Borough of Emmaus, PA
Lehigh County
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[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 914, 11/20/2000; by Ord. 1060, 11/2/2009; by Ord. 1112, 9/15/2014; and by Ord. 1135, 3/7/2016]
1. 
Maximum speed limits are established on portions of specified streets, as follows, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle, on any part of a street where a maximum speed limit applies, at a higher speed than the maximum prescribed for that part of the street. The speed limit shall be 25 miles per hour with the exception of the highways listed below:
Street
Between
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Cedar Crest Boulevard
Chestnut Street and western boundary Borough line
40
Chestnut Street
12th Street and western boundary Borough line
40
Dalton Street
East Main Street and eastern boundary Borough line
35
East Main Street
Ridge Street and Dalton Street
35
Pennsylvania Avenue
10th Street and southern boundary Borough line
35
South 10th Street
Chestnut Street and Broad Street
35
State Avenue
Ridge Street and northern boundary Borough line
40
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine and costs as determined by the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code, or such other code, rule, regulation, or other government enactment that is applicable.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986]
1. 
Maximum speed limits are established, as follows, on certain bridges and elevated structures, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any such bridge or elevated structure, at a higher speed than the maximum prescribed for that bridge or elevated structure:
Bridge or Elevated Structure
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986]
1. 
The following are declared to be hazardous grades, and, upon any such hazardous grade, no person shall drive a vehicle, having a gross weight in excess of that referred to for that grade, in the direction stated for that grade, at a speed in excess of that established in this section for that grade, and, if so stated for a particular grade, the driver of every such vehicle shall stop the vehicle before proceeding downhill:
Street
Between
Direction of Travel
Maximum Gross Weight
Maximum Speed Limit
Required to Stop Before Proceeding Downhill
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986]
1. 
A speed limit of 15 miles per hour is established on all streets and roadways in the public parks maintained and operated by the Borough, except in the following locations, where the lower maximums, as specified, shall apply:
Park
Street
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
Emmaus Community Park
Miklencic Drive
At park
15 mph
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 1009, 8/19/2013, § 1]
1. 
At the following locations, traffic signals as indicated below shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected), and traffic at those locations shall be directed by those signals:
Location
Chestnut Street and Cedar Crest Boulevard
Chestnut Street and Fourth Street
Chestnut Street and Macungie Avenue - South Seventh Street
Chestnut Street and Sixth Street
Chestnut Street and Tenth Street
Main Street and Second Street
Main Street and Third Street
State Avenue and Harrison Street
State Avenue - Main Street and Ridge Street - East Main Street
2. 
A driver who disobeys the directions of any traffic signal shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 787, 12/20/1993, § 1; and by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 2]
1. 
The following are established as intersections where drivers of vehicles headed in the direction or directions indicated are prohibited from making a right turn (or a left turn from a one-way street into another one-way street) on a steady red signal:
Intersection
Vehicles Traveling on
Facing
Main and Fourth Streets
Main Street
East
Fourth and Main Streets
Fourth Street
North
Fourth and Main Streets
Fourth Street
South
Sixth and Chestnut Streets
Sixth Street
South
Sixth and Chestnut Streets
Chestnut Street
East & West
Seventh and Chestnut Streets
Seventh Street
South
Seventh and Chestnut Streets
Chestnut Street
East & West
East Main Street/State Avenue/Ridge Street
Ridge Street
East
Harrison Street and State Avenue
Harrison Street
West
2. 
Any driver of a vehicle who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 697, 6/20/1988, § 1; by Ord. 713, 5/1/1989; by Ord. 719, 12/4/1989, § 1; by Ord. 732, 4/2/1990, § 1; by Ord. 748, 5/20/1991; by Ord. 815, 6/6/1995, § 1; by Ord. 827, 3/19/1996, § 1; by Ord. 828, 4/2/1996, § 1; by Ord. 999, 11/7/2005; by Ord. 1068, 5/3/2010; and by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 3]
1. 
