Township of Upper Providence, PA
Delaware County
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Table of Contents
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GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration, enforcement and penalty — See Ch. 420.
Parking of construction vehicles — See Part Twelve, Title Four, Appendix A, Sec. IV.
Parking or storage of unregistered, uninspected or disassembled vehicles — See Ch. 1460.
[1974 Code Sec. 71-5; Ord. No. 44, passed 1-5-1954; Ord. No. 48, passed 5-4-1954; Ord. No. 162, passed 6-18-1987; Ord. No. 170, passed 11-19-1987; Ord. No. 186, passed 1-19-1989; Ord. No. 269, passed 7-14-1994; Ord. No. 270, passed 7-14-1994; Ord. No. 285, passed 6-8-1995; Ord. No. 342, passed 11-9-2000; Ord. No. 351, passed 7-12-2001; Ord. No. 376, passed 4-8-2004; Ord. No. 387, passed 9-23-2004; Ord. No. 412, passed 6-8-2006; Ord. No. 416, passed 8-10-2006; Ord. No. 431, passed 3-13-2008; Ord. No. 436, passed 5-8-2008; Ord. No. 437, passed 8-14-2008; Ord. No. 469, passed 11-7-2011; Ord. No. 479, passed 3-14-2013]
(a) 
All parking is prohibited in front of schools, churches, theaters, banks, hotels, gasoline filling stations and offices of physicians, but these restrictions shall be in force only when the premises in question are being regularly used for their proper purposes or when other days or hours are conspicuously posted. Vehicles may stop to load and unload in front of these premises, but they must give way to other vehicles arriving for the same purposes.
(b) 
No operator of a burden vehicle shall stop such vehicle on a highway in a business district nor obstruct any sidewalk for a longer time than is necessary to load or unload the same.
(c) 
No person shall park a vehicle on any highway for the purpose of selling the same, nor shall any vehicle be parked on a bridge, a bridge approach or in any underpass.
(d) 
Within the R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, R-5 and R-6 Zoning Districts (as set forth in the Zoning Ordinance), overnight parking of vehicles (after 7:00 p.m. and before 7:00 a.m.) with a gross weight exceeding three tons or in excess of 20 feet in length is not permitted on a public roadway or in a driveway or other area within the front yard of a lot. This provision shall apply to boats, campers/recreational vehicles, trailers, trucks and other vehicles. Vehicles exceeding 20 feet in length or three tons (gross vehicle weight) shall be screened from view from neighboring properties.
[Added 10-12-2017 by Ord. No. 504[1]]
[1]
Editor’s Note: This ordinance also redesignated former Subsection (d) as Subsection (e).
(e) 
Parking shall be prohibited at all times, except as specifically limited, in the following locations:
Highway
Side
Location
Bishop Hollow Road
Both
From the Township line to Springton Lake Road
Bobbin Mill Road
East
From State Road south approximately 60 feet and cul-de-sac
Chapel Hill Road
Both
Providence Road to Ridley Creek Road
Crum Creek Road
Both (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
300 block
Dora Drive
East
From its intersection with State Road to 60 feet south
Dora Drive
West
From its intersection with State Road to 187 feet south
Eastwood Road
Along inside arcuate curves to corners at both ends of road
Evans Boulevard
North
From First Avenue to Second Street
Evergreen Avenue
Both
Entire length
First Avenue
East (school hours)
From School Lane to Maple Avenue
First Avenue
Both (2-hour limit 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
Between Maple Avenue and Ray Roche Park
Greenhill Road
South
From Ridge Road to State Road
Jackson Street
Both
At the crest of the hill
Lakeview Drive
Both
Rt. 252 east approximately 1,000 feet
Letitia Lane
Inside of circle
Entire length
Lincoln Street
South (handicapped restriction)
20' wide area in front of 236 E. Lincoln Street
Media Station Road
Both
From Orange Street to the Township line
Olive Street
Both
Township line to Lincoln Street
Overhill Road
Both
From State Road to approximately 60 feet south
Palmer's Mill Road
Both
From the reservoir to 100 block
Pin Oak Drive
Both
Entire length
Preston Road
Both
From Providence Road to No. 14 Preston Road
Providence Road
West
Woodview Apartments
Ridley Creek Road
Both
From Baltimore Pike to Rose Tree Road
Ridley Creek Road
Both (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
Sewer plant
Sandy Bank Road
[Added 6-12-2014 by Ord. No. 485]
East (handicapped restriction)
20' side area in front of 17 Sandy Bank Road
Sandy Bank Road
North
Entire length
Second Avenue
East (handicapped restriction)
20' wide area in front of 1001 2nd Avenue
Second Avenue
East (handicapped restriction)
20' wide area in front of 1021 2nd Avenue
Second Avenue
West
From Maple Avenue to Evans Boulevard
Second Avenue
West
From Maple Avenue to Sandy Bank Road
Shadeland Avenue
North
Entire length
South Avenue
Both
Township line to Lincoln Street
South Avenue
Southeast
30' north from the intersection of South Avenue and Orange Street
South Avenue
Southwest
30' north from the intersection of South Avenue and Orange Street
South Orange Street
Both
South of Media Station Road and the west side of Linden Lane
South Overhill Road
East
From State Road approximately 180 feet south
South Overhill Road
West
From State Road approximately 260 feet south
Spring Street
North
Entire length
Springton Lake Road
Both
Bishop Hollow Road to Lakewood Drive
State Road
Both
Providence Court
State Road
North
119 State Road
State Road
South
Bobbin Mill Road
State Road
South
Dora Drive
State Road
South
Overhill Road
Summer Street
South
From the 700 block to Cherry Street
Summer Street
West (handicapped restriction)
20' wide area in front of 604 Summer Street
Valley View Road
East (handicapped restriction)
20' wide in front of 105 Valley View Road
Valley View Road
West (handicapped restriction)
20' wide area in front of 236 Valley View Road
Valley View Road
East (handicapped restriction)
20' wide area in front of 111 Valley View Road
West Lincoln Street
North
From Park Avenue to Orange Street
West Lincoln Street
South (two-hour limited parking)
From Orange Street to Olive Street
Winter Street
North
Entire length
Woodland Avenue
South
Entire length
Woodland Avenue
North
60 feet from its intersection with South Orange Avenue
[Ord. No. 223, passed 1-17-1991]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of $12 plus costs of prosecution for each offense. Each day or part thereof that the violation occurs shall constitute a separate offense.