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[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001]
Wherever a space is marked off on any street for the parking of an individual vehicle, every vehicle parked there shall be parked wholly within the lines bounding that space, and it shall be a violation of this Part for any person to park a vehicle or allow it to remain parked otherwise.
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001]
Only angle parking shall be permitted on the following portions of streets:
Street
Side
Between
(Reserved)
On all streets where angle parking is required, every vehicle parked at the angle shall be parked with its front nearest the curb.
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001; as amended by Ord. 846, 6/17/2004, § 3; by Ord. 859, 5/19/2005, § 1; by Ord. 865, 11/17/2005; by Ord. 870, 4/21/2006, § 1; by Ord. 873, 6/15/2006; by Ord. 878, 11/16/2006, § 1; by Ord. 880, 2/15/2007; by Ord. 884, 7/19/2007, § 1; by Ord. 901, 11/20/2008; by Ord. 908, 12/17/2009; by Ord. 923, 9/16/2010; by Ord. 925, 11/18/2010; by Ord. 928, 7/7/2011; by Ord. 929, 9/1/2011; by Ord. 936, 1/19/2012; by Ord. 958, 8/21/2014]
Parking shall be prohibited at all times in the following locations:
Street
Side
Between
Arch Street
Both
Market Street and Cherry Alley
Beechwood Lane
Both
E. High Street and E. Willow Street
Beechwood Lane
East
E. High Street and Willow Street
Cedar Street
South
Baugher Avenue and 480 feet west of Baugher Avenue
E. Hummelstown Street
South
Corner of factory property and 20 feet east
E. College Avenue
Both
South Market Street to Cherry Alley
E. College Avenue
North
S. Chestnut Street and a point 56 feet westward
E. College Avenue
South
96 feet west of the driveway entrance to the Hoover Center parking lot
E. High Street
Both
S. Chestnut Street and 25 feet west of Chestnut Street
E. High Street
North
East of Beechwood Lane for a distance of 30 feet from the corner
E. High Street
North
Walnut Street and Market Street
E. High Street
North
West of Beechwood Lane for a distance of 30 feet from crosswalk area
E. High Street
South
152 feet west of Mount Joy Street and 100 feet east of Mount Joy Street
E. High Street
South
School Lane and a point 700 feet eastward
E. Hummelstown Street
North
N. Hanover Street and Frey Alley
E. Summit Street
South
N. Market Street and the west side of the private parking lot entrance/exit located 56 feet east of N. Market Street
E. Washington Street
South
S. Market Street and Cherry Alley
E. Willow Street
North
Highlawn Avenue and a point 110 feet westward and Highlawn Avenue and a point 169 feet eastward
E. Willow Street
North
100 feet east of N. Spruce Street and 75 feet west of N. Spruce Street
E. Willow Street
South
45 feet east of N. Spruce Street and 98 feet west of N. Spruce Street
Hess Avenue
West
West High Street to a point 126 feet north
High Street
North
From Market Street to a point 202 feet to Peach Alley and another 64 feet beginning a Peach Alley to a point westbound on West High Street
High Street
South
From Market Street to a point 215 feet to Cherry Alley and another 15 feet beginning at Cherry Alley to a point eastbound on East High Street
Jackson Alley
Both
W. Bainbridge Street and Jefferson Alley
Market Street
East
From High Street to a point 75 feet northbound on North Market Street
Market Street
West
From High Street to a point 83 feet southbound on South Market Street
Masonic Drive
Both
W. Bainbridge Street southbound for the entire length
Mechanics Alley
North
Entire length
Mechanics Alley
South
N. Market Street and Cherry Alley
N. Chestnut Street
East
50 feet south of Mechanics Alley
N. Chestnut Street
East
96 feet north of E. High Street
N. Chestnut Street
West
E. High Street and Mechanics Alley
N. Hanover Street
East
38 feet north of E. Oak Street and 55 feet south of E. Oak Street
N. Hanover Street
East
Spring Garden Street and 192 feet
N. Hanover Street
West
E. Hummelstown Street and Mount Calvary Church
N. Hanover Street
West
Spring Garden Street and Linden Street
