Borough of Duncannon, PA
Perry County
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§ 215-7
Speed limits on certain streets. 

§ 215-8
One-way streets. 

§ 215-9
No-passing zones. 

§ 215-10
Stop intersections. 

§ 215-11
Vehicle weight limits on certain bridges. 

§ 215-12
Vehicle weight limits on certain streets. 

§ 215-13
Truck traffic. 

§ 215-14
Play highways. 

§ 215-15
Use of snowmobiles. 

§ 215-16
Pedalcycles. 

§ 215-17
Vehicle weight restriction for Little Juniata Bridge. 

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 Location Maximum Speed Limit (mph)
Ann Street Entire length 25
Apple Street
[Added 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 295]
Entire length 25
Broadway Avenue Entire length 25
Brown Street Entire length 25
Cemetery Street Entire length 25
Center Street Entire length 25
Cherry Street Entire length 25
Chestnut Street Entire length 25
Church Street Entire length 25
Clark Street Entire length 25
Cumberland Street Entire length 25
Elm Street Entire length 25
First Avenue Entire length 25
Fourth Avenue Entire length 25
Fritz Avenue Entire length 25
Green Street Entire length 25
Hall Lane Entire length 25
Hickory Street Entire length 25
Highland Avenue Entire length 25
High Street Entire length 25
Jones Street Entire length 25
Lewis Street Entire length 25
Lincoln Street Entire length 25
Locust Street Entire length 25
Maple Street Entire length 25
Margaretta Street Entire length 25
Market Street Entire length 25
Martha Street Entire length 25
Mary Street Entire length 25
Plum Street Entire length 25
Prospect Avenue Entire length 25
Rachel Street Entire length 25
Rebecca Street Entire length 25
Second Avenue Entire length 25
Second Street (Carver's Hill) Entire length 25
Stine Avenue Entire length 25
Summit Street Entire length 25
Susan Street Entire length 25
Third Avenue Entire length 25
Walnut Street Entire length 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.

[Amended 5-15-1990 by Ord. No. 264; 8-20-1991 by Ord. No. 271]
A. 

The following are established as one-way streets, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle upon a one-way street other than in the direction established for traffic upon that street:

Name of Street From To Direction of Travel
Ann Street
[Added 10-18-2005 by Ord. No. 363]
Market Street Creek Road West
Apple Street Ann Street Cumberland Street South
Chestnut Street
[Added 3-21-1995 by Ord. No. 294]
Market Street Apple Tree Alley West
Highland Avenue Center Street Summit Street West
Lincoln Street
[Added 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 295]
Cherry Street Hall Lane South
Maple Street
[Added 3-21-1995 by Ord. No. 294]
Apple Tree Alley High Street West
Maple Street
[Added 10-18-1994 by Ord. No. 292]
Church Street High Street East
Maple Street High Street Cumberland Street West
Maple Street
[Added 7-19-1994 by Ord. No. 291]
Market Street Apple Tree Alley West
Market Street extension, located on the east side of Market Street between Broadway and Chestnut Streets Entrance to Market Street extended north of Broadway Street Terminus of Market Street extended south of Chestnut Street North
Plum Street
[Added 3-21-1995 by Ord. No. 294]
High Street Market Street East
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:

Name of Street Direction of Travel Location
High Street North and south Entire length
Market Street North and south Entire length
B. 

Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

[Amended 7-19-1983 by Ord. No. 228; 5-15-1990 by Ord. No. 264]
A. 

The following intersections 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 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 Section 3323(b) of the Vehicle Code and shall not proceed into or across the second-named or through street until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law.

