Township of Butler, PA
Butler County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Butler as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Solid waste — See Ch. 231.
[Adopted 11-15-1976 by Ord. No. 533]

§ 198-1 Blowing or depositing debris prohibited.

No person, firm or corporation shall drive or move any truck or other vehicle within the Township of Butler unless such vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent any load, contents, dirt, debris, material, litter or part thereof from being blown or deposited upon any street or road in the Township.

§ 198-2 Tracking debris prohibited.

No person, firm or corporation shall drive or move any truck or other vehicle within the Township of Butler, the wheels of which carry onto or deposit on any street or road in the Township mud, dirt, sticky substances, litter or foreign matter of any kind.

§ 198-3 Property maintenance.

All owners of property in the Township of Butler shall maintain their property in such a manner that no dirt, mud, stones or other material shall wash onto any streets or road in the Township as the result of rainfall or drainage.

§ 198-4 Responsibility for cleanup.

If, in the course of excavation, building, construction or development of any property, any mud, dirt or any other foreign substance is unavoidably carried onto any street or road in the Township, it shall be the duty of the contractor having supervision over the job to remove the same at the end of each workday so as to make the street or road clean and safe for the passage of normal vehicular traffic. In the event that said contractor does not remove the mud or dirt or any other foreign substance at the end of the workday, then it shall be the duty of the property owner to remove the same within 24 hours thereafter.

§ 198-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 10-5-1998 by Ord. No. 765]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this article shall be deemed guilty of a summary offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to a fine in an amount not less than $100 and not exceeding $600 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 30 days. Each day a violation is committed or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such.