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Borough of Penndel, PA
Bucks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Penndel 3-9-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 390.
It shall be unlawful to operate any type of unlicensed motor vehicle or conveyance, including but not necessarily limited to snowmobiles; two-wheel motor vehicles, known as "mini bicycles," "trail bicycles," "motor scooters" or "motorcycles"; dune buggies; and go-carts, under the following circumstances:
On the private property of another without express permission to do so by the owner or occupant of said property.
On any public street located within the Borough of Penndel.
On public grounds without express provision or permission to do so by the proper public authority.
In a manner so as to create loud, unnecessary or unusual noise so as to disturb or interfere with the peace and quiet of other persons and the public.
In a careless, reckless or negligent manner so as to endanger or be likely to endanger the safety of any person or the property of any other person.
This chapter shall not apply to police, fire and emergency vehicles.
This chapter shall not be applied to any recognized organization which has applied to the Borough Council of the Borough of Penndel for specific use privileges for specified Borough-owned lands and premises for the purpose of having organized and supervised activities conducted thereon, so long as an insurance policy is filed with the Borough Secretary of the Borough of Penndel, for which the Borough Council of the Borough of Penndel has given its specific approval, and by which the Borough of Penndel shall be held harmless for any such use of its lands and premises or any injuries or damages or causes of action arising therefrom.
The police shall immediately confiscate any unlicensed motor-driven vehicle operated in the prohibited areas or in the prohibited manner described in § 394-1 of this chapter. The unlicensed motor-driven vehicle shall be returned upon payment of the fine or upon direction of the court.
[Amended 8-1-1988 by Ord. No. 88-1]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $600 or imprisonment for a term not to exceed 10 days, or both, at the discretion of the court. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served, in accordance with the terms and provisions hereof, shall be deemed a separate offense.