No person or persons shall destroy or injure in any way whatsoever, or tamper with or deface any public property of the Borough of Edgewood, or any grass, walk, ornamental work, building, streetlight, street sign or signal, fire hydrant, or water or gas stop box in or on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or public grounds in the Borough of Edgewood.
No person or persons 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 Edgewood, made, placed or set, or hereafter made, placed or set, or caused to be done by the authorities of the Borough, in any survey of or in any street, alley or public ground in the Borough, to evidence the location, elevation, line, grade, corner or angle of any public street, alley, sidewalk, curb, gutter, drain or other public work, matter or thing.
No person or persons shall willfully or maliciously destroy or remove or deface or obliterate or cover up any lamp, warning sign or barricade erected by the authorities of the Borough, or by any person, firm or corporation doing work by permission of the authorities of the Borough on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks, bridges or public grounds in the Borough, as a warning of danger.
No person or persons shall take any earth, stone or other material from any of the streets, alleys or public grounds in the Borough of Edgewood, or deposit such materials on any grounds in the Borough of Edgewood.
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 upon permit from the authorities of the Borough.
[Amended 8-1-2005 by Ord. No. 1003]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, 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 for not more than 30 days. 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.