Borough of Hatboro, PA
Montgomery County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005; and by Ord. 991, 8/10/2009, § I]
1. 
Parking meter zones are established upon and along certain streets in the Borough. The rate is $0.25 per hour. The hours of operation are set as follows:
Street
Between
Hours of Meter Operations
Maximum Hours of Parking
Byberry Avenue
South side from York Road to a point 500 feet east of York Road
Everyday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. except Sundays
2 hours
East Monument Avenue
North side from York Road to a point 87 feet east; South side from York Road to a point 155 feet east
Everyday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. except Sundays
2 hours
East Moreland Avenue
South side from York Road to a point 170 feet west of North Penn Street
Everyday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. except Sundays
2 hours
Summit Avenue
South side from York Road to Windsor Avenue
Everyday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. except Sundays
2 hours
Williams Lane
South side from York Road to Orchard Street
Everyday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. except Sundays
2 hours
York Road
Both sides from Fulmor Avenue to Summit Avenue
Everyday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. except Sundays
2 hours
2. 
Parking meter zones are established upon and along certain streets in the Borough, and rates and hours of operation are set as follows:
Street
Between
Rate
Hours of Meter Operations
Maximum Hours of Parking
Jacksonville Road
West side from East Moreland Avenue to a point 175 feet from East Moreland Avenue
$1 for 12 hours in any coin denomination
Everyday 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. except Sundays
12 hours
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005; and by Ord. 991, 8/10/2009, § I] Limits Apply.
Parking meters shall be operated by the deposit of a coin of the United States of America in the meter, as prescribed by § 15-501, and the parking rates for specific lengths of time, as well as the maximum parking times prescribed in § 15-501, shall apply at all times in accordance with § 15-501.
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005]
Parking meters installed in the parking meter zones established by § 15-501 of this Part shall be placed upon the curb or sidewalk, and immediately adjacent to the individual parking spaces described in § 15-504 of this Part. The parking meter may be located either at the front or the rear of the parking space. Each meter shall be placed or set so as to show that the parking space adjacent to that meter is or is not legally occupied. Each parking meter installed shall indicate by a proper legend the legal parking time established by the Borough, and when the adjacent space is occupied by a vehicle, the parking meter shall be capable of indicating on and by its dial and pointer the duration of the period of legal parking, and, on the expiration of that period, the meter shall indicate illegal parking or over-parking.
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005]
Lines and/or markings shall be painted or placed upon the curb, sidewalk, or roadway adjacent to each parking meter for the purpose of delineating the parking space for which that meter shall be used. Every vehicle parked within the parking meter zone established in § 15-501 of this Part shall be parked wholly within the lines or markings so placed and applicable to the adjacent meter. It shall be unlawful and a violation of this Part of any person to park a vehicle across any such line or marking, or to park a vehicle in such a position that the vehicle is not wholly within the area designated by those lines or markings.
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005]
Whenever a vehicle is to be parked in any space adjacent to a parking meter, at any time in the period of limited parking as prescribed by § 15-501 of this Part, the driver of the vehicle, upon entering the parking space, shall immediately deposit, or cause to be deposited, in that parking meter, for the occupied parking space, one or more proper coins of the United States of America as set forth in § 15-501 of this Part, and indicated on the legend on the parking meter. Upon the deposit of the coin or coins, and placing the meter in operation, the parking space may be lawfully occupied by the vehicle for the time indicated on the meter, but not to exceed the maximum permitted time of two hours. If any vehicle shall remain in any parking space for any length of time after the meter shall indicate the time for lawful parking has expired, or for more than two hours, that vehicle shall be considered as having been parked overtime, and shall be in violation of this Part and the owner of the vehicle shall be subject to fines and penalties as set forth in § 15-510 of this Part.
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005]
It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit in any parking meter Installed under the provisions of this Part any slug or other substitute for a coin of the United States of America.
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005]
It shall be unlawful and a violation of this Part for any person to deposit, or cause to be deposited, in any parking meter installed under the provisions of this Part any coin for the purpose of increasing or extending the parking time of any vehicle beyond the maximum legal parking time.
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005]
It shall be unlawful, and a violation of this Part, for any person to permit a vehicle to remain in a parking space adjacent to a parking meter installed under this Part when that meter displays a signal indicating that the vehicle has already been parked there beyond the period of time prescribed for that parking space, or the time for which a coin or coins was deposited in that meter for the parking of that vehicle.
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005]
It shall be unlawful, and a violation of this Part, for any person to deface, tamper with, open or willfully break, destroy, or impair the usefulness of any parking meter installed under the provisions of this Part. Provided; nothing in this section shall apply to the servicing or opening of parking meters by officers, employees, or police officers of the Borough under the direction of the Chief of Police or Superintendent of Public Works.
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005; and by Ord. 1025, 3/23/2015]
1. 
Any person who violates any section of this Part shall be issued a notice of violation (parking ticket), which shall be placed on or attached to the vehicle. The notice of violation shall include the following information:
A. 
A description of the violation of this Part for which the operator or owner of the vehicle is being cited.
B. 
The parking lot name and meter number or space number, if applicable.
C. 
The date and time that the notice of violation was issued.
D. 
The state license number on the vehicle.
E. 
Instructions to the owner or operator that if the owner or operator will report to the office of the Chief of Police and pay, for the use of the Borough:
(1) 
For parking at over permitted time limits, the sum of $25.
(2) 
For parking in a space reserved for handicapped without display of an authorized handicapped parking permit: as per the Vehicle Code.
(3) 
For not being parked within the marked spaces, the sum of $25.
(4) 
If the said fine is paid within five days, that act will save the violator from the penalties prescribed in § 15-510, Subsection 2, of this Part, and the sum of the penalty will be reduced to $15.
2. 
Any vehicle owner or driver in violation of any section of this Part and who fails to report to the Chief of Police and pay the sum for the use of the Borough as instructed in Subsection 1E shall be cited within 15 days of the violation and, upon conviction of the stated violation, shall be guilty of a summary offense and may be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and/or undergo imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days.
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as amended by Ord. 959, 6/27/2005]
1. 
By resolution, the Borough Council may temporarily suspend the provisions of this Part which require coin deposit in meters and which establish a maximum parking time at meters.
2. 
The Borough shall have authority to establish no-parking or special-purpose parking zones within any parking meter zone, and to remove parking meters from those areas as previously installed there, and the provisions of this Part shall not apply in those areas.
[Ord. 948, 1/26/2004; as added by Ord. 991, 8/10/2009, § I]
By resolution, the Borough Council may amend § 15-501 to add, subtract or revise parking meter zones and may also amend the rates, hours of operation and maximum parking hours for parking meter zones.