[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Trappe as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-5-1988 by Ord. No. 249 (Part 8, Ch. 1, Art. B, of the 1987 Code)]
No person shall destroy or injure in any way whatsoever, or tamper with or deface any public property of the Borough or of any authority created by the Borough, within or without the Borough, or any grass, shrub, tree, walk, lamp, ornamental work, building, streetlight, fire hydrant or gas or water stop box on or in any street, sidewalk or public ground in the Borough; provided: "defacement" shall include, but shall not be limited to, the making of graffiti or other markings upon any of the property above referred to or upon the surface of any street, alley, sidewalk or curb in the Borough.
No person 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, 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 shall wilfully or maliciously destroy, remove, deface, obliterate or cover up any warning lamp, flare, sign or barricade erected by the authorities of the Borough or by any person doing work by permission of the authorities of the Borough on any street, alley, sidewalk or bridge in the Borough or on any public ground of the Borough, within or without the Borough, as a warning of danger.
No person shall take earth, stone or other material from any street, alley or public ground in the Borough.
This article shall not apply to normal activities in connection with the construction, maintenance and repair of streets, alleys, sidewalks and public grounds and the structures and fixtures located thereon or therein or to incidental results of work done thereon or therein upon permit from or by authority of the Borough.
Any person who violates any provision of this article shall, upon conviction, be subject to the penalty prescribed by § 1-2.