Township of Caln, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Caln 6-30-1975 by Ord. No. 1975-3. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicle and traffic regulations — See Ch. 149.
It shall be unlawful for anyone to operate a motorcycle, minibike, snowmobile, trail bike, motorized bicycle or similar type of vehicle on the sidewalks, footpaths, parks or property of Caln Township.
It shall be unlawful for anyone to operate a motorcycle, minibike, snowmobile, trail bike, motorized bicycle or other similar type of motor vehicle on any property belonging to anyone other than the operator or driver of such vehicle, unless the said operator has obtained prior written permission from the owner of the said property.
Any operator of any such motorcycle, minibike, snowmobile, trail bike or similar vehicle shall wear a safety helmet at all times while operating said vehicle.
This chapter shall not apply to the operation of lawn cutting equipment or snow removal equipment.
The operation of any such vehicle by an operator under the age of 17 years in violation of this chapter shall be conclusively presumed to be with the consent of the parents with whom that operator resides.
Any operator violating the provisions of § 151-1, 151-2 or 151-3 hereof, as well as any person consenting thereto under the provisions of § 151-5 hereof, shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $100 and in default of payment of such fine to suffer imprisonment for not more than five days.
In the event that anyone is found violating the provisions of § 151-1, 151-2 or 151-3 of this chapter, any police officer or constable may confiscate the said vehicle from the person operating the same and remove it to the Caln Township Building, whereupon the operator of the said vehicle shall, in addition to the penalties above provided, pay a towing fee of $15 and a storage fee of $10 per day of storage before said vehicle shall be returned to him.
In addition to all of the foregoing penalties, and not in substitution thereof, the operation of any motorcycle, minibike, snowmobile, trail bike, motorized bicycle or other similar type of motor vehicle in violation of § 151-1, 151-2 or 151-3 hereof is declared to be a public nuisance enjoinable in a court of equity, and the Township Commissioners are authorized to prosecute an action in equity to enjoin the same.