Borough of West Mifflin, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of West Mifflin as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Curfew — See Ch. 104.
Noise — See Ch. 180.
[Adopted 1-21-1969 by Ord. No. 653; amended in its entirety 3-16-1999 by Ord. No. 1094 (Ch. 6, Part 3, of the 1999 Code of Ordinances)]
Disorderly conduct, as defined in the Pennsylvania Crimes Code of 1972 (18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5503), is hereby prohibited within the Borough. A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if he:
A. 
Engages in fighting or in threatening, violent or tumultuous behavior.
B. 
Makes unreasonable noise.
C. 
Creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition by any act which serves no legitimate purpose of the actor. Provided, as used in this section, the word "public" means affecting or likely to affect persons in a place to which the public or a substantial group has access. Among the places included are streets, alleys and sidewalks, transport facilities, schools, prisons, apartment houses, places of business or amusement, any neighborhood, or any premises which are open to the public.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600, and costs, and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.
[Adopted 3-16-1999 by Ord. No. 1094 (Ch. 6, Part 6, of the 1999 Code of Ordinances)]
As used in this article, 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 Borough or any grass, walk, lamp, ornamental work, building or streetlight on or in any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or public grounds in the Borough.
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 Borough, 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 Borough or by any person doing work by permission of the authorities of the Borough on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or bridges in the Borough or on any public grounds of the Borough, within or without the Borough.
No person shall take any earth, stone, or other material from any street, alley, or public grounds in the Borough.
No person shall pour, throw or deposit any harmful or destructive substance or matter on any street, alley, sidewalk, public grounds or public storm or sanitary sewers in the Borough.
This article 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 Borough.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600, plus costs, and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this article continues shall constitute a separate offense.