Township of West Lampeter, PA
Lancaster County
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Wherever a space is marked off on any street for the parking of an individual vehicle, every vehicle parked there shall be parked wholly within the lines bounding that space, and it shall be a violation of this article for any person to park a vehicle or allow it to remain parked otherwise.
No person shall park a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in this section, except at the angle designated and only within the painted stall lines. On all streets or portions thereof where angle parking is now or shall hereafter be authorized, all vehicles parked thereon shall be parked with the front thereof nearest the curb.
Name of Street
Side
Angle
(degrees)
Location
(Reserved)
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the following streets or parts thereof:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Hollinger Road
Both
Entire length
Mackin Avenue
[Added 7-10-2017 by Ord. No. 245]
South
Entire length
Meadia Avenue
[Added 10-10-2005 by Ord. No. 191]
Both
Entire length
Paramount Avenue
[Added 10-10-2005 by Ord. No. 191]
Both
Entire length
Plank Avenue
Both
Entire length
No person shall park a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in this section, during the hours specified in said schedule, on any day except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Name of Street
Side
Hours/Days
Location
(Reserved)
[Added 9-10-2007 by Ord. No. 198]
It shall be unlawful to park or allow to be parked any motor vehicle or other vehicle on any street or road which is part of the Township system after the start of a snowfall and until the snow has stopped falling and the snow has been completely plowed for the full width of the cartway.
No person shall park a vehicle or allow the same to remain parked upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in this section, between the hours specified, for longer than the time indicated in said schedule.
Name of Street
Side
Time Limit; Hours/Days
Location
(Reserved)
It shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle or to allow the same to remain parked in any special purpose parking zone established in this section, except as specifically provided for such zone.
Name of Street
Side
Authorized Purpose
or Vehicle
Location
(Reserved)
[Added 3-10-2008 by Ord. No. 206]
A. 
No commercial vehicle as defined by this section shall park on any street, highway, or alley of West Lampeter Township between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. prevailing time. The term “commercial vehicle” is defined as any self-propelled or drawn vehicle, which has a gross registered weight in excess of 26,000 pounds, or any self-propelled or drawn vehicle that may be used for commercial, nonprofit or industrial purposes.
B. 
No nonmotorized vehicle or recreational vehicle, defined in this section as a camper, boat, house trailer, motor home, trailer or similar conveyance and any device used for the transportation of said vehicle, shall be allowed to remain parked, attached or unattached to another vehicle, on any Township street for a continuous period of time greater than 72 hours. Moreover, it shall be unlawful for any person to move any such vehicle or trailer from one location to another or to remove any such vehicle or trailer for a brief period of time and return it to the original location or a location nearby in order to avoid the seventy-two-hour continuous time limitation set forth hereinabove. Each additional twenty-four-hour time period during which any such vehicle remains parked in violation of this section beyond 72 hours shall constitute a separate offense for which the owner shall be liable for penalties in § 262-34.
A. 
Fine and penalties. Whoever violates any of the prohibited parking provisions of this article shall, upon conviction before a District Justice, be subject to the fines and penalties set forth in the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq.).
B. 
Fines for repeated violations. Any person who has more than five parking violations in any period of six consecutive months may be fined twice the amount prescribed by this section for the sixth violation and three times the amount prescribed for the seventh and any subsequent violation.
C. 
Cost for failure to pay fine after notice. Whenever an alleged violators of the parking provisions set forth in this article has not paid the prescribed fine within seven days after a parking ticket has been issued and the Police Department has sent notice thereof to such person by first-class mail, such person shall pay an additional $5 for the cost of processing and mailing such notice. If the parking ticket has not been satisfied within 15 days after it has been issued, the violator shall be prosecuted.
D. 
Responsibility of registered owner. Whenever any vehicle has been parked in violation of any provision of this article prohibiting or restricting parking, the person in whose name such vehicle is registered shall be responsible for such violation and subject to the penalty therefor.