Ordinance No. 475 (Passed) – Amending Penalties Pertaining to Parking Violations

 

BOROUGH OF RUTLEDGE

DELAWARE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

Ordinance No. 475

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF RUTLEGE AMENDING PENALTIES PERTAINING TO PARKING VIOLATIONS UNDER CHAPTER 15 PART 4 §15-407 OF THE BOROUGH OF RUTLEDGE CODE OF ORDINANCES

 

WHEREAS, the existing Borough Ordinances regulate parking violations and overnight parking of vehicles in the Borough of Rutledge;

WHEREAS, the penalties for violations of the Borough Ordinance relating to parking vehicles in the Borough of Rutledge shall be amended and include penalties for overnight parking of  vehicles;

WHEREFORE,the Council of the Borough of Rutledge does hereby ORDAIN as follows:

SECTION 1.The Borough of Rutledge Code of Ordinances Chapter 15 Part 4 §15-407 is hereby amended to read as follows:

  1. Unless another penalty is specifically provided for in sub-section B below, any person who violates any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $15.00 and costs of prosecution and in the event of non-payment of such fine and cost of prosecution, such person shall be subject to the imprisonment for a period not exceeding 5 days. Provided: it shall be the duty of the police officers and of parking enforcement personnel of the Borough of Rutledge to report to the appropriate official all violations of any provision of this Part, indicating, in each case: the Section violated; the license number of the vehicle involved in the violation; the location where the violation took place; and any other facts that might be necessary in order to secure a clear understanding of the circumstances attending the violation.  The police officer or other person making the report shall also attach to or place upon every such vehicle a notice stating that the vehicle was parked in violation of this Part.

 

  1. Any person who shall violate any provision of the Section listed below shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than that specified for violation of said Section and cost of prosecution and, in the event of non-payment of such fine and costs of prosecution, such persons shall be subject to imprisonment for a period not exceeding that indicated for such Section.

 

Section             MAXIMUM FINE                             MAXIMUM IMPRISONMENT (Days)

15-405                  $25.00                                                        5

 

SECTION 2.   Borough Council authorizes the appropriate Borough officials, officers, solicitor and employees to take any and all necessary actions required to carry out the intent of this Ordinance.

 

SECTION 3.   All Ordinances or resolutions or parts of Ordinances or resolutions, insofar as they are inconsistent herewith, are hereby repealed.

 

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