N. Holly Street
East
120 feet south of Hillside Avenue
N. Holly Street
East
Hillside Avenue and the Borough line (approx. 530 feet)
N. Holly Street
West
127 feet north of Hillside Avenue and 120 feet south of Hillside Avenue
N. Market Street
East
Mechanics Alley and 180 feet north of E. Hummelstown Street
N. Market Street
West
W. Summit Street and 100 feet north and south of Summit Street
N. Mount Joy Street
East
E. High Street and Mechanics Alley
N. Poplar Street
East
W. High Street and W. Hummelstown Street
N. Poplar Street
West
W. Hummelstown Street and a point 34 feet southward;
Winnemore Alley and a point 47 feet northward;
Winnemore Alley and a point 12 feet southward; and
W. High Street and a point 144 feet northward
Rose Alley
North
Peach Alley and S. Poplar Street
Rose Alley
South
Peach Alley and S. Poplar Street
S. Chestnut Street
East
College Avenue and E. Bainbridge Street
S. Chestnut Street
West
E. Bainbridge Street and E. High Street
S. Locust Street
Both
Arch Street and Orange Street
S. Market Street
East
Aspen Alley and 50 feet south of Aspen Alley
S. Market Street
East
Aspen Alley and E. Washington Street
S. Market Street
East
College Ave and 142 feet north of Tulip Alley
S. Market Street
East
E. Park Street and 65 feet south of E. Park Street
S. Market Street
East
Plum Street and the Borough boundary line
S. Market Street
East
Plum Street and Union Street
S. Market Street
West
196 feet south of Union Street to a point 269 feet south of Union Street
S. Market Street
West
Church Alley and W. Washington Street
S. Market Street
West
College Avenue and Orange Street
S. Market Street
West
Mill Alley and 110 feet north of Washington Street
S. Market Street
West
Plum Street and Orange Street
S. Market Street
West
Plum Street and the Borough boundary line
S. Market Street
West
W. Bainbridge Street to a point 125 feet northward
S. Mount Joy Street
East
College Avenue and E. Bainbridge Street
S. Mount Joy Street
East
E. Bainbridge Street and E. Washington Street
S. Mount Joy Street
West
166 feet north of Arch Street and 158 feet south of Arch Street
S. Mount Joy Street
West
E. Washington Street and E. Bainbridge Street
S. Mount Joy Street
West
E. Washington Street and E. Park Street
S. Poplar Street
West
Union Street and W. High Street
School Lane
East
E. Park Street and E. High Street
Spruce Street
Both
College Ave and Willow Street
Spruce Street, South
East
A point 84 feet northward from Arch Street and a point 104 feet southward from Arch Street
Spruce Street, South
West
A point 124 feet northward from Arch Street to a point 120 feet southward from Arch Street
Spruce Street, South
West
Plum Street and Cherry Street
Union Street
North
S. Market Street to Poplar Street
Union Street
South
S. Market Street to Peach Alley
Vine Alley
South
Peach Alley and Poplar Street
W. Bainbridge Street
Both
S. Market Street and Masonic Drive
W. High Street
Both
Peach Alley and Market Street
W. High Street
North
107 feet east of N. Poplar Street and 73 feet west of N. Poplar Street
W. High Street
North
Wilson Avenue and the R.R. right-of-way
W. High Street
South
Entire length
W. Oak Street
North
N. Market Street and 271 feet
W. Oak Street
South
N. Market Street and 117 feet
W. Washington Street
North
Peach Alley and S. Poplar Street
W. Washington Street
North
S. Poplar Street to Peace Alley from the right-of-way of S. Poplar Street to Peace Alley
W. Washington Street
South
S. Poplar Street to Peace Alley
Walnut Street
East
Market Street to Mechanics Alley
Winnemore Street
North
N. Market Street and N. Poplar Street
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001; as amended by Ord. 908, 12/17/2009; by Ord. 952, 12/19/2013; by Ord. 958, 8/21/2014]
Parking shall be prohibited in the following locations at all times on the days and between the hours indicated in this section, as follows:
Street
Side
Between
Days
Hours
Bainbridge Street
Both
Peach Alley to Market Street
All times
College Avenue
North
S. Mount Joy Street east to Borough boundary line
Mon.-Sun.
