Township of Bridgewater, PA
Susquehanna County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Bridgewater 4-16-1958 by Ord. No. 1958-A. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Hazardous waste management — See Ch. 170.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 235.
It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, or any agent thereof, to place, throw or maintain in or within the public highway limits of any public highway in the Township of Bridgewater, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, any liquid or solid vegetable or animal matter or any matter or thing that will endanger the peace, comfort, safety, or health of the public or to contribute thereto by any act or failure to act.
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 Township before a Magisterial District Judge, pay a fine of not more than $600, plus all court costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Township 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 Township 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 Township 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).
The Secretary of the Township of Bridgewater is hereby directed to cause a copy of this chapter to be published in one newspaper of general circulation in the county as required by law.