333 S. Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371 - 253-841-4321

City of Puyallup

Back To School Safety Tips

Back To School Safety Tips

Do Not Park within the following areas:

1.) Within 30 feet from the beginning and end of a school zone. Such parking obstructs the view of the signage for other drivers.

2.) Any area designated with signage as a no parking area.

3.) On or within 20 feet of a marked or unmarked crosswalk. Unmarked crosswalks are defined as the extension of the sidewalk or curb extension across an intersection.

4.) Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant.

5.) Within 30 feet of any flashing signal, stop sign or yield sign.

6.) Within an intersection.

7.) On a sidewalk or planting strip.

8.) In front of or within 5 feet from the curb radius of a driveway

View the Puyallup Police Department's School Zone Safety Brochure for more tips on:

  • Crosswalk safety
  • Traffic signs in school zones
  • Penalty for speeding in school zones

    The School Zone speed limit of 20 MPH is only in effect during the time in which the flashers are operational. Times are shown below:

Day of Week

School Start

School End



9:25 -10:00

3:06 –3:41

 Tuesday - Friday


8:25 -9:00

3:06 –3:41