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
E. High Street
North
Property boundaries of 571 E. High Street
All days
Doctor patients' parking only 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
E. High Street
North
Hickory Lane and Walnut Street
Mon.-Fri.
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
E. High Street
South
The starting point at the SW corner of the high school private entrance/exit and E. High Street, directly across from Hickory Lane, from a westward point 95 feet to a westward point 176 feet from the starting point
Mon.-Fri.
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
E. High Street
South
The starting point at the SW corner of the high school private entrance/exit and E. High Street, directly across from Hickory Lane, from a westward point 320 feet to a westward point 414 feet from the starting point
Mon.-Fri.
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Municipal Parking Lot
As located at the Community Park at the corner of S. Spruce Street and E. Washington Street
All days
7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Municipal Parking Lot (Stone Lot)
As located in Poplar Street Park adjacent to West High School
All days
7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
N. Poplar Street
West
W. High Street to W. Hummelstown Street
Mon.-Sun.
All times
Peace Alley
West
Vine Street and W. High Street
Mon.-Sun.
2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
S. Locust Street
Both
Arch Street and Cedar Street
Mon.-Sun.
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. under § 409
S. Mount Joy Street
East
Cedar Street and 526 ft. southward
Mon.-Sun.
2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
S. Mount Joy Street
West
Cedar Street and Plum Street
Mon.-Sun.
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
S. Mount Joy Street
West
W. Bainbridge Street and College Avenue
Mon.-Sun.
2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
S. Poplar Street
East
W. High Street to Bainbridge Street
School Lane
West
E. Park Street and E. High Street
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001]
It shall be unlawful for any person to park, or to allow to remain parked, on any of the following streets or parts of streets, any vehicle other than a passenger car (which shall not include any bus, motor home or passenger car attached to a trailer of any kind):
Street
Between
(Reserved)
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001; as amended by Ord. 911, 1/21/2010; and by Ord. 927, 1/20/2011]
No person shall park a vehicle, or allow it to remain parked, for longer than the time indicated, in any of the following locations, at any time on the days and between the hours indicated:
Street
Side
Between
Days
Hours
Parking Time Limit
E. High Street
North
Spruce Street and Cherry Alley
Mon.-Sun.
All times
East High Street
[Added by Ord. 978, 11/17/2016]
South
From the west driveway of East High Elementary School westbound to a point 612 feet
School days only
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
E. High Street Municipal Lot between 25 and 33 E. High Street
North
Space(s) as designated by signage in the southern portion of the municipal lot
All
All
10 minutes
E. Washington Street
Both
Mon.-Fri.
30 minutes
Masonic Drive
East
West Bainbridge Street, northbound on Masonic Drive, from a point 390 feet to a point 452 feet and another point 508 feet to a point 648 feet
All
All
2 hours
Masonic Drive
West
West Bainbridge Street, northbound on Masonic Drive, from a point 275 feet to a point 388 feet
All
All
2 hours
S. Market Street
Both
College to Borough line
Mon.-Sun.
All times
S. Market Street
East
U.S. Post Office entrance to 46 feet north of entrance
Mon.-Sun.
At all times
10 minutes
S. Market Street
West
Aspen Alley to 100 feet north of Washington Street
Mon.-Sun.
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
30 minutes
S. Market Street
West
College Avenue and 108 feet
Mon.-Sun.
