Township of West Whiteland, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of West Whiteland 11-7-1983 by Ord. No. 97 (Ch. 6, Part 4, of the 1983 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Rules in parks — See Ch. 224, Art. I.
Solid waste and recycling — See Ch. 264.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 276.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation or any agent thereof to place, throw, store, accumulate or maintain, or cause to be placed, thrown, stored, accumulated or maintained any used cans, papers, paper boxes, used lumber, rubbish, debris, animal matter, garbage, empty bottles or other containers upon any property within the Township of West Whiteland or on or near any alley, highway or stream located in said Township.
[Amended 6-10-1997 by Ord. No. 257]
Any person, firm or corporation who violates or permits the violation of any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a fine in the amount of at least $50, but not to exceed $600, plus all court costs, including reasonable attorney fees incurred by the Township. Upon a finding of liability for committing said violation or permitting said violation, in a civil enforcement proceeding commenced by the Township, the defendant shall pay the fine, plus all court costs, including attorney fees. No judgment shall be imposed until the date of determination of a violation by a District Justice. If the defendant neither pays nor timely appeals the judgment, the Township may enforce the judgment pursuant to the applicable Rules of Civil Procedure.