Borough of Milton, PA
Northumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Milton: Art. I, 1-15-1957 as Ch. XIV of the 1957 Code of Ordinances; Art. II, 2-9-1971 as Ord. No. 607. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 209.
[Adopted 1-15-1957 as Ch. XIV of the 1957 Code of Ordinances]

§ 191-1 Speed limit; violations and penalties.

From and after the 14th day of November, A.D. 1939, it shall be unlawful for any railroad company or any other person to propel or run any locomotive engine, railway car or cars through, along or across any street or alley within the limits of said Borough of Milton at a greater rate of speed than 35 miles per hour, and any and every railroad company and any and every agent or employee of any railroad company and any and every other person violating the provisions of this section shall, for every such offense, forfeit and pay a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $50 to the Treasurer of said Borough of Milton for the use of said borough.

§ 191-2 Obstruction of streets and alleys; violations and penalties. [1]

It shall be unlawful for any railroad company, the agent or employee of any railroad company or any other person to obstruct all or any part of any public street, alley or highway within the limits of the Borough of Milton, by placing any locomotive engine, railroad car or cars or any other impediment or obstruction thereon at the intersection of such street, alley or highway with the tracks of such company or by permitting any locomotive engine, railroad car or cars or other impediment or obstruction to remain thereon for a longer period of time than 10 minutes. Any and every railroad company and any and every agent or employee of any railroad company and any and every other person violating any of the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, before any District Justice, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $25 and costs of prosecution.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
[Adopted 2-9-1971 as Ord. No. 607]

§ 191-3 Duties of railroad owners.

The owners and/or lessees of all railroad rights-of-way forming a part of or crossing any public road within the Borough of Milton shall be responsible for maintaining the surfaced roadway in a good state of repair.

§ 191-4 Notice to repair; work done by borough.

The Borough Manager or any employee of the borough designated for the purpose is hereby authorized to give notice by personal service or by United States Mail to the owners or lessees of any railroad right-of-way remaining in violation of the provisions of § 191-3 of this Article directing and requiring such owner or lessee to repair such rights-of-way so as to conform to the requirements of this Article within five days after issuance of such notice. In case such owner or lessee shall neglect, fail or refuse to comply with such notice within the period of time stated therein, the borough authorities may repair said rights-of-way, and the cost thereof, together with any additional penalty authorized by the law, may be collected by the borough from such owner or lessee in the manner provided by law.

§ 191-5 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person, association, firm or corporation violating or failing, neglecting or refusing to comply with any of the provisions of this Article shall, upon conviction thereof before a District Justice, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment in the county prison for not more than 30 days, provided that each day's continuance of a violation, after expiration of the applicable notice, shall constitute a separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.