At all times
30 minutes
Washington Street
Both
Cherry Alley to Market Street
Mon.-Sun.
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
2 hours
W. High Street Municipal Lot between 35 and 45 W. High Street
North
Space(s) as designated by signage in the southern portion of the municipal lot
All
All
10 minutes free parking
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001; as amended by Ord. 928, 7/7/2011; and by Ord. 940, 9/20/2012]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to stop, stand or park a vehicle on the highway, whether occupied or not, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or other appropriately attired person authorized to direct, control or regulate traffic or in compliance with a traffic control sign or signal:
Street
Side
Between
Days
Hours
E. High Street
North
From Market Street, east on E. High Street, to a point 290 feet eastbound
All
All
E. High Street
South
From Market Street, east on E. High Street, to a point 290 feet eastbound
All
All
E. High Street
[Amended by Ord. 978, 11/17/2016]
South
Beginning at the west driveway of East High Elementary and ending at a point 200 feet eastbound of the east driveway to East High Elementary
All
All
E. High Street
South
From School Lane to a point 385 feet east to the driveway of the Elizabethtown Area High School
All
All
W. High Street
North
From Market Street, west on W. High Street, to N. Poplar Street
All
All
W. High Street
South
From Market Street, west on W. High Street, to S. Poplar Street
All
All
2. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to stop, stand or park a vehicle on the highway, except that standing or parking for the purpose of loading or unloading persons or property shall be permitted on the following named streets on Monday through Saturday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and between the hours of 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., and for no longer than necessary for the loading or unloading:
Street
Side
Between
Days
Hours
(Reserved)
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001; as amended by Ord. 869, 2/16/2006; by Ord. 890, 9/20/2007, § 2; by Ord. 901, 11/20/2008; and by Ord. 908, 12/17/2009]
1. 
Parking without a permit shall be prohibited between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily in certain locations. No person shall park a vehicle or allow the same to remain parked at any time between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. without a permit on any day at any of the following locations:
Street
Side
Between
Arch Street
Both
Mount Joy Street to S. Locust Street
Arch Street
Both
S. Locust Street and S. Spruce Street
College Avenue
Both
S. Mount Joy Street and S. Spruce Street
College Avenue
South
S. Mount Joy Street to 175 westward
E. Bainbridge Street
Both
S. Mount Joy Street and S. Chestnut Street
Orange Street
Both
S. Locust Street and Spruce Street
Orange Street
North
S. Mount Joy Street to S. Locust Street
Orange Street
South
S. Mount Joy Street to a point approximately 305 feet westward
Plum Street
Both
S. Mount Joy Street and S. Locust Street
S. Locust Street
Both
Cedar Street and Plum Street
S. Mount Joy Street
West
College Avenue to Cedar Street
2. 
Parking without a permit shall be prohibited between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on any day in certain locations. No person shall park a vehicle or allow the same to remain parked at any time between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. without a permit on any day at any of the following locations:
Street
Side
Between
Chestnut Street
Both
College Avenue to Park Street
College Avenue
North
S. Mount Joy Street to Chestnut Street
S. Mount Joy Street
Both
College Avenue to Park Street
S. Mount Joy Street
West
Plum Street to Cherry Street
3. 
The Chief of Police and the Mayor are hereby authorized to issue permanent and temporary parking permits permitting persons to park in parking zones listed in Subsection 1 under the following guidelines:
A. 
Any person living in a residence located in the parking zones set forth in Subsection 1 if the applicant presents both proof of residency in the parking zone and also proof of ownership (joint owners shall be treated as one) of a motor vehicle. The Police Chief or the Mayor shall grant a permit only in cases where a hardship exists by reason of the inability of the applicant to be able to park his or her vehicle at one of the above locations during the prohibited period.
B. 
