[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Sellersville 11-3-1958 by Ord. No. 255. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person or persons shall destroy or injure in any way whatsoever or tamper with or deface any public property of the Borough of Sellersville or any lamp, ornamental work, building, streetlight, fire hydrant or traffic signs, signals or markings on any of the streets, alleys, parks or other public grounds in the Borough.
No person shall willfully or maliciously destroy or remove or deface or obliterate or cover up any lamp, warning sign or traffic sign, signals or markings or barricade erected by the authorities of the Borough or by any person, firm or corporation doing work by permission of the authorities of the Borough on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or bridges in the Borough, as a warning of danger.
This chapter shall not apply to normal activities in connection with the construction, maintenance and repair of streets, alleys, sidewalks and public grounds and the structures and fixtures located thereon nor to incidental results of work thereon or therein upon permit from or authority of the Borough.
[Amended 9-12-1966 by Ord. No. 349; 7-7-1997 by Ord. No. 604; 10-12-2015 by Ord. No. 703]
This chapter shall be enforced by a criminal action in the same manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure. A person convicted of violating this chapter shall be sentenced to pay a fine not to exceed $1,000 per violation, plus court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the Borough of Sellersville, or to imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both. Violations of more than one provision of this chapter shall constitute separate violations. Each day that a violation of any provision of this chapter continues or occurs shall constitute a separate violation.
[Amended 10-12-2015 by Ord. No. 703]
In order to facilitate the apprehension, arrest and conviction of any person or persons violating any provision of this chapter, a reward of $25 is hereby created which shall be paid by the Borough Manager/Secretary to any person who gives information to any law enforcement officer leading to the apprehension, arrest and conviction of anyone violating any provision of this chapter.