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Township of Swatara, PA
Dauphin County
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[Amended 11-12-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-6; 2-3-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-2]
In order to facilitate the movement of traffic and to combat the hazards of snow and ice on the snow emergency routes named in § 271-51 of this article, the Township Manager or his designee, in his discretion, may declare a snow and ice emergency (designated in this article as a "snow emergency"). Information on the existence of a snow emergency may be given by the Township of Swatara through radio, newspaper or other available media, and information on the termination of the emergency may be given by use of the same media.
After any snow emergency is declared, it shall be unlawful, at any time during the continuance of the emergency, for any person:
A. 
To park a motor vehicle or to allow that vehicle to remain parked anywhere on any snow emergency route designated in § 271-51 of this article; or
B. 
To drive any motor vehicle on any such snow emergency route, unless that vehicle is equipped with snow tires or chains.
[Amended 11-12-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-6; 11-13-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-6]
The following are designated as snow emergency routes:
Street
Between
Bonnymeade Avenue
Derry Street and Dawn-Mar Street
Cardinal Drive
Chambers Hill Road and Cardinal Court
Center Street
Main Street and 3rd Street
Center Street
Third Street and Highland Street
Chambers Hill Road
Penhar Drive and Paxton Street
Cockley Road
Chambers Hill Road and Lower Swatara line
Derry Street
Milroy Road and Pleasant View Road
East Park Drive
Derry Street and Spring Creek Road
Eddington Street (north only)
Lancaster Street and Fordham Avenue
Eighty-Second Street
Lee's Drive and Paxton Street
Forty-Eighth Street
Derry Street and Lower Paxton line
Harrisburg Street, South (east only)
Quarry Road and Highland Street
Harvest Drive
50th Street and Arney Road
High Street
Hickory Street and Harrisburg Street
Keckler Road
Highland Street and Chambers Hill Road
Kempton Avenue
Lancaster Street and Fordham Avenue
Lenker Road
Montour Street and Simpson Street
Mall Road North
Harrisburg Street and Paxton Street
Monroe Street (north only)
Center Street and Elm Street
Mushroom Hill Road
Grayson Road and Chambers Hill Road
Orchard Drive
Pine Street and Reynder Street
Pajabon Drive
Stacey Drive and Keckler Road
Pleasant View Road
Township line and Bridge Street
Reservoir Road
Harrisburg Street and Kelker Street
Reynder Street
Orchard Drive and Swatara Street
Sixtieth Street
Chambers Hill Road and Acorn Drive
Sixty-Fifth Street
Derry Street and Evelyn Street
Sixty-Ninth Street (east side only)
Derry Street to end
Sixty-Seventh Street
Derry Street and Lower Paxton line
Sixty-Third Street
Derry Street and Ann Street
Wilhelm Road
Derry Street and Simpson Road
A. 
If, at any time during a period of snow emergency declared under § 271-49 of this article, a person shall park a motor vehicle or allow a motor vehicle to remain parked anywhere upon a snow emergency route, that person shall be guilty of a violation of this article, and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $15 and costs.
B. 
If, at any time during a period of snow emergency declared under § 271-49 of this article, a person shall drive a motor vehicle upon a snow emergency route, without having that vehicle equipped with snow tires or chains, that person shall be guilty of a violation of this article, and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.