521.10  CONTAMINATING WATERCOURSES.
   (a)   No person shall intentionally throw, deposit or permit to be thrown or deposited petroleum or petroleum by products, the carcass of a dead animal or the offal from a slaughter house or packing house or other putrid substance, or the contents of a privy vault, garbage, waste, rubbish, ashes, cans, bottles, wire, paper, cartons, boxes, parts of automobiles, wagons, furniture, glass, oil or anything of an unsightly or unsanitary nature, upon or into a lake, river, pond, creek, ditch, drain or watercourse or into a place from which it may run or wash therein, within the City.
   (b)   No owner or occupant of such place when such condition exists shall knowingly permit such thing to remain therein or thereon to the annoyance of any citizen or neglect to remove or abate the nuisance occasioned thereby after knowledge of the existence thereof or after notice in writing from the Health Commissioner.
   (c)   In interpreting the terms used in this section, the definitions provided in Ohio R. C. 3767.01 shall apply.
(Ord. 1955-40. Passed 6-6-55.)
   (d)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.