Stop Signs


    Stop signs shall be placed at certain intersections that the St. Tammany Parish Department of Public Works determines to be appropriate and stop signs placed thereafter the material and labor costs are paid by The Lakes Homeowner's Association. (Ord. No. 96- 2393, adopted 03/21/96)

SEC.

13-017.03.2 Citations


    The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is hereby authorized to issue citations for speeding and stop sign violations within The Lakes Subdivision. (Ord. No. 96-2393, adopted 03/21/96)

SEC.

13-017.03.3 Maintenance of Subdivision Signs


    It is the responsibility of The Lakes Subdivision to be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the various signs within the subdivision. Furthermore, The Lakes Homeowner's Association agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish from any and all damage that may occur as a result of the placement of the signs and the authorizing of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office to enforce said speed and stop signs laws within the said private subdivision. (Ord. No. 96-2393, adopted 03/21/96)

SEC.

13-018.00 Speed Limits and Speed Zones for Audubon Lakes Subdivision


    Pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statute 32:42 and 32:41(a)(9), the speed limit for the subdivision known as Audubon Lakes Subdivision shall be as posted. In addition, the St. Tammany Parish Department of Public Works is directed to post any required speed limit signs upon payment of cost of materials and labor by Audubon Lakes Homeowner's Association. (Ord. No. 99-3094, adopted 6/17/99)

SEC.

13-018.01 Stop Signs



    Stop signs shall be placed at certain intersections that the St. Tammany Parish Department of Engineering determines to be appropriate and stop signs placed there and said stop signs placed there after the material and labor costs are paid by Audubon Lakes Homeowner's Association. (Ord. No. 99-3094, adopted 6/17/99)

SEC.

13-018.02 Citations


    The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is hereby authorized to issue citations for speeding and stop sign violations within Audubon Lakes Subdivision. (Ord. No. 99-3094, adopted 6/17/99)

SEC.

13-018.03 Maintenance of Subdivision Signs


    It is the responsibility of Audubon Lakes Subdivision to be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the various signs within the subdivision. Furthermore, Audubon Lakes Homeowner's Association agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish from any and all damages that may occur as a result of the placement of the signs and the authorizing of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office to enforce said speed and stop sign laws within the said private subdivision. (Ord. No. 99-3094, adopted 6/17/99)

SEC.

13-019.00 Speed Limits - Tammany Mobile Home Park


    Pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statute 32:42 and 32:41(a)(9), the speed limit for the development known as “Tammany Mobile Home Park” shall be established and posted at 15 MPH. In addition, the Parish Department of Public Works is directed to post any required speed limit signs upon payment of cost of materials and labor by Tammany Mobile Home Park.

SEC.

13-019.01 Stop Signs - Tammany Mobile Home Park


    Stop signs shall be placed at certain intersections that the St. Tammany Parish Department of Engineering determines to be appropriate and the material and labor costs for stop signs placed there after shall be paid by Tammany Mobile Home Park.

SEC.

13-019.02 Enforcement


    The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is authorized to issue citations for speeding and stop sign violations within Tammany Mobile Home Park.

SEC.

13-019.03 Maintenance


    Tammany Mobile Home Park shall be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the various signs within the development. Furthermore, Tammany Mobile Home Park agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish from any and all damages that may occur as a result of the placement of signs and the authorizing of the Sheriff's Office to enforce said speed and stop signs within the said private development.
(Ord. 00-0235, adopted 12/07/2000)

SEC.

13-019.04 Motor Vehicles - Clipper Estates Subdivision


SEC.

13-019.04.1 Definitions

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    (1) Clipper Estates Subdivision is all of that portion or parcel of land therein, for which final subdivision approval was granted by the governing body of St. Tammany Parish and as duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for this Parish. The streets within said subdivision have never been dedicated to the Parish of St. Tammany, and the Parish has never maintained said streets. The streets were constructed at the expense of the developer of Clipper Estates and are thus privately owned by Clipper Estates Homeowners' Association.

    (2) Street shall mean any roadway in said subdivision and designated and constructed for the use of vehicular traffic.

    (3) Motorized vehicle shall include any and all conveyances having two (2) or more wheels, allowing for the transport of a person or persons which are propelled by gas, diesel or electric motors or engines; same shall include, but are not limited to, automobiles, motorcycles, go-carts, trail bikes, bicycles, golf carts or any other vehicle when so propelled.

