Township of Upper Providence, PA
Delaware County
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GENERAL REFERENCES
Parking of construction vehicles — See Part Twelve, Title Four, Appendix A, Sec. IV.
[Ord. No. 277, passed 11-10-1994]
Council shall prepare snow and weather emergency plans for use within the Township and inform the public of the details of such plans. Such plans may include, but shall not be limited to, provisions for warning motorists and pedestrians; prohibiting parking on designated streets or parts thereof; requiring chains or snow tires on vehicles operating on designated streets; removing and storing vehicles that are parked on designated streets; early dismissal of Township employees or excusing Township employees under the Council's jurisdiction from reporting for duty; posting guidance and warning signs and markings on designated streets; and removal of snow, sleet, hail and ice.
[Ord. No. 277, passed 11-10-1994]
All Township roads and streets north of Route 1 By-Pass, all cul-de-sacs and the following Township roads and streets are hereby designated as snow emergency streets and shall be posted as such:
Name of Street
Side(s)
Location
Autumn Lane
West
Entire length
Azalea Lane
Both
Entire length
Bent Road
Both
Upper Providence
Township portion
Braves Trail
Both
Entire length
Calabrese Drive
Both
Entire length
Carlton Place
Both
Entire length
Crum Creek Road
Both
200 Block
Cherry Street
Both
Entire length
Collins Avenue
East
Entire length
Dale Road
Both
Entire length
Dash Avenue
North
Entire length
Dash Avenue (off Collins)
Both
Entire length
Dogwood Road
Both
Entire length
Dora Drive
Both
Entire length
Dyanna Lane
Both
Entire length
Eastwood Road
North
Entire length
Evans Boulevard
South
Entire length
Farnum Road
Both
Entire length
First Avenue
East
Entire length
Gayley Street
East
Entire length
Gilbert Street
Both
Entire length
Greenhill Road
South
Ridge Road to State Road
Heather Lane
Both
Entire length
Highland Avenue
Both
Entire length
Hillendale Road
Both
Entire length
Hilltop Avenue
Both
Entire length
Idlewild Lane
Both
Entire length
South Jackson Street
Both
Entire length
Kirk Lane
Both
Entire length
Letitia Lane
Inside circle
Entire length
West Lincoln Street
North
Park Avenue to Orange Street
Mancil Road
West
Entire length
Maple Avenue
South
Entire length
Meadowbrook Lane
Both
Entire length
Media Station Road
Both
Entire length
Meetinghouse Lane
Both
Entire length
Oak Crest Lane
Both
Entire length
Oakview Drive
Both
Entire length
Olive Street
East
Lincoln Street to Township line
Old State Road
North
Entire length
North Orange Street
Both
Entire length
Overhill Circle
Inside
Entire length
North Overhill Road
East
Entire length
South Overhill Road
West
Entire length
Painter Street
South
Entire length
Park Avenue
Both
Entire length
Pickering Lane
East
Entire length
Preston Road
South
Entire length
Radnor Street
West
Entire length
Ridge Road
South
Entire length
South Ridley Creek
Both
Entire length
Roberts Road
North
Entire length
Robin Road
East
Entire length
Rose Hill Road
Both
Entire length
Rosemary Circle
Both
Entire length
Rosemary Lane
Both
Entire length
Sandy Bank Road
North
Entire length
School Lane
North
Entire length
Second Street
West
Entire length
Shadeland Avenue
Both
Entire length
Shady Hill Road
Both
Entire length
South Avenue
Both
Lincoln Street to Township line
Spring Street
Both
Entire length
Spring Hollow Lane
Both
Entire length
State Road
Both
Bobbin Mill Road to Crum Creek Road
Strawberry Lane
Both
Entire length
Summer Street
West
Entire length
Summit Road
South
Entire length
Sycamore Road
West
Entire length
Twyckenham Road
Both
Upper Providence Township portion
Valley View Road
North & West
Entire length
Winter Street
North
Entire length
Willowbrook Lane
Both
Entire length
Woodcliffe Avenue
West
Entire length
Wooded Way
Both
Entire length
Woodview Lane
North
Entire length
Woodland Avenue
South
Entire length
[Ord. No. 277, passed 11-10-1994]
(a) 
Declaration of snow emergency. A snow emergency shall be declared whenever the National Weather Service advises or warns of an accumulation of ice, sleet, hail or snow at, or in excess of, two inches in the Delaware Valley, and precipitation actually begins.
(b) 
Parking prohibited. On any street or portion thereof designated as a snow emergency street and so marked by appropriate signs, no person shall, while the snow parking and traffic emergency is in effect, park or permit any vehicle to remain parked on any such street or portion thereof so marked.
(c) 
Obstruction of traffic. Whenever a snow emergency is in effect, it shall be unlawful for any person to obstruct or impede traffic on any street designated and posted as a snow emergency street.
(d) 
Depositing snow, etc., in streets. Whenever a snow parking and traffic emergency is in effect, it shall be unlawful for any person to obstruct or impede traffic or hinder snow removal or cindering operations by shoveling, throwing or in any manner placing snow, sleet, hail or ice into any street.
[Ord. No. 277, passed 11-10-1994]
Whenever any vehicle shall be found on any Township street in such a manner as to obstruct or impede traffic or hinder snow removal or cindering operations when a snow parking and traffic emergency is in effect, the vehicle may be removed at the owner's expense to an area designated by Council. Persons designated by Council to remove such vehicles shall notify the Chief of Police immediately following such removal. Such authorized persons shall give the type of vehicle, the license tag number, the place of removal, the time of removal, the cause of removal, the place to which the vehicle has been removed and such other information as required. The Chief of Police shall attempt to notify the owner of such vehicle, as soon as it is reasonably possible, of the removal and location of the vehicle.
[Ord. No. 277, passed 11-10-1994]
Certain vehicles are excepted from the provisions of this chapter as follows:
(a) 
Commercial vehicles making emergency deliveries.
(b) 
Emergency vehicles.
(c) 
Ambulances and vehicles carrying sick or injured persons.
(d) 
Vehicles engaged in snow plowing or removal or cindering operations on Township streets.
(e) 
Physicians responding to sick calls.
(f) 
Vehicles carrying United States mail.
(g) 
Hearses and motor vehicles in funeral processions.
[Ord. No. 277, passed 11-10-1994]
Any person who shall be convicted of a violation of the provisions of this chapter shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300, together with costs of prosecution.