Township of Muhlenberg, PA
Berks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Muhlenberg 6-12-2006 by Ord. No. 420.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 145.
Storage of vehicles — See Ch. 146.
Zoning — See Ch. 154.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 143, Vehicles, Disabled, adopted 7-6-1981 by Ord. No. 178, as amended.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
DISABLED VEHICLE
A vehicle, other than a pedacycle:
A. 
That is inoperable and left unattended on public property for more than 48 hours;
B. 
That has remained illegally on public property for more than 48 hours;
C. 
Without a valid registration plate or certificate of inspection, left unattended on or along a road, street, alley or highway; or
D. 
That has remained on private property without the consent of the owner or person in control of the property for more than 48 hours.
No person shall leave a disabled vehicle upon any street, dedicated alley, fire lane, road, or highway.
No person shall leave a disabled vehicle upon any public or private property without the express or implied consent of the owner or person in lawful possession or control of said public or private property.
No vehicle shall be stored or parked on any street, dedicated alley, fire lane, road, or highway. As used herein, "stored" shall mean the parking of a vehicle in one place upon any street, dedicated alley, fire lane, road, or highway continuously for over seven days.
Any person violating §§ 143-2 and 143-3 shall be guilty of a summary offense and shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $250 plus any costs of disposing of the vehicle and costs of prosecution. Any person violating § 143-4 shall be guilty of a summary offense and shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $15 plus any costs of disposing of the vehicle and costs of prosecution.
Any member of the Muhlenberg Township Police Department is hereby authorized and empowered to enforce the provisions of Chapter 143, Vehicles, Disabled, of the Code of the Township of Muhlenberg, Berks County, Pennsylvania.