Township of Warwick, PA
Bucks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Warwick 9-27-1984 by Ord. No. 84-1 as Part 6:100 of the 1984 Warwick Township Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 53.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 95.
Junkyards — See Ch. 103.
Littering — See Ch. 111.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 145.
It shall be unlawful for any person to cause, suffer, allow, permit or maintain on private or public property in the Township any nuisance, including but not limited to accumulations of garbage, rubbish or other waste material, the storage of abandoned or junked automobiles and any dump or dumping ground, whether or not for profit or compensation, whereby accumulations of garbage, rubbish or other waste material may result. It shall be unlawful to carry on any offensive manufacture or business in the Township.
[Amended 8-22-1988 by Ord. No. 88-6[1]]
The Board shall have the power to remove any nuisance or dangerous structure on public or private grounds within the Township, after notice to the owner or occupier to do so and his default, and shall collect the costs of such removal, together with a penalty of $500 for the use of the Township, to be collected from the owner or occupier of said premises by summary proceedings.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
If any person or persons shall violate this chapter, the Board shall have the power, in the name of the Township, to institute proceedings against him or them in the Courts of Equity for injunctive or other equitable relief.
[Amended 8-22-1988 by Ord. No. 88-6[1]]
Any person violating the provisions of § 127-1 shall, upon summary conviction before a District Justice, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $300 nor more than $1,000, plus the costs of prosecution. In default of the payment of said fine, said person shall be sentenced to undergo imprisonment in the Bucks County Prison for a period of up to 30 days. Each day's violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.