Borough of Lehighton, PA
Carbon County
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Violation of any of the terms of this Part 1 shall constitute a summary offense, and any person violating the terms of this Part 1 shall be liable, upon conviction in a summary proceeding, to a fine of not more than $1,000, together with the costs of prosecution or, upon default in payment of the fine and costs, by imprisonment for no more than 30 days. Where more than one provision of this Part 1 has been violated, each such violation shall constitute a separate offense; and where any violation shall continue from day to day, each day that such violation shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
In addition to the penalties provided by law for criminal mischief, any person who intentionally, recklessly or by criminal negligence damages, destroys or tampers with any equipment, structure or other property of the sewer system or treatment plant or who opens or tampers with any manhole or metering facilities shall be guilty of a violation of this Part 1 and shall be subject to the penalty provided by law.
Except as may be provided by other law, all fines and penalties collected for violation of this Part 1 shall be paid into the Borough and used, together with other funds, for the purpose of operating, maintaining and replacing the sewer system.