Municipality of Kingston, PA
Luzerne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Kingston (now Town Council of the Municipality of Kingston) 6-1-1970. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 103.

§ 118-1 Dangerous litter prohibited; penalties.

A. 
No person or persons, firm or corporation shall place, cast, throw or permit to remain upon any of the sidewalks or tree lawns, streets or highways in the borough, or upon any recreational area owned or operated by the borough or a municipal authority, any piece of glass or of sharp or pointed metal or plastic or any skin of a banana or any other fruit or any other article or substance or matter which might be a source of danger and possible accident or injury to any person walking upon such sidewalks, tree lawn or area, streets or highways.
B. 
Any person who shall violate any provision of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars ($300.) and costs of such proceedings or, upon default of payment of such fine and costs, by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than thirty (30) days.
[Amended 2-11-1985]

§ 118-2 Miscellaneous litter restricted; penalties.

A. 
No person or persons, firm or corporation shall place, cast or throw and permit to remain upon any of the sidewalks or tree lawns, streets or highways in the borough, or upon any recreation area owned or operated by the borough or a municipal authority, any substance, wastepaper, can, plastic, paper cups or material or article of any kind not within the purview of § 118-1 of this chapter. Nothing in this section shall apply to any refuse placed in proper containers or bundled as permitted by any other applicable ordinance of the borough and placed upon the sidewalk or tree lawn, street or highway while awaiting collection. Nothing in this section shall apply to any article placed for immediate loading or unloading, removal or storage, or to any building material stored upon a sidewalk or tree lawn under a valid permit issued in conformity with the provisions of any other applicable ordinance of the borough, or to any material to be used in laying or repairing such sidewalk.
B. 
Any person who shall violate any provision of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars ($300.) and costs of such proceedings or, upon default of payment of such fine and costs, by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than thirty (30) days.
[Amended 2-11-1985]