Township of Caln, PA
Chester County
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The provisions of this chapter shall be severable, and if any of its provisions shall be held to be unconstitutional, illegal or otherwise invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of any of the remaining provisions of this chapter. It is hereby declared as a legislative intent that this chapter would have been adopted had such unconstitutional, illegal or otherwise invalid provision not been included herein.
A. 
All previous ordinances of the Township of Caln pertaining to the regulation of traffic and parking are hereby repealed.
B. 
The repeal of ordinances provided for in Subsection A above shall not affect or prevent the prosecution or punishment of any person for any act done or liability incurred in violation of any ordinance or regulation in force immediately prior to the taking effect of this chapter.
C. 
The provisions of this chapter, insofar as they are the same as those of ordinances and regulations in force immediately prior to the enactment of this chapter, are intended as a continuation of such ordinances and regulations and not as new enactments.
A. 
Unless another penalty is specifically provided for in Subsection B below, any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $50 and costs of prosecution, and in the event of nonpayment of such fine and costs of prosecution, such person shall be subject to imprisonment for a period not exceeding 10 days.
B. 
Any person who shall violate any provision of a section listed below shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than that specified for violation of said section, and in the event of nonpayment of such fine and costs of prosecution, such person shall be subject to imprisonment for a period not exceeding that indicated for said section:
[Amended 1-29-1987 by Ord. No. 1987-1]
Article/Section
Maximum
Fine
Maximum Imprisonment
(days)
Article I
(§§ 149-3 and 149-4)
$10.00
5
Article II
$15.00
5
(§§ 149-8, 149-13, 149-14 and 149-15)
$15.00
3
(§ 149-19)
$25.00
10
Article III
(§§ 149-23 through 149-28, excluding § 149-25B)
$15.00
5
(§ 149-25B)
$25.00
Article IV
(§ 149-33A, B, C and F)
$10.00
5
(§ 149-33D and E)
$300.00
30
Article V
(§ 149-42A)
$15.00
5
(§ 149-42B)
$25.00
10
C. 
A notice of violation of any of the provisions set forth above may be initiated by either the placing on the vehicle parked in violation of a notice containing instructions to the owner or operator of such vehicle that if he or she shall report or mail to the Treasurer's office and pay the penalty imposed for said violation, the same shall save the violator from prosecution. Alternatively, the Police Department of Caln shall institute a citation charging a criminal proceeding in a summary case for any of the violations set forth above in the manner and form prescribed by law.
[Amended 1-29-1987 by Ord. No. 1987-1]