Township of West Hanover, PA
Dauphin County
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§ 187-10 Maximum speed limits established on certain streets.

A. 
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:
Street
Location
Maximum
Speed Limit
(miles per hour)
Appleby Road
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
From Piketown Road to West/East Hanover Township line
35
Avondale Terrace
Between Fairville Avenue and Manor Drive
25
Blue Ridge Avenue
Between Piketown Road and Route 22
35
Carl Street
Between Umberger Street and Slepian Street
35
Chestnut Avenue
Between Route 39 and Piketown Road
35
Clover Lane
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
From Allentown Boulevard (US 22) to Manor Drive
25
Clover Lane, South
Between Route 22 and Green Hill Road
35
Daniel Drive
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
Full length of street
25
Devonshire Heights Road
Between Lower Paxton Township line and East Hanover Township line
35
Douglas Road
[Added 9-19-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-6]
Between Devonshire Heights Road and the West Hanover Township line
30
Dove Drive
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
Full length of street
25
Fairville Avenue
Between Manor Drive and Avondale Terrace
25
Fairville Avenue
[Added 7-19-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-11]
From Linglestown Road to Piketown Road
35
Farmdale Avenue
Between Fairville Avenue and Avondale Terrace
35
Jonestown Road
Between Blue Ridge Avenue and Route 39
35
Jonestown Road
[Added 11-20-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-2]
Lower Paxton Township Line to Allentown Boulevard (US 22)
25
Kiwanis Road
[Added 12-7-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-6]
Beginning at its intersection with Fairville Avenue and traveling east a distance of approximately 1.10 miles
35
Knight Road
[Added 4-5-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-5]
From the South Hanover Township line to Devonshire Heights Road
25
Lawrence Drive
Entire length
35
Manor Drive
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
From Allentown Boulevard (US 22) to Linglestown Road (SR 0039)
35
Manor Drive
Between Jonestown Road and Route 39
35
Moyer Road
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
From Piketown Road to West/East Hanover Township line
35
Mumma Road
Between Fishing Creek Road and Piketown Road
35
North Fairville Avenue
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
From Jonestown Road to Linglestown Road (SR 0039)
35
North Fairville Avenue
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
From Manor Drive to Jonestown Road
25
Pheasant Drive
Between Piketown Road and Fox Hill Road
35
Piketown Road
Between Lower Paxton Township line and Blue Ridge Avenue
35
Piketown Road
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
From SR 0039 (Linglestown Road) to SR 443 (Fishing Creek Valley Road)
35
Rabbit Lane
[Added 12-7-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-6]
Beginning at its intersection with Fairville Avenue traveling east a distance of approximately 0.90 mile
35
Sandy Hollow Road
Between Piketown Road and Manor Drive
35
Sarhelm Road
[Added 6-2-1986 by Ord. No. 1986-5]
Between Jonestown Road and Devonshire Heights Road
35
Slate Ridge Road
Entire length
35
Sleepy Hollow Road
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
From SR 443 (Fishing Creek Valley Road) to Piketown Road
35
Slepian Street
Between Carl Street and South Hershey Road
35
Sterling Road
Between South Clover Lane and Oak Grove Road
35
Terrann Drive
Between Wendon Drive and Holly Drive
35
Umberger Street
Between South Hershey Road and Carl Street
35
Walnut Avenue
Between Route 39 and Hillside Road
35
B. 
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.

§ 187-11 Traffic signals at certain locations.

A. 
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:
[Amended 5-19-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-05]
Location
Type of Signal
Clover Lane (T-520) and Allentown Boulevard (SR 0022)
Hershey Road (SR 0039) and Allentown Boulevard (SR 0022)
Jonestown Road (T-601) and Allentown Boulevard (SR 0022)
Jonestown Road (T-601) and Hershey Road (SR 0039)
Linglestown Road (SR 0039) and Fairville Avenue (T-537)
[Added 1-17-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-01]
Linglestown Road (SR 0039) and I-81 NB ramps
[Added 1-17-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-01]
Linglestown Road (SR 0039) and I-81 SB ramps
[Added 1-17-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-01]
Linglestown Road (SR 0039) and TA/Wilco Plaza Drive (private)
[Added 1-17-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-01]
Manor Drive (T-465) and Allentown Boulevard (SR 0039)
Piketown Road (T-560) and Linglestown Road (SR 0039)
B. 
Any driver of a vehicle who disobeys the directions of any traffic signal shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

§ 187-12 Intersections where turn prohibited on red signal.

A. 
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
(Reserved)
B. 
Any driver of a vehicle who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

§ 187-13 One-way streets established.

