Township of East Caln, PA
Chester County
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A. 
On the following bridges and streets or parts of streets, by authority granted by § 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code, it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to drive any vehicle or combination having a gross weight in excess of the maximum prescribed below for that bridge or street or part of street, as the case may be:
Street or Bridge
Between
Maximum
Gross Weight
Bell Tavern Boulevard
[Added 7-16-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-04]
Between Lionville Road and Bell Tavern Road
6 tons
Bell Tavern Road
[Added 7-16-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-04]
Between Bell Tavern Boulevard and Downing Road
6 tons
Chestnut Street
East entrance and west entrance to bridge
16 tons for straight body vehicles and 30 tons for combination type vehicles
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be prosecuted under § 4902(a) and (g-1) of the Vehicle Code, and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $150 plus $150 for each 500 pounds, or part thereof, in excess of 3,000 pounds over the maximum allowable weight, and costs.
A. 
On the following bridges and streets or parts of streets, by authority granted by § 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code, it shall be unlawful for any person to drive any vehicle or combination in violation of the size restrictions prescribed below for that bridge or street or part of street:
Street or Bridge
Between
Restrictions
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be prosecuted under § 4902(a) and (g-1) of the Vehicle Code, and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $75 and costs.
A. 
By reason of hazardous traffic conditions and other safety factors, by authority granted by § 4902(b) of the Vehicle Code, it shall be unlawful for any person to drive any vehicle or combination in violation of the restriction prescribed below for that bridge or street or part of street.
[Amended 5-2-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-03]
Street or Bridge
Location
Restrictions
Clover Mill Road
[Added 12-21-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-06]
Boot Road to West Whiteland Township line, both directions
No vehicle or combination in excess of 40 feet in length
Skelp Level Road bridge over Conrail
Both directions
Bridge limited to one truck
B. 
The length restriction on Clover Mill Road set forth in § 215-27.A above shall not prohibit any person from driving a school bus or an emergency vehicle upon Clover Mill Road.
[Added 12-21-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-06[1]]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also redesignated former Subsection B as Subsection C, as amended.
C. 
Any person operating a vehicle or combination in violation of § 215-27 is guilty of a summary offense and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $500.
[Amended 12-21-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-06]
D. 
The Township shall obtain the consent of West Whiteland Township for any signage to be erected in West Whiteland Township pursuant to 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 4902(e). Additionally, the Township shall erect and maintain signage directing vehicles or combinations in excess of 40 feet in length to utilize a route agreed to by West Whiteland to turn around prior to entering East Caln Township on Clover Mill Road.
[Added 12-21-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-06]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle other than a passenger car on any of the following streets or parts of streets, provided nothing in this section shall prohibit any person from driving an emergency vehicle on any of those streets or parts of streets, or from driving on any of those streets or parts of streets a truck or other commercial vehicle making local deliveries to or pickups from premises located along that street or part of a street:
Street
Between
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.