Cart Ordinances

Haverford, PA

Haverford, PA
Chapter 153, SHOPPING CARTS
§ 153-1. Shopping carts removed and left beyond certain distance from store.
Any person who removes a shopping cart from a store, market or its parking area and parks or leaves it more than 100 feet from said store, market or parking area shall be guilty of a violation of this chapter.



§ 153-2. Shopping carts removed and left beyond certain distance from store and condoned by owner.
Any person providing shopping carts who permits, condones or allows the removal of a shopping cart from its store, market or parking area and further permits, condones or allows the parking or leaving of said shopping cart more than 100 feet from said store, market or parking area shall be guilty of a violation of this chapter.



§ 153-3. Shopping carts removed and left on public rights-of-way and parking lots.
Any person who parks or leaves a shopping cart upon a public right-of-way, street, sidewalk, public parking lot or place for the parking of motor vehicles or who permits, condones or allows a shopping cart to be parked upon a public right-of-way, street, sidewalk, public parking lot or place for the parking of motor vehicles shall be guilty of a violation of this chapter.



§ 153-4. Responsibility of owner for maintenance and collection of shopping carts.
The owner or operator of any store, market or parking area who provides shopping carts for the use of patrons shall be responsible for seeing that said shopping carts are not taken more than 100 feet from said store, market or parking area and shall further be responsible for seeing that said shopping carts are not parked or left upon a public right-of-way, street, sidewalk, public parking lot or place for the parking of motor vehicles. It shall also be the responsibility of said owner or operator to collect, gather and maintain such shopping carts within the confines of its store, market or parking area.



§ 153-5. Violations and penalties. [Amended 4-12-1971 by Ord. No. 1418; 6-30-1986 by Ord. No. 1960; 6-13-1988 by Ord. No. 2019]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon summary conviction before any District Justice of the Peace, pay a fine not exceeding $600 and costs of prosecution; and in default of one payment of the fine and costs, the violator may be sentenced to the county jail for a term of not more than 30 days. Each and every day in which any person, firm or corporation shall be in violation of this chapter shall constitute a separate offense.

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