City of Erie, PA
Erie County
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Weeds — See HLTH. 1115.10.
Editor's Note: This section was repealed by Ordinance 34-1994, passed 4-13-1994.
[Ord. 2586 § 1, passed 11-15-2005]
No person shall allow refuse of any kind to be or remain on the portion of any street above specified in front of his premises. It is the intent and meaning of this article that the portion of streets between the property line and the outer edge of the roadway, commonly known as the curb line, which space is ordinarily occupied by lawns, sidewalks and shade trees, shall be kept clean and clear of all kinds of weeds, bushes and refuse, whether growing or cut, by the owner, tenant, occupant or agent of the property immediately abutting such space.
[Ord. 66-1982 § 1, passed 8-25-1982]
In addition to the penalty herein, it shall be the duty of the Bureau of Housing or Department of Parks and Recreation to cause any and all of such weeds, bushes and refuse to be removed at the expense of the owner, tenant, agent or occupant, as the case may be, provided five days' notice has been given to such owner, tenant, agent or occupant to remove the same and he has failed to do so. A bill of the cost of doing such work shall be rendered by the Director of the above-named Bureau or Department to the proper person in each instance and shall be collected by the Director, who may, after failing in the collection of the same, request the aid of the City Solicitor in compelling payment.
[Ord. 66-1982 § 1, passed 8-25-1982]
It shall be the duty of the Director of Housing or Director of Parks and Recreation to enforce the provisions of this article.
[Ord. 48-1966 § 1, passed 9-28-1966]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $300 or imprisoned not more than 90 days, or both.