Borough of Girard, PA
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Girard 8-17-1992 by Ord. No. 612 (Ch. XV, Part 4, of the 1974 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Signs — See Ch. 331.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
A commercial or noncommercial advertisement shall include any handbill, printed sheet or sheets, or other written matter offering for sale either merchandise, real or personal property, or services, whether or not the same is loose or packaged in a plastic or other container.
No person shall distribute commercial or noncommercial advertisements of any nature by placing said advertisements on mailboxes or on mailbox posts located within the Borough right-of-way.
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter shall, upon being found liable therefor in a civil enforcement proceeding commenced by the Borough before a Magisterial District Judge, pay a fine of not more than $600, plus all court costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Borough in the enforcement of this chapter. No judgment shall be imposed until the date of the determination of the violation by the Magisterial District Judge. If the defendant neither pays nor timely appeals the judgment, the Borough may enforce the judgment pursuant to the applicable Rules of Civil Procedure. Each day a violation exists shall constitute a separate offense. Further, the appropriate officers or agents of the Borough are hereby authorized to seek equitable relief, including injunction, to enforce compliance herewith.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).