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All accumulations of refuse and trash shall be stored or placed for collection in accordance with this section.
(A) Public streets. No refuse, trash, yard trash, leaves, tree and shrubbery trimmings, refuse receptacle or bulk container shall be placed within the vehicular travel way or drainage ditch of any street.
(B) Public sidewalks. Refuse and trash contained in approved refuse receptacles may be placed on the curbside on the day of collection so long as they do not unreasonably interfere with pedestrian traffic. However, no refuse receptacle may be placed on the multiuse pedestrian path.
(C) Not scheduled for pickup. When not scheduled and placed for pickup, rollout carts must be securely stored at least 10 feet outside of the right-of-way.
(D) Blockage of storm drains/drainage ditches.
(1) No person shall place any refuse, trash, refuse receptacle or container on, upon or over any storm drain/drainage ditch opening or so close thereto as to be drawn by the elements into the same.
(2) No person shall place any refuse, trash, refuse receptacle or container in a gutter, thereby causing blockage of storm water flows or possible blockage of storm drainage systems if carried by the elements into the same.
(E) Unauthorized accumulations.
(1) Any unauthorized accumulation of refuse or trash on any lot, property, premises, public street, sidewalk, alley or other public or private place is prohibited.
(2) Failure of the owner or occupant, after notice of violation, to remove and correct any unauthorized accumulation of refuse or trash shall be deemed a violation of this chapter or other provisions of this code.
(F) Junk. It shall be unlawful and in violation of this chapter for any person to store outside any building or dwelling, except as provided herein, any dilapidated furniture, appliances, vehicles, machinery, equipment, building materials or any other item which is either in a wholly or partially rusted, wrecked, junked, dismantled or inoperative condition and which is not completely enclosed within a building or dwelling.
(G) Appliances. It shall be unlawful and in violation of this chapter for any person to leave outside any building or dwelling, in a place accessible to children, any appliance, refrigerator or other container of any kind which has an airtight door or cover with a snaplock or latch without first removing the lock or latch, door or cover from the appliance, refrigerator or container.
(H) Multi-family residential areas.
(1) For townhouses, condominiums, apartments and the like, where it is deemed impractical for mobile rollout containers to be serviced, a bulk container and bulk container loading pad will be required as per § 50.06 above.
(2) The location and design must be approved by the town.
(I) Concessions; contractors. All concessions and/or contractors operating on or adjacent to the beaches shall be required to maintain proper litter control by providing receptacles and cleaning up litter each day which may be deposited within the area of 300 feet on either side of the establishment.
(J) Review process.
(1) It shall be the responsibility of the Building Inspector, during the planning review process and prior to the issuance of a building permit for new commercial buildings or extensive renovations to existing commercial buildings, to review the method and location of refuse storage for collection for the building.
(2) If any problems are foreseen during this review, they shall be called to the attention of the owner or designer for correction and submitted as recommended conditions of approval to the Planning Board and Town Council.
(Ord. 04-08, passed 5-5-2004) Penalty, see § 50.99