It shall be unlawful for any person to keep in, on or about any dwelling, building or premises or any other place in the municipality decayed vegetable or animal substance, garbage or refuse matter of any kind that may be injurious to the public health or offensive to the residents of the municipality unless the same is kept in receptacles which are as nearly air-tight as may be practical so as to prevent the spread of garbage. It shall be unlawful to throw or sweep into the streets, alleys, parks or other public grounds any dirt, paper, nails, pieces of glass, refuse, waste or rubbish of any kind. No person may permit garbage, rubbish, waste or refuse to collect and all persons shall remove the same from his or her property within 24 hours after being notified to do so by the municipal law enforcement officer or Municipal Clerk who shall represent the Board of Health. Any person having garbage, rubbish, waste or refuse that is subject to decay or fermentation within a short period of time shall be required to place the same in a standard garbage can with a tight cover or a durable plastic container that is securely tied at its opening.
(Prior Code, § 4-203)  Penalty, see § 10.99
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   Related provisions, see Neb. RS 19-2106