Township of Butler, PA
Butler County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Butler as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 212.
Streets — See Ch. 245.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 272.
[Adopted 5-21-1979 by Ord. No. 567]

§ 284-1 Prohibited acts.

It is hereby declared to be unlawful and a public nuisance for any individual to operate any type of licensed or unlicensed motor vehicle, whether minibike, motorcycle, motor scooter, go-cart, trail bike, automobiles, trucks, four-wheel-drive vehicles, but excluding so-called riding lawn mowers, in any fixed location, whether public or private property, because said operation so disturbs the peace and tranquillity of the citizens of the Township of Butler as to endanger the safety and welfare thereof and destroy the ability of its citizens to enjoy their property in peaceful repose and tranquillity.

§ 284-2 Exceptions.

The provisions of this article shall not apply to police and emergency vehicles and all equipment employed by contractors or other property owners and building or demolition jobs under proper license by the Township of Butler.

§ 284-3 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 10-5-1998 by Ord. No. 765]
Any person or individual violating any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof before a District Justice, be subject to a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $600, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for a period not to exceed 30 days.
[Adopted 3-3-1997 by Ord. No. 755]

§ 284-4 Restriction in parks.

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any motorized vehicle, including but not limited to cars, trucks, snowmobiles, sport utility vehicles, motorcycles, minibikes, dirt bikes, quads and trikes on any lands owned by Butler Township within Butler Township, except on those areas specifically built and designated for ingress, egress and parking.

§ 284-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 10-5-1998 by Ord. No. 765]
Any person violating this article shall be guilty of a summary offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $600, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, shall be subject to imprisonment for not more than 30 days.