SEC.

13-019.04.2 Speed Limits/Traffic Controls


    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle upon streets within Clipper Estates Subdivision at a rate of speed in excess of 25 miles per hour.

    Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs.

    Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal, every driver and operator of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop before entering the cross walk on the near side at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection.

    The driver or operator of a vehicle approaching a yield sign shall slow down to a speed reasonable for the existing conditions, or shall stop if necessary, before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway. Having slowed or stopped in this manner, the driver shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian legally crossing the roadway on which he is driving, and to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard.

SEC.

13-019.04.3 Violations


    Whoever violates the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the court.

SEC.

13-019.04.4 Enforcement


    Any Sheriff's Deputy or bona fide or deputized police officer is herewith authorized and empowered to halt any motorized vehicle operating on the streets of Clipper Estates Subdivision if the vehicle is exceeding the speed limit, has failed to obey a stop or yield sign,

has parked in a designated “No Parking” zone or for the purpose of determining whether or not the operator thereof has in his or her possession a valid and current Louisiana Operator's License, or for any other violation of motor vehicle laws or ordinances and to issue citation therefor.

SEC.

13-019.04.5 Maintenance and Indemnification

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    It is the responsibility of the Clipper Estates Homeowners' Association to maintain and keep up the roads within the said subdivision and to maintain and keep up the various stop signs, speed limit signs and other traffic signs within the subdivision. Clipper Estates Homeowners' Association agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff from any and all damages that may occur from the placement of any such signs, and from authorizing the Sheriff to enforce the speed limit, stop signs and other traffic controls within said private development.
(Ord. No. 02-0431, adopted 02/07/2002)

SEC.

13-019.05 Beau Chene/Marina Beau Chene


SEC.

13-019.05.1 Definitions


    (1) Beau Chene Subdivision and Marina Beau Chene consists of all those portions or parcels of land therein, for which final subdivision approval was granted by the governing body of St. Tammany Parish and as duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for this Parish. The streets within said subdivisions have never been dedicated to the Parish of St. Tammany, and the Parish has never maintained said streets. The streets were constructed at the expense of the developer(s) of Beau Chene Subdivision and Marina Beau Chene and are thus privately owned by the Homeowners' Association.

    (2) Street shall mean any roadway in said subdivisions and designated and constructed for the use of vehicular traffic.

    (3) Motorized vehicle shall include any and all conveyances having two (2) or more wheels, allowing for the transport of a person or persons which are propelled by gas, diesel or electric motors or engines; same shall include, but are not limited to, automobiles, motorcycles, go-carts, trail bikes, bicycles, golf carts or any other vehicle when so propelled.

SEC.

13-019.05.2 Speed Limits/Traffic Controls


    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle upon streets within Beau Chene Subdivision and/or Marina Beau Chene at a rate of speed in excess of 25 miles per hour.

    Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs.

    Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal, every driver and operator of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop before entering the cross walk on the near side at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then

at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection.

    The driver or operator of a vehicle approaching a yield sign shall slow down to a speed reasonable for the existing conditions, or shall stop if necessary, before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway. Having slowed or stopped in this manner, the driver shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian legally crossing the roadway on which he is driving, and to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard.

SEC.

13-019.05.3 Violations


    Whoever violates the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the court.

SEC.

13-019.05.4 Enforcement


    Any Sheriff's Deputy or bona fide or deputized police officer is herewith authorized and empowered to halt any motorized vehicle operating on the streets of Beau Chene Subdivision and/or Marina Beau Chene if the vehicle is exceeding the speed limit, has failed to obey a stop or yield sign, has parked in a designated “No Parking” zone, or for the purpose of determining whether or not the operator thereof has in his or her possession a valid and current Louisiana Operator's License, or for any other violation of state and parish motor vehicle laws or ordinances and to issue citation therefor.

SEC.

13-019.05.5 Maintenance and Indemnification


    It is the responsibility of the Beau Chene Homeowners' Association to maintain and keep up the roads within Beau Chene Subdivision and Marina Beau Chene and to maintain and keep up the various stop signs, speed limit signs and other traffic signs within the subdivision(s). The Homeowners' Association agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff from any and all damages that may occur from the placement of any such signs, and from authorizing the Sheriff to enforce the speed limit, stop signs and other traffic controls within said private development.
(Ord. No. 02-0474, adopted 05/02/2002)

SEC.

