[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Verona as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Tampering or Removal of Public Property
[Adopted 10-19-1976 by Ord. No. 1038 (Ch. VI, Part 4, of the 1976 Code of Ordinances)]
No person shall destroy or injure in any way whatsoever or tamper with or deface any public property or attach shades to streetlights of the Borough of Verona, within or without the said 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 of Verona 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, sidewalk, curb, gutter, drain or other public work, matter or thing.
No person shall destroy or remove or deface or obliterate or cover up any lamp, 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 of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or bridges in the Borough or on any public grounds of the Borough, within or without the Borough, as a warning of danger.
No person shall take any earth, stone or other material from any of the streets, alleys or public grounds in the Borough.
This article shall not apply to normal activities in connection with the 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.
Any person violating any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300 and costs of prosecution or, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to undergo imprisonment for not more than 30 days, provided each violation of any provision of this article and each day the same is continued shall be deemed a separate offense, and the fact that a violator has been penalized after hearing, as herein provided, shall not preclude the Borough or other injured party from taking proper legal action to recover damages resulting from such violation.