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[Amended 6-28-1995 by Ord. No. 3373; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190]
A. 
When signs are erected lawfully, giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts of streets designated as prohibited parking areas by this chapter or by temporary regulations in conformity with Article II of this chapter.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
[Amended 6-28-1995 by Ord. No. 3373; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190]
A. 
When signs are erected lawfully, giving notice thereof, no person shall park a vehicle longer than the time permitted upon any streets or parts of streets designated as limited parking areas by this chapter or by temporary regulations in conformity with Article II of this chapter.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
[Amended 6-28-1995 by Ord. No. 3373; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190]
A. 
No person shall park a vehicle or tractor or permit it to stand, whether attended or unattended, upon a street or highway or in any of the places delineated in Sections 3353 and 3354 of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
[Amended 2-28-2001 by Ord. No. 3933; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190]
A. 
No person, other than the property owner or his/her designee, shall park a vehicle, at any time, in front of, or in such a position as to block the entrance to or to deny access or exit by a vehicle from a public or private driveway or garage. Any vehicle parked within five feet of any corner at the intersection of the driveway and the public thoroughfare of the public or private garage or driveway shall be in violation of this section.
[Amended 7-23-2014 by Ord. No. 5468]
B. 
Any person violating this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
No vehicle shall stand on any street or sidewalk for the purpose of washing, greasing or repair work except in case of emergency repairs.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 531.06, Displaying or advertising vehicles for sale, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 9-24-2008 by Ord. No. 5119.
[Amended 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190]
A. 
No truck trailer or trailer shall be parked upon any street without having attached thereto a means of mechanical traction constructed or designed for the purpose of pulling or drawing each trailer.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
[Amended 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190]
A. 
No vehicle shall be stored upon any street or City-owned parking lot. As used herein, "stored" means the parking of a vehicle in one place upon any street or City-owned parking lot continuously for over 72 hours, unless the individual has a valid monthly city parking pass.
[Amended 4-25-2018 by Ord. No. 5631]
B. 
Any person violating this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
[Amended 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190]
A. 
No person shall park or leave on the streets, highways or public property of the City any of the following:
[Amended 3-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5194; 5-27-2009 by Ord. No. 5201]
(1) 
Mechanically inoperable vehicles.
(2) 
Vehicles without current registration plates.
(3) 
Vehicles without current inspection stickers.
(4) 
Vehicles without current emission stickers, unless the vehicle is exempt from state emission inspections.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
[Amended 6-14-2000 by Ord. No. 3813; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190]
A. 
No person shall park tractors, tractor trailers, dump trucks, packer trucks (garbage) and any other vehicle over 20 feet long on any street between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. of any day except when temporary permission is granted by the Police Department for cause. This section shall not be construed so as to apply to passenger automobiles.
B. 
Any person violating this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 560-49, Notice of violation; waiver fee, as amended, was repealed 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440.
A. 
The owner or person in charge of any motor vehicle shall not permit it to stand unattended on any street, private driveway, public or private parking lot, used or new car sales lot or any other unattended open space which is readily accessible to any person without having locked the ignition of such motor vehicle and removed the ignition key from its lock.
[Amended 6-29-1967 by Ord. No. 1964]
B. 
Any police officer or parking enforcement personnel of the City who finds a motor vehicle left in the condition set forth in Subsection A hereof may immediately lock such vehicle's ignition, remove the key from the lock and deliver it to the officer in charge at the Bureau of Police. The police officer shall leave notice of any violation found in a conspicuous place on such vehicle, which notice shall also state where the ignition key has been taken and held.
[Amended 6-28-1995 by Ord. No. 3373]
C. 
The registered owner of a vehicle found in violation of this article shall be prima facie responsible for such violation.
[Amended 6-29-1967 by Ord. No. 1964]
D. 
For violation of any provision of this section, the owner or operator shall pay a penalty as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 10-27-2004 by Ord. No. 4581; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190; 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
A. 
