[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Zelienople 2-27-2012 by Ord. No. 817-12. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 260.
Any resident/property owner of the Borough of Zelienople may file an application with the Borough for the designation of a handicapped parking space. All applications are to be delivered to the Borough Building located at 111 West New Castle Street, Zelienople, PA 16063.
Applications for the establishment of a new handicapped parking space shall be available at the Borough Building.
All applicants must have a current, valid handicapped license plate or placard issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at the time the application is submitted to the Borough.
All applications are to be completed in their entirety, including any applicable fee. An incomplete application shall be denied by the Borough.
All applications are to be accompanied by an application fee of $75. This fee may be changed from time to time by resolution of the Borough Council.
Once a complete application is received, it shall be submitted to the Chief of Police so that a study may be completed to determine whether a handicapped space is appropriate for the requested location. The study may include but is not limited to considering the following factors:
The Chief of Police shall submit the findings of his study to Borough Council for a final decision.
The granting of a handicapped parking space shall be formalized by resolution of Borough Council.
Each handicapped parking space granted by Borough Council shall be renewed on an annual basis.
Applications for the renewal of a handicapped parking space shall be available at the Borough Building.
Applications for renewal must be submitted to Borough Council between January 1 and January 31 of each calendar year.
All renewal applications must be accompanied by a renewal fee of $10. This fee may be changed from time to time by resolution of Borough Council.
All renewal applications are to be completed in their entirety, including any applicable fee. An incomplete application shall be denied by the Borough.
Complete renewal applications shall be submitted to the Police Chief for review and then forwarded to Borough Council for a final determination.
Once a permit is not renewed for any reason, any application by the same applicant shall be considered a new application.
All handicapped parking spaces existing in the Borough prior to the passage of this chapter shall remain valid, and no new application shall be required.
The Borough of Zelienople hereby expressly reserves the right to remove any handicapped parking space at any time by action of Borough Council.
This chapter applies only to requests for handicapped parking made by individuals within the Borough and has no effect on existing or future handicapped parking made available by the Borough for the public in general, including but not limited to metered handicapped parking.