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
Burning of materials: see § 6-311.19.
Voiding animal excrement: see § 6-315.14.

§ 6-313.1 Spitting in public places.

No person shall spit upon the floor of public buildings or buildings used for public assemblage or in buses or any other public conveyance.

§ 6-313.2 Voiding human excretion.

The voiding of human urine or excrement on any street, sidewalk, public property, or private property is prohibited.

§ 6-313.3 Common towel.

No owner or operator of any lavatory or washroom in any bar, hotel, restaurant, factory, theater, school, store, office building, public building, transportation station, or public conveyance shall provide in or about such lavatory or washroom any towel for common use. As used herein, "common use" shall mean use by more than one person without cleansing.

§ 6-313.4 Common drinking cups and drinking and eating utensils.

The use of common cups and common drinking or eating utensils in any public place or public institution or in any bar, hotel, restaurant, factory, theater, school, store, office building, public building, or transportation station, or the furnishing of any such common drinking cup or drinking or eating utensil for common use in any such place, is prohibited. As used herein, "common use" means use by more than one person without cleaning.

§ 6-313.5 Sale or use of lead breast shields.

No person shall sell, offer for sale or use any metal or foil breast shields made of or containing lead.

§ 6-313.6 Poisonous substances for polishing kitchenware or silverware.

A. 
No polish or any article or substance containing any cyanide preparation or other poison shall be sold or offered for sale when such sale is obviously or presumably for the cleaning of nickel, copper, silverware or silver-plated ware or other articles or utensils used for the service or preparation of food or foodstuffs.
B. 
No polish or article or substance containing any cyanide preparation or other poison shall be used for the cleaning of nickel, copper, silverware or silver-plated ware or other articles or utensils used for the service or preparation of food or foodstuffs.

§ 6-313.7 (Reserved) [1]

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Editor's Note: Former § 6-313.7, Burning of waste materials generally, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1-303). See § 6-311.19, Burning of materials.

§ 6-313.8 Sweeping or depositing waste materials and paper into streets.

No person shall sweep into the street from the sidewalk any paper, dirt, rubbish, or other waste materials, nor shall any person throw, discard or deposit upon the streets or sidewalks any paper, dirt, rubbish, or other waste materials.

§ 6-313.9 Harborage or breeding areas. [1]

A. 
No person shall deposit any refuse, offal, pomace, dead animals, decaying matter, or organic substance of any kind in or upon any private or public lot, building, structure, accessory structure, premises, dwelling, or into any waters of the commonwealth so that the same shall or may afford food, harborage or breeding areas for rats, flies or other vectors.
B. 
No person shall deposit or permit or cause to accumulate in or upon any premises, improved or vacant, or upon any open lot or alley, any lumber, boxes, barrels, bottles, cans, glass, scrap iron, wire, metal articles, pipe, broken stone or cement, broken crockery, broken plaster or rubbish of any kind, unless the same is stored in approved covered receptacles or placed on open racks that are elevated not less than 18 inches above the ground and evenly piled or stacked, or disposed of as may be approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
C. 
No person shall maintain a junkyard or a place for the dumping or wrecking or disassembling of automobiles, trucks, tractors or machinery of any kind or for the storage or leaving of dilapidated, wrecked or abandoned automobiles, trucks, tractors, machinery of any kind, or of any of the parts thereof, or for the storing or leaving of any machinery or equipment used by contractors or builders or by any other persons, which such places may afford harborage or breeding areas for rats or other vectors.
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Editor's Note: This section derives from Ord. No. 22-1985.

§ 6-313.99 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).