Frequently Asked Questions
- Where can I pay borough parking tickets and code violation tickets?
- Where can I pay traffic citations and non-traffic citations?
- How do I report a crime in Laureldale Borough?
- Where is the department located?
- When is a vehicle crash reportable?
- Are motorized scooters or "pocket bikes" permitted on public streets and/or sidewalks?
- Who should I contact regarding fingerprinting?
- What constitutes an abandoned vehicle?
- What is the curfew for juveniles (any person under the age of 18) in Laureldale Borough?
Borough parking tickets and code violation tickets must be paid within 72 hours. Tickets are payable at the borough hall Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm. After hours payments may be deposited in the drop box.
Parking, traffic and non-traffic citations may be paid at the Magistrate's Office during normal business hours, at 427 Water Street, Temple, PA 19560.
Crimes can be reported in several ways: For emergencies, dial 911; For non-emergencies, call our office directly at (610) 929-8816 or call the Berks County Communications Center non-emergency line at (610) 655-4911; Personally make reports at our office; and by completing online report forms that can be obtained through this website and forwarding them to our department.
Our department is located at 3406 Kutztown Road Laureldale, PA 19605
A crash is reportable when it occurs on a traffic-way, and there is an injury or death of any person involved, and/or damage to any vehicle involved to the extent that it cannot be driven under its own power.
No. Per the PA Motor Vehicle Code, a motorized scooter is both a vehicle and a motor vehicle, and is subject to the laws covering registration, titles, inspection, insurance, licensing of operator and the general rules of the roadway.
If you need fingerprinting please contact the Berks County Sheriffs Department, (610) 478-6395. http://www.co.berks.pa.us/dept/sheriff/Pages/default.aspx
A vehicle (other than a pedalcycle) is abandoned on public streets if it is parked for more than 48 hours while displaying an expired inspection or registration sticker; is in an inoperable condition; or is parked illegally. A vehicle is abandoned on private property if it has been parked there for more than 24 hours without the consent of the property owner, in which case the property owner or designee must report the vehicle as abandoned. See the online form to report abandoned vehicles.
The curfew in Laureldale Borough is 9:00 pm to 7:00 am every day, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.