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(a) No person shall, without privilege to do so, scavenge, remove, overturn or tamper with any waste, items in recyclable containers, white goods, or yard waste or the container when such waste, recyclables, white goods, or yard waste or container is set out on a public street or highway, sidewalk, alley, or on private premises, and when such refuse, garbage, rubbish, recyclable materials, yard waste or container is placed for the purpose of collection.
(b) This section shall not apply to any Federal, State or local law enforcement authorities who are involved in any investigative activities. State and local law enforcement authorities shall include any individual licensed by the State or an individual/entity working on behalf of a political subdivision.
(c) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
(Ord. C53-11. Passed 11-7-11.)