Borough of Hellertown, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Hellertown at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Nuisances — See Ch. 278.
Street and sidewalk excavations — See Ch. 385, Art. II.

§ 314-1 Definitions; word usage.

A. 
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERSON
Any individual, corporation, partnership, association, firm or other legal entity.
B. 
The singular shall include the plural, the plural shall include the singular, and the masculine shall include the feminine and neuter.

§ 314-2 Tampering with public property on streets, alleys or public grounds.

No person shall destroy, injure, tamper with or deface any public property of the Borough of Hellertown, or any grass, walk, lamp, ornamental work, building or streetlight on or in any of the streets, alleys or public grounds in the Borough of Hellertown.

§ 314-3 Tampering with stakes, posts and monuments.

No person shall in any manner interfere or meddle with, or pull, drive, change, alter or destroy any stake, post, monument or other marking made, placed or set, or hereafter made, placed or set, or caused to be done by the authorities of the Borough of Hellertown to evidence the location, elevation, line, grade, corner or angle of any public street, alley, sidewalk, curb, gutter, drain or other public work or thing.

§ 314-4 Tampering with warning lamps, signs or barricades.

No person shall destroy, remove, deface, obliterate or cover up any lamp, sign or barricade erected as a warning of danger by the authorities of the Borough of Hellertown or by any person doing work by permission of the authorities of the Borough on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or bridges in the Borough or on any public grounds of the Borough within or without the Borough.

§ 314-5 Removal of material from streets, alleys or public grounds.

No person shall take any earth, stone or other material from any street, alley or public grounds in the Borough of Hellertown.

§ 314-6 Deposit of harmful substances.

No person shall pour, throw or deposit any harmful or destructive substance or matter on any street, alley, sidewalk or public grounds in the Borough of Hellertown.

§ 314-7 Exceptions.

This chapter shall not apply to normal activities in connection with construction, maintenance and repair of streets, alleys, sidewalks 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 of Hellertown.

§ 314-8 Violations and penalties.

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 less than $100 but not more than $1,000 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 or each section of this chapter which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.