(A)   Definitions. For the purpose of this subchapter the following definitions shall apply, unless the  context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
         LITTER.  Any human-made or human-used waste, which, if deposited within the city otherwise than in a litter receptacle, tends to create a danger to public health, safety, and welfare or to impair the environment of the people of the city. LITTER shall include, but is not limited to, garbage, trash, refuse, debris, grass clippings, or other lawn or garden waste, paper products, glass, metal, plastic or paper containers, motor vehicle parts, furniture, carcasses of dead animals, or any other waste material of an unsightly, unsanitary, nauseous, or offensive nature.
         PRIVATE PREMISES.  All property, including, but not limited to, vacant land or any land upon which is located one or more buildings or other structure designed or used for residential, commercial, business, industrial, institutional, or religious purpose, together with any yard, grounds, walk, driveway, fence, porch, or other structure or improvement appurtenant to said land, except any public place.
         PUBLIC PLACE.  Any and all public ways, and any and all public parks, lakes, spaces, grounds, or buildings within the corporate limits of said city or owned by the city.
   (B)   Littering in public places. It shall be unlawful for any person to place, cause, or allow to be thrown or disposed of in any similar manner, any litter along or on any public place, except in authorized litter receptacles maintained on such public place or public property.
   (C)   Maintenance of private property free of litter. The owner or person in control of any private premises shall at all times maintain such private premises free of litter that is capable of being carried or deposited by the elements upon any public place or public property.
   (D)   Littering from vehicles. No person, while the operator of, or a passenger in, a vehicle, shall deposit litter upon any public place or private premises in the city.
   (E)   Trucks leaking loads. No person shall drive or move any loaded or partially loaded truck or other vehicle within the city unless the vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent any part of its load contents or litter from being blown or deposited upon any public place or private premises.
   (F)   Grass clippings.  No person shall discharge or permit the discharge of grass clippings upon any public street, alley, or any surface water gutter, drain, or ditch in the city.
   (G)   Tampering with receptacles. No person shall upset or tamper with a public or private receptacle designed or used for the deposit of litter.
(Ord 1993-11, passed 9-21-1993)  Penalty, see § 93.99