Stop Street Direction of Travel Through Street
Ann Street East Water Street
Ann Street
[Amended 10-18-2005 by Ord. No. 363]
West High Street
Ann Street
[Amended 10-18-2005 by Ord. No. 363]
West Market Street
Apple Street
[Added 9-19-1995 by Ord. No. 297]
East Broadway Avenue
Apple Street
[Added 9-19-1995 by Ord. No. 297]
East and west Plum Street
Apple Street
[Added 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 295]
North and south Clark Street
Apple Street
[Added 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 295]
North and south Rachel Street
Apple Street South Maple Street
Apple Street
[Added 9-19-1995 by Ord. No. 297]
West Ann Street
Ash Street West Church Street
Broadway Avenue East Water Street
Broadway Avenue East and west High Street (4-way)
Broadway Avenue East and west Market Street
Brown Street East and west Center Street
Brown Street West Summit Street
Cemetery Street East High Street
Center Street North and south Second Street
Center Street South Highland Avenue
Cherry Street East and west High Street (4-way)
Cherry Street East and west Market Street
Chestnut Street East Market Street
Chestnut Street East and west High Street
Chestnut Street East and west Lincoln Street
Chestnut Street East and west Prospect Avenue
Church Street North Cemetery Street
Church Street North Fourth Avenue
Church Street North Green Street
Church Street North and south Ann Street
Church Street North and south Broadway Avenue
Church Street North and south Cherry Street
Church Street North and south Chestnut Street
Church Street North and south Hickory Street
Church Street North and south Margaretta Street
Church Street North and south Martha Street
Church Street North and south Mary Street
Church Street North and south Plum Street
Church Street North and south Rachel Street
Church Street North and south Rebecca Street
Church Street North and south Second Avenue
Church Street North and south Susan Street
Church Street South Ash Street
Church Street South Clark Street
Church Street South Cumberland Street
Clark Street East Market Street
Clark Street East and west High Street (4-way)
Clark Street (high section) East Clark Street (low section)
Cumberland Street East Water Street
Cumberland Street East and west High Street
Cumberland Street East and west Market Street
Cumberland Street
[Added 9-15-1998 by Ord. No. 321]
Southwest Church Street and Maple Street
Cumberland Street West Ann Street
Elm Street East Water Street
Elm Street West Market Street
Evergreen Cemetery Road North Prospect Avenue
Factory Street North Ann Street
First Avenue East High Street
First Avenue West Church Street
Fourth Avenue East High Street
Fritz Avenue East Market Street
Fritz Avenue West High Street
Green Street East Market Street
Green Street East and west High Street
Green Street West Church Street
Hall Lane East Church Street
Hall Lane East Prospect Avenue
Hickory Street East Market Street
Hickory Street East and west High Street
Highland Avenue East and west Center Street
High Street North Newport Road
High Street North and south Ann Street (4-way)
High Street North and south Broadway Avenue (4-way)
High Street North and south Cherry Street (4-way)
High Street North and south Clark Street (4-way)
High Street North and south Rachel Street (4-way)
Jones Street East Market Street
Jones Street East and west High Street
Jones Street West Church Street
Lewis Street North Chestnut Street
Lincoln Street
[Added 12-21-1999 by Ord. No. 331]
North Newport Road
Lincoln Street North Second Avenue
Lincoln Street North and south Cemetery Street
Lincoln Street
[Repealed 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 295]
Lincoln Street
[Repealed 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 295]
Lincoln Street North and south Hall Lane
Lincoln Street South Clark Street
Locust Street South New Bloomfield Road
Locust Street South Second Street
Maple Street East Apple Street
Maple Street East Water Street
Maple Street East and west High Street
Maple Street East and west Market Street
Maple Street West Church Street
Margaretta Street East High Street
Margaretta Street
[Added 9-15-1998 by Ord. No. 321]
North Apple Street
Margaretta Street
[Added 9-15-1998 by Ord. No. 321]
South Market Street
Market Street (low section) North Chestnut Street
Market Street (low section) South Broadway Avenue
Martha Street East High Street
Martha Street
[Added 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 295]
East and west Apple Street
Martha Street East and west Lincoln Street
Mary Street East High Street
Mary Street West Lincoln Street
Newport Road East Market Street
Plum Street East Water Street
Plum Street East and west High Street
Plum Street East and west Market Street
Prospect Avenue South Cherry Street
Prospect Avenue South Hall Lane
Rachel Street East Market Street
Rachel Street East and west High Street (4-way)
Rachel Street West Lincoln Street
Rebecca Street East High Street
Rebecca Street West Lincoln Street
Second Avenue East High Street
Second Avenue West Lincoln Street
Second Street East Summit Street
Stine Avenue North Cherry Street
Stine Avenue North and south Chestnut Street
Stine Avenue South Hall Lane
Summit Street North Second Street
Summit Street South Highland Avenue
Susan Street
[Added 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 295]
East and west Apple Street
Susan Street East and west High Street
Susan Street West Lincoln Street
Third Avenue East High Street
Third Avenue West Church Street
Union Cemetery Road North Hall Lane
Walnut Street East Water Street
Walnut Street East and west Market Street
Walnut Street West High Street
B. 

Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

A. 

On the following bridges, by authority granted by Section 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code, it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle or combination having a gross weight in excess of the maximum prescribed in this subsection for that bridge:

Bridge Location Maximum Gross Weight (pounds)
South High Street Over Little Juniata Creek 6,000
B. 

Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be prosecuted under Section 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $75, except that any person convicted of operating a vehicle with a gross weight in excess of a posted weight shall, upon conviction, 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.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

A. 

On the following streets or parts of streets, by authority granted by Section 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code, it shall be unlawful for any person, except when making local deliveries or pickups or when driving a school bus or emergency vehicle, in the direction or directions indicated below, to drive any vehicle having a gross weight in excess of the maximum prescribed in this subsection, for that street or portion of street:

[Amended 11-17-1992 by Ord. No. 277A]

Name of Street Location Direction of Travel Maximum Gross Weight
High Street Entire length North and south Vehicles with 3 axles or more
Market Street Entire length North and south Vehicles with 3 axles or more
B. 

Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be prosecuted under Section 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $75, except that any person convicted of operating a vehicle with a gross weight in excess of a posted weight shall, upon conviction, 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.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

A. 

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any vehicle, other than a passenger vehicle, pickup truck or recreational vehicle (including a passenger vehicle, pickup truck or recreational vehicle towing a trailer or other recreational vehicle), upon any of the following streets or parts of streets:

Name of Street Between
High Street Cumberland Street and Traffic Route 849
B. 

Provided: Nothing in this section shall prohibit any person from driving an emergency vehicle on any of those streets or parts of streets or 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.

C. 

Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

A. 

The Mayor 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 Borough, where sledding and coasting shall be permitted. That play highway shall be set apart for the purpose under the direction of the Mayor.

B. 

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 Mayor 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.

A. 

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a snowmobile upon any street or alley in the Borough, except during a time when a state of emergency, declared by the Mayor, is in effect.

B. 

Provided: Nothing in this section shall prohibit any person from operating a snowmobile on any street in the Borough:

(1) 

As authorized by Section 7721 of the Vehicle Code for emergency and bridge crossings and for direct crossing of streets or two-lane highways; or

(2) 

For special snowmobile events where authorized in advance and the street is blocked off as provided in Section 7723 of the Vehicle Code.

C. 

Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be subject to the penalties prescribed in Section 7752(a) of the Vehicle Code.

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a pedalcycle upon any sidewalk within any business district in the Borough. Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $10 and costs.

[Added 10-21-1986 by Ord. No. 242]
A. 

A weight restriction of two tons or 4,000 pounds is hereby established for the Little Juniata Bridge.

B. 

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any motor vehicle on said bridge having a gross weight in excess of the maximum prescribed for said bridge.

C. 

Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be prosecuted under Section 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $75, except that any person convicted of operating a vehicle with a gross weight in excess of a posted weight shall, upon conviction, 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.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).