Borough of Clarion, PA
Clarion County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Clarion 9-16-1985 by Ord. No. 85-628. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 69.
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 146.
Solid waste — See Ch. 180.

§ 134-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
A. 
Accumulations of garbage and rubbish, such as but not limited to newspapers, cans and glass.
B. 
Abandoned or junked automobiles, trucks, appliances, furniture.
C. 
Accumulations of material deemed as a safety hazard.
D. 
Dangerous structures.

§ 134-2 Removal.

[Added 7-6-1999 by Ord. No. 99-691]
It shall be the responsibility of the property owner, or persons in control of such property, to remove and abate all nuisances.

§ 134-3 Nuisance abatement procedure.

Clarion Borough shall have the power, authority and right to prohibit and remove any nuisance as defined in § 134-1 of this chapter.

§ 134-4 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate or fail, neglect or refuse to comply with any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof:
A. 
Be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 or less than $250 and costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 30 days; or
[Amended 12-20-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-798]
B. 
Clarion Borough may remove any nuisance, as defined in § 134-1 of this chapter, and collect the cost thereof, together with a penalty of 10% of such cost, in the manner provided by the law for collection of municipal claims or by action of assumpsit or may seek relief by a bill in equity; or
C. 
Be subject to both Subsections A and B of this section.