City of Aberdeen, MD
Harford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Aberdeen as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers and water — See Ch. 450.
[Adopted 2-11-2013 by Ord. No. 12-O-11]
It shall be unlawful for any person to obstruct access or permit the obstruction of access to a City water meter by landscaping or other means.
It shall be unlawful for any person to obstruct or permit the obstruction of a public right-of-way other than permitted curbside parking.
It shall be unlawful for any person to tamper with or permit the tampering of a City water meter.
It shall be unlawful for any person to dump waste or materials or permit the dumping of waste or materials in a City storm drain.
It shall be unlawful for any person to tamper with or permit the tampering of a City fire hydrant other than is allowed in Chapter 450, § 450-4.1, of the Code of the City of Aberdeen.
It shall be unlawful for any person to deface City property.
It shall be unlawful for any person to destroy or permit the destruction of City property.
It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge to or hook up stormwater drainage to the City sewer system unless specifically authorized or permitted by the City of Aberdeen.
A violation of this chapter is deemed to be a municipal infraction. Each twenty-four-hour period in which a violation exists shall constitute a separate offense. Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be subject to the following civil penalties:
A. 
Violations of § 500-1 are subject to the following penalties:
(1) 
First offense: warning.
(2) 
Second offense: $50.
(3) 
Third offense and any continuing violation: $100.
B. 
Violations of § 500-2 are subject to the following penalties:
(1) 
First offense: warning.
(2) 
Second offense: $100.
(3) 
Third offense and any continuing violation: $200 up to $1,000 per day.
C. 
Violations of § 500-3 are subject to the following penalties:
(1) 
First offense: $50.
(2) 
Second offense: $200.
(3) 
Third offense and any continuing violation: $500.
D. 
Violations of § 500-4 are subject to the following penalties:
(1) 
First offense: $100.
(2) 
Second offense: $200.
(3) 
Third offense and any continuing violation: $500 up to $1,000 per day.
E. 
Violations of §§ 500-5 and 500-6 are subject to the following penalties:
(1) 
First offense: $100.
(2) 
Second offense: $200.
(3) 
Third offense and any continuing violation: $500.
F. 
Violations of § 500-7 are subject to the following penalties:
(1) 
First offense: $250.
(2) 
Second offense: $500.
(3) 
Third offense and any continuing violation: $1,000.
G. 
Violations of § 500-8 are subject to the following penalties:
(1) 
First offense: warning.
(2) 
Second offense: $200.
(3) 
Third offense and any continuing violation: $500 up to $1,000 per day.