Borough of Wyoming, PA
Luzerne County
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[Ord. 1971-6, 4/12/1971, § 1]
For the purpose of this Part, the following words and phrases shall have the meaning ascribed to them as follows:
LITTER
Any item of unwanted or carelessly discarded material, including, but not limited to, refuse, garbage, rubbish, trash, loose handbills, advertisements or other substances.
PERSON
Any person or persons, partnership, association, company, firm or corporation.
[Ord. 1971-6, 4/12/1971, § 2]
No person shall throw or in any manner deposit or suffer to be deposited any litter in or upon any street, sidewalk, park, body of water or other public or private property within the Borough.
[Ord. 1971-6, 4/12/1971, § 3]
Persons depositing litter in authorized public or private collection receptacles shall do so in a manner so as to prevent such from being carried by the elements onto any street, sidewalk or other public or private property.
[Ord. 1971-6, 4/12/1971, § 4]
1. 
No person, while in a vehicle shall throw or deposit or suffer to be deposited any litter upon any public or private property within the Borough.
2. 
All vehicles used transport loose materials shall be so constructed so as to prevent the escape of such materials onto any public or private property.
3. 
No vehicle shall be driven onto a public street while the tires thereof are likely to deposit mud or other foreign substances upon the street surface.
[Ord. 1971-6, 4/12/1971, § 5]
1. 
No person, while in a vehicle, shall throw or deposit or suffer to be deposited any litter from private promises onto public property.
2. 
No person shall deposit any materials on any private property in such a manner as to allow or cause litter therefrom to be carried onto any other private or public property.
3. 
All owners of private property are required to keep their property free of litter.
[Ord. 1971-6, 4/12/1971, § 6; as amended by A.O.]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a magisterial district judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $1,000 plus costs together with reasonable attorney fees and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.