[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Hampton 7-28-2003 by Ord. No. 10-03. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The purpose of this chapter shall be to promote the general health, welfare, safety and convenience of the Borough of Hampton and the inhabitants thereof by proscribing certain practices and hazards which are, or may be, nuisances and to permit the appropriate authorities to take appropriate steps to control the practices herein proscribed.
Wherever the following terms are used in this chapter, unless otherwise specified, they shall have the following meanings:
- Includes an individual, firm, corporation, association, society and partnership and any agent, servant or employee of any of the above.
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to commit or allow nuisances as hereinafter defined.
The following matters, things, conditions, or acts, and each of them, are hereby declared to be a nuisance and injurious to the health, safety, welfare or convenience of the inhabitants of the Borough of Hampton:
The provisions of this chapter may be enforced by the police agencies of the Borough of Hampton, or upon the filing of a complaint in the Municipal Court for the Borough of Hampton by any person, either with or without prior notice to the person committing a violation of this chapter.
Any person who violates any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a fine not exceeding $2,000, imprisonment for a period not exceeding 90 days and/or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days for each violation. Each day that said violation continues shall be deemed a separate and distinct violation.