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(A) No person shall dump, deposit, drop, throw, discard, or otherwise dispose of litter from any motor vehicle upon any public highway, upon any public or private property or upon or into any river, lake, pond, stream, or body of water in this city except as permitted under § 136.02 (A)(1) through (5). Nor shall any person transport, by any means, garbage or refuse from any dwelling, residence, place of business, farm, or other site to and deposit the material in, around, or on top of trash barrels or other receptacles placed along public highways or at roadside rest areas.
(B) (1) Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be fined not less than $10 nor more than $500.
(2) An individual convicted of violating this section by disposing of litter upon a public highway may, in addition to any other penalty, be required to maintain litter control for 30 days over a designated portion of that highway, including, at the discretion of the agency having jurisdiction over the section of the highway in question, the site where the offense occurred, as provided in section 50 of the Illinois Adopt-a-Highway Act (ILCS Ch. 605, Act 120, §§ 1 et seq.).
(ILCS Ch. 415, Act 105, §§ 5 and 8)