8-1-6: SPEED REGULATIONS:
   (A)   Establishment of Speed Zones: Whenever the Public Works Department shall determine upon the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation that a maximum or minimum speed limit is necessary under the conditions found to exist at any intersection, or upon any highway, street, road, alley or other thoroughfare open to the public, or section or portion thereof, and after considering factors bearing on safe speeds, including but not limited to different times of day, different types of vehicles, varying weather conditions, the facilitation of the normal and reasonable movement of traffic, and actual and potential hazards then existing, the Public Works Department may determine and declare a reasonable and safe maximum or minimum speed limit, which shall be effective upon approval of the Board of Elko County Commissioners and after appropriate fixed or variable signs giving notice thereof are erected. Such maximum and minimum speed limits may be declared to be effective at all times, or at such times as are indicated upon the said signs. (Ord. 1993-Q, 12-3-93, eff. 12-20-93)
   (B)   General: Except as provided hereinafter, it shall be unlawful for any person to ride, drive or propel any motor vehicle in the said towns or cities at a rate of speed greater than twenty (20) miles per hour on or along any street, alley, highway, or portion thereof; provided, however this Section shall not apply to officers and firemen and all vehicles and apparatus of the Fire Department when going to or returning from a fire, and all ambulances, whether public or private, and all other vehicles when employed in carrying sick or injured persons to a hospital or other place for relief or treatment.
   (C)   Jarbidge: The speed limit in the Town of Jarbidge shall be ten (10) miles per hour and shall be properly posted by speed limit signs.
   (D)   Jackpot: The speed limit in the unincorporated Town of Jackpot shall be fifteen (15) miles per hour excepting therefrom Highway U.S. 93, the road to the landfill site, and the County road serving the WD Ranch beginning at a posted point southeast of the elementary school. The speed limit on the exception thoroughfares shall be thirty five (35) miles per hour. The speed limits shall be properly posted by speed limit signs.
   (E)   Old Elko-Hamilton State Road and Bullion Road: The speed limit shall be twenty five (25) miles per hour on the old Elko-Hamilton State Road from the City limits of the City of Elko to the cattle guard on said road, an approximate distance of one thousand three hundred eighty feet (1,380'), and on Bullion Road from the City limits of the City of Elko until said road intersects with Section 29, Township 34 North, Range 55 East, M.D.B. & M.
   (F)   Pleasant Valley Estates Subdivision: The speed limit in the Pleasant Valley Estates Subdivision as encompassed with the N 1/2 of Section 26, Township 33 North, Range 57 East, shall be twenty five (25) miles per hour. The speed limits shall be properly posted by speed limit signs. (Ord. 1982-M, 12-8-82, eff. 1-6-83)
   (G)   Spring Creek Subdivision: The speed limit in Spring Creek Subdivision as described on the deed on file with Elko County Recorder's office, in Book 397, page 363, as document number 165405, shall be thirty five (35) miles per hour unless posted for a different speed limit. The speed limits shall be properly posted by speed limit signs. (Ord. 1988-J, 9-8-88, eff. 9-22-88)
   (H)   Lamoille: The speed limit within the Town of Lamoille shall be ten (10) miles per hour, unless posted for a different speed limit; speed limit signs may be properly posted by the County Highway Department.
   (I)   Montello: The speed limit within the Town of Montello shall be twenty (20) miles per hour, unless posted for a different speed limit. (Ord. 1986-L, 9-4-86, eff. 9-18-86)
   (J)   Lower Southfork Road:
      1.   The speed limit on County Road No. 715, known as the Lower Southfork Road, from the junction with State Route 228, near Ten Mile Creek, bearing westerly, then southerly, along said Lower Southfork Road, to the northern boundary of the Southfork State Recreation Area shall be fifty five (55) miles per hour. Speed limit signs shall be properly posted by the County Highway Department. (Ord. 1993-O, 11-4-93, eff.  12-1-93)
      2.   The speed limit on the portion of County Road No. 715, known as the Lower Southfork Road, that lies within the boundaries of the Southfork State Recreation Area shall be thirty (30) miles per hour. Speed limit signs shall be properly posted by the County Highway Department. (Ord. 1989-I, 6-8-89, eff. 6-26-89)
      3.   The speed limit on the portion of County Road No. 715, known as the Lower Southfork Road, from the eastern boundary of the Southfork State Recreation Area to the junction with State Route 228 near Twin Bridges shall be thirty five (35) miles per hour. Speed limit signs shall be properly posted by the County Highway Department. (Ord. 1993-O, 11-4-93, eff. 12-1-93)
   (K)   County Road Number 732, known as the North Fork - Jack Creek Road: The speed limit on County Road Number 732, known as the North Fork - Jack Creek Road, from the junction with State Route 225 to the millsite of the Freeport - McMoran Big Springs Project shall be forty five (45) miles per hour unless posted for a lesser speed limit; speed limit signs shall be properly posted by the County Highway Department. (Ord. 1987-K, 12-16-87, eff. 1-7-88)
   (L)   Spring Creek Elementary School Zone: East Spring Creek Parkway from the intersection of East Spring Creek Parkway and State Route 227 (also known as the Lamoille Highway), to the intersection of East Spring Creek Parkway and Shadypoint Drive is designated as a school zone with a speed limit of fifteen (15) miles per hour from eight o'clock (8:00) A.M. to four o'clock (4:00) P.M. on those days when school is in session. The school zone shall be properly posted by the County Highway Department. (Ord. 1988-I, 8-4-88, eff. 8-17-88)
   (M)   Gold Circle: The speed limit on all County roads located within the original townsite of Gold Circle as described in the "Map of Gold Circle" filed for record in the office of the Elko County Recorder, official records of Elko County, on November 5, 1907, and the original Moffat Addition to the Town of Gold Circle as described in the "Map of the Moffat Addition to the Town of Gold Circle" filed for record in the office of the Elko County Recorder, on April 22, 1908, shall be fifteen (15) miles per hour. Speed limit signs shall be properly posted by the County Highway Department. (Ord. 1989-P, 8-16-89, eff. 9-1-89)
   (N)   Corral Lane: The speed limit on County Road No. 711-B, known as Corral Lane, in the unincorporated area of the County, shall be, and now is, thirty five (35) miles per hour; speed limit signs shall be properly posted by the County Highway Department. (Ord. 1990-A, 3-21-90, eff. 4-5-90)