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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ACCUMULATION OF REFUSE. Accumulation of waste, refuse, trash and other deleterious substances on the premises of private residences, commercial institutions and in the streets and alleys of the boundaries of the town.
GARBAGE. All waste, animal or vegetable, such as, but not limited to waste material and refuse from kitchens, residences, grocery stores, butcher shops, restaurants, cafés, hotels, rooming houses and boarding houses and all other deleterious substances.
(1) Any structure, residential or otherwise, constructed on real estate located in the boundaries of the town.
(2) Whether the appurtenant real estate is occupied or unoccupied.
INSPECTIONS. The Superintendent of Public Works, any authorized town police officer and/or the Town Manager shall make, or cause to be made, inspections at regular intervals in the town to determine that refuse, garbage and trash are being properly stored, collected and removed.
REFUSE. Waste, rubbish, garbage, trash or any other material of any kind that has been discarded, rejected, cast aside or thrown away as worthless, except body waste.
TRASH. Rubbish, such as feathers, coffee grounds, ashes, tin cans, paper, boxes, glass, wood, shrubs, yard clippings, leaves, tree trimmings and similar matter.
(Ord. 7-1994, passed 3-21-94)