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(a) Public Nuisance. Illegal Dumping shall be strictly prohibited. Any activity or action that violates this Article 26 shall be, and is hereby declared, a public nuisance.
(b) Separate and Distinct Violations. Each act of Illegal Dumping, notwithstanding the performance of such an act at the same location of another act of Illegal Dumping that takes place at approximately the same time, shall constitute a separate violation that is subject to an abatement or enforcement action under this Article 26 . In exercising the Director’s discretion to enforce this Article, the Director may issue one notice of violation for each act of Illegal Dumping or a consolidated notice of violations for more than one act of Illegal Dumping, and the Director may rely upon the methods and presumptions below.
(1) Each individual piece of furniture or component of furniture that has been separately placed on Public Property shall be presumed to have been placed on Public Property by an individual act of Illegal Dumping and shall be considered a separate act of Illegal Dumping.
(2) An amount of Prohibited Materials of any or all types that exceeds three cubic yards, or requires more than one pick-up truckload of greater than or equal to a half-ton payload capacity to remove, may be cited for each increment of three cubic yards or each number of truckloads required to remove the Prohibited Materials.
(c) Nothing in this Article 26 shall be construed to authorize or allow any Person to deposit, leave, place, keep, maintain, or abandon, any other property or materials, in any amount, on any Public Property without the lawful and express written permission of the City, other than to deposit trash in an appropriate designated receptacle.