Any resident of the City, after acquiring a handicapped or disabled veteran's license plate or a handicapped parking placard from the commonwealth, may make application to the City for a handicapped parking space/permit.
B. 
Requests for the application shall be made through the Secretary of the Board of Health, and the completed application shall be returned to the Secretary, along with a check in the amount as specified in Chapter 285, Fees, made payable to the City. Such funds shall be used to cover the costs of processing each application along with the costs of materials and labor involved in the installation of any approved signs. Such application fee is nonrefundable, except upon waiver of the fee by the Board, as provided below.
[Amended 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190]
C. 
The Secretary of the Board of Health shall review the application for completeness and forward the application to the Police Department, which will inspect the area of the proposed handicapped parking space in order to determine what impact the placing of a sign would have on the flow of traffic or safety in the area.
D. 
Such application, along with a report and recommendation as aforesaid by the Police Department, shall be forwarded to the Secretary of the Board of Health.
[Amended 1-27-1999 by Ord. No. 3661]
E. 
The Board of Health shall review such application and determine whether or not an individual shall be granted a handicapped parking space.
[Amended 12-14-1983 by Ord. No. 2733]
F. 
The Board of Health can recognize a financial hardship case and may waive up to $75 of the application fee, based on applicant's income as provided by federal HUD guidelines. Any unsuccessful applicant will have $75 returned to them.
[Amended 10-25-1995 by Ord. No. 3395]
G. 
No more than one application per household shall be accepted. No more than two handicapped signs shall be placed within one City block, unless upon approval by Council.
H. 
Handicapped parking spaces reserved for a resident under this section shall be for the sole use of the resident whose application has been granted by the Board of Health. The City shall place a sign indicating that the space is reserved for the handicapped resident, that no parking by others is permitted in that space and that any unauthorized person parking in that space shall be subject to a fine.
[Amended 10-25-1995 by Ord. No. 3395]
I. 
The City Health Officer shall review the existing handicapped parking spaces on an annual basis to determine the continued need. If there is a determination that a space is no longer necessary, the City Health Officer shall serve notice of such upon the Board of Health along with the applicant, and the Board of Health shall make a final determination as to whether the existing permit for the handicapped parking space shall be removed.
[Amended 12-14-1983 by Ord. No. 2733; 6-22-2011 by Ord. No. 5320]
J. 
Except for persons parking vehicles lawfully bearing a handicapped or severely disabled veteran's registration plate or displaying a handicapped or severely disabled veteran's parking placard, when such vehicle is being operated by or for the transportation of a handicapped person or severely disabled veteran, no person shall park a vehicle on public or private property reserved for a handicapped person or severely disabled veteran, which property shall be so posted in accordance with departmental regulations, which shall require a sign stating the penalty amount indicated in Subsection K hereof, a sign indicating that the vehicles in violation of the subsection may be towed and require that signs be replaced when they become either obsolete or missing, with all costs to replace the necessary signs to be borne by the persons responsible for signing the particular location. Any vehicle which is unlawfully parked in a designated handicapped parking area may be removed from that area by towing and may be reclaimed by the vehicle owner upon payment of the towing costs.
K. 
Penalty.
(1) 
Any motor vehicle, as defined in the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code, left parked or standing in violation of Subsection H and/or Subsection J hereof shall be towed at the owner's expense, without further notice.
[Amended 6-28-1995 by Ord. No. 3373]
(2) 
Any person who violates Subsection H and/or Subsection J shall be subject to pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 10-27-2004 by Ord. No. 4581; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190; 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440; 3-11-2015 by Ord. No. 5486]
A. 
No person shall park, stand or leave in any zone designated as a tow-away zone any vehicle or trailer, whether attended or unattended. Any motor vehicle as defined by the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code shall be towed without further notice to the owner.
[Amended 9-23-1992 by Ord. No. 3225]
B. 
