Borough of Downingtown, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Downingtown 6-8-1977 by Ord. No. 77-7. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Residential permit parking — See Ch. 199.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 274.

§ 183-1 Authority of Fire Marshal.

The Borough Fire Marshal is hereby directed to establish no-parking zones in those areas where parked vehicles may impede the progress, access, ingress and egress of fire trucks, ambulances and other fire protection vehicles from residential or commercial buildings.

§ 183-2 Posting of signs.

The Fire Marshal is further directed to post the aforementioned areas with signs reading "No Parking By Order of the Fire Marshal."

§ 183-3 Submission of list of signs to Borough Council; Council action.

After said areas are posted, the Fire Marshal shall submit to the Borough Council a complete list physically describing all such areas posted, which areas shall immediately thereafter be ordained as no-parking areas.

§ 183-4 Towing of vehicles found in violation.

Thereafter, any vehicle found violating any no-parking zone shall be towed from said area to the parking lot behind the Borough Hall, and the owner of said vehicle shall pay all costs incurred thereby.

§ 183-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 10-10-1990 by Ord. No. 90-16]
In addition, the owner, or operator, if convicted of violating this chapter before a District Justice shall be fined not more than $600, and costs of prosecution, for each offense, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, shall be subject to imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 30 days.