[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Danville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-6-2016 by Ord. No. 538]
The Danville Municipal Authority's Rules and Regulations, as revised on July 18, 2016, disallows:
Any customer or person not authorized by the Authority to operate any curb stop, valve, or hydrant in any Authority line or main;
The Authority's curb box/lid to be covered over (by sod, stone, pavement, concrete, etc.) or otherwise tampered with;
Any customer or person not authorized by the Authority to remove and/or tamper with any meter, meter seal or meter seal wire.
[Amended 7-11-2017 by Ord. No. 544]
Any person who shall violate any provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, for each and every offense, be punishable by an issuance of a nontraffic citation of not less than $100 or not more than $300 and costs of such proceedings, or upon default of payment of such fines and costs, by imprisonment in the county jail for a term of not more than 30 days.
In the event that it is found evident that any customer or person has damaged any curb stop, valve, hydrant, meter seal or meter seal wire, the Borough may proceed to correct such damages and shall charge the cost thereof, plus 20%, to the customer or person causing such damage.
In the event that an Authority's curb box/lid is covered over by sod, stone, pavement, concrete, etc., it shall be at the discretion of the Borough of Danville employees that said curb box/lid shall be uncovered. Upon proper notice to the property owner serviced by said curb box, the curb box shall be uncovered at the property owner's expense. In the event that said curb box is not uncovered by the property owner in the stated time frame, the Borough may proceed to uncover said curb box and shall charge the cost thereof, plus 20%, to the property owner.
It shall be the duty of the Danville Borough employees to enforce the terms of this article and secure compliance with the requirements thereof.
The provisions of this article are severable, and if any section, clause, sentence, part or provision thereof shall be held illegal, invalid or unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision of the court shall not affect, impair or invalidate any of the remaining sections, clauses, sentences, parts or provisions of the article. The provisions of any prior ordinance which are inconsistent with the provisions of this article are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.
This article shall take effect immediately upon adoption.