A. 
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
Harper Drive (T-557)
[Added 6-6-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-08]
Jonestown Road (T-601)
SR 0039 (Hershey Road)
Northbound
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

§ 187-14 Turning at certain intersections prohibited or restricted.

A. 
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 by this section:
Vehicle Traveling on
Directions
of Travel
Not to Make
Into
When
Type of Vehicle Applicable to
Route 39-Hershey Road
[Added 12-1-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-15]
Eastbound
Right turn movement
Jonestown Road - T-601
All times
Trucks exceeding 30 tons, except local deliveries
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

§ 187-15 Right turns only permitted at certain intersections.

A. 
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
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

§ 187-16 U-turns prohibited at certain locations.

A. 
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)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

§ 187-17 No-passing zones established.

A. 
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)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

§ 187-18 Through highways established.

A. 
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 § 3323(b) or 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code,[1] 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
(Reserved)
[1]
Editor's Note: See 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3323(b) and (c).
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.

§ 187-19 Stop intersections established.

[Amended 1-5-1987 by Ord. No. 1987-1; 5-1-1989 by Ord. No. 1989-5; 6-3-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-3; 7-1-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-4; 11-16-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-4; 8-19-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-6; 11-4-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-13; 2-18-1997 by Ord. No. 1997-4[1]]
A. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 187-18) 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 or 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 street or stop street, in the direction indicated in each case, 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
Through Street
Direction of Travel
Althea Avenue
Fairville Avenue
West
Appalachian Trail
Piketown Road
East
Appleby Road
Mumma Road
North and South
A.V. Acri
Sleepy Hollow Road
North
Avondale Terrace
Manor Drive
East
Baseshore Drive
Florence Drive
East and West
Berkstone Circle
Manada View Drive
North
Berkstone Drive
Jonestown Road
Manada View Drive
North
North and South
Birchwood Road
Mountain Road
West
Blue Ridge Avenue
Jonestown Road
Piketown Road
South
South
Candlewood Drive
Althea Avenue
Allentown Boulevard
Skyline Drive
Sunset Drive
Valleyview Avenue
North and South
North and South
North and South
North and South
North and South
Cassel Avenue
Avondale Terrace
Hershey Road
East and West
East and West
Catherine Drive
Hanover Lane
East and West
Cedar Lane
Jonestown Road
North
Chestnut Avenue
Linglestown Road
South
Clover Lane
Hillcrest Avenue
Jonestown Road
Manor Drive
North and South
North and South
North
Daniel Drive
[Added 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-3]
North Fairville Avenue
Easterly direction on circle
Devonshire Heights Road
Oak Grove
Green Hill Road
Hershey Road
East and West
East
East and West
Dewey Drive
Myrtle Road
Johnstown Road
West
South
Doris Court
Lawrence Drive
South
Douglas Road
Devonshire Heights Road
South
Douglas Road
[Added 4-15-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-04]
Maple Street
South
Dove Drive
Fairville Avenue
East
Evening Star Drive
Hershey Road
North Star Drive
East
West
Evergreen Lane
Pine Tree Avenue
East
Fairville Avenue
Allentown Boulevard
Althea Avenue
Farmdale Avenue
Jonestown Road
Linglestown Road
Manor Drive
Moyer Road
Piketown Road
Sunset Avenue
South
North and South
North and South
North and South
North
North and South
North and South
North and South
North and South
Farmdale Avenue
Candlewood Drive
Fairville Avenue
Glenview Avenue
Manor Drive
East and West
East and West
East and West
East and West
Farmdale Lane
Fairville Avenue
Manor Drive
North and South
North and South
Fern Drive
Florence Drive
West
Fernando Drive
Orlando Drive
North and South
Fishing Creek Valley Road
None
Florence Drive
None
Forney Way
[Added 10-15-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-20]
Hanoverdale
East and West
Forney Way
[Added 2-1-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-01; amended 10-15-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-20]
Village Way
East and west
Fox Hill Road
Compton Drive
East and West
Franklin Drive
Florence Drive
East and West
Glenview Avenue
Avondale Terrace
Sunset Drive
Valleyview Avenue
North and South
North and South
North and South
Green Hill Road
