Township of Cranberry, PA
Butler County
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[Ord. 81, 8/13/1974; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
Parking, stopping, or standing is prohibited in fire lane zones where signs are posted indicating parking is prohibited. Yellow or red painted lines may be used in addition to the signs to indicate the precise area where parking is prohibited.
[Ord. 81, 8/13/1974; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
Wherever a space shall be marked off on any street for the parking of an individual vehicle, every vehicle there parked shall be parked within the lines bounding such space.
[Ord. 81, 8/13/1974; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
On all highways or portions thereof where angle parking is now or shall hereafter be authorized, all vehicles parked thereon shall be parked with the front thereof nearest the curb.
[Ord. 81, 8/13/1974; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
1. 
On-street parking is permitted unless signs prohibit parking.
2. 
Vehicles in violation may be towed at the discretion of a police officer if the vehicle causes a traffic hazard or is interfering with the removal of snow and ice.
3. 
The registered owner of any vehicle removed shall be notified of the removal and of the place to which the vehicle has been removed, where he or she may claim the vehicle upon payment of any and all towing and storage charges. Neither the Township nor any of its officers or employees shall be held responsible for any damage to any vehicle occurring as a result of towing and/or storage of a vehicle parked in violation of this section.
4. 
Parking for the purpose of discharging and taking on guests and for loading and unloading by delivery trucks for the period of time necessary to do so may be allowed.
5. 
Permission for on-street parking for areas where parking is otherwise prohibited may be requested from the Township.
[Ord. 81, 8/13/1974]
Parking is hereby prohibited at any and all times on all bridges located in this Township.
[Ord. 81, 8/13/1974; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
Where a sign restricting the time for parking is posted, no person shall park a vehicle or allow the same to remain parked for longer than the time indicated on the sign.
[Ord. 81, 8/13/1974; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
1. 
No person shall interfere with the snow plowing of any portion of any Township street by obstructing the travel or operation of a snow plowing vehicle by placing any object, vehicle, or person in a manner that prevents movement of the vehicle past any point on any Township street or prevents the depositing of snow in any location.
2. 
No person including, but not limited to, any resident or contractor performing private snow plowing operations or clearing snow with a shovel, plow, or snow blower, shall cause snow to be deposited from any property or roadway within the Township onto any Township street.
3. 
Snow shall not be plowed and piled from a driveway against the opposite curb. Snow shall be plowed back onto the property from which it was plowed or shoveled and feathered along the curb line of the same property so that piles do not extend into the street.
4. 
No person shall damage any Township property including, but not limited to, traffic signs, drains, or culverts, while removing snow, ice, slush, or a combination thereof. Any damage to Township property shall be repaired or replaced in accordance with the requirements of the Township at the expense of the property owner and/or snow removal agency.
5. 
The owner of private property is hereby required to remove or cause to be removed all snow, ice, slush, or any combination thereof or any accumulation and/or impediment which would limit access to, from, and/or around all of the fire hydrants or any fire hydrant or connection for any fire suppression system which are located on said property, so as to provide immediate access by fire rescue personnel in cases of emergency. In cases involving a severe storm, fire hydrants or connection for any fire suppression system shall be cleared of all snow, ice, and/or slush, within 24 hours following the storm.
[Ord. 81, 8/13/1974; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005; and by Ord. 2011-413, 3/3/2011, § 1]
Any person who violates any provision of this part may be cited by the issuance of a Cranberry Township parking notice violation or through the issuance of a traffic citation under the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, Title 75, Pa.C.S.A. Person(s) issued a Cranberry Township parking violation notice shall pay a fine of $25. It shall be the duty of a police officer issuing a Cranberry Township parking notice violation to indicate the provision of this part violated, the license number of the vehicle involved in the violation, the location where such violation took place, the date and time of the violation, and any facts that might be necessary in order to secure understanding of the circumstances attending such violations. The police officer issuing a Cranberry Township parking violation notice shall also attach to or place upon the vehicle a notice (including a payment envelope) stating the vehicle was in violation of this part. The notice shall contain instructions to the owner or driver of the vehicle that a fine of $25 must be paid to Cranberry Township within 10 days. Cranberry Township parking violation notices not paid within the ten-day period will result in the issuance of a traffic citation under the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, Title 75, Pa.C.S.