Township of Lower Gwynedd, PA
Montgomery County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
STATUTORY REFERENCES
Width, height and length — See Vehicle Code Sec. 4921 et seq.
Maximum weights of vehicles — See Vehicle Code Sec. 4941 et seq.
Special permits for excessive size and weight — See Vehicle Code Sec. 4961 et seq.
Measuring and adjusting vehicle size and weight — See Vehicle Code Sec. 4981 et seq.
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parking of commercial and heavy vehicles on Railroad Avenue — See Section 460.01.
Smoking on school buses — See Section 660.095.
Garbage trucks — See Sections 1082.07 and 1082.08.

§ 420.01 Operation on Houston Road.

[Ord. 127. Passed 6-18-1974]
(a) 
No person shall operate a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer with a gross weight in excess of three tons on Houston Road between Pen-Ambler Road and Dager Road, except as hereinafter provided.
(b) 
The proper officers of the Township are hereby authorized and directed to erect and maintain the appropriate official signs designating the limitation provided in this section.
(c) 
The limitation provided in this section shall not be applied to motor vehicles, trailers or semitrailers, in excess of the gross weight of three tons, which are engaged in making deliveries to premises situated on Houston Road.
(d) 
No person shall refuse to unload excess weight from a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer when so ordered by a police officer in uniform.

§ 420.02 Operation on Mt. Pleasant Avenue.

[Ord. 136. Passed 7-9-1975]
(a) 
No person shall operate a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer with a gross weight in excess of fifteen tons on Mt. Pleasant Avenue between Bethlehem Pike and North Spring Garden Street, except as hereinafter provided.
(b) 
The proper officers of the Township are hereby authorized and directed to erect and maintain the appropriate official signs designating the limitation provided in this section.
(c) 
The limitation provided in this section shall not be applied to motor vehicles, trailers or semitrailers, in excess of the gross weight of fifteen tons, which are engaged in making deliveries to premises situated on Mt. Pleasant Avenue.
(d) 
No person shall refuse to unload excess weight from a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer when so ordered by a police officer in uniform.

§ 420.99 Penalty.

Whoever violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be fined $75 plus $75 for each 500 pounds, or part thereof, in excess of the maximum gross weight permitted.