The following are established as one-way streets, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any one-way street other than in the direction established for traffic on that street:
Street
From
To
Direction of Travel
Adrian
Fourth Street
Third Street
East
Bank Street
Fourth Street
Fifth Street
West
Bank Street
Seventh Street
Eighth Street
West
Brunner Street
Chestnut Street
Green Street
North
East George Street
State Avenue
Williams Street
West
Elwood Street
[Added by Ord. No. 1201, 5/18/2020]
Apex of Williams Street
Wenner Street
West
Green Street
Macungie Avenue
North Eighth Street
West
Green Street
Short Street
Keystone Avenue
East
Green Street
Short Street
Fourth Street
West
Greenleaf
Seventh Street
Macungie Avenue
West
Landis Circle
[Added by Ord. 1119, 1/19/2015]
South 2nd Street
South 2nd Street
North
Main Street
Fourth Street
Chestnut Street
East
Mulberry Street
Elm Street
Seem Street (vicinity of Lincoln Elementary School)
South
Mulberry Street
Harrison Street
Seem Street
South
Penn Street
North Street
Elm Street
North
Penn Street
Seem Street
Elm Street
South
Perkiomen Street
Chestnut Street
Ridge Street
North
Perkiomen Street
Elm Street
North Street
South
Pike Street
Harrison Street
Seem Street
North
Race Street
Thirteenth Street
Minor Street
East
Railroad Street
Keystone Avenue
Second Street
West
Railroad Street
Sixth Street
Oak Street
West
Railroad Street
Oak Street
Bank Street
North
Railroad Street
Bank Street
Seventh Street
West
Short Street
Chestnut Street
Ridge Street
North
Short Street
Railroad Street
Main Street
North
Thirteenth Street
Shimerville Road
Minor Street
North
Williams Street
[Added by Ord. No. 1201, 5/18/2020]
East Greenleaf Street
Elwood Street
South
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 4]
1. 
The following are designated as rotary traffic islands, and every vehicle passing around a rotary traffic island shall be driven only to the right of the island:
Harrison Street, Macungie Avenue, North Street
East Main Street, State Avenue, Main Street
East Harrison Street, Dalton Street
Chestnut Street, Cedar Crest Boulevard
Broad Street between 5th Street and 6th Street.
2. 
Any person who drives a vehicle otherwise than to the right of any rotary traffic island shall be guilty of a violation of this section, and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 909, 10/2/2000; and by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 5]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, of the type indicated, traveling upon the first-named street at any of the following intersections, in the direction or directions indicated in each case, to make a left turn and/or a right turn into the second-named street, as indicated, at any time when such a turn is prohibited in this section:
Vehicles Traveling on
Direction of Travel
Not to Make
Into
Green Drive
[Added by Ord. 1106, 4/7/2014]
East
Left turns
Cedar Crest Boulevard
Main Street
East
Left turns
Chestnut Street
Main Street (vehicles exceeding 26,001 lbs.)
East and West
Left turns
From 0 to 100 block of Main Street
Northerly crossover of 1245 Chestnut Street
South
Left turns
Chestnut Street
Southerly crossover of 1220 Chestnut Street
North
Left turns
Chestnut Street
Southerly crossover of 602 Chestnut Street
North
Left turns
Chestnut Street
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 827, 3/19/1996, § 2; and by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 6]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, traveling upon the first-named street at any of the following intersections, in the direction or directions indicated in each case, to make other than a right turn, at any time stated, both left turns and straight-across traffic being prohibited:
Vehicles Traveling on
Direction of Travel
Times
Not to make left turn into or travel straight across
Chestnut Street
West
All
Cedar Crest Boulevard
East Main Street
West
All
State Avenue
Exiting from 335 Main Street
North
All
Brunner Street
North Street
East
All
Macungie Avenue
Pine Street
East
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m., school days (Emmaus High School in session)
Macungie Avenue
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 7]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, traveling upon any of the following portions of streets, in the direction or directions indicated for that street, to make a U-turn:
Street
Portion
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 8]
1. 
