Borough of Indiana, PA
Indiana County
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The boundary limits of the Borough of Indiana are hereby established as a zone in which motor vehicles may remain standing without lights, and all highways within such boundary limits are hereby designated as highways where motor vehicles may remain standing without lights.
Wherever a space shall be marked off on any highway for the parking of an individual vehicle, every vehicle there parked shall be parked within the lines bounding such space.
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a motor vehicle between the curbline and sidewalk on any highway in the Borough without first having obtained permission from the Borough Council so to do. The Council shall grant such permission only if:
A. 
In its judgment there shall be cogent reasons for such parking; and
B. 
Any vehicle there parked shall not be a menace to traffic safety by reason of obstruction of the vision of operators of vehicles and tractors traveling upon such highway or any highway intersecting such highway in the vicinity.
[Added 2-2-1993 by Ord. No. 1576]
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the following streets or parts thereof:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Diamond Avenue
[Added 2-2-1993 by Ord. No. 1576]
South
From Fleming Avenue to Wayne Avenue
Church Street
[Added 9-5-1995 by Ord. No. 1658]
South
2 spaces nearest to intersection of Church Street and South Sixth Street
Fleming Avenue
[Added 2-2-1993 by Ord. No. 1576]
East
From Maple Street to Carter Avenue
Locust Street
[Added 9-5-1995 by Ord. No. 1658]
East
Locust Street
Maple Street
[Added 5-7-1996 by Ord. No. 1683]
Both
500 block from 30 feet east of South Sixth Street to Indiana Borough boundary line
North Ninth Street
[Added 9-3-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-05]
East
The first parking space immediately north of Oak Street
North Ninth Street
[Added 9-3-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-05]
East
The first parking space immediately south of Oak Street
Park Place
[Added 11-2-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-010]
South
From Carpenter Avenue to Sixth Street
Sixteenth Street
[Added 12-7-1993 by Ord. No. 1600]
West
From Philadelphia Street to Gompers Avenue
Spring Alley
[Added 5-7-1996 by Ord. No. 1683]
Both
300 block of Spring Alley
Taylor Avenue
[Added 4-4-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-01]
Both
Between Chestnut Street and Water Street
Taylor Avenue
[Added 10-7-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-05]
East
From Chestnut Street to the north for a distance of 125 feet
Water Street
[Added 7-6-1993 by Ord. No. 1590]
South
Immediately east of Carpenter Avenue
[Amended 2-5-1980 by Ord. No. 1258]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle or tractor, or to allow the same to remain parked, at any time between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. in any of the following locations:
Highway
Side
Location
Carter Avenue
North
From Wayne Avenue to Sixth Street
North Fourth Street
Both
From North Borough line to Philadelphia Street
North Ninth Street
East
From North Borough line to Water Street
North Ninth Street
West
From Water Street to Philadelphia Street
Philadelphia Street
Both
From B & O Railroad to Long Avenue
Philadelphia Street
Both
From First Street to Fourth Street
South Ninth Street
East
From Philadelphia Street to Church Street
South Seventh Street
East
From Philadelphia Street to Locust Street
South Seventh Street
West
From Philadelphia Street to School Street
South Sixth Street
East
From Philadelphia Street to Church Street
South Sixth Street
West
From Philadelphia Street to School Street
Water Street
North
From Fourth Street to Fifth Street
Water Street
North
From Eighth Street to Ninth Street
Water Street
North
From Sixth Street to Carpenter Avenue
Water Street
South
From Fourth Street to Fifth Street
Water Street
South
From Sixth Street to Ninth Street
Wayne Avenue
West
From Locust Street to South Borough line
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle or tractor to allow the same to remain parked at any time between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. in any of the following places:
Highway
Side
Location
North Seventh Street
[Added 1-18-1994 by Ord. No. 1610]
Both
From Philadelphia Street to Water Street
Philadelphia Street
Both
From Fourth Street to B & O Railroad track
South Eighth Street
[Added 2-8-1994 by Ord. No. 1614]
Both
From Philadelphia Street to School Street
Water Street
Both
From Fifth Street to Sixth Street
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle or tractor, or to allow the same to remain parked, at any time between the hours of 4:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. in any of the following locations:
[Added 4-7-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-01]
Highway
Side
Location
North Seventh Street
Both
From Nixon Avenue to Philadelphia Street
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle or tractor, or to allow the same to remain parked in any of the following locations at any time on school days between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.:
Highway
Side
Location
Chestnut Street
North
From Fifth Street to Coulter Avenue
North Fifth Street
East
From a point approximately 25 feet south of Shryock Avenue to Chestnut Street
North Fifth Street
West
From Shryock Avenue to Chestnut Street
School Street
North
From Fifth Street to a point approximately 115 feet east thereof
[Added 11-3-1992 by Ord. No. 1562; amended 4-6-1993 by Ord. No. 1579]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle or tractor, or to allow the same to remain parked, in any of the following locations at any time on school days between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.:
Highway
Side
Location
Chestnut Street
South
From Fourth Street to Fifth Street
Shryock Avenue
North
From Fourth Street to Fifth Street
