[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Southampton 1-21-1986 as Ch. 6, Part 3, of the 1986 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 3-18-2003 by Ord. No. 356]
Nuisances within the Township of Upper Southampton shall be and are hereby defined as any willful throwing or scattering of wastepaper, sweepings, household waste, garbage or rubbish of any kind on or adjacent to any street, highway or alley in said Township, and on all public and private property in the Township, and the same are hereby declared unlawful.
[Amended 6-7-1988 by Ord. No. 256; 6-19-2012 by Ord. No. 414]
Any violation of this chapter shall be enforced by action brought before a District Justice in the same manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure. Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 and/or to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 10 days. Each day that a violation of this chapter continues, or each section of this chapter which shall be found to have been violated, shall constitute a separate offense. For purposes of this section, the doing of any act or thing prohibited by any provision of this chapter, or the failure to do any act or thing as to which any provision of this chapter creates an affirmative duty, shall constitute a violation of this chapter punishable as herein stated.