Township of Peters, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of Peters Township 6-15-1954 by Ord. No. 10 (Ch. 6, Part 3, of the 1981 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Animal waste — See Ch. 119.
Nuisances — See Ch. 274.
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 299.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 315.
Solid waste — See Ch. 363.
Litter from timber harvesting — See Ch. 402.
[Amended 4-13-1981 by Ord. No. 235]
It is hereby ordained and enacted by the Township Council of Peters Township that it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation of any agent thereof to place, throw, store, accumulate or maintain, or cause to be placed, thrown, stored, accumulated or maintained any used cans, papers, paper boxes, used lumber, rubbish, debris, animal matter, garbage, empty bottles, or other containers upon any property within said Township or on or near any alley, highway or stream located in said Township.
[Amended 4-13-1981 by Ord. No. 235[1]]
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding brought before a Magisterial District Judge under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, be guilty of a summary offense and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, plus costs of prosecution. In default of payment thereof, the defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days. Each day or portion thereof that such violation continues or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this chapter that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
This chapter shall become effective on the 15th day of June 1954.