Township of Upper Moreland, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of Upper Moreland Township 11-10-2008 by Ord. No. 1569 (Title 7, Ch. 6, Art. 1, of the 1977 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Solid waste — See Ch. 279.
[Amended 12-3-2018 by Ord. No. 1695]
No paper, trash, rubbish, ashes, junk, waste, grass clippings, tree and shrubbery branches, or discarded materials of any kind shall be thrown, deposited, dumped in any ravine, ditch or gutter or on any road, street or highway, sidewalks, or any public place within the limits of the Township of Upper Moreland.
[Amended 11-13-2018 by Ord. No. 1689]
Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of this chapter shall be issued a Township notice of violation by the Upper Moreland Police Department, imposing a fine based on the quantity of notices of violation the person has been issued for the particular violation, in accordance with the amounts set forth in Chapter A370. Should the offender fail to pay the fine or challenge the notice of violation within five days of the date of issuance, the Police Department will rescind it and file a non-traffic citation with the Township Magisterial District Judge.
[Amended 4-1-2019 by Ord. No. 1698]
Upon summary conviction before a Magisterial District Judge, the offender shall be sentenced to pay a fine of no less than $250 nor more than $1,000 plus costs of prosecution, the Township's actual attorneys' fees, and the cost of removal of the discarded materials. Failure to pay any fines, costs and fees imposed may result in imprisonment not to exceed five days.