Borough of Denver, PA
Lancaster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Denver as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Curfew — See Ch. 99.
Firearms and weapons — See Ch. 106.
Open fires and outdoor burning — See Ch. 111.
[Adopted 9-14-1970 by Ord. No. 296 (Ch. 6, Part 4 of the 1996 Code)]

§ 89-1 Prohibited activities.

Ball playing, including the throwing, kicking or knocking of any ball, and the throwing of any stone or other missile of any kind upon or onto any public street, alley or sidewalk in the Borough of Denver is hereby prohibited.

§ 89-2 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 4-8-1996 by Ord. No. 475; 7-29-2013 by Ord. No. 612]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding $600 and costs and, in default of payment thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days. Upon summary conviction, the person found guilty may be assessed reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings in accordance with Section 3321(6) of the Borough Code.[1]
[1]
Editor’s Note: See 53 P.S. § 48321(6).
[Adopted 9-14-1970 by Ord. No. 297 (Ch. 6, Part 2 of the 1996 Code)]

§ 89-3 Unlawful to tamper with public property.

No person or persons shall destroy or injure in any way whatsoever, or tamper with or deface any public property of the Borough of Denver, or any grass, walk, lamp, ornamental work, building, streetlight, fire hydrant or water or gas stop box or any other structure or fixture on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or public grounds in the Borough of Denver.

§ 89-4 Unlawful to interfere with stakes and monuments.

No person or persons shall in any way interfere with or meddle with or pull, drive, change, alter or destroy any stake, post, monument or other evidence of any elevation, grade, line, location, corner or angle in the Borough of Denver made, placed or set, or hereafter made, placed or set, or caused to be done by the authorities of the Borough in any survey of or in any street, alley, sidewalk or public ground in the Borough, to evidence the elevation, line, grade, location, corner or angle of any public street, alley, sidewalk, curb, gutter or other public work, matter or thing

§ 89-5 Unlawful to take material from street, alley or public grounds.

No person or persons shall take any earth, stone, or other material from any of the streets, alleys or public grounds in the Borough.

§ 89-6 Unlawful to tamper with warning lamps, signs or barricades.

No person or persons shall willfully or maliciously destroy or remove or deface or obliterate or cover up any lamp, warning sign or barricade erected by the authorities of the Borough or by any person doing work by permission of the authorities of the Borough on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or public grounds in the Borough.

§ 89-7 Certain activities not prohibited.

This article shall not apply to normal activities in connection with the construction, maintenance and repair of streets, alleys, sidewalks and public grounds and the structures and fixtures located thereon, or to incidental results of work thereon or therein under permit from or by authority of the Borough.

§ 89-8 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 6-5-1989 by Ord. No. 436; 4-8-1996 by Ord. No. 475]
A. 
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding $600 and costs and, in default of payment thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this article continues shall constitute a separate offense. Upon summary conviction, the person found guilty may be assessed reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings in accordance with Section 3321(6) of the Borough Code.[1]
[Amended 7-29-2013 by Ord. No. 612]
[1]
Editor’s Note: See 53 P.S. § 48321(6).
B. 
The fact that a violator has been penalized, after hearing, as herein provided, shall not preclude the Borough or other injured party from taking proper legal action to recover damages resulting from such violation.