[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ligonier as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Vandalism
[Adopted 8-8-1963 by Ord. No. 302]
No person or persons shall destroy or injure in any way whatsoever or tamper with or deface any public property of the Borough of Ligonier or any grass, walk, lamp, ornamental work, building, streetlight, fire hydrant or water or gas stop box on or in any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks, parks or other public grounds in the Borough.
No person shall in any manner interfere with or meddle with or pull, drive, change, alter or destroy any stake, post, monument or other evidence of any elevation, grade, line, location, corner or angle in the Borough of Ligonier made, placed or set, or caused to be made, placed or set, or caused to be done by the authorities of the Borough in any survey of or in any street, alley, sidewalk, curb, gutter, sewer or other public work, matter or thing.
No person shall willfully or maliciously destroy or remove or deface or obliterate or cover up any warning light, warning sign or barricade erected by the authorities of the Borough or by any person, firm or corporation doing work for or by permission of the Borough on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or bridges in the Borough as a warning of danger.
No person shall take any earth, stone or other material from any of the streets, alleys, parks or other public grounds in the Borough.
This article shall not apply to normal activities in connection with the construction, maintenance and repair of streets, alleys, sidewalks and public grounds, and the structures and fixtures located thereon or therein, or to incidental results of work done thereon or therein upon permit from or authority of the Borough.
[Amended 1-12-1989 by Ord. No. 438; 7-12-2001 by Ord. No. 514]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof before the Magisterial District Judge, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 30 days, provided that the fact that a violator has been penalized, after hearing, as herein provided, shall not preclude the Borough or other injured party from taking proper legal action to recover damages resulting from such violation.