Borough of Fox Chapel, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Fox Chapel 3-20-1978 by Ord. No. 398 (Ch. 6, Part 1, of the 1978 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful to throw, drop or place, or cause to be thrown, dropped or placed, upon any of the streets, sidewalks or other places within the Borough, or upon any porch, stoop, piazza or step, or in any yard or lot along any of the streets, sidewalks or other places within the Borough, any poster, circular, bill, handbill or other advertising matter of any kind or description whatever.
It shall be unlawful to throw, drop or place, or cause to be thrown, dropped or placed, upon any of the sidewalks or public places within the Borough, or upon any porch, stoop or piazza, or on the ground along any of the streets, sidewalks or other places within the Borough, any paper, paper box or litter of a like kind or nature.
[Amended 12-21-1992 by Ord. No. 536[1]]
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter shall, upon being found liable therefor, pay a fine of not more than $600, plus court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings. If the penalty is not paid, the Borough shall initiate a civil action for collection in accordance with the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure. Each day a violation exists shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this chapter 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 chapter in equity in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).