Township of Butler, PA
Butler County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Butler 7-16-1990 by Ord. No. 694. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Drainage standards — See Ch. 156.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 183.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 242.

§ 296-1 Prohibited acts.

No person or persons shall stop, fill up, divert, confine, pave, or otherwise interfere with any drain, ditch, watercourse, or drainage facilities in Butler Township without first submitting suitable plans, and obtaining written approval from the Butler Township Board of Commissioners in accordance with Section 2067 of the First Class Township Code, 53 P.S. § 57067.

§ 296-2 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 10-5-1998 by Ord. No. 765]
Any person who shall stop, fill up, confine, pave or otherwise interfere with any such drain or ditch, watercourse, or drainage facilities, or shall divert or change the course thereof, without the approval of the Butler Township Board of Commissioners provided, as provided in Section 2067 of the First Class Township Code, 53 P.S. § 57067, the provisions of which are incorporated herein by reference thereto, shall, upon conviction thereof in a summary proceeding, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $600, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, shall be sentenced to imprisonment of not more than 30 days.