City of Harrisburg, PA
Dauphin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg by Ord. No. 6-1995. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CROSS-REFERENCES
Grading of yards for drainage: see § 6-301.13.
Pools and accumulations of water: see §  6-301.12.
Tall grass and weeds: see Ch. 3-363.

§ 6-305.1 Abandoned vehicles, weeds, rubbish prohibited.

Every vacant lot shall be kept free from the growth of noxious weeds and other offensive vegetation and shall be kept free of accumulations of rubbish, garbage, junk, abandoned vehicles, discarded property, and similar materials, and no person shall deposit or dump any such materials upon any vacant lot unless it has been designated as a disposal site by the Director of Public Works.

§ 6-305.2 Owner to prohibit dumping.

It shall be the duty of the owner of a vacant lot to prohibit the dumping or littering thereof with rubbish, garbage, junk, discarded property, or other similar materials and to cause the same to be removed.

§ 6-305.3 Stagnant water. [1]

No person shall maintain or permit to be maintained any vacant land on which pools of water stand or stagnate. Such vacant land shall be kept at all times clean, inoffensive and free from the accumulation of water thereon.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1-303).

§ 6-305.4 Unearthing offensive matter.

No ground or vacant lot filled with offensive matter or substance that will emit therefrom any offensive odors shall be opened or turned up, except upon the approval of the Health Officer. If, unknowingly, offensive matter is unearthed, the Health Officer shall be notified at once and the condition remedied as directed by the Health Officer.

§ 6-305.99 Penalty. [1]

Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to Chapter 6-103, Enforcement and Penalty, of these Codified Ordinances.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1-303).