City of Butler, PA
Butler County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Butler 2-19-1987 as Part 7, §§ 713.02 and 713.99(b), of the 1987 Codified Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 203.
Solid waste — See Ch. 226.
Littering in streets — See Ch. 232, Art. I.

§ 176-1 Definitions.

For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings herein indicated:
ASHES
The residue from the burning of wood, coal, coke or other combustible material.
GARBAGE
Putrescible animal and vegetable wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of food.
REFUSE
All putrescible and nonputrescible solid wastes, except bodily wastes, including garbage, rubbish, ashes, street cleanings, dead animals and solid market and industrial wastes.
RUBBISH
Nonputrescible solid wastes, excluding ashes, consisting of both combustible and noncombustible wastes, including but not limited to paper, cardboard, tin cans, yard clippings, wood, glass, sweepings and similar materials.

§ 176-2 Prohibited acts.

No person shall cast, place upon, sweep or deposit in or on the public streets, alleys, ways or sidewalks within the city any ashes, garbage, refuse or rubbish in such a manner that it may be carried or deposited by the elements upon any street, sidewalk, alley, sewer, parkway or other public place or into any occupied premises within the city.

§ 176-3 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person violating this chapter shall be fined not more than three hundred dollars ($300.) and, in default of payment of fine and costs, may be imprisoned not more than ninety (90) days. Each day upon which any such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.