§ 10-823.  Driveways. 275
   (1)   Legislative Findings.
      (a)   The parking of motor vehicles in or upon private driveways has obstructed the movement of police patrol vehicles, fire and emergency apparatus and sanitation equipment essential to the health, safety and welfare of the public.
      (b)   The parking of motor vehicles in or upon private driveways creates a hazard to the safety of neighborhood children playing thereon.
      (c)   The obstruction of private driveways creates a hazard to persons and vehicles having a common right to use the driveways.
   (2)   Prohibited Conduct. No person shall park a motor vehicle or permit it to stand in or upon any driveway thereby preventing the ingress and egress of other persons or automobiles having a public or private right of ingress and egress in or upon the driveway.
   (3)   Penalties.
      (a)   Any person violating the provisions of this Section shall, upon summary conviction before the appropriate Court, pay a fine of six dollars ($6.00).
      (b)   The provisions of Chapter 12-2400 of The Philadelphia Code, relating to the towing of illegally parked or abandoned vehicles shall apply to any violation of this Section.

 

Notes

275
   Added, 1971 Ordinances, p. 1151.