[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-11-2017 by Ord. No. 891]
No person or restoration company shall engage in solicitation at a fire scene, or appear and remain at a fire scene, unless summoned by the owner, tenant, occupier or other person in control of the property or a police officer of the Borough of Columbia.
Notwithstanding the prohibitions above, nothing in this section shall prohibit the owner, occupier or other person in control of the real property which is the subject of the fire scene from utilizing a restoration service company chosen by the owner, tenant, occupier, or other person of the real property after the property has been secured by appropriate Borough officials, including those in the Fire and Police Departments.
Whoever violates any of these provisions shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding, be sentenced for each violation to pay a fine of not more than $600, together with cost of prosecution for each violation, and, in default of the payment of such fines and costs, to undergo imprisonment for not more than 30 days. Each violation hereof that shall exist will constitute a separate violation and offense.