The following are established as no-passing zones, and it shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to overtake or pass another vehicle or to drive on the left side of the roadway in any no passing zone:
Street
Direction of Travel
Between
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 9]
1. 
The following highways are established as through highways, thus authorizing stop or yield signs to be erected facing traffic approaching every intersection with the through highway except for those intersections with traffic signals, or with exceptions or modifications as indicated below. Every driver of a vehicle approaching a stop or yield sign authorized by this section shall stop the vehicle or yield right-of-way as required by Section 3323(b) or 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code, as the case may be, and shall not proceed into or across the through highway until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law:
Highway
Between
Broad Street
Fourth and Fifth Streets
Cedar Crest Boulevard
Chestnut and North Borough line
Chestnut Street
Main Street and west Borough line
Dalton Street
East Harrison to Borough line
Main Street
Chestnut Street and State Avenue
Penna. Avenue
South Tenth to west Borough line
State Avenue
Ridge Street to East Borough line
East Main Street
State Road to Dalton Street
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 701, 12/5/1988; by Ord. 708, 3/6/1989, § I; by Ord. 712, 5/1/1989, § 1; by Ord. 722, 12/4/1989, § 1; by Ord. 743, 2/19/1991; by Ord. 773, 5/3/1993, §§ 1, 2; by Ord. 782, 7/6/1993, § 1; by Ord. 788, 12/20/1993, § 1; by Ord. 791, 6/6/1994, § 1; by Ord. 815, 6/6/1995, § 2; by Ord. 837, 11/18/1996, § 1; by Ord. 844, 4/7/1997; by Ord. 863, 2/2/1998, § I; by Ord. 884, 5/17/1999; by Ord. 915, 11/20/2000; by Ord. 922, 3/5/2001; by Ord. 935, 8/6/2001; by Ord. 955, 8/19/2002; by Ord. 959, 10/7/2002; by Ord. 961, 12/16/2002; by Ord. 987, 12/20/2004; by Ord. 1026, 4/16/2007; by Ord. 1040, 4/7/2008; and by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 10]
1. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 15-213) are established as stop intersections, and official stop signs shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected) in such a position as to face traffic approaching the second-named street (the intersecting of through street) on the first-named street (the stop street) in the direction or directions indicated for that intersection. Every driver of a vehicle approaching the intersection on the first named or stop street, in the direction indicated in each case, shall stop the vehicle as required by Section 3323(b) of the Vehicle Code, and shall not proceed into or across the second-named or intersecting or through street until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law.
Stop Street
Intersecting or Through Street
Direction of Travel
Adrain Street
Perkiomen Street
East
Adrain Street
Second Street
East
Adrain Street
Sixth Street
East and west
Adrain Street
Third Street
East and west
Alpine Circle
East Harrison Street
South
Alpine Street
East Main Street
North and south
Alpine Street
Dalton Street
North
Alpine Street
Evergreen Street
North
Arch Street
South Tenth Street
East
Arch Street
South Twelfth Street
West
Bank Street
Eighth Street
West
Bank Street
Fifth Street
East and west
Bank Street
Sixth Street
West
Bank Street
[Added by Ord. No. 1166, 12/4/2017]
South Sixth Street
West
Bank Street
Eighth Street
East
Banner Street
East Main Street
North
Barrett Road
Berger Street
South
Barrett Road
Third Street
East
Beechwood Street
Harrison Street
North and south
Berger Street
Keystone Street
East and west
Berger Street
Macungie Avenue
West
Berger Street
Third Street
East and west
Berger Street
Wenner Street
East and west
East Berger Street
East Greenleaf Street
Southeast
Broad Street
Fourth Street
East and west
Broad Street
Third Street
East
Broad Street
Sixth Street
East and west
Broad Street
Seventh Street
East and west
Broad Street
