Borough of Lansdale, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Lansdale 6-13-1974 by Ord. No. 1072 (Ch. 117 of the 1972 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 274.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 370.
Junked or inoperative vehicles — See Ch. 376.
No person shall operate a motorbike, motor scooter, minibike, motorcycle or any similar powered cycle in, upon or over any parkland of the Borough or in, upon or over any property owned by the Borough, except the public streets and except as hereinafter provided.
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 382-1 above, the Borough Council may from time to time by motion establish a particular area or areas in one or more of the parklands of the Borough or on Borough-owned property where the operation of one or more of the types of cycles mentioned in § 382-1 may be operated at such time or times and subject to such terms and conditions as the Council may specify in such motion.
The Public Works Department is authorized to procure and install proper signs to give notice of the provisions of this chapter.
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding brought before a Magisterial District Judge under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, be guilty of a summary offense and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, plus court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings. Upon judgment against any person by summary conviction, or by proceedings by summons on default of the payment of the fine or penalty imposed and the costs, the defendant may be sentenced and committed to the Borough lockup for a period not exceeding 10 days or to the county jail for a period not exceeding 30 days. Each day or portion thereof that such violation continues or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this chapter that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).