Borough of Baldwin, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Baldwin 11-20-1967 by Ord. No. 357. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 131.
Sewers — See Ch. 134.

§ 150-1 Interference with public sewer prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person to plant, raise, grow or maintain any tree, shrub or bush in the vicinity of any of the public sewers of the Borough of Baldwin if the roots of said tree, shrub or bush may enter, clog, damage or destroy said public sewer.

§ 150-2 Notice to remove; failure to comply.

If it is determined by the Borough of Baldwin that the roots of any tree, shrub or bush are entering, damaging or destroying any public sewers in the Borough of Baldwin, the landowner upon which said tree, shrub or bush is growing shall be notified, in writing, to remove the same within a period of 30 days. If the said landowner, after having been notified to remove the offending tree, shrub or bush, shall fail or refuse to do the same within said thirty-day period, the Borough of Baldwin is authorized to remove the same and to file a municipal claim against the said landowner for the costs involved in said removal.

§ 150-3 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 12-19-1985 by Ord. No. 566]
Any person who shall violate the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction before the District Justice, be subject to paying a fine not exceeding $300 plus costs of prosecution or to imprisonment for up to 30 days for each violation of this chapter.