(a)    No person shall negligently place, dump, drop or dispose of in any manner, upon any public property or upon the premises of another, any paper, trash, garbage, waste, rubbish, refuse or junk, or any substance or material which is or may become noxious, offensive, injurious or dangerous to the public health, comfort, safety or welfare, or, while the same are under his or her control, allow the same to drop, fall or be blown, placed or dumped in any manner upon any public property or upon the premises of another.
   (b)    No person shall dump, throw or deposit trees, or any part thereof, such as broken limbs, or leaves or grass clippings, debris or other discarded material, on any vacant and unoccupied lot or land, in any stream or waterway, or in any other location so that such trees, grass, debris or other material can enter the storm drainage ditches, sewers or streams of the Municipality.
   (c)    No person shall allow debris which is of such a nature that it constitutes a fire menace, a fire hazard, a rat harborage or a menace to the life, health, comfort and convenience of the community, to remain upon any private property in the City.
   (d)    Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree for a first offense and a misdemeanor of the third degree for subsequent offenses.  The penalty shall be as provided in Section 698.02.
(Ord. 1972-59. Passed 9-20-72.)