9-12-077  Park and playground safety zones.
   (a)   For purposes of this section, the term “park zone street” shall mean that portion of any street or intersection designated pursuant to Section 11-605.3 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, codified at 625 ILCS 5/11-605.3, as amended. Except as otherwise specifically provided by this section, the provisions of Section 11-605.3 shall apply to the designation and administration of park zone streets.
   (b)   On any day when children are present and within 50 feet of motorized traffic, a person may not drive a motor vehicle at a speed in excess of 20 miles per hour while traveling on a park zone street that has been designated for the posted reduced speed.
   (c)   On any day when children are present and within 50 feet of motorized traffic, any driver traveling on a park zone street who fails to come to a complete stop at a stop sign or red light, including a driver who fails to come to a complete stop at a red light before turning right onto a park zone street, is in violation of this section.
   (d)   Any person who violates this section shall be subject to a fine of not less than $500.00 nor more than $1,000.00. A person violating this section shall also be subject to the community service requirements imposed by Section 1-4-120 of the Code. A person whose violation of this section results in a fatality may be subject to the imposition of felony charges by the state's attorney.
(Added Coun. J. 4-26-06, p. 75398, § 2)