Borough of Pennsburg, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Pennsburg 12-17-1959 by Ord. No. 132. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 42.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 51.
Grass, weeds and other vegetation — See Ch. 54.
Handbills and posters — See Ch. 57.

§ 60-1 Prohibited depositing or storage of offensive or unwholesome matter.

No person, association, firm or corporation shall keep or suffer to remain upon his, her or its premises or on any private property any garbage, offal, carcass, putrid, putrescible or other offensive or unwholesome matter or substance, or cast the same upon any lot or piece of ground within the borough, or upon borough property, streets, highways or alleys within the borough, or into any sewer inlet or upon any sidewalk in the borough.

§ 60-2 Public or private dumping grounds prohibited.

No person, association, firm or corporation shall use or permit to be used any spot, location, property or place within the borough as a public or private dump for garbage, refuse, rubbish, ashes, offal, putrid or putrescible matter.

§ 60-3 Junkyards and automobile graveyards prohibited.

No person, association, firm or corporation shall conduct, operate, maintain or permit a junkyard or automobile graveyard within the borough. The business of storing, demolishing, dismantling, stripping or junking used, abandoned or junked automobiles or other vehicles is declared to be a nuisance and is expressly prohibited.

§ 60-4 Littering; distribution of circulars.

It shall be unlawful for any person, association, firm or corporation to throw, scatter or deposit into the streets, sidewalks or alleys within the limits of the borough any waste, refuse, wrappings or other loose paper, or to throw, scatter or deposit the same into or upon any other places, yards or lands within the borough; and it shall further be unlawful to distribute any and all advertising circulars, cards and newspapers, except to bona fide subscribers, otherwise than by enclosing same in envelopes or wrappers and either depositing the same in mailboxes upon the premises or handing the same to the occupants thereof. It shall further be unlawful to post or tack placards, posters, signs or any advertising matter on any poles, fences, private or public property without permission and consent of the owner, except for borough purposes.

§ 60-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 4-4-1977 by Ord. No. 2-77]
Any person who shall violate any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $300 and costs of such proceedings or, upon default in payment of such fine and costs, by imprisonment in the county jail for a term of not more than 30 days. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.