Borough of Homestead, PA
Allegheny County
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[Adopted 10-12-1979 by Ord. No. 930]
It shall be the duty of the owner of every vacant lot and of the occupier of every house and building on any paved sidewalk to keep the same clean at all times and to remove therefrom all snow and ice within 12 hours after the snow has ceased to fall or the ice to accumulate. However, the use of any and all deicers is strictly forbidden as such deicers are harmful to the composition and life of the paved sidewalks.
The requirements of this chapter as to the nonuse of any and all deicers, applies specifically to the sidewalks located on Eighth Avenue in the Borough and is in effect for a two-year period, beginning with the date of passage of this chapter.
Any person, group, association or corporation that shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter by the failure, omission or refusal to comply with the same shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding $100 plus costs, or in default thereof, may be committed to the Allegheny County Jail or workhouse for a period not exceeding 30 days.
Whenever the requirements of this chapter are at variance with the requirements of any other lawfully adopted rules, regulations, ordinances, deed restrictions or covenants, the most restrictive or the higher standard shall govern.