Any person violating this section shall have his/her vehicle towed and pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 10-27-2004 by Ord. No. 4581; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190; 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
A. 
No person shall park, stand or leave in any zone designated as a fire lane or zone any vehicle or trailer, whether attended or unattended. All fire lanes or zones are designated as immediate tow-away zones, with no further notice required.
B. 
The area within 15 feet of a fire hydrant will be considered a fire lane or zone.
[Amended 12-17-2002 by Ord. No. 4251]
C. 
Any person violating this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees, and the vehicle shall be towed immediately from the fire lane or zone at the owner's expense.
[Amended 10-27-2004 by Ord. No. 4581; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190; 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
A. 
No person shall cause, allow, permit or suffer any vehicle registered in the name of or operated by such person to be parked where signs are erected lawfully giving notice thereof for the purpose of cleaning the City street during the time and day posted on the sign.
[Amended 4-11-2007 by Ord. No. 4944]
B. 
Parking restrictions for the purpose of street cleaning shall be in effect from April 1 through December 1 of each year.
C. 
For the purpose of cleaning streets, the parking restrictions shall be as follows:
[Amended 12-17-2002 by Ord. No. 4251; 5-24-2006 by Ord. No. 4817; 10-28-2009 by Ord. No. 5224; 2-24-2010 by Ord. No. 5247; 6-23-2010 by Ord. No. 5256; 3-28-2012 by Ord. No. 5351; 2-27-2013 by Ord. No. 5395]
Street
Segment
Street Side
Posting Time
Monday:
Bushkill Street
Pearl Street to Third Street
South
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Cattell Street
Clinton Street to Lafayette Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Church Street
Sixth Street to Fourth Street
South
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
College Avenue
[Added 11-26-2013 by Ord. No. 5443]
Bushkill Drive to Clinton Terrace
South
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Ferry Street
Fourth Street to Second Street
South
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Fourth Street
Church Street to Ferry Street
West
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
High Street
McCartney Street to Porter Street
South
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Lafayette Street
Mixsell Street[1] to Pardee Street
North
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
March Street
Porter Street to McCartney Street
North
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
McCartney Street
March Street to Lafayette Street
East
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Monroe Street
Porter Street to McCartney Street
North
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Northampton Street
Larry Holmes Drive to Sixth Street
North
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Porter Street
March Street to Lafayette Street
West
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Second Street
Ferry Street to Bushkill Street
East
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Sixth Street
Northampton Street to Church Street
East
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Third Street
Bushkill Street to Larry Holmes Drive
West
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Street
Segment
Street Side
Posting Time
Tuesday:
Bushkill Street
Third Street to Larry Holmes Drive
South
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Cattell Street
Clinton Street to Lafayette Street
West
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Centre Street
Line Street to Cooper Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Folk Street
Madison Street to Philadelphia Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Fourth Street
Spring Garden Street to Northampton Street
West
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Grant Street
Coal Street to Reynolds Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
High Street
McCartney Street to Porter Street
North
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Lafayette Street
Pardee Street to Mixsell Street[2]
South
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Larry Holmes Drive
Third Street to Rt. 611
East
7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Madison Street
Folk Street to Davis Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
March Street
McCartney Street to Porter Street
South
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
McCartney Street
Lafayette Street to March Street
West
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Milton Street
Reynolds Street to Centre Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Monroe Street
McCartney Street to Porter Street
South
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Nesquehoning Street
Folk Street to Seitz Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Northampton Street
Seventh Street to Larry Holmes Drive
South
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Packer Street
Glendon Avenue to Line Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Road
Folk Street to Seitz Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Porter Street
March Street to Lafayette Street
East
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Reynolds Street
Cooper Street to Line Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
St. Joseph Street
Davis Street to Folk Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Seitz Street
Philadephia Road to Nesquehoning Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Seventh Street
Pearl Street to Wolf Avenue
West
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Sixth Street
Northampton Street to Lehigh Street
East
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Spring Garden Street
Larry Holmes Drive to Fourth Street
North
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Third Street
Larry Holmes Drive to Bushkill Street
East
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Wilkes Barre Street
Packer Street to Folk Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Street
Segment
Street Side
Posting Time
Wednesday:
Eighth Street
Lehigh Street to Ferry Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Eleventh Street
Wood Avenue to Butler Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Ferry Street
Fifth Street to Seventh Street
North
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Ferry Street
Seventh Street to Fifteenth Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Fourteenth Street
Bushkill Street to Butler Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Lehigh Street