Short Street
North and south
Broom Street
Green Street
North
Broom Street
Minor Street
North and south
Brunner Street
Short Street
East
Buttonwood Street
Fox Street
West
Buttonwood Street
South West 31st Street
East
Calvary Avenue
West Minor Street
North
Calvary Avenue
West Wood Street
South
Camp Street
Dalton Street
North
Camp Street
Evergreen Street
South
Camp Street
Glenwood Street
South
Cherokee Street
Liberty Street
East and west
Cherokee Street
Second Street
East
Cherokee Street
Third Street
East and west
Cherry Street
Railroad Street
South
Chris Drive
Frank Drive
North
Dell Street
Dalton Street
North
Dell Street
Evergreen Street
North and south
Dell Street
Glenwood Street
South
Delong Avenue
Pennsylvania Avenue
North
Donald Drive
Little Lehigh South
West
Donald Drive
Little Lehigh Street
East
Donald Drive
Macungie Avenue
West
Eagle Street
Dalton Street
North
Eagle Street
Evergreen Street
North and south
Eagle Street
Fernwood Street
North and south
Eagle Street
Glenwood Street
South
East Main Street
Dalton Street
West
East Main Street
Mountain Boulevard
East
Eighth Street
Chestnut Street
North and south
Eighth Street
Walnut Street
North and south
Eleventh Street
Chestnut Street
South
Eleventh Street
Pennsylvania Avenue
South
Elm Street
Fifth Street
East and west
Elm Street
Keystone Avenue
Elm Street
Sixth Street
West
Elm Street
State Street
East
Elm Street
Third Street
East and west
Evergreen Street
Alpine Street
East and west
Evergreen Street
Dalton Street
West
Evergreen Street
Fox Street
East and west
Evergreen Street
Mountain Boulevard
East and west
Evergreen Street
South West 31st Street
East
Fairview Street
South Fourth Street
East and west
Fairview Street
Fifth Street
East
Fairview Street
Sixth Street
West
Fernwood Street
Alpine Street
West
Fernwood Street
Dell Street
East and west
Fernwood Street
Fox Street
East and west
Fernwood Street
Mountain Boulevard
East and west
Fernwood Street
South West 31st Street
East
Fifteenth Street
Shimersville Road
South
Fifth Street
Broad Street
North and south
Fifth Street
Elm Street
North and south
Fifth Street
Harrison Street
North
Fifth Street
Jubilee Street
North
Fifth Street
Ridge Street
North and south
First Street
Berger Street
North and south
First Street
Elm Street
North and south
First Street
Harrison Street
North and south
First Street
Main Street
North
First Street
Seem Street
North and south
Fourteenth Street
Shimersville Road
South
Fourth Street
Broad Street
North
Fourth Street
Ridge Street
North and south
Fox Street
Dalton Street
North
Fox Street
Fernwood Street
North and south
Frank Drive
Harris Drive
West
Frank Drive
Macungie Avenue
East and west
Franklin Street
Berger Street
North and south
Franklin Street
Harrison Street
North and south
Franklin Street
North Street
South
Franklin Street
Sixth Street
East
Franklin Street
Spruce Street
North and south
Furnace Street
Broom Street
East and west
Furnace Street
Fifth Street
East and west
Furnace Street
Fourth Street
East and west
Furnace Street
Second Street
East
Furnace Street
Seventh Street
East and west
Furnace Street
Sixth Street
West
Furnace Street
Tenth Street
West
George Street
State Avenue
East
Glenwood Street
Fox Street
East and west
Glenwood Street
South West 31st Street
East
Golden Street
Perkiomen Street
East
Golden Street
Moyer Street
West
Green Street
Eighth Street
East and west
Green Street
Fifth Street
West
Green Street
Fourth Street
East and west
Green Street
Keystone Street
East and west
Green Street
Macungie Avenue
East and west
Green Street
Moyer Street
East and west
Green Street
Ninth Street
East and west
Green Street
Perkiomen Street
East and west
Green Street
Route 29
East
Green Street
Second Street
East
Green Street
Sixth Street
East and west
Green Street
Third Street
East
East Greenleaf Street
Alpine Circle
West
Greenleaf Street
First Street
West
Greenleaf Street
Keystone Street
East
Greenleaf Street
Macungie Avenue
West
Greenleaf Street
Second Street
West
Greenleaf Street
Wenner Street
East and west
