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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to cause or allow unsightly litter, foul or offensive odors or potentially dangerous materials to remain on or emanate from any property under his or her control, or to discard, abandon or cause the same on any public or private property within the corporate limits of the town.
(B) The occupant and owner, individually or jointly, of each house or other building or the owner of an unoccupied building or unimproved land shall be responsible for maintaining the premises in a clean and sightly condition by periodically removing all litter, trash, garbage, building materials or other refuse and placing the same in receptacles for collection by the town acting through its employees, agents or other authorized representatives.
(C) It shall be unlawful for any person or the employees or agents of any person to throw or otherwise deposit any trash, refuse, bottles, cans or other containers of any kind, garbage or any type of waste material, or to place or leave or cause to be placed or left, temporarily or permanently, any trash, refuse, garbage, bottles, cans or other containers of any kind, any scrapped or abandoned automobile, truck or other motor vehicle or part thereof, upon any property, whether private or public (including the right-of-way of any street, state highway or public road, or on the portion of the beach of the Atlantic Ocean lying between the high and low water marks, or upon the shoreline of Currituck Sound between the high and low water marks).
(D) The provisions of this section shall not be construed to forbid the depositing and placing of household trash and garbage and other waste material and trash cans or other proper receptacles provided for the pickup and removal thereof by the town garbage collector in accordance with provisions of this chapter, and the provisions of this division shall not apply to the depositing of fill material upon any building site for the purpose of constructing a foundation thereon; provided, that fill material for the construction shall not consist of organic trash or garbage, wood or wood products, bottles, cans, containers, scrapped or abandoned automobiles, trucks or motor vehicles or parts thereof.
(Ord. 04-08, passed 5-5-2004) Penalty, see § 50.99