Borough of Pottstown, PA
Montgomery County
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[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993; as amended by Ord. 1796, 4/10/1995; as amended by Ord. 1826, 6/10/1996, § 1; and by Ord. 1970, 12/8/2003, § 3]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or park a pedalcycle on the sidewalk along the following portions of the streets in the Borough:
Street
Side
Between
High Street
Both
Madison Street and Manatawny Street
North Hanover Street
West
Farmington Avenue and Fourth Street
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this Section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 plus costs and, on a second or subsequent conviction, a fine not to exceed $50 and costs.
3. 
Police officers, while on duty, may ride bicycles on the sidewalks.
[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993]
1. 
The word "pushcart", as used in this § 902, shall mean a vehicle, including a pedalcycle, propelled solely by human power, and used or intended for use for the display, transport, exhibit or sale of goods, wares or merchandise.
2. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to propel a pushcart upon any sidewalk in any business district except as necessary to move the pushcart to a location from which it is to be loaded or unloaded or from which goods, wares or merchandise are to be sold or dispensed under permit from Borough Council as provided in subsection (3) of this § 902.
3. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a pushcart upon any sidewalk except for the purpose of selling or dispensing from that pushcart goods, wares or merchandise to passersby under permit from Borough Council. Every such permit shall be issued to the person making application for the permit, upon payment of a fee, which shall be for the use of the Borough, set by the Borough Council pursuant to a Resolution. The permit shall be granted to the applicant, upon payment of the fee, and upon his signing an agreement with Borough Council that he shall be bound by the conditions imposed by Borough Council and made a part of the permit, dealing with the following matters:
A. 
Restricting or limiting the parking of the pushcart to one or more stated locations upon the sidewalk and to stated days and hours at each location;
B. 
Stating requirements to be adhered to in connection with the disposal of garbage and refuse resulting from the operations carried on;
C. 
Requiring that there be no violation of any law, Chapter or regulation pertaining to health, sanitation and the handling of food or drink.
4. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, or any condition of any permit granted under this § 1002, shall be guilty of a summary offense, and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993; as amended by Ord. 1826, 6/10/1996, § 2]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to ride on a sled upon any sidewalk in the Borough, or upon any roadway unless that roadway is on a portion of a street blocked off for sledding by authority of § 105 of Part 1 or § 216 of Part 2 of this Chapter. Provided: nothing in this subsection shall prevent a pedestrian from pulling a sled, with or without a rider, upon a sidewalk.
2. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in roller-skating, roller-blading, skateboarding or riding upon or propelling any coaster or other toy vehicle upon:
A. 
Any street except in order to cross the roadway.
B. 
Any sidewalk located in a business district and the sidewalk located on the west side of North Hanover Street between Fourth Street and Farmington Avenue, except that nothing in this subsection shall prevent a pedestrian from pulling a coaster or other toy vehicle, with or without a rider, upon a sidewalk.
3. 
Any person who violates any provision of this Section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs and, on a second or subsequent conviction, a fine not to exceed $50 and costs.