Harris Drive
Lawrence Street
North
Harris Drive
Route 29
West
Harrison Street
Dalton Street
East
Harrison Street
Macungie Avenue
West
Harrison Street
Sixth Street
East and west
Harrison Street
Third Street
East and west
Henry Drive
Macungie Avenue
West
Iroquois Street
Liberty Street
East and west
Iroquois Street
Macungie Avenue
West
Iroquois Street
Seventh Street
West
Iroquois Street
Third Street
East
Jefferson Street
State Avenue
East
Jefferson Street
Wenner Street
West
Jubilee Street
Fourth Street
East
Jubilee Street
Sixth Street
West
Keystone Avenue
Elm Street
North and south
Keystone Avenue
Harrison Street
North and south
Keystone Avenue
Main Street
North and south
Keystone Avenue
Minor Street
South
Keystone Avenue
Pine Street
4-way
Keystone Avenue
Railroad Street
South
Keystone Avenue
Ridge Street
North and south
Keystone Avenue
Spruce Street
North and south
Kline's Lane
Main Street
North
Lawrence Drive
Little Lehigh Drive, South
West
Lawrence Drive
Macungie Avenue
East and west
Lawrence Drive
Seventh Street
East
Lee Street
Dalton Street
South
Lee Street
Harrison Street
West
Lehigh Street
Broad Street
North and south
Lehigh Street
Harrison Street
South
Lehigh Street
Jubilee Street
North
Lehigh Street
Long Street
North
Liberty Street
Barrett Road
South
Liberty Street
Berger Street
North
Liberty Street
Harrison Street
South
North Linden Court
Harrison Street
South
South Linden Court
Harrison Street
North
Little Lehigh Drive
Lawrence Drive
South
Little Lehigh Drive
Route 29
West
Little Lehigh Drive North
Little Lehigh Drive
South
Little Lehigh Drive South
Little Lehigh Drive
North
Long Street
Fifth Street
East and west
Long Street
Lehigh Street
East
Long Street
Sixth Street
West
Long Street
Perkiomen Street
North and south
Long Street
Ninth Street
East and west
Macungie Avenue
North/Harrison Streets
North and south
Main Street
Chestnut Street
East
East Main Street
Alpine Street
East and west
East Main Street
Dalton Street
West
East Main Street
Mountain Boulevard
East
Miklencic Drive
Shimerville Road
South
Minor Street
Broom Street
East and West
Minor Street
Fifth Street
East and west
Minor Street
Fourth Street
East and west
Minor Street
Kline's Lane
East
Minor Street
Second Street
East and west
Minor Street
Sixth Street
East and west
Minor Street
South Seventh Street
West
Miriam Drive
Frank Drive
North
Mountain Boulevard
Dalton Street
North
Moyer Street
Green Street
North and south
Ninth Street
Chestnut Street
North and south
North Street
Fifth Street
East and west
North Street
Fourth Street
East and west
North Street
Harrison Street
North
North Street
Keystone Avenue
East and west
North Street
Macungie Avenue
East
North Street
Route 29
West
North Street
Second Street
East and west
North Street
Sixth Street
East and west
North Street
State Street
East
North Street
Sixth Street
West
North Street
Third Street
East and west
Oak Street
Furnace Street
North and south
Penn Street
Elm Street
North and south
Penn Street
North Street
South
Penn Street
Seem Street
North
Perkiomen Street
Harrison Street
North
Perkiomen Street
Long Street
North and south
Perkiomen Street
Ridge Street
North and south
Pine Street
Barrett Road
South
Pine Street
Franklin Street
East and west
Pine Street
Keystone Avenue
4-way
Pine Street
Keystone Street
East and west
Pine Street
Macungie Avenue
East and west
Pine Street
Third Street
West
Pine Top Circle
Fifteenth Street
West
Race Street
West Minor Street
East
Railroad Street
Fourth Street
East
Railroad Street
Second Street
East and west
Railroad Street
Third Street
East and west
Ridge Street
Fifth Street
East and west
Ridge Street
Fourth Street
East and west
Ridge Street
Macungie Avenue
West
Ridge Street
Second Street
East and west
Ridge Street
Seventh Street
East and west
Ridge Street
Sixth Street
East and west
Ridge Street
Third Street
East and west
Robert Road
West Minor Street
South
Second Street
Berger Street
North and south
Second Street
Elm Street
North and south
Second Street
Harrison Street
North and south