13-019.06 Northpark Subdivision, Phase III


SEC.

13-019.06.1 Definitions


    (1) Northpark Subdivision, Phase III consists of all those portions or parcels of land therein, for which final subdivision approval was granted by the governing body of St. Tammany Parish and as duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for this Parish. The streets within said subdivisions have never been dedicated to the Parish of St. Tammany, and the Parish has never maintained said streets. The streets were

constructed at the expense of the developer(s) of Northpark Subdivision, Phase III and are thus privately owned by the Estates of Northpark Homeowners Association, Inc.

    (2) Street shall mean any roadway in said subdivisions and designated and constructed for the use of vehicular traffic.

    (3) Motorized vehicle shall include any and all conveyances having two (2) or more wheels, allowing for the transport of a person or persons which are propelled by gas, diesel or electric motors or engines; same shall include, but are not limited to, automobiles, motorcycles, go-carts, trail bikes, bicycles, golf carts or any other vehicle when so propelled.

SEC.

13-019.06.2 Speed Limits/Traffic Controls


    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle upon streets within Northpark Subdivision, Phase III at a rate of speed in excess of 25 miles per hour.

    Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs.

    Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal, every driver and operator of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop before entering the cross walk on the near side at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection.

    The driver or operator of a vehicle approaching a yield sign shall slow down to a speed reasonable for the existing conditions, or shall stop if necessary, before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway. Having slowed or stopped in this manner, the driver shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian legally crossing the roadway on which he is driving, and to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard.

SEC.

13-019.06.3 Violation


    Whoever violates the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the court.

SEC.

13-019.06.4 Enforcement


    Any Sheriff's Deputy or bona fide or deputized police officer is herewith authorized and empowered to halt any motorized vehicle operating on the streets of Northpark Subdivision, Phase III if the vehicle is exceeding the speed limit, has failed to obey a stop or yield sign, has parked in a designated “No Parking” zone, or for the purpose of determining whether or not the operator thereof has in his or her possession a valid and current Louisiana Operator's License, or for any other violation of state and parish motor vehicle laws or ordinances and to issue citation therefor.



SEC.

13-019.06.5 Maintenance and Indemnification


    It is the responsibility of the Estates of Northpark Homeowners Association, Inc. to maintain and keep up the roads within Northpark Subdivision, Phase III and to maintain and keep up the various stop signs, speed limit signs and other traffic signs within the subdivision(s). The Estates of Northpark Homeowners Association, Inc. agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff from any and all damages that may occur from the placement of any such signs, and from authorizing the Sheriff to enforce the speed limit, stop signs and other traffic controls within said private development.
(Ord. No. 02-0479, adopted 05/02/2002)

SEC. 13-019.07 Oak Harbor Subdivision

SEC. 13-019.07.1 Definitions

    (1) Oak Harbor Subdivision is all of that portion or parcel of land zoned as a Planned Unit Development (“PUD”) by the St. Tammany Parish Ordinance P.J. S. No. 88-938, which subdivision is shown on the maps attached to said ordinance, and for which final subdivision approval was granted by the governing body of St. Tammany Parish and as duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for this Parish. The streets within said subdivision that were constructed by the developers of Oak Harbor, with the exception of Oak Harbor Boulevard and Landmark Drive, have never been dedicated to the Parish and the Parish has never maintained said streets. The streets were constructed at the expense of the developer of Oak Harbor and privately owned by the Oak Harbor Property Owners' Association, Inc.

    (2) Street shall mean any roadway in said subdivision and designated and constructed for the use of vehicular traffic.

    (3) Motorized vehicle shall include any and all conveyances having two (2) or more wheels, allowing for the transport of a person or persons which are propelled by gas, diesel or electric motors or engines; same shall include, but are not limited to, automobiles, motorcycles, go-carts, trail bikes, bicycles, golf carts or any other vehicle when so propelled.

SEC. 13-019.07.2. Speed Limits/Traffic Controls

    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle upon the private streets within Oak Harbor Subdivision at a rate of speed in excess of 25 miles per hour.

    Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs.

    Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal, every driver and operator of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop before entering the cross walk on the near side at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection.


