[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Mount Olive as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Drainage onto Public Property
[Adopted 3-8-1983 by Ord. No. 3-83 (Ch. 164, Art. I, of the 1990 Code)]
The discharge of any draining device onto public roads, rights-of-way or other public property, except under emergency situations, which causes a safety hazard to pedestrians or motorists due to flooding or to the accumulation of ice upon the aforesaid public roads, rights-of-way and other public property is prohibited.
The owner, tenant, lessee or occupant of any premises in violation of this article shall be given written notice of said violation by the Township Engineer. Thereafter, said owner, tenant, lessee or occupant shall be allowed 10 days to abate the violation complained of. After said ten-day period, the Township Engineer shall make a reinspection of the premises to determine whether the violation has been abated.
This article shall be prospective in nature, and any persons to whom this article shall apply shall have until July 1, 1983, to comply.
[Amended 9-25-1990 by Ord. No. 40-90]
Any person, firm or corporation who violates any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by one or more of the following: by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days or by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.