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Northampton County
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[Ord. 159, 6/2/1982, Art. III, § 1; as amended by Ord. 214, 5/9/1990, § 3; and by Ord. 243, 3/10/1993, § 1]
Parking shall be prohibited at all times in the following locations:
Street
Side
Between
Bangor Road (Route 191)
West
Beginning at a point on the westerly side of Route 191, said point being the north end of the bridge wall of the Village of Edelmans; thence along the westerly side of the Route 191 cartway a distance of ± 533 feet.
Bangor Road (Route 191)
East
Beginning at a point on the easterly side of Route 191, said point being north end of the bridge wall at the Village of Edelmans; thence along the easterly side of the Route 191 cartway a distance of ± 500 feet.
Bangor Road (Rt. 191)
West
Beginning at a point on the westerly side of Rt. 191, said point being the North end of the bridge wall at the village of Edelman's; fence along the westerly side of the Rt. 191 cartway, a distance of plus or minus 553 feet.
Bangor Road (Rt. 191)
East
Beginning at a point on the easterly side of Rt. 191, said point being the North end of the bridge wall at the village of Edelman's; fence along the easterly side of Rt. 191 partway a distance of plus or minus 500 feet.
Delabole Road
East
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 395 (from Heimer Road intersection to the trail crossing).
Delabole Road
West
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 610 feet.
Engler Road
West
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 800 feet (from Rt. 191 intersection to the trail crossing)
Engler Road
East
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 265 feet (from Weiss Road intersection to the trail crossing)
Gall Road
East
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 300 feet.
Gall Road
West
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 80 feet.
Grand Central Road
East
Trail Crossing South side of Roadway - 125 feet.
Grand Central Road
West
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 680 feet
Grand Central Road
East
Trail Crossing both North side of roadway - 875 feet.
Gum Road
East
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 275 feet (From Heimer Road intersection to the trail crossing).
Gum Road
West
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 330 feet.
Jones Hill Road
East
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 245 feet.
Jones Hill Road
West
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 690 feet.
Knitters Hill Road
West
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 340 feet.
Knitters Hill Road
East
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 200 feet.
Raselytown Road
East
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 410 feet.
Raselytown Road
West
Trail Crossing both North and South sides of roadway - 300 feet.
Sullivan Trail
West
Beginning at a point on the westerly side of LR 166, said point being 27.42 feet southerly from the end of the concrete sidewalk; thence along the westerly side of LR 166 (also known as Route 512 of Sullivan Trail) South 20° 30' west (677. 33 feet) to a point on the northwest bridge wall of the west branch of the Little Bushkill Creek.
[Ord. 159, 6/2/1982, Art. III, § 1; as amended by Ord. 272, 7/14/1999, § 1; Ord. No. 382, 11/8/2017, and by Ord. No. 392, 6/12/2019]
Parking shall be prohibited in the following locations at all times on the days and between hours indicated in this Section, identified as follows:
Street
Side
Days
Hours
Between
School House Lane (T-730)
South
Monday through Friday
2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Teels Road (T-644) and Aspen Drive (T-731)
[Ord. 159, 6/2/1982, Art. III, § 2]
No truck trailer or other trailer, including campers, shall be parked upon any street or alley in the Township without having attached thereto means of mechanical transaction constructed or designed for the purpose of pulling or drawing such trailer.
[Ord. 159, 6/2/1982, Art. III, § 3]
Bus stops are hereby authorized and created at such locations as shall be determined, fixed and appropriately marked by the Board of Supervisors. It shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle, other than a bus engaged in loading, unloading or awaiting passengers, in a bus stop at any time.
[Ord. 159, 6/2/1982; as amended by Ord. 246, 7/14/1993, § 4]
In order to facilitate movement of traffic and combat the hazards of snow and ice on snow emergency routes named in § 15-307 of this Part, the Road Master in his discretion may declare a snow emergency. Information on a snow emergency shall be given by the Township through radio, newspaper and other available media and information on the termination of the emergency may be given by the same media.
[Ord. 159, 6/2/1982; as amended by Ord. 246, 7/14/1993, § 5]
1. 
After any snow emergency is declared it shall be unlawful at any time during the continuance of the emergency for any person:
A. 
To park a motor vehicle or to allow that vehicle to remain parked any where on any snow emergency route designated in § 15-307 of this Chapter.
B. 
To drive any motor vehicle on any such snow emergency route unless that vehicle is equipped with snow tires or chains.
C. 
To push or shovel snow into the cartway of any such snow emergency route.
[Ord. 159, 6/2/1982; as amended by Ord. 246, 7/14/1993, § 6]
1. 
The following are designated snow emergency routes:
A. 
All public roads located within the Township.
[Ord. 159, 6/2/1982; as amended by Ord. 246, 7/14/1993, § 7, and by Ord. No. 385, 1/10/2018]
1. 
No person shall park a vehicle on the public streets of the Plainfield Township unless that vehicle is currently registered as required by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania pursuant to Chapter 13 of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.A. § 1301 et seq.), as now in force, or as hereafter amended, enacted or reenacated, unless said vehicle is exempt from such registration pursuant to § 1302 of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.A. § 1302), as amended, or unless said vehicle is currently registered in another state as provided for in § 1303 of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.A. § 1303).
2. 
No person shall park a vehicle on the public streets of Plainfield Township unless that vehicle shall bear a currently valid inspection sticker issued pursuant to Chapter 47 of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.A. § 4701 et seq.) or a currently valid inspection sticker issued by another state.
[Ord. No. 385, 1/10/2018]
1. 
Any person violating or the registered owner of a vehicle found to be in violation of any of the provisions of this Part shall, for each and every such violation, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of $50 and costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such costs, to imprisonment in the county jail for not more than three days. Anything in the foregoing notwithstanding, any person violating or the registered owner of a vehicle found to be in violation of any of the provisions of this Part shall have the right to pay the sum of $10 for each and every violation, provided that such payment of $10 is paid within seven days of the time of the violation, and provided that such payment of $10 is made as specified in the notice of the violation and without the necessity of the Township seeking a conviction of such violation.
2. 
If any time during a period of snow emergency declared under this Part a person shall park a motor vehicle or allow a motor vehicle to remain parked anywhere on a snow emergency route or drive any motor vehicle on any such snow emergency route unless the vehicle is equipped with snow tires or chains that person shall be guilty of a violation of this Part and upon conviction shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $50 and costs of prosecution, or in default payment of such fine and costs of prosecution confined to imprisonment for not more than three days.
3. 
In the event any such motor vehicle is parked on a snow emergency route, the Chief of the Slate Belt Regional Police Department, at the request of the Township Manager or the Road Foreman in the absence of the Township Manager, shall be empowered to have such vehicle towed, and in any prosecution of any person under this act whose vehicle has been towed during a snow emergency such person, upon conviction shall, in addition to the funds provided under this Part, be required to reimburse the Township's General Fund for the actual cost of said towing.