Borough of Bellefonte, PA
Centre County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bellefonte 12-24-1963 by Ord. No. 476 (Ch. 664 of the 1979 Codified Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 1, Art. III.
[Amended 10-17-1988 by Ord. No. 995]
No person shall destroy or injure in any way, or tamper with or deface, any public facility or property of the Borough, or the sewer or water system thereof, or any grass, walk, lamp, ornament, ornamental work, sign, building, streetlight, fire hydrant, statuary, or water or gas stop box on or in any of the streets, alleys, parks, cemeteries or other public grounds in the Borough.
No person shall in any manner interfere 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 that is made, placed or set, or caused to be done, by the authorities of the Borough in any survey 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, sewer or other public work, matter or thing.
No person shall willfully or maliciously destroy, remove, deface, obliterate or cover up any lamp, warning 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 of the streets, alleys, sidewalks, public grounds or bridges in the Borough as a warning of danger.
No person shall take any earth, stone or other material from any of the streets, alleys, parks or other public grounds in the Borough.
This chapter 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 to incidental results of work thereon or therein, upon permit from or by authority of the Borough or the commonwealth.
The fact that a violator has been penalized, after hearing, as provided in Chapter 1, Article III, General Penalty, shall not preclude the Borough or any other injured party from taking proper legal action to recover damages resulting from any such violation.
[Added 10-17-1988 by Ord. No. 995]
There is hereby offered a reward of $100 to any person who offers information to the police forces of the Borough or other law enforcement agency, which information leads to the detection, apprehension, arrest and conviction of any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter. Such reward shall be payable upon the final conviction of such person. Likewise, such reward shall be payable to any person who provides information which leads to the detection, apprehension, arrest and conviction of any person who violates any state or federal regulation, ordinance, law or statute as a result of destroying, injuring, defacing, obliterating, interfering with, tampering with or removing any public property of the Borough.