[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of New Eagle as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The following words, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except in those instances where the context clearly indicates otherwise:
- Any natural person, partnership, firm, association or corporation. The singular shall include the plural, and the masculine shall include the feminine and neuter.
- The Secretary of the Borough of New Eagle.
It shall be unlawful for any person to move into or move within or cause his personal property to be moved to any house, dwelling or other building within the Borough of New Eagle, Washington County, Pennsylvania, without a permit therefor. See also § 230-4 of this article.
Upon compliance with all pertinent ordinances of the Borough and other applicable statutes, the Secretary shall forthwith issue a permit of occupancy upon payment of the fee of $5 or an amount as set from time to time by resolution of the Borough Council. See also § 230-4 of this article.
It shall be unlawful for any person to transport his own or the personal property of another person, which said person is moving into a house, dwelling or other building within the Borough of New Eagle, unless such person so moving into the said Borough of New Eagle shall have first obtained the permit as hereinbefore provided. It shall be the duty of such person transporting the personal property of himself or of another person to the Borough of New Eagle to ascertain that the person whose property is to be so transported has obtained the permit as hereinbefore required.
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this article shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding 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 court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings. Upon judgment against any person by summary conviction, or by proceedings by summons on default of the payment of the fine or penalty imposed and the costs, the defendant may be sentenced and committed to the county correctional facility for a period not exceeding 30 days. Each day that such violation exists shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this article that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense. In addition to or in lieu of enforcement under this section, the Borough may enforce this article in equity in the Court of Common Pleas of Washington County.