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Township of Spring Garden, PA
York County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Spring Garden 12-14-1994 by Ord. No. 94-5 (Ch. 6, Parts 5, 6 and 7, of the 1994 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Nuisances — See Ch. 165, Art. I.
Solid waste — See Ch. 260.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 270.
As used in this chapter, the term "person" shall include 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 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 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.
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.
This chapter 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.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation or any agent thereof to place, throw, store, accumulate or maintain, or cause to be placed, thrown, stored, accumulated or maintained, any used cans, papers, paper boxes, used lumber, rubbish, debris, animal matter, garbage, empty bottles or other containers upon any property within the Township or on or near any alley, highway or stream located in said Township, except in accordance with any Township ordinance dealing with the collection of garbage, refuse, trash or solid waste.
[Amended 12-13-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-09]
The throwing, kicking or knocking of any ball, snowballs, stones or any other missile upon or into any of the public streets, alleys or sidewalks and the placement of any basketball hoop, rim and/or assembly within the right-of-way of any public street or alley is prohibited.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and, in default of payment, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.