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§ 576-418.  Hazardous vehicles.
[Amended 2-12-2007 by Ord. No. 14-2007; 9-10-2007 by Ord. No. 68-2007]
   A.   No person shall park a vehicle or permit it to stand, whether attended or unattended, upon a street, highway or public property of the City which may be deemed to be a hazardous vehicle. "Hazardous vehicle" is defined as:
      (1)   Health hazard. Any vehicle with the following characteristics shall be declared a health hazard:
         (a)   Broken windshields, mirrors or other glass, with sharp edges.
         (b)   Broken headlamps, tail lamps, bumpers or grills with sharp edges.
         (c)   Any body parts, trunk, firewall or floorboards with sharp edges or large holes resulting from rust.
         (d)   Protruding sharp objects from the chassis.
         (e)   Missing doors, windows, hood, trunk or other body parts that could permit animal harborage.
         (f)   One or more open tires or tubes which could permit animal harborage.
         (g)   Any vehicle suspended by blocks, jacks or other such materials in a location which may pose a danger to the public, property owner, visitors or residents of the property on which said vehicle is found.
         (h)   Any excessive fluids leaking from vehicle which may be harmful to the public or the environment.
         (i)   Disassembled body or chassis parts stored in or about the vehicle.
         (j)   Excessive amounts of trash, debris or solid waste in or on the vehicle that could permit animal or vermin harborage.
      (2)   Fire hazard. Any vehicle that the Fire Department deems a danger to the health or safety of the general public, due to the leakage, condition or instability of its contents shall be declared a fire hazard.
      (3)   Traffic hazard. Any vehicle suspended or supported by jacks, blocks or any other materials or any vehicle parked, drifted or otherwise situated causing a pedestrian safety or traffic problem shall be declared a traffic hazard.
   B.   Penalty. After the property authority has deemed any vehicle to be a hazardous vehicle, as defined in this section. It shall be subject to a penalty charge as provided in § 576-416C and to immediate towing and storage in accordance with the towing provisions provided in Part 8B. 11
      (1)   Health hazard penalty.
      (2)   Fire hazard penalty. Nontraffic citation issued.
      (3)   Traffic hazard penalty. Nontraffic citation issued.
   C.   State  law  and  regulations.  In  all  matters  that  are  regulated  by  the  laws  of  the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or by regulations of departments or agencies of the commonwealth promulgated by authority of law, such laws or regulations, or other ordinances of the City, as the case may be, shall control where the requirements thereof are the same or in excess of the provisions of this section. The code shall control in all cases where the state requirements or the requirements of other ordinances of this City are not as strict as those contained in this Part.
   D.   Provisions to be continuation of existing regulations. The provisions of this section, so far as they are the same as those ordinances and/or codes in force immediately prior to the enactment of this section, are intended as a continuation of such ordinances and codes and not as new enactments. The provisions of this section shall not affect any act done or liability incurred, nor shall they affect any suit or prosecution pending or to be instituted to enforce any right or penalty or to punish any offense under the authority of the repealed ordinances.
11.   Editor's Note: Amended during codification (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Part 2).