Oak Grove Road
East and West
Hanoverdale
[Added 10-15-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-20]
Forney Way
North and South
Hanover Lane
Catherine Drive
South
Hanover Road
None
Harper Drive
Jonestown Road
Hershey Road
North
West
Hemlock Road
Mountain Road
West
Hershey Road
None
Hillcrest Avenue
Candlewood Drive
Clover Lane
Fairville Avenue
East and West
East and West
East and West
Hillside Road
Manor Drive
Piketown Road
Walnut Avenue
West
West
Hinkle Street
Manada View Drive
Monroe Street
North and South
North and South
Hollow Drive
Sandy Hollow Road
North and South
Holstein Road
Manor Drive
West
Jay Drive
Alva Drive
East and West
Jonestown Road
Blue Ridge Avenue
West
Kingswood Drive
Florence Drive
East
Kiwanis Road
Fairville Avenue
West
Knight Road
Devonshire Heights Road
North
Lakeside Avenue
Clover Lane
Fairville Avenue
Manor Drive
East and West
East and West
East and West
Lawrence Drive
Sterling Road
South
Linglestown Road
None
Manada View Drive
Berkstone Drive
Hershey Road
East and West
East and West
Manor Drive
Fairville Avenue
Hershey Road
Jonestown Road
Sandy Hollow Road
Valleyview Avenue
Linglestown Road
North and South
East
North and South
North and South
North and South
North
Maple Street
Douglas Road
South
Maplewood Road
None
Meadow Run Place
Sarhelm Road
Millrace Road
None
Minute Road
Florence Drive
Kingswood Drive
West
West
Mockingbird Lane
Moyer Road
North
Monroe Street
Hershey Road
East
Morningstar Avenue
Clover Lane
Fairville Avenue
East and West
East and West
Mountain Road
Fishing Creek Valley Road
South
Mountain Top Road
None
Moyer Road
Fairville Avenue
Piketown Road
East and West
East and West
Mumma Road
Appleby Road
Fishing Creek Valley Road
South
North
Myrtle Drive
Dewey Drive
Jonestown Road
South
South
Nagle Court
Sterling Road
North
New Oxford Road
Sarhelm Road
East
North Clover Lane
Jonestown Road
South
North Star Drive
Manor Drive
Rider Lane
North and South
North and South
Oak Grove Road
Allentown Boulevard
Jonestown Road
North and South
North
Oak Tree Road
Devonshire Heights Road
North
Oldfield Road
None
Orchard Road
Hershey Road
West
Orlando Street
Fernando Street
East
Patterson Drive
Clover Lane
West
Piketown Road
Appleby Road
Linglestown Road
South
North and South
Pine Road
Laurel Road
Mountain Road
East and West
East and West
Pine Tree Avenue
Sleepy Hollow Road
Fishing Creek
Valley Road
South
North
Pheasant Road
Fox Hill Road
Piketown Road
North and South
East
Rabbit Lane
Fairville Avenue
West
Rauch Street
Clover Lane
Fairville Avenue
East
East
Red Pine Road
Clover Lane
East
Redstone Drive
Berkstone Drive
West
Red Top Road
Hershey Road
East
Regent Road
New Oxford Road
Sterling Road
Sarhelm Road
North and South
North and South
South
Rider Lane
Hershey Road
East and West
Sandy Hollow Road
Piketown Road
West
Sarhelm Road
Devonshire Heights Road
Jonestown Road
New Oxford Road
[Added 12-21-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-18]
South
West
North and South
Sawmill Road
Moyer Road
South
Shannon Drive
None
Shelahammer Road
Moyer Road
South
Short Street
Althea Avenue
Avondale Terrace
Farmdale Avenue
South
North
North and South
Silver Lake Drive
Jonestown Road
South
Skyline Drive
Avondale Terrace
Manor Drive
East and West
East and West
Slate Ridge Road
Manor Drive
West
Sleepy Hollow Road
Piketown Road
Fishing Creek Valley Road
South
West
Slepian Street
Carl Street
Hershey Road
West
East
Sterling Road
Clover Lane
New Oxford
Sarhelm Road
East and West
North and South
East and West
Sunset Avenue
Manor Drive
East and West
Sunset Drive
Avondale Terrace
Fairville Avenue
Manor Drive
East and West
East and West
East and West
Terrann Drive
Hollow Drive
East
Timber Lane
None
Townman Road
Allentown Boulevard
North
Tucker Street
Piketown Road
East and West
Umberger Street
Carl Street
West
Valleyview Road
Avondale Avenue
Hershey Road
Manor Drive
East
East
East and West
Village Way
[Added 2-1-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-01; amended 10-15-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-20]
Forney Way
North and South
Walnut Avenue
Linglestown Road
South
Wells Drive
Manor Drive
West
Westford Circle
Sterling Road
South
Wheaton Place
Jonestown Road
Wilson Court
Lawrence Drive
Windcrest Drive
Northstar
East
East and West
Woodside Avenue
Fairville Avenue
Florence Drive
North Clover Lane
Manor Drive
East and West
West
West
East and West
Yellowstone Drive
Berkstone Drive
West
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 187-20 Yield intersections established.

A. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 187-18) 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 § 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code,[1] and then yield the right-of-way as required by that subsection of the Vehicle Code.
Yield Street
Through Street
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
[1]
Editor's Note: See 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3323(c).
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.