Fifteenth Street to Seventh Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Liberty Street
Fifteenth Street to Thirteenth Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Ninth Street
Wood Avenue to Washington Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Spring Garden Street
Thirteenth Street to Wood Avenue
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tenth Street
Butler Street to Wood Avenue
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thirteenth Street
Northampton Street to Butler Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Twelfth Street
Butler Street to Bushkill Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Washington Street
Ninth Street to Fifteenth Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Washington Street
Seventh Street to Ninth Street
North
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Wood Avenue
Northampton Street to Jackson Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Street
Segment
Street Side
Posting Time
Thursday:
Berwick Street
Philadelphia Road to Packer Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Butler Street
Thirteenth Street to Walnut Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Centre Street
Canal Street to Line Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Davis Street
Berwick Street to Madison Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Davis Street
Madison Street to Berwick Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Ferry Street
Fourth Street to Second Street
North
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Fifth Street
Church Street to Washington Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Folk Street
Philadelphia Road to Madison Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Fourth Street
Spring Garden Street to Bushkill Street
East
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Fourth Street
Spring Garden Street to Ferry Street
East
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Grant Street
Coal Street to Reynolds Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Larry Holmes Drive
Spring Garden Street to Bushkill Street
West
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Line Street
Philadelphia Road to Packer Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Madison Street
Folk Street to Davis Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Milton Street
Centre Street to Reynolds Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Nesquehoning Street
Folk Street to Seitz Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Northampton Street
Seventh Street to Twelfth Street
North
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Northampton Street
Thirteenth Street to Fifteenth Street
North
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Northampton Street
1200 Block
North
8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Philadelphia Road
Seitz Street to Folk Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Reynolds Street
Line Street to Cooper Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
St. Joseph Street
St. John Street to Folk Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Second Street
Bushkill to Spring Garden Street
West
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Second Street
Ferry Street to Spring Garden Street
West
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Seitz Street
Nesquehoning Street to Philadelphia Road
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Spring Garden Street
Second Street to Fourth Street
South
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Spring Garden Street
Second Street to Larry Holmes Drive
South
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Walnut Avenue
Butler Street to Ninth Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Washington Street
Fifth Street to Seventh Street
North
7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Wilkes Barre Street
Packer Street to Folk Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Street
Segment
Street Side
Posting Time
Friday:
Berwick Street
Glendon Avenue to St. John
South
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Berwick Street
St. John Street to Glendon Avenue
North
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Butler Street
Thirteenth Street to Ninth Street
South
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Eighth Street
Ferry Street to Lehigh Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Eleventh Street
Butler Street to Spring Garden Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Ferry Street
Fifth Street to Seventh Street
South
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Ferry Street
Seventh Street to Fifteenth Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Fifteenth Street
Bushkill Street to Butler Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Fifth Street
Washington Street to Church Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Fourteenth Street
Butler Street to Bushkill Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Lehigh Street
Fifteenth Street to Seventh Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Liberty Street
Thirteenth Street to Fifteenth Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Ninth Street
Washington Street to Wood Avenue
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Northampton Street
Fifteenth Street to Seventh Street
South
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Northampton Street
Sixth Street to Seventh Street
North
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Seventh Street
Walnut Street to Northampton Street
East
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Sixth Street
Northampton Street to Lehigh Street
West
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Spring Garden Street
Wood Avenue to Thirteenth Street
North
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tenth Street
Wood Avenue to Butler Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thirteenth Street
Butler Street to Bushkill Street
East
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Twelfth Street
Bushkill Street to Butler Street
West
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Walnut Street
Sixth Street to Seventh Street
North
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Washington Street
Ninth Street to Fifteenth Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Washington Street
Seventh Street to Ninth Street
South
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Wood Avenue
Seventh Street to Eighth Street
South
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Wood Avenue
Thirteenth Street to Seventh Street
South
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
[1]
Editor’s Note: The name "Meixsell Street"” was changed to "Mixsell Street" pursuant to Ord. No. 5493 adopted 5-27-2015.
