2018 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 14 - Effect of Chapter on Powers of Local Authorities
§ 40-6-374. Form of adopting ordinance
Local authorities shall use the following wording or similar wording in adopting by reference the provisions of this chapter or the definitions contained in Code Section 40-1-1:
(Municipality or County) of
An ordinance adopting the Georgia Uniform Rules of the Road, Code
Sections [ to (except for Code Sections )] of Chapter 6 of
Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, to regulate traffic
upon the public streets of the (Municipality or County) of and
repealing ordinance number and all other ordinances and sections of
ordinances in conflict herewith.
It is ordained by as follows:
Section 1. Adoption by reference. Pursuant to Chapter 6 of Title 40
of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, Code Sections 40-6-372
through 40-6-376, Code Sections [ to (except for Code Sections
)] of that chapter known as the Uniform Rules of the Road and
the definitions contained in Code Section 40-1-1 are hereby adopted as
and for the traffic regulations of this (Municipality or County) with
like effect as if recited herein.
Section 2. Penalties. Unless another penalty is expressly provided by
law, every person convicted of a violation of any provision of this
ordinance shall be punished by a fine of not more than dollars or
by imprisonment for not more than days or by both such fine and
Section 3. Repeal. The (existing ordinances covering the same matters
as embraced in this ordinance) are hereby repealed and all ordinances or
parts of ordinances inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance
are hereby repealed.
Section 4. Effective date. This ordinance shall take effect from and
after the day of , .