10.18.010 Purpose – Applicability.
A. This chapter applies to motorized foot scooters. Unless otherwise expressly provided herein this chapter does not apply to motorcycles (RCW 46.04.330), motor-driven cycles (RCW 46.04.332), mopeds (RCW 46.04.304), electric-assisted bicycles (RCW 46.04.169), electric personal mobility devices (EPMD) (RCW 46.04.1695), or power wheelchairs (RCW 46.04.415).
B. It is expressly the purpose of this chapter to provide for and promote the health, safety and welfare of the general public and not to create or otherwise establish or designate any particular class or group of persons who will or should be especially protected or benefited by the terms of this chapter. It is the specific intent of this chapter that no provision nor any term used in this chapter is intended to impose any duty whatsoever upon the city or any of its officers or employees. Nothing contained in this chapter is intended nor shall be construed to create or form the basis of any liability on the part of the city, or its officers, employees or agents, for any injury or damage resulting from any action or inaction on the part of the city related in any manner to the enforcement of this chapter by its officers, employees or agents. (Ord. 025/2022 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 004/2005)