[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Millersville 6-7-1982 by Ord. No. 1982-19. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 3-5-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-4]
This chapter shall be known as the "Millersville Tampering With Public Property Ordinance."
No person shall destroy or injure, in any way whatsoever, or tamper with or deface any public property of the Borough of Millersville, or of any authority created by the Borough, within or without the Borough, or any grass, shrub, walk, lamp, ornamental work, building, sign, streetlight, or gas or water stop box or gas meter on or in any street, alley or public ground in the Borough, provided that "defacement" shall include but shall not be limited to the making of graffiti or other markings upon any of the property referred to in this section or upon the surface of any street, alley or curb in the Borough.
No person shall in any manner interfere with or meddle with or pull, drive, change, alter, or destroy any stake, post, monument or other evidence of any elevation, grade, line, location, corner or angle in the Borough made, placed or set, or hereafter made, placed or set, or caused to be done by the authorities of the Borough in any survey of or in any street, alley or public ground in the Borough, to evidence the location, elevation, line, grade, corner or angle of any public street, alley, curb, gutter, drain or other public work, matter or thing.
No person shall willfully or maliciously destroy, remove, deface, obliterate or cover up any lamp, flare, warning sign or barricade erected by the authorities of the Borough or by any person doing work by permission of the authorities of the Borough on any street or alley in the Borough or on any public ground of the Borough, as a warning of danger.
No person shall take any earth, stone or other material from any street, alley or public ground in the Borough.
This chapter shall not apply to normal activities in connection with the construction, maintenance and repair of streets, alleys and public grounds and the structures and fixtures located thereon or therein or to incidental results of work done thereon or therein upon permit from or by authority of the Borough.
[Amended 5-7-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-7; 7-25-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-5]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this chapter continues shall constitute a separate offense.