City of Lebanon, PA
Lebanon County
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[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
DEALERS IN SECOND-HAND GOODS
Includes any person who otherwise in the normal course of business purchases personal property not from a retail or wholesale entity or auction for the purposes of reselling the property.
PEDALCYCLE (BICYCLE)
A vehicle propelled solely by human-powered pedals, having wheels any of which are over 18 inches in diameter.
[Ord. 70-1984, 85 § 1, passed 6-24-1985; Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
No person shall operate or use a pedalcycle (bicycle) on any of the streets, alleys or highways of the City without first obtaining and displaying on it a license for it from the City, or another municipality if required in which he/she resides.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 29-2014, 15, passed 1-4-2016; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
Application for a pedalcycle (bicycle) license and license certificate shall be made upon a form provided by the City of Lebanon and shall be made to the Lebanon Police Department. A license fee in the amount of $2 for a period one year or $5 for a period of three years shall be paid to the City at the time of issuance.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
The City shall provide license decals together with license certificates, each having numbers in numerical order. The Lebanon Police Department, or authorized agent, upon receiving proper application, shall issue a license decal and license certificate which shall be effective until January 31 of the year following expiration or until the pedalcycle (bicycle) is sold or disposed of by the owner in any manner prior to that date.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
The Lebanon Police Department, or authorized agent, shall not issue a license for any pedalcycle (bicycle) when it knows or has reasonable grounds to believe that the applicant is not the owner of or entitled to the possession of such pedalcycle (bicycle).
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
The Lebanon Police Department, or authorized agent, shall maintain a record of such license, the date issued, the name of the person to whom issued, the serial number on the frame of the pedalcycle (bicycle) for which issued and a record of all pedalcycle (bicycle) fees collected.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
The license decal as issued shall be firmly attached to the pedalcycle (bicycle) in such a position as to be plainly visible and shall remain attached to the pedalcycle (bicycle) until the expiration of such license.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
When any pedalcycle (bicycle) license expires, it shall be renewed by submitting an appropriate application and paying the required fee.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
The Lebanon Police Department, or authorized agent, shall inspect each pedalcycle (bicycle) before licensing it or renewing a license for it; it shall refuse a license for any pedalcycle (bicycle) which it determines is in an unsafe mechanical condition.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
Upon the sale or other transfer of a licensed pedalcycle (bicycle), the licensee shall transfer the bicycle and certificate of license at the Lebanon Police Department or authorized agent. This transfer shall be witnessed by an official of the Lebanon Police Department (licensing officer) and/or authorized agent, the new owner being required to pay for a new license decal.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
A rental agency shall not rent or offer any pedalcycle (bicycle) for rent unless the pedalcycle (bicycle) is licensed and license decal is attached thereto as provided herein and such pedalcycle (bicycle) is equipped with the equipment required by law.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
Every dealer in second-hand goods who purchases second-hand pedalcycles (bicycles) shall issue a report to the Chief of Police in accordance with § 315.02 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81, § 1, passed 4-27-1981; Ord. 5-2016, 17, passed 11-28-2016]
Every person operating a pedalcycle (bicycle) upon a roadway in this City shall be subject to the City of Lebanon Traffic Code and the Vehicle Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, both of which are applicable to drivers of a motor vehicle, except as to those provisions of the Traffic Code and Vehicle Code which by their very nature have no application nor pertinence.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81 § 1, passed 4-27-1981]
(a) 
No pedalcycle (bicycle) riding is permitted on sidewalks in business districts in the City. Business districts are defined as follows:
(1) 
Cumberland Street from Second Street to Tenth Street;
(2) 
Third Street from Chestnut Street to Willow Street;
(3) 
Fourth Street from Chestnut Street to Willow Street;
(4) 
Fifth Street from Chestnut Street to Willow Street;
(5) 
Sixth Street from Chestnut Street to Willow Street;
(6) 
Seventh Street from Chestnut Street to Willow Street;
(7) 
Eighth Street from Walnut Street to Scull Street;
(8) 
Ninth Street from Walnut Street to Scull Street;
(9) 
Lehman Street from Second Street to Spruce Street.
(b) 
It is not the intent of this article to compel young children to ride their pedalcycles (bicycles) in the streets where they may create a driving hazard or be injured or killed. Therefore, in areas other than business districts, and at the sole discretion and responsibility of a parent or guardian, only children under the age of nine, in the absence of proper supervision, may operate their pedalcycles (bicycles) on sidewalks.
(c) 
Children under the age of nine riding their pedalcycles (bicycles) on sidewalks or anyone riding a pedalcycle (bicycle) on a pedalcycle (bicycle) path used by pedestrians shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and shall give an audible signal before overtaking and passing a pedestrian.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81 § 1, passed 4-27-1981]
No person shall remove, destroy, mutilate or alter the number stamped on the frame of any pedalcycle (bicycle) nor the license decal on any pedalcycle (bicycle) licensed under this article. No person shall remove, destroy, mutilate or alter any license decal or license certificate during the time in which such license decal or license certificate is effective.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81 § 1, passed 4-27-1981]
The following streets within the City are hereby designated as pedalcycle (bicycle) routes:
(a) 
Eighth Street, from Hauck Street to Maple Street; and
(b) 
Chestnut Street, from Fifth Avenue to Sixteenth Street.
The routes shall be marked with clearly visible signs.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81 § 1, passed 4-27-1981]
The Chief of Police shall send to the parent, guardian or legal custodian of such minor a written notice of the violation of this article, together with notice to such parent, guardian or legal custodian that unless the terms of this article are complied with, the penalty thereof shall be invoked against such parent, guardian or legal custodian of such minor.
[Ord. 80-1980, 81 § 1, passed 4-27-1981]
(a) 
Whoever violates any of the provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code shall be prosecuted and penalized in accordance with it.
(b) 
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article or of the City Traffic Code shall be fined not more than $300 and/or be imprisoned in the Lebanon County Correctional Facility for not more than 30 days.
(c) 
Any pedalcycle (bicycle) ridden in this City in violation of Section 523.02 shall be impounded. Starting with the sixth day of impoundment, a storage charge of $1 for each day shall be imposed upon and collected from the owner.