Owners and employees of businesses located in a parking zone may apply for a permanent parking permit if the applicant presents both proof of ownership or of employment by a business located in the zone and proof of ownership (joint owners shall be treated as one) of a motor vehicle. The Police Chief or the Mayor shall grant a permit only in cases where a hardship exists by reason of the inability of the applicant to be able to park his or her vehicle at one of the above locations during the prohibited period.
C. 
No more two than permanent parking permits may be granted for the use of the occupants of any residential structure located in a parking zone described in Subsection 1 of this section regardless of the number of dwelling units contained therein or the number of persons residing therein.
D. 
Parking permits shall be placed on the vehicle in a visible location.
E. 
If the Chief of Police or the Mayor refuses to issue a permit, the applicant may request Borough Council to review the decision. The decision of the Borough Council upon review shall be final.
F. 
The Chief of Police or the Mayor may issue up to two temporary permits for each residential structure located in a parking zone described in Subsection 1 of this section, regardless of the number of dwelling units contained therein or the number of persons residing therein. Such temporary permits are for the use of guests and shall be subject to revocation if used for any other purpose and shall have the street address of the residential structure for which issued written, typewritten or imprinted thereon.
G. 
The following persons shall be exempt from the restrictions relative to parking without a permit during the restricted hours:
(1) 
Owners and operators of emergency vehicles.
(2) 
Medical doctors on house calls.
(3) 
Service vehicles clearly labeled as such during the time that persons from such service vehicles are performing a service at a residence, business or professional use within the restricted parking zone.
4. 
The penalties for violation of the above parking regulations shall be those set forth in § 412.
5. 
Additional Permit Parking Restrictions.
A. 
Parking without a permit shall be prohibited at certain times in certain locations. No person shall park a vehicle or allow the same to remain parked at any time between the hours specified without a permit on any day at any of the following locations:
Street
Side
Hours Prohibited
Between
Cedar Street
Both
Any time
S. Mount Joy Street to College Hill Lane
College Avenue
South
2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Alpha Drive to Borough boundary line
College Avenue
South
Any time
S. Mount Joy Street to Alpha Drive
Mount Joy Street, S.
East
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
From 110 feet southward of Arch Street to Cedar Street
Mount Joy Street, S.
East
Any time
College Avenue to a point 110 feet southward from Arch Street
Mount Joy Street, S.
West
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Pearl Alley to Cedar Street
Mount Joy Street, S.
West
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sand Alley to Orange Street
Mount Joy Street, S.
West
Any time
Orange Street to Pearl Alley
Mount Joy Street, S.
West
Any time
College Avenue to Sand Alley
Wilson Avenue, S.
East
Any time
173 feet southward from W. High Street to a point 343 feet southward from W. High Street
B. 
Permanent parking stickers issued pertaining to these regulations shall be affixed to a motor vehicle on the left rear bumper so that it is visible to law enforcement personnel. If issued, temporary parking placards must be displayed on the front dashboard or visor of the motor vehicle.
C. 
The Borough reserves the right to designate each prohibited parking zone with a numerical or alphabetical identification. If authorized, appropriate signs shall be placed on the street to designate which parking zone is valid on any given street. Parking in a zone without a valid identification sticker, or placard, for that zone shall be a violation of this section.
D. 
The parking restrictions listed in Subsection 5A above may be enforced by Elizabethtown College security department personnel as directed by the Chief of Police of Elizabethtown Borough.
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001]
1. 
The parking of any vehicle on any parking lot owned, operated or managed by the Borough, or on any Borough street, for a continuous period of time greater than 72 hours is hereby prohibited.
2. 
No repairing, washing, oiling or other work shall be performed on any vehicle, commercial vehicle or nonmotorized vehicle at any time on any street, highway or alley in the Borough of Elizabethtown except in the case of emergency repairs.
3. 
