Borough of South Waverly, PA
Bradford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of South Waverly as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 461.
Junked and abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 466.
Zoning — See Ch. 500.
[Adopted 8-7-1972 by Ord. No. 8-7-72 (Ch. 142, Art. II, of the 1992 Code)]
It shall be unlawful and a public nuisance to operate a motorcycle or minibike, automotive go-cart, snowmobile or similar self-propelled vehicle on the sidewalks of the Borough, and on public or private property, other than the operator's own, within the Borough without the written permission of the owner or person or entity in control of said property. Those operating on public roads and highways shall be duly licensed according to law as operators, and the vehicles operated shall be duly licensed according to law as registered motor vehicles, otherwise operation on roads and highways shall also be a violation hereof.
[Added 6-2-2010 by Ord. No. 06-02-10-02[1]]
The Borough of South Waverly contracting police force or any other authorized agent shall have the power and duty to enforce the provisions of this article.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for an effective time and date of midnight on 6-30-2010, further providing that the South Waverly Borough Police Department be disbanded at that time contemporaneously with the commencement of police services in South Waverly Borough by Sayre Borough Police Department pursuant to an agreement of 3-1-2010.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this article shall, upon being found liable therefor, pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $600, plus court costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings. If the penalty is not paid, the Borough shall initiate a civil action for collection in accordance with the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure. Each day a violation exists shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this article that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense. In addition to or in lieu of enforcement under this section, the Borough may enforce this article in equity in the Court of Common Pleas of Bradford County.
[Adopted 7-5-1995 by Ord. No. 7-5-95-2 (Ch. 142, Art. I, of the 1992 Code)]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
AUTOMOBILE TRAILER or HOUSE CAR
Any vehicle used or arranged to be used for living or sleeping, mounted on wheels or arranged to be mounted on wheels or arranged to be movable and propelled either by its own power or drawn by another power-driven source or vehicle.
BOAT
Any vessel or craft designed or used to transport person(s) or cargo on the surface of the water. The term shall include a sailboat, motorboat and rowboat.
CAMPER
A separate vehicle designed for human habitation and which can be attached or detached from a pickup truck.
CAMPER-TRAILER
A vehicular, portable dwelling structure designed to be used for recreational purposes. This includes a travel trailer, so identified by the manufacturer; a pickup camper; a folding tent trailer; and a motorized camper where the camping portion is an integral part of the self-propelled vehicle.
MOTOR HOME
A self-contained vehicle designed for human habitation, with its own motive power and with a passageway from the body of the home to the driver's and front passenger's seat.
RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
A boat, camper, camper-trailer, motor home, trailer, automobile trailer or house car.
TRAILER
A vehicle without motive power designed for carrying persons or property on its own and to be drawn by a vehicle with motive power. The term "trailer" shall include but shall not be limited to horse trailer, boat trailers and skimobile trailers.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
No person, firm or corporation shall park overnight or store a recreational vehicle upon any roadway, street or highway in any R-1, R-2, B-1, B-2, B-3, Industrial or Public District within the Borough of South Waverly.
It shall be unlawful to occupy any camper-trailer, automobile trailer, house car, boat, trailer, camper, motor home or other recreational vehicle for living or sleeping purposes or to cause any such vehicle to be connected to electric, water, gas and use the sanitary sewer facilities of the vehicle without properly disposing of the sewage at an approved sanitary sewer facility. However, permission to occupy any such recreational vehicle for living and sleeping purposes and to connect such vehicle to electric, water, gas and properly dispose of the sanitary sewage must be requested within 14 days of the occupancy and may be granted by the Building Inspector or his designee for a period not to exceed 45 days. Such permission may be renewed in the discretion of the Building Inspector or his designee.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
No recreational vehicle shall be parked or stored by any person, firm or corporation in any R-1, R-2, B-1, B-2, B-3, Industrial or Public District front yard. The front yard shall include the entire area extending beyond the front line of the building, lot line to lot line, except for the driveway area where the recreational vehicle may be parked only if it is done in a manner that will not create a traffic hazard for the neighboring property.
[Added 6-2-2010 by Ord. No. 06-02-10-02[1]]
The Borough of South Waverly contracting police force or any other authorized agent shall have the power and duty to enforce the provisions of this article.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for an effective time and date of midnight on 6-30-2010, further providing that the South Waverly Borough Police Department be disbanded at that time contemporaneously with the commencement of police services in South Waverly Borough by Sayre Borough Police Department pursuant to an agreement of 3-1-2010.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this article shall, upon being found liable therefor, pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $600, plus court costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings. If the penalty is not paid, the Borough shall initiate a civil action for collection in accordance with the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure. Each day a violation exists shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this article that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense. In addition to or in lieu of enforcement under this section, the Borough may enforce this article in equity in the Court of Common Pleas of Bradford County.