Township of East Caln, PA
Chester County
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A. 
Maximum speed limits are established on portions of specified streets, as follows, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle, on any part of a street where a maximum speed limit applies, at a higher speed than the maximum prescribed for that part of the street:
Street
Between
Maximum Speed
Limit
Bell Tavern Boulevard
[Added 5-7-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-01]
Between Lionville Road and Bell Tavern Road
25
Bell Tavern Road
[Added 5-7-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-01]
Between Bell Tavern Boulevard and East Lancaster Avenue
25
Coolidge Lane
[Added 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
All
25
Crestwood Lane
All
25
Downing Road
Bell Tavern Road and Old Kings Highway
35
Hollymead Court
All
25
Norwood Road
Between the Borough of Downingtown line and the Uwchlan Township line
25
Old Kings Highway
Downing Road and West Whiteland Township line
35
Robbins Road
All
25
Skelp Level Road
[Amended 12-21-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-16]
All
25
Southwind Lane
All
25
Springhill Drive
All
25
Trestle Place
All
25
Truman Way
[Added 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
All
25
Whitford Hills Road
Uwchlan Township line and the West Whiteland Township line
35
Windridge Lane
All
25
Woodsedge Lane
All
25
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
A. 
Maximum speed limits are established, as follows, on certain bridges and elevated structures, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any such bridge or elevated structure, at a higher speed than the maximum prescribed for that bridge or elevated structure:
Bridge or Elevated Structure
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
A. 
The following are declared to be hazardous grades, and, upon any such hazardous grade, no person shall drive a vehicle, having a gross weight in excess of that referred to for that grade, in the direction stated for that grade, at a speed in excess of that established in this section for that grade, and, if so stated for a particular grade, the driver of every such vehicle shall stop the vehicle before proceeding downhill:
Street
Between
Direction of Travel
Maximum Gross Weight
Maximum Speed Limit
Required to Stop Before Proceeding Downhill
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
A. 
A speed limit of 15 miles per hour is established on all streets and roadways in the public parks maintained and operated by the Township, except in the following locations, where the lower maximums, as specified, shall apply:
Park
Street
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
A. 
At the following locations, traffic signals as indicated below shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected), and traffic at those locations shall be directed by those signals:
[Amended 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
Location
Type of Signal
Route 30/Lowes
Traffic light
Route 30 and westbound bypass ramp
Traffic light
Route 30 and Quarry Road
Traffic light
Route 30 and Bell Tavern Road
Traffic light
Route 30 and Brandywine Square
Traffic light
Route 30/Woodbine/Ashbridge
Traffic light
Route 30 and Plaza Drive
Traffic light
Quarry Road and eastbound bypass ramp
Traffic light
Route 322 and Boot Road
Traffic light
Boot Road and Chestnut Street
Traffic light
Boot Road and Quarry Road
Traffic light
Route 113 and Garris Road/Bell Tavern Road
Traffic light
Quarry Road and Quarry Crossing Center
Traffic light
Boot Road and CCIU facility entrance
Traffic light
B. 
Any driver of a vehicle who disobeys the directions of any traffic signal shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following are established as intersections where drivers of vehicles headed in the direction or directions indicated are prohibited from making a right turn (or a left turn from a one-way street into another one-way street) on a steady red signal:
Intersection
Vehicles Traveling On
Facing
(Reserved)
B. 
Any driver of a vehicle who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following are established as one-way streets, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any one-way street other than in the direction established for traffic on that street:
Street
From
To
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, of the type indicated, traveling upon the first-named street at any of the following intersections, in the direction or directions indicated in each case, to make a left turn and/or a right turn into the second-named street, as indicated, at any time when such a turn is prohibited by this section:
Vehicles Traveling On
Direction
of Travel
Not to Make Turn
Into
When
Type of Vehicle Applicable To
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, traveling upon the first-named street at any of the following intersections, in the direction or directions indicated in each case, to make other than a left turn, at any time stated, both right turns and straight-across traffic being prohibited:
Vehicles Traveling On
Direction of Travel
Times
Not To Make Right Turn Into or Travel Straight Across
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, traveling upon any of the following portions of streets, in the direction or directions indicated for that street, to make a u-turn:
[Amended 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
Street
Portion
Direction of Travel
Route 113
End of medial near Tall Trees Circle
South
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following are established as no passing zones, and it shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to overtake or pass another vehicle or to drive on the left side of the roadway in any no passing zone:
Street
Direction of Travel
Between
Norwood Road
Both
Borough of Downingtown line and the Uwchlan Township line
Skelp Level Road
Both
Boot Road and the East Bradford Township line
Whitford Hills Road
Both
Uwchlan Township line and the West Whiteland Township line
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following highways are established as through highways, thus authorizing stop or yield signs to be erected facing traffic approaching every intersection with the through highway except for those intersections with traffic signals, or with exceptions or modifications as indicated below. Every driver of a vehicle approaching a stop or yield sign authorized by this section shall stop the vehicle or yield right-of-way as required by § 3323(b) or (c) of the Vehicle Code, as the case may be, and shall not proceed into or across the through highway until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law:
Highway
Between
Downing Road
Bell Tavern Road and Old Kings Highway
Norwood Road
Borough of Downingtown line and the Uwchlan Township line
Old Kings Highway
Downing Road and the West Whiteland Township line
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 215-21) are established as stop intersections, and official stop signs shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected) in such a position as to face traffic approaching the second-named street (the intersecting or through street) on the first-named street (the stop street) in the direction or directions indicated for that intersection. Every driver of a vehicle approaching the intersection on the first-named or stop street, in the direction indicated in each case, shall stop the vehicle as required by § 3323(b) of the Vehicle Code, and shall not proceed into or across the second-named or intersecting or through street until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law.