No commercial vehicle as defined by this section shall park on any street, highway or alley of the Borough of Elizabethtown between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. prevailing time. The term "commercial vehicle" is defined as any self-propelled or drawn vehicle which has a gross registered weight in excess of 17,000 pounds or any self-propelled or drawn vehicle that is used for commercial, nonprofit or industrial purposes.
4. 
No recreational vehicle as defined in this section shall park on any street, highway or alley of the Borough of Elizabethtown between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., prevailing time. The term "recreational vehicle" is defined as a camper, boat and trailer, house trailer, motor home, recreational trailer or any device used for the transportation of recreational vehicles.
5. 
No house trailer, camper trailer, boat trailer, boat, trailer or any other nonmotorized vehicle shall be allowed to remain parked unattached to a vehicle for more than two hours on any street, highway or alley in the Borough of Elizabethtown. Further, no such house trailer, camper trailer, boat trailer, boat, trailer or any other nonmotorized vehicle, whether attached or not, shall be parked on any parking lot owned, operated or managed by the Borough or on any Borough street, highway or alley for a continuous period of time greater than 72 hours.
6. 
Each additional 24 hour time period during which any such vehicle remains parked in violation of this section beyond the 72 hours shall constitute a separate offense for which the owner shall be liable to penalties as herein set forth.
7. 
No vehicle shall be parked on any street, highway or alley in the Borough of Elizabethtown at any time which does not have current registration tags and a current inspection sticker.
8. 
The penalties for any violation of the provisions of this section shall be as set forth in § 412 of this Part.
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001]
1. 
All persons using any Borough parking lot shall adhere to all Borough ordinances, rules and regulations. Use of any Borough parking facility for any reason other than legitimate public or private purposes shall not be permitted.
2. 
No parking lot may be used as a temporary or permanent storage site for vehicles, boats, tractors, trailers, recreational vehicles, buses or any other privately owned item without the express written consent of the Borough.
3. 
Parking at any Borough parking lot shall be permitted solely for its intended purpose of providing reasonable accommodations for the use of commerce, shopping, visiting residents or use of park facilities. Parking lots are not to be used for vehicle repairs, cleaning or washing or storage of any unregistered vehicle.
4. 
The Borough Council may, at its discretion, establish any lot or space(s) as metered parking. The duration of time allocated and the cost of a metered parking space shall be determined by Borough Council.
5. 
The Borough Council may, at its discretion, establish fees for the long-term reservation of any parking space for either residential or commercial purposes.
6. 
Any space specifically designated and marked as a handicapped parking space shall be used only by persons and vehicles authorized by the Borough, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or other state.
7. 
The Borough Police Department is hereby empowered to issue citations for the violation of any parking restriction mentioned herein. The fines and penalties for such violations shall comply with applicable sections of the Borough Code. Vehicles may also be towed, at the owner's expense, if found in violation of any section of this chapter at the discretion of the Police Department.
8. 
Borough owned vehicles, equipment or materials are exempted from the restrictions herein mentioned.
9. 
The Borough parking lots located at South Spruce Street and East Washington Street, known as the Community Parking Lot and at South Market Street and Vine Alley, known as Lot C, are a part of the Borough park system and, as such are to be closed during the hours of 10:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001; as amended by Ord. 939, 7/19/2012, § 1]
1. 
Boot Installation.
A. 
Definitions. As used in this section, the following words shall have the following meanings:
BOOT, BOOTING or BOOTED
The act of immobilizing a motor vehicle in such manner as to prevent its operation with a device or by means which will cause no damage to such vehicle unless it is moved while such device is in place or such means are employed.
UNSETTLED PARKING VIOLATIONS
Outstanding violations of parking, standing or stopping regulations of the Borough of Elizabethtown Code or the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code for which citation(s) have been filed with a District Justice and a summons has been issued to which either no response has been made or for which a warrant has been issued including adjudicated citations where the fine and costs imposed are unpaid.
B. 