    The driver or operator of a vehicle approaching a yield sign shall slow down to a speed reasonable for the existing conditions, or shall stop if necessary, before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway. Having slowed or stopped in this manner, the driver shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian legally crossing the roadway on which he is driving, and to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard.

SEC. 13-019.07.3 Violations

    Whoever violates the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the court.                            

SEC. 13-19.07.4 Enforcement

    Any Sheriff's Deputy or bona fide or deputized police officer is herewith authorized and empowered to halt any motorized vehicle operating on the private streets of Oak Harbor Subdivision if the vehicle is exceeding the speed limit, has failed to obey a stop or yield sign, has parked in a designated “No Parking” zone, or for the purpose of determining whether or not the operator thereof has in his or her possession a valid and current Louisiana Operator's License, or for any other violation of state and parish motor vehicle laws or ordinances and to issue citation therefor.

SEC. 13-19.07.5 Maintenance and Indemnification.

    It is the responsibility of the Oak Harbor Property Owners' Association, Inc. to maintain and keep up the roads within said Subdivision and to maintain and keep up the various stop signs, speed limit signs and other traffic signs within the subdivision. The Oak Harbor Property Owners' Association, Inc. agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff from any and all damages that may occur from the placement of any such signs, and from authorizing the Sheriff to enforce the speed limit, stop signs and other traffic controls within said private development.
(Ord. No. 05-1103, adopted 05/05/05)

SEC. 13-019.08 Meadowbrook Subdivision

SEC. 13-019.08.1 Definitions

    (1) Meadowbrook Subdivision consists of all those portions or parcels of land therein, for which final subdivision approval was granted by the governing body of St. Tammany Parish and as duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for this Parish. The streets within said subdivision have never been dedicated to the Parish of St. Tammany, and the Parish has never maintained said streets. The streets were constructed at the expense of

the developer of Meadowbrook Subdivision and are thus privately owned by Meadowbrook Homeowners' Association, Inc.

    (2) Street shall mean any roadway in said subdivision and designated and constructed for the use of vehicular traffic.

    (3) Motorized vehicle shall include any and all conveyances having two (2) or more wheels, allowing for the transport of a person or persons which are propelled by gas, diesel or electric motors or engines; same shall include, but are not limited to, automobiles, motorcycles, go-carts, trail bikes, bicycles, golf carts or any other vehicle when so propelled.

SEC. 13-019.08.2     Speed Limits/Traffic Controls

    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle upon streets within Meadowbrook Subdivision at a rate of speed in excess of 25 miles per hour.

    Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs.

    Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal, every driver and operator of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop before entering the cross walk on the near side at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection.

    The driver or operator of a vehicle approaching a yield sign shall slow down to a speed reasonable for the existing conditions, or shall stop if necessary, before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway. Having slowed or stopped in this manner, the driver shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian legally crossing the roadway on which he is driving, and to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard.

SEC. 13-019.08.3 Violations

    Whoever violates the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the court.

SEC. 13-019.08.4 Enforcement.

    Any Sheriff's Deputy or bona fide or deputized police officer is herewith authorized and empowered to halt any motorized vehicle operating on the streets of Meadowbrook Subdivision if the vehicle is exceeding the speed limit, has failed to obey a stop or yield sign, has parked in a designated “No Parking” zone, or for the purpose of determining whether or not the operator thereof has in his or her possession a valid and current Louisiana Operator's License, or for any other violation of state and parish motor vehicle laws or ordinances and to issue citation therefor.

SEC. 13-019.08.5 Maintenance and Indemnification.



    It is the responsibility of Meadowbrook Homeowners' Association, Inc. to maintain and keep up the roads within Meadowbrook Subdivision and to maintain and keep up the various stop signs, speed limit signs and other traffic signs within the subdivision. The Homeowners' Association agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff from any and all damages that may occur from the placement of any such signs, and from authorizing the Sheriff to enforce the speed limit, stop signs and other traffic controls within said private development.
(Ord. No. 06-1345, adopted 08/03/2006)

SEC. 13-019.09 Lake Ramsey Development

SEC. 13-019.09.1 Definitions

    (1) Lake Ramsey Development is a residential subdivision located within an unincorporated area of St. Tammany Parish consisting of phases 1 through 4 and other phases to be developed in the future, and for which final subdivision approval was granted by the governing body of St. Tammany Parish and as duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for this Parish. The streets within said subdivision that were constructed by the developers of Lake Ramsey Development, have never been dedicated to the Parish and the Parish has never maintained said streets. The streets were constructed at the expense of the developer of Lake Ramsey Development and privately owned by the Homeowners' Association of Lake Ramsey, Inc.

