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(A) Definitions. For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
LITTER. All rubbish, refuse, water material, garbage, paper, glass, cans, bottles, trash, plastic, metal parts, debris or other foreign substances of every kind and description.
PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY OR WATER. Includes, but is not limited to, the right-of-way of a road or highway, a body of water or watercourse, or the shore or beach thereof, including the ice above the water; a park, playground, building, refuge or conservation or recreation area; and residential or farm properties or timberlands.
VEHICLE. Every motor vehicle registered under Public Act 300 of 1949, as amended, being M.C.L.A. §§ 257.1 through 257.923
(B) Unlawful acts. It is unlawful for a person to knowingly dump, deposit, place, throw or leave, or cause or permit the dumping, depositing, placing, throwing or leaving of, litter on public or private property or water other than property designated and set aside for such purposes. It is unlawful for a person who removes a vehicle wrecked or damage in an accident on a highway, road or street, to fail to remove all glass and other injurious substances dropped on the highway, road or street as a result of the accident.
(C) Presumption. The driver of a vehicle or vessel is presumed to be responsible for litter which is thrown, dropped, dumped, deposited, placed or left from the vehicle or vessel on public or private property, or waters defined in division (A) above.
(Ord. 171, passed 7-8-2002) Penalty, see § 94.99