A. The general speed limit for all vehicles operating within park property on roads, trails, and parking lots is 15 miles per hour, unless otherwise posted by the director of parks and recreation. The term “vehicles” shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Chapter 46.04 RCW and includes, but is not limited to, motor vehicles, bicycles, electric-assisted bicycles, and motorized foot scooters. The Galbraith Mountain trail system is exempt from the speed limit contained herein.
B. Motor vehicles, except authorized maintenance vehicles and except as otherwise provided in this chapter, may only be operated on paved roadways and may only be parked in designated paved or graveled parking areas within park property. “Paved roadways” as used in this subsection does not include paved ways marked by the director of parks and recreation for the exclusive use of pedestrians, bicycles, or wheelchairs. The director of parks and recreation may approve vehicle access in designated areas for special events.
C. Motor vehicles, except authorized maintenance vehicles, are prohibited in Sehome Hill Arboretum except on Arboretum Drive and its parking area.
D. Parking spaces within city park property are reserved for the use of park patrons during open park hours; parking during closed park hours, overnight parking, and residential parking on park property is prohibited.
E. A violation of this section is a civil infraction. [Ord. 2021-06-026 § 1; Ord. 10612 § 2, 1995].