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(a) No person shall deposit or permit the accumulation of litter and waste materials upon property whereby the same may, through natural causes, be conveyed off of the property upon which they are deposited or accumulated onto adjoining property, unless reasonable measures are undertaken to prevent the conveyance of such materials through the erection of fences or other suitable enclosures or containers which are so placed and so constructed as to be reasonably adequate for the purpose of containing such materials upon the property where they are deposited or accumulated and to prevent their conveyance onto adjoining properties.
(Ord. 66-19. Passed 5-5-66.)
(b) No person shall dump, cause to be dumped or permit to be dumped on any publicly or privately-owned land or water in the City, any paper, brush, rubbish, tin cans, vegetation, garbage or refuse of any kind, without first having obtained a written license from the Mayor or other proper administrative officer to do so. The Mayor or other proper administrative officer shall issue a license permitting dumping of designated materials where it appears that filling of the land is necessary and that the material deposited will be immediately covered with earth or will not be objectionable to the residents of the neighborhood or injurious to health.
(c) No person shall put the carcass of a dead animal or the offal from a slaughterhouse, butcher's establishment, packing house or fish house, or spoiled meat, spoiled fish or other putrid substance, or the contents of a privy vault upon or into a lake, river, bay, creek, pond, canal, road, street, alley, lot, field, meadow, public ground, market place or common or, being the owner or occupant of such place, knowingly permit such thing to remain therein to the annoyance of any resident or neglect to remove or abate the nuisance occasioned thereby within twenty-four hours after knowledge of the existence thereof, or after notice thereof in writing from the Street Commissioner.
(d) No person shall drain, cause to be drained or allow to drain from any property occupied by him, any kitchen slops or other greasy or impure matter in the open gutters or waterways of the City unless such drainage has been drained into a vault and filtered through a lesser vault filled with sand and fine gravel, built under the inspection of the County Board of Health.
(Ord. 63-1. Passed 1-3-63.)
(e) Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each offense. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
(Ord. 83-40. Passed 8-11-83.)