By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

Wilkes-Barre “Taking it to the Streets” teams addressing quality of life issues

Wilkes-Barre “Taking it to the Streets” teams addressing quality of life issues

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Starting today officials in Wilkes-Barre say they are sending out “Taking it to the Streets” teams are walking and ticketing quality of life violations in South Wilkes-Barre.

“Taking it to the Streets” teams will enforce the city’s Quality of Life Ordinance and issue tickets for violations of the ordinance, including:

• Lack of maintenance of properties
• Littering
• Improper storage of trash and rubbish
• Storage of inoperable/non-registered vehicles
• High grass and weeds
• Graffiti
• Accumulation of snow and ice on sidewalks
• Outside placement of indoor furniture
• Animal waste accumulation
• Lack of proper permits

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