Township of Lower Gwynedd, PA
Montgomery County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
STATUTORY REFERENCES
Stop signs and yield signs — See 75 Pa. C.S.A. § 3323.
GENERAL REFERENCES
Operation generally — See Ch. 456.

§ 458.01 Duties at stop sign.

[Ord. 359. Passed 4-26-1999]
(a) 
Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or appropriately attired persons authorized to direct, control and regulate traffic, every driver of a vehicle approaching a stop sign shall stop at a clearly marked stop line or, if none, before entering a crosswalk on the near side of the intersection or, if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering. After having stopped, the driver shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian in a crosswalk or to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute a hazard during the time when the driver is moving across or within the intersection or junction of roadways.

§ 458.02 Locations of stop signs.

[Ord. 359. Passed 4-26-1999; Ord. 378. Passed 9-25-2000; Ord. 401. Passed 6-3-2002; Ord. 429. Passed 11-1-2004; Ord. 436. Passed 9-6-2005]
(a) 
The intersections described below are hereby established as stop intersections, and official stop signs shall be erected in such a position upon the first-named highway or roadway as to face traffic approaching the second-named highway or roadway in the direction or directions indicated:
Stop Sign on
Direction of Travel
At Intersection of
Alene Lane
Easterly and westerly
Judie Lane
Beaumont Place
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Southerly
Beaumont Place
Brights Circle
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Easterly
Brights Lane
Buckley Circle
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Northerly
Buckley Road
Cambridge Drive
Southerly
Tanglewood Drive
Cindy Circle
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Southerly
Brights Lane
Crestview Drive
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Southerly
Gwynedd Valley Road
Davis Road
Southerly
Judi Lane
Florence Drive
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Westerly
Gwynedd Valley Road
Gwynedd Avenue
[Added 8-24-2010 by Ord. No. 474]
Easterly and westerly
Wissahickon Avenue
Gwynedd View Road
Northerly and southerly
Winding Drive
Hancock Road
Easterly and westerly
Lindsay Drive
Hancock Road
Easterly
Turnbury Lane
Hayes Lane
Southerly
Davis Road
Judie Lane
Easterly
Marie Road
Judie Lane
Westerly
Alene Road (one block west of Bethlehem Pike)
Kingsley Court
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Northerly
Chesterfield Road
Kings Mill Road
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Southerly
Gwynedd Valley Road
Knight Circle
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Northerly
Brights Lane
Lindsay Drive
Southerly
Hancock Road
Llewellyn Road
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Northerly
Annasmeade Road
Marie Road
Northerly
Davis Road
Meadowcreek Circle
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Northerly
Meadowcreek Circle
Merrill Road
Northerly
Roberts Road
Norma Road
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Southerly
Marion Road
Overbrook Drive
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Easterly
Gwynedd Valley Road
Penrith Place
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Northerly
School House Road
Rose Lane
[Added 8-24-2010 by Ord. No. 474]
Westerly
Stonington Circle
Spring House Farm Road
[Added 6-19-2007 by Ord. No. 448]
Northerly
Stone House Road
Stone House Road
[Added 6-19-2007 by Ord. No. 448]
Easterly and westerly
Spring House Farm Road
Stonington Circle
Easterly
Tanglewood Drive
Stonington Circle
[Added 8-24-2010 by Ord. No. 474]
Northerly and southerly
Rose Lane
Sweetbriar Circle
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Northerly
Forest Hill Road
Tanglewood Drive
Easterly and westerly
Turnbury Lane
Tanglewood Drive
Northerly and southerly
Stonington Circle
Turnbury Lane
Northerly and southerly
Hancock Road
*Turnbury Lane
Northerly and southerly
Tanglewood Drive
*Turnbury Lane
Northerly and southerly
Tanglewood Drive
Valley View Drive
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Westerly
Gwynedd Valley Road
Vista Road
Northerly
Roberts Road
Wellsley Court
[Added 4-21-2008 by Ord. No. 456]
Southerly
Chesterfield Road
Winding Drive
Easterly
Gwynedd View Road
Wissahickon Avenue
[Added 8-24-2010 by Ord. No. 474]
Northerly and southerly
Gwynedd Avenue
* NOTE: There are two Turnbury/Tanglewood intersections.
(b) 
The intersections described below are established stop sign intersections in the foregoing subsection at which no left turns shall be permitted between the hours designated below:
Street Name
Direction of Travel
At Intersection Of
No Left Turn Hours
Cambridge Drive
Southerly
Tanglewood Drive
7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Hancock Road
Easterly
Lindsay Drive
7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Hancock Road
Easterly
Turnbury Lane
7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Swedesford Road
[Added 1-4-2016 by Ord. No. 503]
Easterly
State Route 202
24 hours/day

§ 458.03 List of locations not exhaustive.

[Ord. 359. Passed 4-26-1999]
(a) 
The list of locations of stop signs in the foregoing section of this chapter does not constitute an exhaustive list of all locations within the Township where stop signs are posted. Failure to include in the above list any locations in the Township where a stop sign is posted shall not constitute a waiver of a driver's duty to stop at all posted stop signs within the Township.

§ 458.99 Penalty.

[Ord. 359. Passed 4-26-1999]
(a) 
Violators of Section 458.01 above shall be prosecuted and penalized under the provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code, as amended.