Borough of Eddystone, PA
Delaware County
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[Adopted 5-9-1983 by Ord. No. 483, approved 5-9-1983]
A. 
Not later than 24 hours after snow has ceased to fall, the occupant of occupied property or premises, whether commercial, industrial or residential, and the owner of any apartment house, multiple dwelling or unoccupied property or premises shall clear a path in the sidewalk upon which such property or premises abuts, which path shall be not less than 24 inches in width and shall be thoroughly cleaned of snow and ice.
B. 
Snow or ice removed from sidewalks, driveways or other areas shall not be placed or piled in the gutter or streets.
C. 
The failure of the occupant or owners of property, or premises, as aforesaid, to remove said snow and ice during the period as hereinabove set forth shall be deemed to be a public nuisance, and, in default of removing said ice and snow, as herein provided, the Borough may cause the same to be done and collect the cost thereof, together with a penalty of 10% of such cost, in the manner provided by law for the collection of municipal claims or by action of assumpsit with the filing of a claim.
Any occupant of occupied property or premises and the owner of any apartment house, multiple dwelling or unoccupied property or premises who shall violate the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction before a District Justice for the Borough of Eddystone, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $50 and, in default of the payment of such fine and cost, be sentenced to undergo imprisonment in the county jail for a period of five days. For the purposes of this article, each separate building owned by the same owner in a series of apartment houses or multiple dwellings shall be deemed to be a separate offense under the terms of this article.