[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of East Stroudsburg 5-16-2000 by Ord. No. 1103, approved 5-16-2000. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- MAJOR REPAIRS
- The replacement and/or repair of vehicle transmissions, engines, rear ends or the painting of vehicles and shall include but not be limited to any other repair or repairs that will disable the vehicle for a period of more than eight hours.
- MINOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS
- Simple mechanical maintenance and repairs of vehicles such as oil changes, draining of radiators, brake fluids, transmission fluids and other such routine repairs.
No person, whether owner of a vehicle, operator of a vehicle or repairman, shall park or permit to be parked any motor vehicle upon any highway, parking lot, street, alleyway or other public right-of-way in the Borough of East Stroudsburg for the purpose of performing major repairs on that vehicle.
No person, whether owner of a vehicle, operator of a vehicle or repairman, shall park or permit to be parked any motor vehicle upon any highway, parking lot, street, alleyway or other public right-of-way in the Borough of East Stroudsburg for the purpose of performing minor maintenance and repairs on that vehicle unless the following conditions are met:
The work area must be properly marked with reflectors or cones.
The ground area under the vehicle must be properly covered to prevent contamination or staining of the public right-of-way caused by leakage of oil, fluids or similar substances.
All fluids drained must be properly disposed of in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection regulations. No fluids may be disposed of onto Borough streets, into Borough storm sewers or sanitary sewers, gutters or the like.
Under no circumstances shall any maintenance or repair work be performed on vehicles parked in the traveled portion of any Borough highway, parking lot, street, alleyway or other public right-of-way.
No vehicle maintenance and/or repairs, whether major or minor, shall be made by a commercial garage or any individual for fees upon any public right-of-way, including highways, parking lots, streets, alleyways or the like of the Borough of East Stroudsburg, unless they are necessitated by emergency conditions and then only to the extent to permit the vehicle to be moved to a garage or other commercial location where the remaining repairs can be performed.
Any person who shall violate or fail to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a summary offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 or by imprisonment for not more than 30 days, or both. Fines shall be in addition to any other costs incurred by the Borough or any other agency which may become involved in the removal of the vehicle or vehicle parts, which include fluid.