Borough of South Waverly, PA
Bradford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of South Waverly at time of adoption of Code, see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 136.
Motor-driven vehicles — See Ch. 142.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
FIRE OFFICIAL
Includes the Fire Chief, the first truck driver on a scene for an emergency or any individuals designated by the Chief.
PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED PERSON AND/OR HANDICAPPED PERSON
A person who qualifies under the Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicle Code definition and who possesses a handicapped person identification card and a placard (prominently displayed in the front window dashboard of the vehicle) and/or a handicapped license plate issued by the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles or the equivalent agency in or for other states and federal motor vehicles.
POLICE OFFICER
Includes the contracting police agency, any police officer from a mutual aid municipality, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Police and any official Police Department visitor.
[Amended 6-2-2010 by Ord. No. 06-02-10-02[1]]
PUBLIC OFFICIAL
A person who is a duly elected officer or appointed official of the Borough of South Waverly including the members of Council, the Mayor, the Borough Secretary, the Borough Building Official, the Borough Zoning Officer, any appointed Emergency Management Agency official, official Borough visitor and any other authorized Borough official or employee.
PUBLIC PARKING
Any building, structure, facility or complex used by the general public, including but not limited to municipal and/or government-owned buildings, shopping malls, stores, markets, hotels, recreation facilities, schools, office buildings and public eating places, whether publicly or privately owned.
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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.
Parking spaces for the physically challenged shall be constructed in accordance with the following guidelines:
A. 
Handicapped parking spaces will be located in parking areas most accessible and approximate to the entrance to the building which the facility serves. The determination of said locations will be made by the Borough Building Code Enforcement Officer upon recommendation with the Chief of Police of the contracting police force in conjunction with and in consultation with the property owner.
[Amended 6-2-2010 by Ord. No. 06-02-10-02[1]]
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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.
B. 
Each handicapped parking space or group of spaces shall be identified in accordance with specifications found in the American Disabilities Act.
C. 
Each space shall comply with the American Disabilities Act and regulations.
D. 
All signs and pavement markers required by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation shall be maintained in good and proper condition by the property owner and must remain clearly visible at all times.
Parking spaces for municipal officials and police shall comply with all of the Borough's Building Codes[1] and Zoning Codes.
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 46, Art. I.
Parking for the physically challenged shall be permitted at the following locations:
STREET
LOCATION
Pennsylvania Avenue
Off-street parking lot on north side of Borough Hall
Municipal official parking shall be permitted at the following locations:
STREET
LOCATION
Pennsylvania Avenue
Off-street parking lot on north side of Borough Hall
Fire Department parking shall be permitted at the following locations:
STREET
LOCATION
Pleasant Street
On-street parking on the north side of the street
It shall be unlawful for any person to stop, park or stand a motor vehicle in a legally designated handicapped parking space unless such a person is a Borough official, police official or fire official or a handicapped person or is transporting a handicapped person and is using the handicapped parking space for the transportation of said handicapped person. Any person who shall violate this section shall be subject to a fine of $10 for the first offense, plus, for subsequent offenses within a twelve-month period, a fine of at least $50 and up to 90 days' community service on such terms and in such form as the court shall deem appropriate, or any combination thereof.
[Amended 6-2-2010 by Ord. No. 06-02-10-02[1]]
The contracting police force shall have the power and duty to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
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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.