Second Street
Pine Street
North and south
Second Street
Ridge Street
North and south
Seem Street
Fifth Street
East and west
Seem Street
Keystone Street
East and west
Seem Street
Second Street
East and west
Seem Street
Sixth Street
West
Seem Street
Third Street
East and west
Seventh Street
Berger Street
North and south
Seventh Street
Broad Street
North and south
Seventh Street
Harrison Street
North and south
Seventh Street
Minor Street
North and south
Seventh Street
North Street
North and south
Seventh Street
Pine Street
North and south
Seventh Street
Walnut Street
South
Seventh Street Circle
Pine Street
South
Shimersville Road
Pennsylvania Avenue
East
Short Street
Minor Street
North and south
Sixteenth Street
Shimerville Road
South
Sixth Street
Berger Street
North
Sixth Street
Broad Street
North and south
Sixth Street
Harrison Street
North and south
Sixth Street
North Street
North and south
Spruce Street
Barrett Road
East and west
Spruce Street
First Street
East and west
Spruce Street
Franklin Street
East and west
Spruce Street
Macungie Avenue
West
Spruce Street
Second Street
East and west
Tenth Street
Broad Street
North and south
Tenth Street
North Street
North
Tenth Street
Walnut Street
South
Third Street
Elm Street
North and south
Third Street
Harrison Street
North and south
Third Street
Ridge Street
North and south
Third Street
Spruce Street
North and south
Thirteenth Street
West Minor Street
North and south
Turner Street
Berger Street
North
Turner Street
Harrison Street
South
Turner Street
Iroquois Street
North
Twelfth Street
West Broad Street
North and south
Twelfth Street
Pennsylvania Avenue
North and south
Walnut Street
Macungie Avenue
East and west
Walnut Street
Ninth Street
East and west
Walnut Street
Sixth Street
East
Walnut Street
Tenth Street
West
Wayne Circle
Seventh Street
East
Wenner Street
Harrison Street
North and south
Wenner Street
Jefferson and Seem Streets
North and south
Wenner Street
Spruce Street
North and south
Wenner Street
East George Street
South
West Furnace
Calvary
East
West Minor Street
Fourteenth Street
West
West Minor Street
Sixteenth Street
East
West Minor Street
Twelfth Street
East
West Minor Street
Robert Road
West
West Wood Street
Sixteenth Street
East
West Wood Street
West Minor Street
West
Wieder's Lane
East Main Street
North
Williams Street
Berger Street
North and south
Williams Street
Elm Street
North and south
Williams Street
Ridge Street
South
Williams Street
Spruce Street
North and south
Williams Street
East George Street
North
Wood Street
Fifth Street
East
Wood Street
Fourth Street
West
Wood Street
Sixth Street
East and west
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 956, 8/19/2002; and by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 11]
1. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 15-213) are established as yield intersections, and official yield signs shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected) in such a position as to face traffic approaching the second-named street (the through street) on the first-named street (the yield street) in the direction or directions indicated for that intersection. Every driver of a vehicle approaching the intersection on the first-named or yield street, in the direction indicated in each case, shall slow down or stop the vehicle as required by Section 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code, and then yield the right-of-way as required by that subsection of the Vehicle Code.
Yield Street
Through Street
Direction of Travel
Beechwood Street
Jefferson Street
South
Cherokee Street
Franklin Street
West
East Main Street
State Avenue
North
Fourth Street
Third Street
North
Iroquois Street
North Sixth Street
West
Macungie Avenue
North Street
West
Pine Street
Franklin Street
East and west
Seventh Street Circle
Franklin Street
East
Spruce Street
Seventh Street
East
Wayne Circle
Spruce Street
North
West Furnace Street
West Minor Street
West
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 12]
1. 
