Township of Peters, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of Peters Township 10-23-1989 by Ord. No. 417B (Ch. 6, Part 5, of the 1981 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Nuisances — See Ch. 274.
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 299.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 410.
The following definitions shall apply to the interpretation of the provisions of this chapter:
PERSON
An individual, partnership, association, corporation or other legal entity.
SKATEBOARDS
A narrow board approximately two feet long mounted on roller skate wheels or any other conveyance commonly referred to as a "skateboard."
After the effective date of this chapter, it shall be unlawful to ride, use or operate a skateboard on private or public property that has posted a sign stating "Skateboarding Prohibited."
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 attorney's fees, incurred by the Township in the enforcement of this chapter. 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.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).