Dingman Township
                           Pike County, PA        

 


                       

Legal Notice:  While every attempt has been made to be as accurate as possible, the material found on these pages represents an unofficial copy of the Dingman Township Snow Removal Ordinance.  When in conflict, the original signed official documents kept in the Township Building shall prevail.  Persons relying on this version shall do so at their own risk.

Snow Removal

Ordinance #35

An Ordinance of the Township of Dingman, Pike County, Pennsylvania, prohibiting the dumping, shoveling, pushing, or placement of any snow, ice, slush, or any combination thereof, into the main cartway of streets or avenues of the Township and prescribing penalties for violation.

Be it enacted and ordained by the Board of Supervisors of Dingman Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania as follows:

 

Section 1 Title

This Ordinance may be known and may be cited as the “Dingman Township Snow Removal Ordinance.”

Section 2 Purpose

This Ordinance is adopted for the purposes of preventing the creation of any obstacles to vehicular traffic and otherwise providing for the safety of persons traveling in vehicles during and following periods of snowfall in the Township.

Section 3 Application to Public Highways

This Ordinance shall apply to all public highways within the Township of Dingman, regardless of authority for maintenance.

Section 4 Declarations of Policy

Any owner, occupant, tenant or other person who removes snow, ice, slush, or any combination thereof, from sidewalks, driveways or any other place within the Township of Dingman shall not place the same on any public street or thoroughfare after such time as the street or thoroughfare has been plowed and cleared for the purpose of allowing free and safe passage of vehicular traffic thereon.

Section 5 Penalties and Remedies

Any person, partnership or corporation who or which shall violate or permit to be violated the provisions of this ordinance shall, upon being found guilty therefore in a proceeding brought by the Township before a District Justice, pay a fine of not more than one thousand ($1000.00) dollars plus all court costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees incurred by a municipality as a result thereof. No fine shall commence or be imposed, levied or be payable until the date of the determination of the violation by a district justice. Each day that a violation is continued shall constitute a separate offense, unless the district justice that determines that a violation has occurred further shall determine that there is a good faith basis for the defendant to have believed that there was no such violation, in which event there shall be deemed to have been only one such violation until the fifth day following the date of the determination by such district justice and thereafter every day shall constitute a separate offense. All fines and cost collected for the violation of this ordinance shall be paid over to the Township Supervisors.

In case of any violation of this ordinance the Township Supervisors or, with the approval of the Township Supervisors, an officer of the Township, in addition to other remedies, may institute in the name of the Township any appropriate action or proceeding to prevent, restrain, correct, or abate such violation.

Section 6 Severability

If any portion of this Ordinance shall be declared unconstitutional the other portions shall remain valid.

Section 7 Enactment

This Ordinance shall take effect five (5) days following enactment

 

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