Township of Concord, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Concord 11-7-1977 by Ord. No. 101. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dumping — See Ch. 93.
Noise — See Ch. 124.
Solid waste — See Ch. 142.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 155.
Transient retail merchants — See Ch. 176.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 185.
As used in this chapter the term "motor-driven vehicle" shall be construed to include all wheeled and chain- and/or belt-driven vehicles powered by internal combustion engines, including but not limited to motorcycles, motorbikes, trail bikes, motor scooters, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate, cause to be operated or to participate in the operation of any motor-driven vehicle in or upon the public roads, streets, highways, sidewalks, alleys, parks, grounds or property situated within the Township of Concord.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate, cause to be operated or to participate in the operation of any motor-driven vehicle in or upon the private property of another without the express prior written consent of the owner and/or occupant of said private property, which express prior written consent shall be retained and carried upon the person operating any motor-driven vehicle during the period of operation and displayed immediately upon request to any law enforcement official and/or the owner and/or occupant of the private property upon which the vehicle operation occurs. Any person operating a motor-driven vehicle upon the private property of another shall stop and identify himself upon the request of the landowner or his duly authorized representative and, if requested to do so by the landowner or his duly authorized representative, shall promptly remove the motor-driven vehicle from the premises.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate, cause to be operated or to participate in the operation of any motor-driven vehicle at a rate of speed that is unreasonable or improper under existing conditions or in any careless way so as to endanger the person or property of the operator or another.
This chapter shall not be construed to prevent the operation of properly licensed motor vehicles upon the public highways in accordance with law or agriculture equipment used in the course of fanning or commercial equipment being properly used in the trade or business of the owner or by such owner's employees or agents or power mowers, garden tractors or snow blowers when such operation is incidental to home, lawn or garden work or maintenance.
[Amended 12-3-1996 by Ord. No. 206]
A. 
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter or who permits the violation of any provision of this chapter shall pay a fine of $600.
B. 
Each violation for each separate day and each violation of any provision of this chapter shall constitute a separate and distinct violation.
C. 
Any person who violates or permits the violation of any provision of this chapter shall, upon being found liable therefor in a civil enforcement proceeding commenced by Concord Township, pay the fine prescribed by this chapter, plus all court costs, including reasonable attorney fees, incurred by Concord Township.
D. 
Enforcement of this chapter shall be the responsibility of the Township Manager, Zoning Officer, Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector or Fire Marshal, as appropriate, who shall follow the enforcement procedure set forth in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, Violations and penalties.