Borough of Mount Gretna, PA
Lebanon County
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[Amended 10-10-2016 by Ord. No. 205]
Parking is prohibited at all times on certain streets within Mount Gretna Borough.
Street
Side
Location
Brown Avenue
South
From Lehigh Avenue to Old Mountain Road
Carnegie Avenue
Both
From Harvard Avenue to Pennsylvania Route 117
Chicago Avenue
Both
From Old Mountain Road to Pinch Road
Columbia Avenue
North
From Princeton Avenue to the end
Columbia Avenue
At the turnaround
Entire length
Gettysburg Avenue
Both
From Pennsylvania Avenue to Pennsylvania Route 117
Harvard Avenue
South
From Lehigh Avenue to Princeton Avenue
Lafayette Avenue
South
From Wesleyan Avenue to Lehigh Avenue
Lancaster Avenue
North
From Lehigh Avenue to 407 Lancaster Avenue
Lancaster Avenue
South
From the west side of 407 Lancaster Avenue to State Drive
Lancaster Avenue
North
From Lehigh Avenue to 210 Lancaster Avenue
Lancaster Avenue
South
From the east side of 210 Lancaster Avenue to Pinch Road
Lehigh Avenue
East
From Lebanon Avenue to Brown Avenue
Lehigh Avenue
Both
From Brown Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue
Old Mountain Road
Both
From Brown Avenue to Chicago Avenue
Pennsylvania Avenue
South
From Princeton Avenue to Wesleyan Avenue
Pennsylvania Avenue
West
From Wesleyan Avenue to Pennsylvania Route 117
Princeton Avenue
Both
From Columbia Avenue to Harvard Avenue
Princeton Avenue
East
From Harvard Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue
Princeton Avenue
East
From Pennsylvania Avenue to Chautauqua Drive
State Avenue
East
From Lancaster Avenue to West Yale Avenue
Stevens Avenue
Both
From Chicago Avenue to the end
Vassar Avenue
Both
From Harvard Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue
Wesleyan Avenue
Both
From Yale Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue
Yale Avenue
South
From State Avenue to Wesleyan Avenue
A. 
Unmotorized and inoperable vehicles.
[Amended 6-1-1974 by Ord. No. 102; 6-14-1999 by Ord. No. 153]
(1) 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park any unmotorized vehicle of any type, either licensed or unlicensed, upon any highway or portion thereof within the Borough.
(2) 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park any inoperable motorized vehicle of any type upon any highway or portion thereof within the Borough.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle, or tractor, or any passenger vehicle drawing any trailer or towing any other vehicle, or any major recreational vehicle which shall include, but is not limited to boats and boat trailers, travel trailers, pick-up campers or coaches (designed to be mounted on automotive vehicles), motorized dwellings, tent trailers and the like upon any highway or portion thereof within the Borough.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park any snowmobile or minibike upon any highway or portion thereof within the Borough.
D. 
Nothing herein shall prohibit the parking of any vehicle as set forth in Subsections A and B of this section upon any highway or portion thereof within the Borough where such parking shall be necessary in order to pick up or deliver any goods, wares, merchandise or material from any premises located upon any such highway or portion thereof and, in the case of major recreational vehicles, for a period of six hours during loading and unloading.
The boundary limits of the Borough of Mount Gretna are hereby established as a zone in which motor vehicles may remain standing without lights, and all highways within such boundary limits are hereby designated as highways where motor vehicles may remain standing without lights.
[Added 6-14-1999 by Ord. No. 154; amended 4-10-2017 by Ord. No. 208; 4-9-2018 by Ord. No. 211]
Parking is prohibited on certain streets except by permit, from January 1 until December 31 of each and every year.
A. 
Parking is prohibited on the following impacted streets within Mount Gretna Borough except by permit issued to property owners of residential dwellings fronting the impacted streets and by permits issued to property owners of residential dwellings located on nonimpacted streets within the Borough of Mount Gretna from January 1 through December 31 of each and every year:
(1) 
Princeton Avenue from Pennsylvania Route 117 to Columbia Avenue;
(2) 
Pennsylvania Avenue from Princeton Avenue to Pennsylvania Route 117;
(3) 
Harvard Avenue from Princeton Avenue to Lehigh Avenue;
(4) 
Muhlenberg Avenue from Princeton Avenue to Pinch Road;
(5) 
Columbia Avenue from Princeton Avenue to the end;
(6) 
West Yale Avenue from Wesleyan Avenue to State Drive;
(7) 
Lafayette Avenue from Lehigh Avenue to Wesleyan Avenue;
(8) 
Brown Avenue from Lehigh Avenue to Old Mountain Road;
(9) 
Old Mountain Road from Brown Avenue to Chicago Avenue;
(10) 
Chicago Avenue from Pinch Road to Old Mountain Road;
(11) 
Stevens Avenue from the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Old Mountain Road to the end;
(12) 
Lancaster Avenue from the west side of property with a mailing address of 210 Lancaster Avenue to State Drive;
(13) 
The west side of State Drive from Yale Avenue to Lancaster Avenue.
B. 
No-parking notices shall be posted.
C. 
Parking permits, which shall be available at the Mount Gretna Borough Office, shall be provided to each residential dwelling fronting the impacted streets set forth in Subsection A above as follows:
(1) 
Two permanent parking permits per residential dwelling, which permits shall be affixed on the outside lower left rear driver side windshield so that it is clearly visible to anyone walking and/or driving on any of the impacted streets; and
(2) 
The permanent permits shall be valid until the residential property is sold and/or transferred, at which time new permits will be issued.
(3) 
Two temporary parking permits effective January 1 through December 31 of each and every year per residential dwelling commencing January 1, 2017.
(4) 
The temporary yearly parking permit shall be displayed on the front rearview mirror so it is clearly visible to anyone walking and/or driving on any of the impacted streets.
D. 
Two permanent parking permits, which shall be available at the Mount Gretna Borough Office, shall be provided to each residential dwelling within the Borough of Mount Gretna not located on the nonimpacted streets set forth in Subsection A as follows:
(1) 
The permits shall be affixed on the outside of the lower left rear driver side windshield so it is clearly visible to anyone walking and/or driving on any of the impacted streets.
(2) 
The permanent permits shall be valid until the residential property on the nonimpacted streets is sold or transferred, at which time new permits will be issued.
E. 
A permanent parking permit for convertibles shall be displayed on the front rearview mirror so it is clearly visible to anyone walking and/or driving on any of the impacted streets.
[Amended 6-14-1999 by Ord. No. 153; amended 4-10-2017 by Ord. No. 208]
A. 
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall pay a fine of not less than $25 or more than $50 and any cost associated therewith. Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate violation of any provision of this article.
B. 
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article three or more times within a thirty-day consecutive period shall pay a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $100 plus any costs associated therewith. Each day that a violation continues after three times within a thirty-day consecutive period shall constitute a separate violation.