Building contractors, excavators and other persons who in the course of their respective businesses cause debris or refuse of any kind to accumulate at any place within the Town shall remove and dispose of such debris or refuse periodically before it becomes a hazard to the public health, safety or welfare, and at the completion of each project shall remove all such debris and refuse and dispose thereof in a sanitary and lawful manner; provided, that when debris or refuse accumulates on any vacant lot so as to become a nuisance and is not subject to removal by any contractor or other person as above provided, the Town may collect and dispose of such debris and refuse and the costs of such collection and disposal shall become a charge against the owner of such vacant lot and shall be collectable in any manner provided by law.
(1973 Code §10-5)