521.08  LITTERING PROHIBITED.
   (a)   No person shall, regardless of intent, throw, drop, discard, place or deposit litter or cause litter to be thrown, dropped, discarded, placed or deposited on any public property, on private property not owned by him, or in or on waters of the state, unless the person has:
      (1)   Been directed to do so by a public official as part of a litter collection drive;
      (2)   Thrown, dropped, discarded, placed or deposited the litter in a litter receptacle in a manner that prevents its being carried away by the elements; or
      (3)   Been issued a permit or license covering the litter pursuant to Ohio R.C. Chapter 3734 or 6111.
   (b)   As used in this section, "litter" means garbage, trash, waste, rubbish, ashes, cans, bottles, wire, paper, cartons, boxes, automobile parts, furniture, glass or anything else of an unsightly or unsanitary nature thrown, dropped, discarded, placed or deposited by a person on public property, on private property not owned by him, or in or on waters of the state, unless the person has:
      (1)   Been directed to do so by a public official as part of a litter collection drive;
      (2)   Thrown, dropped, discarded, placed or deposited the material in a receptacle in a manner that prevented its being carried away by the elements; or
      (3)   Been issued a permit or license covering the material pursuant to Ohio R.C. Chapter 3734 or 6111.
   (c)   Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be guilty of a minor misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00).
(Ord. 87-55.  Passed 9-15-87.)