37.2052 Highway-Erection of private structures-Penalty.

(a) It is unlawful for any person to erect any fence, wharf, boathouse, building or structure of any kind whatsoever to seaward of the public highway established by 37.2050 without special permission of the Governor of American Samoa, to whom there must be presented a written application with plans of the structure intended to be erected.

(b) Any wharf, fence, building or other structure erected in contravention of this section must be removed upon the order of the Governor at the expense of the person erecting or causing the same to be erected, and in addition, any person so erecting, or causing the same to be erected, is guilty of a class A misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be sentenced accordingly.

History: 1949 Code § 1291(5), (6); amd 1980, PL 16-90 § 68.

Amendments: 1980 Amended to conform with penalties provided for in Title 46, Criminal Justice.