Township of Leet, PA
Allegheny County
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[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996; as added by Ord. 261, 5/31/1996, § 1]
The Township of Leet, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, finds as a fact that the operation of an engine break on a gasoline powered diesel powered motor vehicle not equipped with exhaust mufflers, or equipped with defective or modified exhaust mufflers, so as to create excessive noise through the use of said engine break, adversely affects the public health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Township of Leet and, therefore, is a nuisance in fact.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996; as added by Ord. 261, 5/31/1996, § 2]
No gasoline powered or diesel powered motor vehicle shall be operated on the streets, roads, alleys or highways within the Township of Leet, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, utilizing in said operation an engine break without exhaust mufflers, permitting excessive noise to be created by said motor vehicle.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996; as added by Ord. 261, 5/31/1996, § 3]
This Part shall not apply to emergency driving situations requiring the utilization of an engine break to protect the safety and property of the residents of the Township of Leet, other motor vehicle operators, pedestrians and the operator and passengers of the motor vehicle involved in said emergency situation.
[Ord. 260, 3/11/1996; as added by Ord. 261, 5/31/1996, § 4]
Any person, firm, corporation or organization violating any of the provisions of this Part shall, upon summary conviction before a district magistrate having jurisdiction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300, and costs of prosecution, and in default of the payment thereof, shall be sentenced to undergo imprisonment in the Allegheny County Jail for a period not to exceed 10 days.