A proposed ban on red light cameras in Murrieta will be allowed on the November ballot, an appeals court has ruled.
In making the ruling, Justice Art W. McKinster cited the delay of several months before the petition was filed to remove the proposal from the ballot, as well as the fact that the measure, if approved by voters, can be challenged after the election.
The unanimous decision by a three judge panel was released Tuesday. The voter initiative would force Murrieta to take down its red light cameras and ban their future use.
Camera proponents have the option to appeal to the California Supreme Court, but it’s unclear if they will do so. Attorney Charles H. Bell said they were still weighing their options.
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