    (2) Street shall mean any roadway in said subdivision and designated and constructed for the use of vehicular traffic.

    (3) Motorized vehicle shall include any and all conveyances having two (2) or more wheels, allowing for the transport of a person or persons which are propelled by gas, diesel or electric motors or engines; same shall include, but are not limited to, automobiles, motorcycles, go-carts, trail bikes, bicycles, golf carts or any other vehicle when so propelled.

SEC. 13-019.09.2 Speed Limits/Traffic Controls

    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle upon the private streets within Lake Ramsey Development at a rate of speed in excess of 25 miles per hour.

    Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs.

    The placement of speed limit signs, stop signs or yield signs at intersections will be as determined by the St. Tammany Parish Department of Public Works, with the cost for labor and materials for placement of said signs to be paid for by the Homeowners' Association of Lake Ramsey, Inc.

    Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal, every driver and operator of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop before entering the cross walk on the near side at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection.


    The driver or operator of a vehicle approaching a yield sign shall slow down to a speed reasonable for the existing conditions, or shall stop if necessary, before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway. Having slowed or stopped in this manner, the driver shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian legally crossing the roadway on which he is driving, and to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard

SEC. 13-019.07.3    Violations

    Whoever violates the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the court.

SEC. 13-019.07.4 Enforcement

    Any Sheriff's Deputy or bona fide or deputized police officer is herewith authorized and empowered to halt any motorized vehicle operating on the private streets of Lake Ramsey Development if the vehicle is exceeding the speed limit, has failed to obey a stop or yield sign, has parked in a designated “No Parking” zone, or for the purpose of determining whether or not the operator thereof has in his or her possession a valid and current Louisiana Operator's License, or for any other violation of state and parish motor vehicle laws or ordinances and to issue citation therefor.

SEC. 13-019.07.5 Maintenance and Indemnification.

    It is the responsibility of the Homeowners' Association of Lake Ramsey, Inc. to maintain and keep up the roads within said Subdivision and to maintain and keep up the various stop signs, speed limit signs and other traffic signs within the subdivision. The Homeowners' Association of Lake Ramsey, Inc. agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff from any and all damages that may occur from the placement of any such signs, and from authorizing the Sheriff to enforce the speed limit, stop signs and other traffic controls within said private development.
(Ord. No. 07-1601, adopted 07/05/2007)

SEC. 13-019.10 The Reserve Subdivision

SEC. 13-019.10.0 Definitions

    (1) The Reserve Subdivision is a residential subdivision located within an unincorporated area of St. Tammany Parish and for which final subdivision approval was granted by the governing body of St. Tammany Parish and as duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for this Parish. The streets within said subdivision that were constructed by the developer have never been dedicated to the Parish and the Parish has never maintained said streets. The streets were constructed at the expense of the developer of The Reserve Subdivision and privately owned by The Reserve Owners Association, Inc.

    (2) Street shall mean any roadway in said subdivision and designated and constructed for the use of vehicular traffic.



    (3) Motorized vehicle shall include any and all conveyances having two (2) or more wheels, allowing for the transport of a person or persons which are propelled by gas, diesel or electric motors or engines; same shall include, but are not limited to, automobiles, motorcycles, go-carts, trail bikes, bicycles, golf carts or any other vehicle when so propelled.

SEC. 13-019.10.2 Speed Limits/Traffic Controls

    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle upon the private streets within The Reserve Subdivision at a rate of speed in excess of 20 miles per hour.

    Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs.

    The placement of speed limit signs, stop signs or yield signs at intersections, and other traffic control signage will be the responsibility of The Reserve Owners Association, Inc.

    Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal, every driver and operator of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop before entering the cross walk on the near side at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection.

    The driver or operator of a vehicle approaching a yield sign shall slow down to a speed reasonable for the existing conditions, or shall stop if necessary, before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway. Having slowed or stopped in this manner, the driver shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian legally crossing the roadway on which he is driving, and to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard.

