Borough of Charleroi, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Charleroi as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Junk, junk dealers and salvage yards — See Ch. 204.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 257.
Solid waste — See Ch. 289.
[Adopted 7-14-2016 by Ord. No. 1014]

§ 162-1 Purpose.

To set forth fees and a time limit for the placement of dumpsters and storage containers on the streets and alleys of the Borough of Charleroi.

§ 162-2 Conflicting provisions.

To the extent that any provision of the Code of the Borough of Charleroi shall be amended as follows:
A. 
To the extent that any provisions of Chapters 142 of the Codified Ordinance of the Borough of Charleroi conflict, Chapter 142 adopts the Uniform Construction Code, Chapter 142 and the Uniform Construction Code shall prevail.
B. 
If any person, firm or corporation is using a dumpster or storage container on the streets or alleys of the Borough, that person, firm or corporation must obtain a permit designating the location of the dumpster or storage container which will be determined by the Code Enforcement Officer, Regional Chief of Police, or their designee, at a fee of $10 per day, for a maximum of 10 days. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to place a dumpster or storage containers on the streets or alleys of the Borough for more than 10 consecutive days.

§ 162-3 Enforcement.

A. 
The provisions of this part shall be enforced by the Code Enforcement Officer, police officers or any other public officer authorized to enforce ordinances.
B. 
Any violation of the provisions of this article may be cause for a citation to be issued to the violator.

§ 162-4 Service.

Any citation shall be served upon the violator by handing it to the violator, by handing it at the residence of the person to be served to an adult member of the household or other person in charge of the residence; by leaving or affixing the notice or violation ticket to the property where the violation exists; by handing it at any office or usual place of business of the violator, to his/her agent or to the person for the time being in charge thereof or by mailing the notice to the violator's address of record.

§ 162-5 Separate offense.

Each day a violation continues or is permitted to continue may constitute a separate offense for which a separate fine may be imposed.

§ 162-6 Penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation who shall fail, neglect, or refuse to comply with any of the terms or provisions of this article, or of any regulation or requirement pursuant hereto and authorized hereby shall, upon conviction before the Magisterial District Judge, be subject to the penalties set forth in Chapter 1, Article II, § 1-4A, General Penalty, of the Code of the Borough of Charleroi.