City of Monessen, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Monessen 7-14-1976 by Ord. No. 17-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 147.
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 275.
Sewers — See Ch. 317.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 340.

§ 356-1 Declaration of nuisance.

Any tree or part of a tree encroaching upon a public sewer or public right-of-way is deemed to be a nuisance.

§ 356-2 Removal upon notification. [1]

The owner or owners of any property, or persons in control of said property, shall remove the tree or part of tree encroaching upon said public sewer or public right-of-way within five days after notice is given by the Health Officers.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 356-3 Failure to comply. [1]

Upon failure to remove any hereinabove described encroachment, the City of Monessen shall cause such removal and shall collect the costs thereof, with a penalty of 10% of the cost from the owner or owners or persons in control of said property by an action in assumpsit, or said costs and penalty may be entered as a lien against said property.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 356-4 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof in a summary proceeding before any District Justice having jurisdiction of such offense, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300 or to undergo imprisonment not exceeding 90 days, or both.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).