[Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Pittsfield 5-13-1997 as § 3.501 of the 1997 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter is necessary for the orderly placement of newspaper boxes so as to avoid damage to Town vehicles and allow for proper maintenance of Town property.
All newspaper boxes within the Town limits shall henceforth be attached, or placed as close as practical, to residential and commercial mailboxes specified and utilized by the United States Postal Service. It is intended that said newspaper boxes shall be attached to the pole and/or other edifice utilized for placement of United States Postal Service mailboxes.
It is intended by this chapter that henceforth no newspaper boxes shall exist or be placed on the side of Town roads alternate from the side whereon United States Postal Service mailboxes are placed.
Town residents shall have 30 days from the date of this chapter's enactment to comply with the provisions herein.
Any Town resident who fails to comply with the provisions herein may be required to forfeit not less than $75 nor more than $1,000 for such violation and, in default of payment of such forfeiture and costs of prosecution, may be imprisoned in the County Jail of Brown County until said forfeiture and costs are paid, but not to exceed 30 days for each violation.