Borough of Honesdale, PA
Wayne County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Honesdale 8-9-1948 by Ord. No. 223. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Skates and skateboards — See Ch. 171.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 195.

§ 69-1 Applicability.

The Council of the Borough of Honesdale hereby ordains that all bicycles operated in the Borough of Honesdale shall be subject to the rules and regulations as hereinafter set forth.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section II, Registration and Inspection, which immediately followed this section, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 69-2 Rules of operation.

It shall be unlawful for any person to ride a bicycle on any of the public sidewalks or walks of the public grounds of this borough.
It shall be unlawful for any person to ride a bicycle on any of the public streets of this borough without having said bicycle equipped with an alarm bell of practicable size and in working order. It shall be the duty of any person so riding a bicycle as aforesaid upon the streets of said borough to give the alarm by ringing said bell.
It shall be unlawful for any person to ride a bicycle on said public streets of said borough between the period from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise without having said bicycle equipped with a lamp, showing a white light visible at least 100 feet in the direction toward which the bicycle is proceeding and equipped with a red reflector taillight.

§ 69-3 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person who shall violate any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600, plus costs of prosecution. In default of payment thereof, the Police Department shall impound the violator's bicycle and/or the violator shall be imprisoned for a term not to exceed 30 days.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).