Township of West Manchester, PA
York County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of West Manchester as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Municipal authorities — See Ch. 13.
Sewers — See Ch. 109.
[Adopted 8-15-1991 by Ord. No. 91-05]
On and after the effective date of this article, the Board of Supervisors of West Manchester Township may, during periods of drought or other emergencies, adopt by resolution such rules and regulations as are deemed necessary to protect, regulate and preserve the public water system and water supply of West Manchester Township.
Upon the adoption of rules and regulations deemed necessary to protect, regulate and preserve the public water system and water supply, the Board of Supervisors shall make public announcement of the rules and regulations and shall publish notice of the rules and regulations as follows:
A. 
Immediately upon adoption of the rules and regulations, notice thereof shall be published for three consecutive days in a newspaper of general circulation in West Manchester Township.
B. 
Thereafter, notice of the rules and regulations shall be published once a week in a newspaper of general circulation in West Manchester Township so long as the rules and regulations remain in force and effect.
After the drought or other emergency affecting the public water system and water supply has ended, the Board of Supervisors shall by resolution revoke the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to this article and shall give public notice of the revocation by publishing the notice of revocation one time in a newspaper of general circulation.
[Amended 5-9-1996 by Ord. No. 96-14; 6-26-1997 by Ord. No. 97-15]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall, upon being found liable therefor in a civil enforcement proceeding commenced by West Manchester Township, pay a fine not exceeding $600 plus all court costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, incurred by West Manchester Township. West Manchester Township police officers, the appropriate code enforcement officers of West Manchester Township or other appropriate officer or officers of West Manchester Township shall have the power to enforce the provisions of this article. The amount of the fine imposed for the violation of this article shall be established by the officer who determines that a violation has occurred. Notice of the violation of this article and the amount of the fine imposed shall be given by personal delivery or by certified mail to the person violating this article. If the person violating this article fails or refuses to pay the fine imposed within the period specified in the notice of the violation of this article, the Township shall file a civil enforcement proceeding with the District Magistrate to enforce the fine imposed.
This article shall become effective immediately or upon the earliest possible date in accordance with state law and shall continue in force hereafter without reenactment.