CHAPTER 650 – OFFENSES RELATING TO PROPERTY
650.01 TAMPERING WITH PUBLIC PROPERTY
No person shall destroy or injure in any way whatsoever, or tamper with or deface any public property of the Township of Lawrence Park, within or without the township, or any grass, walk, lamp, ornamental work, building, street light or water stop box on or in any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks, or public grounds in the Township.
650.02 TAMPERING WITH STAKES, POSTS, AND MONUMENTS
No person shall in 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 Township, made, placed, or set, or hereafter made, placed, or set, or caused to be done by authorities of the Township in any survey of or in any street, alley, or public ground in the Township, 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.
650.03 TAMPERING WITH WARNING LAMPS, SIGNS OR BARRICADES
No person shall destroy, remove, deface, obliterate, or cover up any lamp, warning sign, or barricade erected by the authorities of the Township, or by any person doing work by permission of the authorities of the Township, on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks, or bridges in the Township, or on any public grounds of the Township, within or without the Township, as a warning of danger.
650.04 REMOVAL OF MATERIAL FROM STREETS, ALLEYS, OR PUBLIC GROUNDS
No person shall take any earth, stone, or other material from any of the streets, alleys, or public grounds of the Township.
This chapter 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 by authority of the Township.
650.06 CIVIL LIABILITY OF VIOLATORS
Imposition of the penalty provided in Section 650.99 for any violation of this chapter shall not preclude the Township or other injured party from taking proper legal action to recover damages resulting from such violation.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than three hundred dollars ($300.00) and costs of prosecution, or, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to undergo imprisonment for not more than thirty days Each violation of any provision of this chapter, and each day the same is continued, shall be deemed a separate offense, and the fact that a violator has been penalized, after hearing, as herein provided, shall not preclude the Township or other injured party from taking proper legal action to recover damages resulting from such violation.