Township of West Norriton, PA
Montgomery County
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§ 15-601 Declaration of Snow and Ice Emergency.

[Ord. 524, 12/31/1991]
In order to facilitate the movement of traffic and to combat the hazards of snow and ice on the snow emergency routes named in § 15-603 of this Part 6, the Chief of Police, in his discretion, may declare a snow and ice emergency (designated in this Part as a "snow emergency"). Information on the existence of a snow emergency may be given by the Township of West Norriton through radio, newspaper or other available media, and information on the termination of the emergency may be given by use of the same media.

§ 15-602 Parking Prohibited, Driving Motor Vehicles Restricted, on Snow Emergency Routes During Emergency.

[Ord. 524, 12/31/1991; as amended by Ord. 2014-683, 11/11/2014]
1. 
After any snow emergency is declared and/or upon the accumulation of three inches of ice or snow, it shall be unlawful, at any time during the continuance of the emergency, for any person to park a motor vehicle or to allow that vehicle to remain parked anywhere on any snow emergency route designated in § 15-603 of this Part 6.
2. 
When a snow emergency has been declared due to accumulation pursuant to § 15-603, Subsection 2, below, it shall be unlawful to park any vehicle on streets throughout the Township, which are not specifically contained to § 15-603, Subsection 1, until the snow has been completely plowed for the full width of the cartway. This provision shall not apply to those streets within the Township where only on-street parking is available.

§ 15-603 Snow Emergency Routes Designated.

[Ord. 524, 12/31/1991; as amended by Ord. 2014-683, 11/11/2014]
1. 
The following are designated as snow emergency routes:
Street
Side
Between
Barnwood Circle
Cul-de-sac
Betzwood Drive
Cul-de-sac
Buggywhip Circle
Cul-de-sac
Cardinal Circle
Cul-de-sac
Cobblestone Circle
Cul-de-sac
Colonial Avenue
East and West
Entire length
Country Circle
Cul-de-sac
Countryside Lane
Cul-de-sac
Davis Drive
Cul-de-sac
Farm Circle
Cul-de-sac
Fieldcrest Avenue
East and West
Entire length
Forge Way
Cul-de-sac
Harrow Circle
Cul-de-sac
Harvest Circle
Cul-de-sac
Hemlock Road
North and South
From Schuylkill Avenue to School Lane
Hillendale Drive
North and South
Entire length
Jefferson Avenue
East and West
Entire length
Larkin Lane
Cul-de-sac
Laurel Lane
Cul-de-sac
Liberty Avenue
East and West
From Main Street to Marshall Street
Lincoln Terrace
Cul-de-sac
Miami Road
Cul-de-sac
New Street
Cul-de-sac
Norrington Drive
Entire length
Oakland Drive
North and South
Entire length
Paddock Circle
Cul-de-sac
Palmer Drive
Cul-de-sac
North and South Parkview Drive
North and South
Entire length
Prelate Circle
Cul-de-sac
School Lane
North and South
From Hemlock Road to Egypt Road
North Schuylkill Avenue
East and West
Entire length
Snowflake Circle
Cul-de-sac
Splitrail Circle
Cul-de-sac
Spring Circle
Cul-de-sac
Sterigiere Street
North and South
Entire length
North and South
Forest Avenue and North Whitehall Road
Stevens Street
Cul-de-sac
Winterfall Avenue
South
Cul-de-sac
Yorktown North and South
North and South
Entire length
Yorktown South
Entire length
2. 
On all other streets throughout the Township not specifically designated as snow emergency routes above, the snow emergency status shall arise whenever the depth of snow or ice shall reach an accumulation of three inches, at which time the snow emergency shall be declared.

§ 15-604 Penalty for Violation.

[Ord. 524, 12/31/1991]
1. 
If, at any time during a period of snow emergency declared under § 15-601 of this Part 6, a person shall park a motor vehicle or allow a motor vehicle to remain parked anywhere upon a snow emergency route or other street pursuant to § 15-603, Subsection 2, that person shall be guilty of a violation of this Part 6 and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $15 and costs.
[Amended by Ord. 2014-683, 11/11/2014]
2. 
If, at any time during a period of snow emergency declared under § 15-601 of this Part 6, a person shall drive a motor vehicle upon a snow emergency route without having that vehicle equipped with snow tires or chains, that person shall be guilty of a violation of this Part 6 and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.