SEC. 13-019.10.3    Violations

    Whoever violates the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the court.                            
                            
SEC. 13-019.10.4    Enforcement

    Any Sheriff's Deputy or bona fide or deputized police officer is herewith authorized and empowered to halt any motorized vehicle operating on the private streets of The Reserve Subdivision if the vehicle is exceeding the speed limit, has failed to obey a stop or yield sign, has parked in a designated “No Parking” zone, or for the purpose of determining whether or not the operator thereof has in his or her possession a valid and current Louisiana Operator's License, or for any other violation of state and parish motor vehicle laws or ordinances and to issue citation therefor.

SEC. 13-019.10.5    Maintenance and Indemnification.

    It is the responsibility of The Reserve Owners Association, Inc. to maintain and keep up the roads within said subdivision and to maintain and keep up the various stop signs, speed limit signs and other traffic signs within the subdivision. By requesting the enforcement of

traffic regulations within the subdivision, The Reserve Owners Association, Inc. agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff from any and all damages that may occur from the placement of any such signs, and from authorizing the Sheriff to enforce the speed limit, stop signs and other traffic controls within said private development.
(Ord. No. 07-1678, adopted 10/04/2007)

SEC. 13-019.11 Estates at the Reserve Subdivision

SEC. 13-019.11.1 Definitions

    (1) Estates at the Reserve Subdivision is a residential subdivision located within an unincorporated area of St. Tammany Parish and for which final subdivision approval was granted by the governing body of St. Tammany Parish and as duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of Court for this Parish. The streets within said subdivision that were constructed by the developer have never been dedicated to the Parish and the Parish has never maintained said streets. The streets were constructed at the expense of the developer of Estates at the Reserve Subdivision and privately owned by The Reserve Owners Association, Inc.

    (2) Street shall mean any roadway in said subdivision and designated and constructed for the use of vehicular traffic.

    (3) Motorized vehicle shall include any and all conveyances having two (2) or more wheels, allowing for the transport of a person or persons which are propelled by gas, diesel or electric motors or engines; same shall include, but are not limited to, automobiles, motorcycles, go-carts, trail bikes, bicycles, golf carts or any other vehicle when so propelled.

SEC. 13-019.11.2 Speed Limits/Traffic Controls

    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor vehicle upon the private streets within the Estates at the Reserve Subdivision at a rate of speed in excess of 20 miles per hour.

    Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs.

    The placement of speed limit signs, stop signs or yield signs at intersections, and other traffic control signage will be the responsibility of The Reserve Owners Association, Inc.

    Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal, every driver and operator of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop before entering the cross walk on the near side at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection.

    The driver or operator of a vehicle approaching a yield sign shall slow down to a speed reasonable for the existing conditions, or shall stop if necessary, before entering the cross walk on the near side of the intersection or, in the event there is no cross walk, at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway. Having slowed or stopped in this manner, the driver shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian legally

crossing the roadway on which he is driving, and to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard.

SEC. 13-019.11.3 Violations

    Whoever violates the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days, or both, in the discretion of the court.                            
                            
SEC. 13-019.11.4    Enforcement

    Any Sheriff's Deputy or bona fide or deputized police officer is herewith authorized and empowered to halt any motorized vehicle operating on the private streets of the Estates at the Reserve Subdivision if the vehicle is exceeding the speed limit, has failed to obey a stop or yield sign, has parked in a designated “No Parking” zone, or for the purpose of determining whether or not the operator thereof has in his or her possession a valid and current Louisiana Operator's License, or for any other violation of state and parish motor vehicle laws or ordinances and to issue citation therefor.

SEC. 13-019.11.5    Maintenance and Indemnification.

    It is the responsibility of The Reserve Owners Association, Inc. to maintain and keep up the roads within said subdivision and to maintain and keep up the various stop signs, speed limit signs and other traffic signs within the subdivision. By requesting the enforcement of traffic regulations within the subdivision, The Reserve Owners Association, Inc. agrees to hold harmless and indemnify St. Tammany Parish and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff from any and all damages that may occur from the placement of any such signs, and from authorizing the Sheriff to enforce the speed limit, stop signs and other traffic controls within said private development.
(Ord. No. 07-1678, adopted 10/04/2007)