[2]
Editor’s Note: The name "Meixsell Street" was changed to "Mixsell Street" pursuant to Ord. No. 5493 adopted 5-27-2015.
D. 
Any person violating this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees, and the vehicle shall be towed immediately from the restricted parking area at the owner's expense.
[Amended 10-27-2004 by Ord. No. 4581; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190; 10-13-2010 by Ord. No. 5269; 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
A. 
No person shall park or leave unattended a vehicle on private property without the consent of the owner or other person in control or possession of the property except in the case of emergency or disablement of the vehicle, in which case the operator shall arrange for the removal of the vehicle as soon as possible.
B. 
The provisions of Subsection A shall not apply to private parking lots unless such lots are posted to notify the public of any parking restrictions and the operator of the vehicle violates such posted restrictions. For the purposes of this section, "private parking lot" means a lot open to the pubic or used for parking without charge or a parking lot used for parking with charge. Posting shall be in accordance with Pennsylvania Title 67, Transportation, and Pennsylvania Title 75, Vehicle Code.
C. 
Property owner may remove the vehicle. The owner or other person in charge or possession of any property on which a vehicle is parked or left unattended in violation of the provisions of Subsection A may remove or have removed the vehicle at the reasonable expense of the owner of the vehicle. Such person who removes a vehicle left parked in violation of Subsection A shall have a lien against the owner of the vehicle in the amount of the reasonable costs of removing the vehicle.
[Amended 4-17-2002 by Ord. No. 4132]
D. 
Penalty. Any person violating any provision of this section shall pay a fine as specified in Chapter 285, Fees, plus the costs of removal and disposal of the vehicle.
[Amended 10-27-2004 by Ord. No. 4581; 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190; 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5440]
[Amended 4-17-2002 by Ord. No. 4132]
A. 
No person shall abandon a vehicle on public or private property without the express or implied consent of the owner or the person in lawful possession or control of the property.
B. 
Property owner may remove the vehicle. The owner or other person in charge or possession of any property on which a vehicle is parked or left unattended in violation of the provisions of Subsection A may remove or have removed the vehicle at the reasonable expense of the owner of the vehicle. Such person who removes a vehicle left parked in violation of Subsection A shall have a lien against the owner of the vehicle in the amount of the reasonable costs of removing the vehicle.
C. 
For the purposes of this section, a vehicle (other than a pedalcycle) shall be presumed to be abandoned under any of the following circumstances, but the presumption is rebuttable by a preponderance of the evidence:
(1) 
The vehicle is physically inoperable and is left unattended on public or private property for more than 48 hours.
(2) 
The vehicle has remained illegally on public or private property for more than 48 hours without the consent of the owner of the property.
(3) 
The vehicle is on public or private property and does not bear a valid registration plate, a valid certificate of inspection, and an ascertainable vehicle identification number.
D. 
Before the owner of any property removes an abandoned vehicle from his property, he shall obtain a copy of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation form MV-952, Police Request for Removal of Abandoned Vehicle. The fee for this certificate shall be as set forth in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5190]
E. 
Any person violating any provision of this section is subject to a penalty of a fine specified in Chapter 285, Fees.
[Amended 3-11-2015 by Ord. No. 5486]