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(A) No person shall throw or deposit any dirt, paper, filth, ashes, shavings, straw, wood, refuse matter or rubbish of any kind whatever onto any street, lane, alley or public ground or place used as a street, lane, alley or public ground.
(B) (1) Every owner, occupant or person having charge or control of a tenement, building, lot or land fronting upon any street, lane, alley or public ground, or place used as a street, lane, alley or public ground, shall remove from the entire width of the sidewalk in front of such premises, from curb to lot line, any dirt, paper, filth, ashes, shavings, straw, wood, garbage or refuse matter of any kind which, from any cause whatever, has accumulated or may accumulate upon such sidewalk, within 24 hours after receiving notice from the Sanitation Officer or the Building Commissioner.
(2) Upon failure to comply with such orders, the Sanitation Officer and/or Building Commissioner shall contact a hauler to remove such refuse matter, rubbish or garbage of any kind at the property owner’s expense. The fee shall be determined by the amount of refuse matter, rubbish or garbage of any kind to be removed, in increments of $30, $50, $70 or the price charged by the hauler. Said bill will be placed with the water bill.
(C) Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
(Ord. 207-1958, passed 10-20-1958; Ord. 166-1990, passed 9-24-1990)