[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Aleppo 5-8-1979 by Ord. No. 101. Amendments noted where applicable.]
From and after the effective date of this chapter, the Township shall conduct periodically, on dates to be specified by the Board of Commissioners, a periodic census of the inhabitants of Aleppo Township.
Said census shall be for the purpose of ascertaining the number of inhabitants of the Township, as well as their occupations, ages and certain other pertinent information normally elicited in census taking.
The Township shall appoint a responsible individual or individuals who shall conduct the census within the confines of the Township and who shall be responsible for soliciting and compiling the information the Township desires to acquire.
Said individual shall be designated as the official census taker of Aleppo Township and shall serve under such terms and conditions as the Board of Commissioners shall determine, including their rate of compensation, hours and other normal conditions of employment.
The Board of Commissioners of Aleppo Township shall cause to be prepared a census survey form or questionnaire which shall seek to elicit information dealing with the number of inhabitants in each household, their ages, occupations, ownership or nonownership of the property and such other questions as are normally included in census-taking questionnaires.
Each inhabitant of Aleppo whose response is solicited to said census survey shall be required to respond with accurate and truthful answers to the questions asked. Failure to so respond shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
Information acquired under the provisions of this chapter shall be for official Township purposes and shall be treated as confidential information and for use only by appropriate officials in the discharge of their functions.
Any person, persons, corporation or association violating or permitting any violation of any section of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a summary conviction, the penalty for which shall be a fine of up to $50 for each offense.