521.08  LITTERING OR ALLOWING LITTER TO REMAIN UPON PROPERTY; CORRUPTING OR ALTERING A WATERCOURSE.
   (a)    No person shall, without lawful authority, place, or dispose of in any manner, upon any public property, private property, semi-public property or upon the premises of another, any paper, trash, garbage, waste, rubbish, refuse, junk or any substance or material which is or may become noxious, offensive, unsightly, or injurious to others or to the public. 
   (b)    No person, being the owner, manager, tenant or person in charge of any property or business, shall allow paper, trash, garbage, waste, rubbish, junk or any substance or material which is or may become noxious, offensive, unsightly or injurious to others or to the public, to remain on the property of said owner, manager, or person in charge of the property or business, or, upon the public sidewalks or grass strips adjacent to such property or business, or, upon public or private alley upon which the business has its main or primary entrance. The owner, manager, tenant or person in charge of any property or business shall immediately cause any material forbidden herein to be removed.
   (c)    No person shall unlawfully obstruct, impede, divert, alter, corrupt or render unwholesome or impure any natural water course, ditch or drainage area.
   (d)    Whoever violates subsections (a) or (b) hereof shall be guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be subject to a fine not to exceed one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).
   (e)    Whoever violates subsection (c) hereof is guilty of a misdemeanor in the fourth degree on the first offense; for the second offense the person is guilty of a misdemeanor in the third degree; for the third offense the person is guilty of a misdemeanor in the second degree; and each subsequent offense after the third offense shall render such person guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.  (Ord. 3284.  Passed 11-4-14.)