(a)   Removal From Sidewalk Areas. No owner, occupant or tenant of any property in the Borough, bounding or abutting upon any street or public highway in the Borough, shall allow, permit or suffer any growth or accumulation of weeds, brush, briars or other obstruction on the portion of the street or public highway between the curb and the property line immediately in front of or bounding such property. The owner of the property shall be responsible for conforming to the requirements of this section where the property is occupied by such owner, is unoccupied or vacant or is a multiple-business or multiple-dwelling property, having more than one occupant or tenant. The occupant or tenant shall be responsible where the property is occupied by that tenant or occupant only.
   (b)   Removal From Streets. The owner, occupant or tenant of property provided for in subsection (a) hereof shall remove from within the lines of the street or highway abutting that property any accumulation of earth, rubbish or other obstruction, and shall keep such area in a clean, smooth and orderly condition.
   (c)   Authority of Borough to Remove Obstructions; Recovery of Costs. If any obstruction or accumulation upon any portion of a street or sidewalk area, is not removed as required by subsections (a) and (b) hereof, Council may, after twenty-four hours notice to the owner, tenant or occupant, as the case may be, remove the same, or cause the same to be removed at the expense of the Borough, and the Borough may recover such expense, with an additional penalty of ten percent, from such owner, tenant or occupant.
(Ord. 1307. Passed 12-12-56.)