Chapter 193

Chapter 193

LITTERING

[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fredonia 5-28-1991 as L.L. No. 8-1991. Amendments noted where applicable.]

GENERAL REFERENCES

Open containers — See Ch. 81, Art. I.

Use of dump — See Ch. 125.

Handbills — See Ch. 171.

Housing standards — See Ch. 179.

Parks — See Ch. 209.

Property maintenance — See Ch. 223.

Solid waste — See Ch. 253.

~ 193-1. Title.

  This chapter shall be referred to as the “Village of Fredonia Anti-Litter Local Law.”

~ 193-2. Definitions.

  As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

                        LITTER — Any garbage, refuse, rubbish or newspaper, wrappings or paper products of any kind, glass bottles, aluminum or tin cans or any other waste material.

                        PERSON — Any individual, firm, association, partnership or corporation.

~ 193-3. Deposit of litter in public places; use of receptacles.

  No person shall throw or deposit litter in or upon any street, sidewalk, park, parking area, playground or other public place within the Village of Fredonia except in public receptacles provided by the Village of Fredonia or authorized private receptacles for collection.

~ 193-4. Deposit of litter on private property; use of receptacles; collection by haulers.

     A. No person shall throw or deposit litter on any private property within the Village of Fredonia, except that the owner or person in control of such property may deposit litter in private receptacles or in secured water-proof garbage bags for collection in such a manner that litter will be prevented from being carried or deposited by the elements upon any street, sidewalk or other public place.

     B. If such litter is set out for collection by private hauler or public hauler, any such receptacle or bag must not be allowed to exist on private property or along the side of any street right-of-way for longer than twenty-four (24) hours.

~ 193-5. Penalties for offenses.

  The violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall be considered an offense, and any person, upon conviction of such offense, shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.).