The following areas upon the streets in the Borough are established as play highways:
Street
Between
Days
Hours
(Reserved)
2. 
The Mayor is authorized to designate as play highways, whenever he deems that action advisable, and for whatever period of time directed by him, any part of any street in the Borough, where sledding and coasting, shall be permitted. That play highway shall be set apart for the purpose under the direction of the Mayor.
3. 
No person shall drive any motor vehicle upon any play highway at any time when that street shall be designated as a play highway, except in case of emergency, with special permission of the Mayor or of the police officer in charge, who shall first clear that play highway of all persons using it for the purpose for which it was set aside. Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986]
It shall be unlawful to operate snowmobiles, mini-bikes, all-terrain vehicles or any other motorized recreational vehicle upon Borough streets or at any Borough park lands; unless authorized by Borough Council or authorized by the Pa. Vehicle Code.
[Ord. 675, 11/17/1986; as amended by Ord. 1099, 8/19/2013, § 13]
1. 
The word "pushcart", as used in this section, shall mean a vehicle, other than a pedalcycle, propelled solely by human power, and used or intended for use for the display, transport, exhibit or sale of goods, wares or merchandise.
2. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to propel a pushcart upon any sidewalk in any business district except as necessary to move the pushcart to a location from which it is to be loaded or unloaded or from which goods, wares or merchandise are to be sold or dispensed under permit from Borough Council as provided in subsection 3 of this section.
3. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a pushcart upon any sidewalk except for the purpose of selling or dispensing from that pushcart goods, wares or merchandise to passersby under permit from Borough Council. Every such permit shall be issued to the person making application for the permit, upon payment of a fee, which shall be for the use of the Borough, of not less than $100 for any calendar year, not less than $50 for any six-month period, or not less than $25 for any three-month period. The permit fee may be amended from time to time by Resolution of Council. The permit shall be granted to the applicant, upon payment of the fee, and upon his signing an agreement with Borough Council that he shall be bound by the conditions imposed by Borough Council and made a part of the permit, dealing with the following matters:
A. 
Restricting or limiting the parking of the pushcart to one or more stated locations upon the sidewalk and to stated days and hours at each location.
B. 
Stating requirements to be adhered to in connection with the disposal of garbage and refuse resulting from the operations carried on.
C. 
Requiring that there be no violation of any law, ordinance or regulation pertaining to health, sanitation and the handling of food or drink.
4. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, or any condition of any permit granted under this section, shall be guilty of a summary offense, and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of no less than $25 and not more than $300 and costs.
[Added by Ord. No. 1178, 6/18/2018]
1. 
The following streets and lengths are established as School Zones within the Borough of Emmaus.
Street
From
Distance
To
Times
East Minor Street
Northwest apex of South Cherry Street
813 lf
Approximate center of 33 East Minor Street
School days: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.; 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Elm Street
Southwest apex of Perkiomen Street
656 lf
Southeast apex of North 6th Street
School days: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.; 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Harrison Street
Northwest apex of North 2nd Street
623 lf
Northeast apex of North 3rd Street
School days: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.; 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Macungie Avenue
Northeast apex of North Street
1,484 lf
Southwest apex of Pine Street and Macungie Avenue
School days: 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.; 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
North Street
Starting 162 lf from the west of the Southwest apex of Harrison and North Street
1,600 lf
Westward towards intersection of North 10th Street and Cedar Crest Boulevard
School days: 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.; 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
North Street
Northwest apex of Perkiomen Street
656 lf
Northeast apex of North 6th Street
School days: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.; 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Seem Street
Southwest apex of North 2nd Street
591 lf
Southeast apex of North 3rd Street
School days: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.; 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
2. 
The speed limit shall be set at 15 miles per hour for all vehicular traffic during the established days and times as set forth in Subsection 1.
3. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine and costs as determined by the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code, or such other code, rule, regulation, or other government enactment that is applicable.