Boot Installation. Any motor vehicle found parked within the Borough of Elizabethtown upon any public route at any time may, by or under the direction of an officer or member of the Police Department of the Borough, be booted if there are three or more unsettled parking violations pending against the owner of the motor vehicle.
C. 
Notice of Booting. Upon booting of such motor vehicle, the officer or employee shall cause to be placed on the vehicle, in a conspicuous manner, notice sufficient to warn any individual that the vehicle has been immobilized and that any attempt to move the vehicle might result in damage to the vehicle. The notice shall also outline the procedure for obtaining removal of the boot. As soon as practicable, the officer or employee shall provide the owner of the booted vehicle, at his request, with a list of the prior unsettled parking violations for which, or on account of which, such vehicle was booted.
D. 
Boot Removal; Hearing.
(1) 
The owner of a booted vehicle, or other authorized person, shall be permitted to secure release of the vehicle upon:
(a) 
Deposition of the collateral required for his appearance before a District Justice to answer for each unsettled parking violation.
(b) 
Paying the amount of the fine, penalty and court costs, if any, for each unsettled parking violation.
(2) 
The payment of the fees as required by Subsection E.
(3) 
The owner of a booted vehicle or other authorized person shall have the right to a post-immobilization hearing limited to the determination of the validity of the booting. Such hearing must be requested within 15 days after the vehicle is booted and shall be conducted by a hearing officer appointed by the Mayor. The hearing shall be held during normal business hours within one business day of the demand therefor. The post-immobilization hearing will not be determinative of or adjudicate the merits of any citation issued relative to any immobilized vehicle but will be limited solely to whether the vehicle was properly subject to booting under the provisions of this section.
E. 
Booting Fee. The owner of a booted vehicle shall be subject to a fee in an amount as established from time to time by resolution of Borough Council for such immobilization.
F. 
Tampering With Boot Prohibited. Any person who shall tamper with, remove or attempt to remove any device used to immobilize a motor vehicle that has been booted pursuant to this section, or who shall move or attempt to move the vehicle booted before release of the vehicle has been officially secured, shall be, upon conviction thereof, sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $600 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days.
G. 
Implementation and Enforcement. This section shall be enforced by the Police Department of the Borough of Elizabethtown, and the Chief of Police shall have authority for implementing the parking enforcement provisions thereof and to promulgate such rules and regulations as necessary therefor, which regulations shall be effective upon approval by Council.
H. 
Right to Hearing Not Waived. Nothing in this section shall be construed to deprive any person of the constitutional right to a hearing or trial as to the violation for which citations have been issued.
[Ord. 829, 11/15/2001; as amended by Ord. 939, 7/19/2012, § 2]
1. 
Parking Penalties.
A. 
Specific Fines for Certain Violations. Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the following described parking violations shall pay a fine in the amount hereinafter set forth for such violations and necessary costs of prosecution:
Violation
Fee
Meter violation/overtime parking
$10
Parking outside stall lines
$10
Temporary parking restriction
$10
Within 10 feet of driveway
$15
Yellow curb
$15
Unattached trailer
$15
Parking on private property
$20
Against traffic or 12 inches from curb
$20
Prohibited parking signs posted
$20
Within 20 feet of crosswalk/intersection
$20
Within 30 feet of stop sign
$20
Within 15 feet of fire hydrant
$20
Parking on/over sidewalk
$20
Parking on roadway within a cul-de-sac
$20
Commercial vehicle parked between 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.
$20
Continuous parking over 72 hours
$25
Parking within fire lane
$25
Handicapped parking zone
$50
B. 
Fines for Repeated Violations. Any person who had more than five parking violations in any period of six consecutive months may be fined twice the amount prescribed in Subsection 1 for the sixth violation and three times the amount prescribed for the seventh and any subsequent violation.
C. 
Cost for Failure to Pay Fine After Notice. Whenever an alleged violator of the parking regulation set forth in Subsection 1 has not paid the prescribed fine within 15 days after a parking ticket has been issued and the Police Department has sent notice thereof to such person by first-class mail, such person shall pay additional amount of $2 or an amount as determined from time to time by resolution for the cost of processing and mailing such notice.
