[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of East Whiteland 3-2-1965 by Ord. No. 26-65. Amendments noted where applicable.]
On and after the effective date of this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person to place, keep or park any abandoned vehicle within the legal limits of the Township of East Whiteland, Chester County, Pennsylvania, or on private property within the Township of East Whiteland.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ABANDONED VEHICLE
- Any vehicle which does not have a currently valid registration plate affixed thereto, or a vehicle which is not mechanically drivable, or a vehicle which is located on the paving or shoulders of any public street or highway within the Township and remains there for a period in excess of 60 hours.
[Amended 7-2-1996 by Ord. No. 111-96]
Any person who violates or permits the violation of any provision of this chapter shall, upon being found liable therefor in a civil enforcement proceeding commenced by the Township before a District Justice, pay a fine for each such violation in an amount not less than $100 and not more than $600, plus all court costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, incurred by the Township. No judgment shall be imposed until the date of the determination of a violation by the District Justice. If the defendant neither pays nor timely appeals the judgment, the Township may enforce the judgment pursuant to the applicable rules of civil procedure.