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(a) It shall be unlawful and is a public nuisance for a person to place, deposit, or bury, or employ another person to place, deposit, or bury, any discarded materials as defined in section 68.502, on the right of way of any street or highway, any park or campgrounds, or on any public or private property, unless the property is a solid waste facility regulated under the California Public Resources Code, or the property contains a collector-provided container, CRMC-provided, or generator-provided container that is designated for temporarily depositing discarded materials prior to collection by collector or CRMC or prior to self-hauling and the discarded materials are properly deposited in such container. It shall also be unlawful and a public nuisance for the owner or occupier of private property who knows that discarded materials have been unlawfully placed, deposited, or buried on property they own or occupy to allow the discarded materials to remain on that property.
(b) The Directors of the Departments of Public Works, Planning and Development Services, Environmental Health and Quality, Parks and Recreation, and Agriculture, Weights and Measures shall have enforcement authority to enforce this section, within their areas of responsibility.
(Amended by Ord. No. 7920 (N.S.), effective 7-11-91; amended by Ord. No. 8866 (N.S.), effective 1-6-98; amended by Ord. No. 9495 (N.S.), effective 9-13-02; amended by Ord. No. 9666 (N.S.), effective 8-14-04; amended by Ord. No. 10036 (N.S.), effective 2-26-10; amended by Ord. No. 10224 (N.S.), effective 10-25-12; amended by Ord. No. 10709 (N.S.), effective 1-15-21; amended by Ord. No. 10729 (N.S.), effective 6-4-21)
Cross reference(s)--Uniform public nuisance abatement procedure, § 16.201 et seq.