[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Palmyra as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Licensing of Bicycles
[Adopted 9-15-1975 by Ord. No. 414 (Ch. IV of the 1975 Borough Code); amended in its entirety 8-28-1989 by Ord. No. 549]
Editor's Note: Former Sections 1, 2(g) and 3 of Ch. IV of the 1975 Borough Code were repealed by Ord. No. 631.
All bicycles regularly operated on the streets and alleys of the Borough of Palmyra shall be licensed in the manner hereinafter provided.
The Chief of Police of the Borough of Palmyra is hereby authorized and directed to issue bicycle licenses upon payment of a fee in an amount set by resolution of Borough Council to applicants for the same who are residents of the Borough. Such licenses shall be provided by the Council of the Borough and shall be serially numbered, and the Chief of Police shall keep an accurate record of the same, which record shall include the name and address of the party to whom each license is issued and a proper identification of the bicycle for which it is issued.
Nonresident owners of bicycles regularly operating the same within the Borough limits may obtain a license therefor upon application to the Chief of Police and upon payment of a fee in an amount set by resolution of Borough Council, which license shall be issued in the manner provided herein.
Licenses shall not be transferred from one person to another, but any licensee may have his or her license transferred from one bicycle to another at no cost, upon proper application to the Chief of Police, who shall grant such transfer and record the same.
All bicycle licenses shall be attached to the rear of the bicycle and in such manner as to be clearly visible from any position five feet to the rear of the bicycle.
Licensees shall promptly replace licenses which have been lost or disfigured to such an extent as to make the same illegible. Replacement licenses shall be obtained from the Chief of Police in the same manner as provided herein for original licenses, but a fee in an amount as set by resolution of Borough Council shall be paid for such replacement.
The Chief of Police shall properly account for and pay over to the Treasurer of Borough Council, monthly, all fees received by him from licenses, transfers or replacements, as herein provided.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to a fine of not more than $600 and costs, and in default of payment of said fine and costs, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.