[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Mount Gretna 7-28-1930 by Ord. No. 15; amended in its entirety 6-11-2012 by Ord. No. 185. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "Mount Gretna Borough Sign Ordinance."
This chapter is enacted pursuant to the Borough Code.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 45101 et seq.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Any object, device, display or structures, or part thereof, visible from a public way, which is used to advertise, identify, display, direct or attract attention to a person, organization, institution, business, product service, or event or location.
All signs are prohibited within the street right-of-way located within the Borough of Mount Gretna except those signs associated with traffic control and historical markers.
Any person, firm, or corporation who shall violate any provision 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 less than $100 nor more than $600 per violation, and the costs of prosecution, plus restitution. 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 that a violation of this chapter continues shall constitute a separate event. Further, the appropriate officers or agents of the Borough are hereby authorized to seek equitable relief, including injunction, to enforce compliance herewith.