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to stop or stand a vehicle or tractor in any of the following locations at any time on school days between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.:
Highway
Side
Location
Chestnut Street
North
From Fourth Street to Fifth Street
North Fifth Street
West
From Chestnut Street to Oak Street
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle or tractor, or to allow the same to remain parked on the south side of Philadelphia Street, between Fourth Street and Fifth Street, at any time on Sunday or on any legal holiday, or at any time between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle or tractor, or to allow the same to remain parked, for longer than the time herein indicated, in any of the following locations:
Street
Side
Location
Parking Time Limit
(hours)
North Fifth Street
West
From Shryock Avenue to Oakland Avenue
2
Philadelphia Street
Both
From Tenth Street to B & O Railroad
2
[Amended 8-6-1974 by Ord. No. 1112; 12-23-1985 by Ord. No. 1399]
The following are hereby established as special purpose parking zones, and it shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle or tractor, or to allow the same to remain parked, in any such zone, except as specifically provided for such zone:
Street
Side
Location
Authorized Purpose
Church Street
South
1 space between Sixth Street and Carpenter Avenue
Loading zone
Eighth Street
[Added 7-6-1993 by Ord. No. 1590]
East
From Gompers Avenue to Philadelphia Street
Patient unloading on Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.[1]
Foundry Avenue
West
1 space between Washington Street and Oakland Avenue
Loading zone
Gompers Avenue
North
1 space between Seventh Street and Eighth Street
Loading zone
Gompers Avenue
North
1 space between Fifth Street and Sixth Street
Loading zone
Klondyke Avenue
North
1 space between Oakland Avenue and Clymer Avenue
Loading zone
Nixon Avenue
South
1 space between Sixth Street and Taylor Avenue
Loading zone
North Fifth Street
West
1 space between Water Street and Burns Avenue
Loading zone
North Seventh Street
East
6 spaces between Nixon Avenue and Water Street
2 police cars
2 Borough Officials
2 Official Business (30 minutes)
North Seventh Street
West
1 space between Nixon Avenue and Water Street
Loading zone
Philadelphia Street
South
2 spaces between Ninth Street and Clymer Avenue
2 Cab stops
School Street
North
1 space between Carpenter Avenue and Seventh Street
Loading zone
School Street
[Added 1-18-1994 by Ord. No. 1609]
Both
From Fifth Street to Coulter Avenue
School unloading zone
South Carpenter Avenue
West
1 space between Church Street and School Street
Loading zone
South Tenth Street
East
1 space between Philadelphia Street and Gompers Avenue
Loading zone
Water Street
North
1 space between Sixth Street and Taylor Avenue
Loading zone
West Avenue
West
1 space between Washington Street and South Street
Loading zone[2]
[1]
Note: One handicapped metered space shall be located immediately north of the unloading area and one handicapped parking meter shall be located immediately south of the parking area.
[2]
Editor's Note: The last sentence of Ord. No. 1112 stated that in all other respects this section was to remain unchanged.
[Added 12-21-1993 by Ord. No. 1602]
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
Location
South Eighth Street
East
From Philadelphia Street to School Street
South Fifth Street
[Added 2-8-1994 by Ord. No. 1613]
East
From Washington Street to School Street[1]
[1]
Note: The angle parking area shall be for school use only while school is in session.
[Added 11-20-1972 by Ord. No. 1065]
Any person owning or having control over any motor vehicle or vehicles is hereby prohibited from parking the same on any street or avenue in the Borough of Indiana and permitting or suffering such vehicle to remain so parked for more than 12 hours, provided that such street or avenue is so posted by the proper officials of the Borough of Indiana.
A. 
Any person violating any provision of this article or aiding or abetting or assisting in the violation thereof shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine as follows:
(1) 
Over-parking at meters.
[Amended 11-1-1994 by Ord. No. 1638]
(a) 
The fine for over-parking if paid within 48 hours after the violation occurred: $2.
(b) 
After the 48 hours: $5.
(c) 
After 30 days: $10.
(2) 
Over-parking in a free zone: $5.
(3) 
Over-parking in a two hour zone: $10.
(4) 
Over-parking in a 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. zone: $15.
(5) 
Parking where prohibited: $15.
(6) 
Parking too close to an intersection: $15.
(7) 
Backed into meter space: $5.
(8) 
Parking too close to a fire hydrant: $15.
(9) 
Parking in handicapped zone: $50.
(10) 
Parking in excess of 12 hours: $10.
[Added 11-20-1972 by Ord. No. 1065; amended 9-3-1991 by Ord. No. 1516]
(11) 
All other parking violations: $10.
B. 
Violators shall also be responsible for the cost of prosecution and upon failure to make payment of said fine and costs, to be sentenced to imprisonment for five days.
(1) 
Provided, the police officers of the Borough shall place a parking ticket with applicable notice upon every vehicle parked at a parking meter indicating that the period of legal parking shall have elapsed and the owner or operator of the said vehicle shall have the privilege before midnight (12:00 p.m.) of the date of issue of placing the said parking ticket with the sum of $0.50 in the United States Mail or turning in the said ticket and the sum of $0.50 at the Borough Police Station in full satisfaction of such violation and in such case no prosecution shall be held for such violation. Provided further, the placement of one parking ticket upon a vehicle shall not excuse a continuance of over-parking and the police officers shall have the authority to place an additional parking ticket in the amount of $2 upon any such vehicle whenever the period of a 60 minutes shall have elapsed following the prior placement of the parking ticket thereon.
[Amended 3-3-1981 by Ord. No. 1288; 9-3-1991 by Ord. No. 1516]