Stop Street
Intersection or Through Street
Direction of Travel
Adams Lane
[Added 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
Madison Way
South
Ansley Drive
North Woodmont Drive
North
Armstead Court
Wetherburn Drive
South
Bell Tavern Boulevard (3-way)
Bell Tavern Road and Madison Way
South
Bell Tavern Park exit
[Added 12-21-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-06]
Bell Tavern Road
East
Bell Tavern Park rear exit
[Added 12-21-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-06]
Bell Tavern Road
North
Bell Tavern Road (3-way)
Bell Tavern Boulevard and Madison Way
East
Bell Tavern Road
Downing Road
South and north
Bell Tavern Road
[Added 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
Truman Way
East and west
Clover Mill Road
Boot Road
South
Coolidge Lane
[Added 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
Bell Tavern Road
South
Crestwood Lane
Southwind Lane
North
Downing Circle
Long Drive
South
Downing Road
Bell Tavern Road
West
George Pitt Drive
Burdette Drive
North
Holleran Drive
North Woodmont Drive
North
Hollymead Court
Southwind Lane
North
Jefferson Court
[Added 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
South Woodmont Drive
North
Jenkins Drive
North Woodmont Drive
East
Kennedy Drive
[Added 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
Bell Tavern Boulevard
East
Livingston Drive
Burdette Drive
South
Madison Way (3-way)
Bell Tavern Boulevard and Bell Tavern Road
East
Maggie Lane
North Woodmont Drive
South
Martin Lane
Jenkins Drive
South
McIlvain Drive
Whitford Hills Road
East
North Woodmont Drive
Jenkins Drive
North and south
Norwood House Road
Uwchlan Avenue
East
Norwood Road
[Added 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
Wallace Avenue
West
Old Kings Highway (West)
Uwchlan Avenue
West
Robbins Road
Boot Road
North
Robbins Road
Brandywine Avenue
West
Ruth Lane
Ansley Drive
North
Skelp Level Road
Boot Road
North
Southwind Lane
Boot Road
North
Southwind Lane (3-way)
Springhill Drive
East and west
Southwind Lane (terminus)
Springhill Drive
South
South Woodmont Drive
Bell Tavern Boulevard
East
Springhill Drive
Skelp Level Road
West
Springhill Drive (3-way)
Southwind Lane
North
Thomas Road
Whitford Hills Road
West
Trestle Place
Robbins Road
North
Truman Way
[Added 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
Bell Tavern Road
South
Truman Way
[Added 12-21-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-06]
Coolidge Lane
East and West
Webb Road
Uwchlan Avenue
North
Wetherburn Drive
Plaza Drive
West
Whiteland Hunt Road
Whitford Hills Road
West
Whitford Hills Road (4-way)
Woodland Circle and Whiteland Hunt Road
South and north
Winding Way
Jenkins Drive
North and south
Winding Way
North Woodmont Drive
North
Windridge Lane
Southwind Lane
West
Woodland Circle
Whitford Hills Road
East
Woodsedge Lane
Crestwood Lane
East
Wren Court
Wetherburn Drive
South
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 215-21) are established as yield intersections, and official yield signs shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected) in such a position as to face traffic approaching the second-named street (the through street) on the first-named street (the yield street) in the direction or directions indicated for that intersection. Every driver of a vehicle approaching the intersection on the first-named or yield street, in the direction indicated in each case, shall slow down or stop the vehicle as required by § 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code, and then yield the right-of-way as required by that subsection of the Vehicle Code.
Yield Street
Through Street
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
No motor vehicle including a motorcycle, pedalcycle or minibike shall be operated on any property owned by the Township or any other public agency or instrumentality within the Township without the permission of the property owner and a permit from the Township Manager of the Township. Any person who violates any provision of this subsection shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
B. 
The Township Manager is authorized to designate as play highways, whenever he deems that action advisable, and for whatever period of time directed by him, any part of any street in the Township where sledding and coasting shall be permitted. That play highway shall be set apart for the purpose under the direction of the Township Manager.
C. 
No person shall drive any motor vehicle upon any play highway at any time when that street shall be designated as a play highway, except in case of emergency, with special permission of the Township Manager or of the police officer in charge, who shall first clear that play highway of all persons using it for the purpose for which it was set aside. Any person who violates any provision of this subsection shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.