Township of Leet, PA
Allegheny County
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[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-201]
1. 
Maximum speed limits are established on portions of specified streets, as follows, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle, on any part of a street where a maximum speed limit applies, at a higher speed than the maximum prescribed for that part of the street:
A. 
Thirty-five miles per hour on all streets and highways in the Township of Leet with the following exceptions:
(1) 
Intersections, school zones, etc., where the maximum speed limits are fixed at a lower rate by the provisions of the Vehicle Code, Title 75, Pa.C.S.A.
B. 
Twenty-five miles per hour on the following streets and highways:
Street
Between
Camp Meeting Road
Entire length
Chaucer Court North
Entire length
Chaucer Court South
Entire length
Fairview Street
Entire length
Leet Street Legislative Route 820
Entire length
Ridge Street
Entire length
Spencer Lane
Entire length
Water Street
Entire length
Watson Road
Entire length
C. 
Fifteen miles per hour on the following streets and highways:
Street
Between
Alden Drive
Entire length
Beech Street
Entire length
Colonial Drive
Entire length
Kenny Drive
Entire length
Mound Street
Entire length
Pilgrim Drive
Entire length
Pricilla Drive
Entire length
Settler Drive
Entire length
William Penn Circle
Entire length
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-202]
1. 
Maximum speed limits are established, as follows, on certain bridges and elevated structures, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any such bridge or elevated structure, at a higher speed than the maximum prescribed for that bridge or elevated structure:
Bridge or Elevated Structure
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-203]
1. 
The following are declared to be hazardous grades, and, upon any such hazardous grade, no person shall drive a vehicle, having a gross weight in excess of that referred to for that grade, in the direction stated for that grade, at a speed in excess of that established in this section for that grade, and, if so stated for a particular grade, the driver of every such vehicle shall stop the vehicle before proceeding downhill:
Street
Between
Direction of Travel
Maximum Gross Weight
Maximum Speed Limit
Required to Stop Before Proceeding Downhill
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-204]
1. 
A speed limit of 15 miles per hour is established on all streets and roadways in the public parks maintained and operated by the Township, except in the following locations, where the lower maximums, as specified, shall apply:
Park
Street
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-205]
1. 
At the following locations, traffic signals as indicated below shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected), and traffic at those locations shall be directed by those signals:
Location
Type of Signal
(Reserved)
2. 
Any driver of a vehicle who disobeys the directions of any traffic signal shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-206]
1. 
The following are established as intersections where drivers of vehicles headed in the direction or directions indicated are prohibited from making a right turn (or a left turn from a one-way street into another one-way street) on a steady red signal:
Intersection
Vehicles Traveling On
Facing
(Reserved)
2. 
Any driver of a vehicle who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-207]
1. 
The following are established as one-way streets, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any one-way street other than in the direction established for traffic on that street:
Street
From
To
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-208]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, of the type indicated, traveling upon the first-named street at any of the following intersections, in the direction or directions indicated in each case, to make a left turn and/or a right turn into the second- named street, as indicated, at any time when such a turn is prohibited by this section:
Vehicles Traveling On
Direction of Travel
Not to Make Turn
Into
When
Type of Vehicle Applicable To
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-209]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, traveling upon the first- named street at any of the following intersections, in the direction or directions indicated in each case, to make other than a right turn, at any time stated, both left turns and straight-across traffic being prohibited:
Vehicles Traveling On
Direction of Travel
Times
Not To Make Right Turn Into or Travel Straight Across
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-210]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, traveling upon any of the following portions of streets, in the direction or directions indicated for that street, to make a u-turn:
Street
Portion
Direction of Travel
Ambridge Avenue
Entire length
Both
Main Street
Entire length
Both
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-211]
1. 
The following are established as no-passing zones, and it shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to overtake or pass another vehicle or to drive on the left side of the roadway in any no passing zone:
Street
Direction of Travel
Between
Ambridge Avenue
Both
Entire length
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-212]
1. 
