Borough of Pottstown, PA
Montgomery County
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[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993]
1. 
On the following bridges and streets or parts of streets, by authority granted by § 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code, it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to drive any vehicle or combination having a gross weight in excess of the maximum prescribed below for that bridge or street or part of street, as the case may be:
Street or Bridge
Location
Maximum Gross Weight
Washington Street Bridge
[Added by Ord. 2126, 8/11/2014]
Entire length
15 tons, except combinations 24 tons
Franklin Street Bridge
[Added by Ord. 2126, 8/11/2014]
Entire length
15 tons, except combinations 24 tons
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be prosecuted under §§ 4902(a) and 4902(g-1) of the Vehicle Code and, upon conviction, shall 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, and costs.
[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993]
1. 
On the following bridges and streets or parts of streets, by authority granted by § 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code, it shall be unlawful for any person to drive any vehicle or combination in violation of the size restrictions prescribed below for that bridge or street or part of street:
Street or Bridge
Between
Restrictions
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be prosecuted under § 4902(a) and § 4902(g-1) of the Vehicle Code and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $75 and costs.
[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993]
1. 
By reason of hazardous traffic conditions and other safety factors, by authority granted by § 4902(b) of the Vehicle Code, it shall be unlawful for any person to drive any vehicle or combination in violation of the restriction prescribed below for that bridge or street or part of street.
Street or Bridge
Between
Restrictions
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be prosecuted under § 4902(b) and 4902(g-1) of the Vehicle Code and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $100 and costs.
[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993; as amended by Ord. 1843, 12/30/1996, § 2; by Ord. 2006, 10/11/2005, §§ 3, 4; and by Ord. 2032, 12/11/2006; and by Ord. 2153, 8/8/2016]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight (G.V.W.) in excess of 10 tons (20,000 lbs.) on any of the following streets or parts of streets, provided that nothing in this section shall prohibit any person from driving an emergency vehicle on any of those streets or parts of streets or from 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 other commercial vehicles utilized in public works projects:
Street
Between
Alley between Seventh Street and Eighth Street
State Street and alley east of Johnson Street
Alley between Sixth Street and Seventh Street
State Street and a point 150 feet east of Johnson Street
Apple Street
Washington Street and Evans Street
Beech Street
High Street and Jackson Street
Berks Street
From a point 475 feet north of West Walnut to Glasgow Street
Cherry Lane
Moser Road and Armand Hammer Boulevard
Cherry Street
Center Avenue and Moser Road
Cherry Street
Washington Street and Charlotte Street
Eden Street
High Street and South Street
Evans Street
Industrial Highway and High Street
Franklin Street
High Street and Laurel Street
Glasgow Street
Shoemaker Road and High Street
Industrial Avenue
Price Street and Roland Street
Jackson Street
Beech Street and Adams Street
Johnson Street
Beech Street and Eighth Street
Maple Street
Sunrise Lane and Roland Street
Montgomery Street
High Street and South Street
Mt. Vernon Street
High Street and Maple Street
Oak Street
Charlotte Street and Hanover Street
Price Street
High Street and Sembling Avenue
Queen Street
Armand Hammer Boulevard and Madison Street
Roland Street
High Street and Center Avenue
Seventh Street
State Street and alley west of York Street
South Street
Center Avenue and Moser Road
South Street
Cross Street and Keim Street
Sunset Drive
Moser Road and Armand Hammer Boulevard
Third Street
Hanover Street and Charlotte Street
Warren Street
Beech Street and Walnut Street
Wilson Street
Adams Street and Farmington Avenue
Wilson Street
High Street and Keim Street
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $100 and costs.
[Ord. 1751, 10/11/1993, § 1]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle other than a passenger car on any of the following streets, or parts of streets, between the hours so indicated:
Street
Between
Hours Prohibited
North Penn Street
Beech Street and Third Street
7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
2. 
For purposes of this section, the definition of passenger car shall be defined as a single-axle, single-wheel, motor vehicle with a carrying capacity less than 3/4 ton and not exceeding 10 feet in height.