D. 
Duty of Partnership, Associations and Corporations. It shall be the duty of every partnership, association or corporation, who having been served with a citation or summons charging a violation of this Part, to appear before the issuing magistrate and to enter a plea to the charge within time prescribed by law. The violation of this provision shall be deemed a violation of this Part and shall be enforceable against, as to partnerships and association, the partners, members, officers or managers thereof and, as to corporations, the officers or managers thereof, who shall upon conviction in a summary proceeding be subject to the fine and penalty set forth in Subsection 1F.
E. 
Responsibility of Registered Owner. Whenever any vehicle has been parked in violation of any provision of this Part prohibiting or restricting parking, the person in whose name such vehicle is registered shall be responsible for such violation and subject to the penalty therefor.
F. 
Penalty. Any person, partnership, association and corporation who violates any provisions of this Part or any regulation of the Mayor and Borough Council issued in conformity with this Part shall be, upon conviction thereof, sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25.
G. 
Implementation and Enforcement. This Section shall be enforced by the Police Department of the Borough of Elizabethtown, and the Chief of Police shall have authority for implementing the parking enforcement provisions thereof and to promulgate such rules and regulations as necessary therefor, which regulations shall be effective upon approval by Council.
H. 
Right to Hearing Not Waived. Nothing in this section shall be construed to deprive any person of the constitutional right to a hearing or trial as to the violation for which citations have been issued.
2. 
Ticketing of Vehicles Parked Unlawfully; Effect Payment Within 72 Hours.
A. 
It shall be the duty of the police officers and parking enforcement personnel of the Borough of Elizabethtown, acting in accordance with the direction of the Chief of Police, to report:
(1) 
The number of each parking meter that indicates that a vehicle occupying the adjacent parking space is, or has been, parked in violation of any provision of related ordinances.
(2) 
The date and hour of the violation.
(3) 
The license number of the vehicle.
(4) 
Any other facts, the knowledge of which is necessary for a thorough understanding of the circumstances attending the violation.
B. 
The police officer or other person making the report shall also place on or attach to the vehicle a notice to the owner or driver of the vehicle that the vehicle was parked in violation of this chapter and instructing the owner or driver that if he will report to the office of the Chief of Police and pay the fine, as predescribed, within 72 hours after the time of the notice, or will place the parking fine enclosed within the envelope provided, in any of the special parking fine boxes installed at various locations within the Borough of Elizabethtown, within that time limit, that act will save the violator from prosecution and from payment of the fine prescribed in § 412.1A of this chapter.
C. 
Unlawful to Tamper with Meter.
(1) 
It shall be unlawful for any person to deface, tamper with, open or willfully break, destroy or impair the usefulness of any parking meter installed under the provisions of this chapter, provided that nothing in this section shall apply to the servicing or opening of parking meters by police officers or employees of the Borough of Elizabethtown under the direction of the Borough Secretary, Chief of Police or Borough Council.
D. 
Penalty for Violation.
(1) 
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter, with the exception Subsection 2C (relating to tampering with meters), and who fails to pay the fine set forth in Subsection 1A, shall be cited within 30 days of the receipt of the vehicle's ownership information from PennDOT or from the date of the violation, whichever is greater and, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $15 or the amount specified in the appropriate Section, whichever is greater, plus costs.
(2) 
Any person who violates any provision of Subsection 2C (relating to tampering with meters) of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to imprisonment for not to exceed 30 days.
3. 
Penalty for Violation.
A. 
Any person who violates any provision of this part and who fails to pay the fine set forth in this chapter shall be cited within 30 days of the receipt of the ownership information from PennDOT or from the date of the violation, whichever is greater, and upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $15 or the amount specified in the appropriate section, whichever is greater, plus costs.