The following highways are established as through highways, thus authorizing stop or yield signs to be erected facing traffic approaching every intersection with the through highway except for those intersections with traffic signals, or with exceptions or modifications as indicated below. Every driver of a vehicle approaching a stop or yield sign authorized by this section shall stop the vehicle or yield right-of-way as required by § 3323(b) or § 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code, as the case may be, and shall not proceed into or across the through highway until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law:
Highway
Between
Ambridge Avenue
Entire length
Camp Meeting Rd.
Entire length
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-213; as amended by Ord. 2004-01, 4/12/2004; and by Ord. 2005-02, 1/10/2005]
1. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 15-212) are established as stop intersections, and official stop signs shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected) in such a position as to face traffic approaching the second-named street (the intersecting or through street) on the first-named street (the stop street) in the direction or directions indicated for that intersection. Every driver of a vehicle approaching the intersection on the first named or stop street, in the direction indicated in each case, shall stop the vehicle as required by § 3323(b) of the Vehicle Code, and shall not proceed into or across the second-named or intersecting or through street until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law.
Stop Street
Intersecting or Through Street
Direction of Travel
Alden Drive
Kenney Drive
Both
Alden Drive
Pilgrim Drive
Both
Beech Street
Orchard Street
Both
Chaucer Ct. N.
Spenser Lane
Both
Chaucer Ct. S.
Spenser Lane
Both
Chestnut Street
Orchard Street
Both
Eckert Street
Ambridge Avenue
South
Frank Street
Ambridge Avenue
South
Hill Street
Oak Street
Southeast
Kenney Drive
Alden Drive
East
Kenney Drive
Pilgrim Drive
Both
Kenney Drive
William Penn Circle
East
Leet Street
Watson
Both
Main Street
Orchard Street
Both
Main Street
Mound Street
Both
McCabe Street
Ridge Street
North
McCabe Street
Leet Street
Southwest
Moss Alley
Hill Street
Both
Mound Street
Main Street
Both
Neely Street
Ambridge Avenue
South
Oak Street
Hill Street
Both
Oak Street (from March 15th through November 15th only)
Mound Street
Both
Orchard Street
Main Street
Both
Pilgrim Drive
Alden Drive
East
Pilgrim Drive
Alden Drive
West
Pilgrim Drive
Camp Meeting Road
Both
Pilgrim Drive
Kenney Drive
East
Pilgrim Drive
Kenney Drive
West
Pricilla Drive
Kenney Drive
Both
Ridge Street
Watson Street
Southeast
Settler Drive
Pilgrim Drive
Both
Settler Drive
Kenney Drive
Both
Short Street
Ambridge Avenue
South
Spenser Lane
William Penn. Circle
Kenney Drive
Both
Willow Street
Ambridge Avenue
South
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-214]
1. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 15-212) are established as yield intersections, and official yield signs shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected) in such a position as to face traffic approaching the second-named street (the through street) on the first-named street (the yield street) in the direction or directions indicated for that intersection. Every driver of a vehicle approaching the intersection on the first-named or yield street, in the direction indicated in each case, shall slow down or stop the vehicle as required by § 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code, and then yield the right-of-way as required by that subsection of the Vehicle Code.
Yield Street
Through Street
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-215]
1. 
No motor vehicle including a motorcycle, pedalcycle or minibike shall be operated on any property owned by the Township or any other public agency or instrumentality within the Township without the permission of the property owner and a permit from the Police Department of the Township.
2. 
Any person who violates an provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996, § 15-216]
1. 
The following areas upon the streets in the Township are established as play highways:
Street
Between
Days
Hours
(Reserved)
2. 
The Police Chief is authorized to designate as play highways, whenever he deems that action advisable, and for whatever period of time directed by him, any part of any street in the Township, where sledding and coasting, shall be permitted. That play highway shall be set apart for the purpose under the direction of the Police Chief.
3. 
No person shall drive any motor vehicle upon any play highway at any time when that street shall be designated as a play highway, except in case of emergency, with special permission of the Police Chief or of the police officer in charge, who shall first clear that play highway of all persons using it for the purpose for which it was set aside. Any person who violates any provision of this subsection shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.