Peel Region

The Regional Municipality of Peel
By-law number 27-2018

xxA by-law to temporarily suspend Heavy Truck Restrictions on Regional Roads in the event an Emergency Detour Route is activated; and, to amend By-law number 15-2013 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of The Regional Municipality of Peel.

Whereas, the Council of the Regional Corporation on the 24th day of January 2013 passed By-law 15-2013 to consolidate the by-laws that regulate traffic on roads under jurisdiction of The Regional Municipality of Peel;

And whereas, the Council of The Regional Municipality of Peel has by resolution passed on the 26th day of April, 2018, authorized the enactment of a by-law to temporarily suspend certain truck restrictions from affected Regional Roads if an Emergency Detour Route has been Activated by the Ontario Provincial Police;

Now therefore, the Council of the Regional Corporation enacts as follows:

  1. That Subsection 2(1) of By-law 15-2013 is amended by adding the following definitions:

    "Emergency Detour" means the period of time in which an Emergency Detour Route is in effect.

    "Emergency Detour Route" means the pre-determined route marked by a series of emergency detour route signs, to help Vehicles bypass an emergency road closure by diverting traffic in the event of a provincial highway closure.

  2. That Section 14 of By-law 15-2013 is amended by adding subsection (6) as follows:

    When the Ontario Provincial Police activate an Emergency Detour Route the portion that is on a Regional Road with a Heavy Truck restriction shall have the truck restriction temporarily suspended for the duration of the Emergency Detour. Those Regional Roads with Heavy Truck restrictions that are also on Emergency Detour Routes are set out in Schedule A of this by-law, Part 26, Column 1 between the limits set out in Column 2 of the said Part;

  3. That Schedule A of By-law 15-2013 is amended by adding Part (26) as follows:
  4. Schedule A
    Part 26 of By-law Number 15-2013
    Heavy Truck Exemptions on Emergency Detour Routes

    Column 1
    Regional Road No.
    Column 2
    Between
    4 Orenda Road West and Regional Road 14
    17 QEW South Ramp and Regional Road 20
    19 North Sheridan Way and Dundas Street West
    20 Boundary between the City of Toronto / Region of Peel and Regional Road 4

Read three times And passed in open Council this 26th day of April, 2018.

K. Lockyer
Regional Clerk

F. Dale
Regional Chair