Township of Uwchlan, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Uwchlan 2-14-1972 by Ord. No. 72-01; amended in its entirety 9-9-1985 by Ord. No. 85-07. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 179.

§ 158-1 Permission to operate on property.

It shall be unlawful for anyone to operate a motorcycle, minibike, snowmobile, or any other type of motor vehicle on the sidewalks, footpaths, parks or property belonging to anyone other than the operator or driver of such motor vehicle unless said operation is upon property of another with the written permission of said owner.

§ 158-2 Authority to allow use.

The Chief of Police, Township Manager or their designates may authorize use of such motor vehicles when so determined to be in the best interests of the Township.

§ 158-3 Exceptions.

This chapter shall not apply to the operation of lawn-cutting equipment or snow-removal equipment.

§ 158-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 3-24-1997 by Ord. No. 97-05[1]]
Any person who violates any provision of § 158-1 of this chapter shall be subject to a criminal fine in an amount not to exceed $1,000, plus the costs of prosecution, including reasonable attorneys' fees. In default of payment thereof, the defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days. Enforcement of this chapter shall be by action brought before a Magisterial District Judge in the same manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure. The Township Solicitor may assume charge of the prosecution without the consent of the District Attorney.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).