[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Waynesboro as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Tampering or Removal Prohibited
[Adopted 3-25-1970 by Ord. No. 684(Ch. VI, Secs. 13 through 18 of the 1970 Code)]
No person or persons shall destroy or injure in any way whatsoever, or tamper with or deface any public property of the Borough of Waynesboro, or any grass, walk, lamp, ornamental work, building, streetlight, fire hydrant, or water or gas stop box on or in any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or public grounds in the Borough of Waynesboro.
No person or persons shall in any manner interfere with or meddle with or pull, drive, change, alter or destroy any stake, post, monument or other evidence of any elevation, grade, line, location, corner or angle in the Borough of Waynesboro, made, placed or set, or hereafter made, placed or set, or caused to be done by the authorities of the Borough in any survey of or in any street, alley or public ground in the Borough, to evidence the location, elevation, line, grade, corner or angle of any public street, alley, sidewalk, curb, gutter, drain or other public work, matter or thing.
No person or persons shall willfully or maliciously destroy or remove or deface or obliterate or cover up any lamp, warning sign or barricade erected by the authorities of the Borough or by any person, partnership, firm or corporation doing work by permission of the authorities of the Borough on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or public grounds in the Borough, as a warning of danger.
No person or persons shall take any earth, stone or other material from any of the streets, alleys or public grounds in the Borough of Waynesboro.
Nothing in this article shall apply to normal activities in connection with the construction, maintenance or repair of streets, alleys, sidewalks and public grounds and the structure and fixtures located thereon or therein, or incidental results of work done thereon or therein upon permit from or by authority of the Borough.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $100 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 10 days. Provided, the fact that a violator has been penalized, after hearing, as herein provided, shall not preclude the Borough or other injured party from taking proper legal action to recover damages resulting from such violation.