There is hereby established pursuant to RCW 3.30.090 a Traffic Violations Bureau for the City of Snohomish, Washington.
The Traffic Violations Bureau herein established shall operate under the supervision of the Evergreen District Court to assist the court in processing traffic infractions. This ordinance shall confer authority upon the court in conjunction with jurisdictions and authority otherwise available to allow any and all traffic infractions issued by the City of Snohomish to be processed through the City of Snohomish Traffic Violations Bureau. Any traffic infraction may be by virtue of a City of Snohomish enactment, designated a traffic infraction which may be processed through the City of Snohomish Traffic Violations Bureau.
The Traffic Violations Bureau herein established shall be in conformance with Chapter 46.63 RCW and RCW 3.30.090. The Traffic Violations Bureau so established shall receive the posting of penalties for traffic infractions to the extent authorized by the Evergreen District court. The Traffic Violations Bureau shall issue a receipt therefor to the alleged violator acknowledging the posting thereof.
All penalties to the City of Snohomish Traffic Violations Bureau shall be placed in the City General Fund.
The Mayor shall appoint a Traffic Violations Bureau clerk, as approved by the Presiding Judge, who shall perform all duties assigned to the Traffic Violations Bureau.
If any part or portion of this ordinance shall be declared invalid for any reason, such declaration of invalidity shall not affect any remaining part or portions. This ordinance shall take effect five days after publication by posting as required by law. (Ord. 1667, 1989; Ord. 2341, 2017)