[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of West Donegal as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-15-1984 by Ord. No. 41-1984; amended in its entirety 10-15-1984 by Ord. No. 47-1984 as Ch. 6, Part 1, of the 1984 Code of Ordinances]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Includes any individual, corporation, partnership, association, firm, or other legal entity.
The singular shall include the plural; the plural shall include the singular; and the masculine shall include the feminine and the neuter
No person shall destroy, injure, tamper with or deface any public property of the Township of West Donegal or any grass, walk, lamp, ornamental work, building or streetlight on or in any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks, or public grounds in the Township.
No person shall in any manner interfere or meddle with, or pull, drive, change, alter, or destroy any stake, post, monument, or other marking made, placed or set, or hereafter made, placed or set, or caused to be done by the authorities of the Township to evidence the location, elevation, line, grade, corner, or angle of any public street, alley, sidewalk, curb, gutter, drain, or other public work or thing.
No person shall destroy, remove, deface, obliterate or cover up any lamp, sign or barricade erected as a warning of danger by the authorities of the Township of West Donegal or by any person doing work by permission of the authorities of the Township on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks, or bridges in the Township or on any public grounds of the Township, within or without the Township.
No person shall take any earth, stone, or other material from any street, alley, or public grounds in the Township of West Donegal.
No person shall pour, throw or deposit any harmful or destructive substance or matter on any street, alley, sidewalk or public grounds in the Township of West Donegal.
This article shall not apply to normal activities in connection with 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 Township of West Donegal.
[Amended 10-7-1996 by Ord. No. 109-1996; 5-19-1997 by Ord. No. 114-1997]
For each violation of the provisions of this article, any person who commits, takes part in, or assists in any such violation shall be liable, upon conviction thereof in a summary proceeding, to pay a fine of not less than $200 nor more than $1,000 for each offense, together with the costs of prosecution. Each day or portion thereof in which a violation exists shall be considered a separate violation of this article, and each section of this article which is violated shall be considered a separate violation. In default of payment of such fine, such person shall be liable to imprisonment for a period not exceeding 30 days.