Town of Clinton, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Clinton 5-10-1988 by Ord. No. 88-4. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 45.
Littering — See Ch. 94.
Noise from loading and unloading of garbage cans — See Ch. 101, § 101-2F.
Recycling — See Ch. 109.
Weed control — See Ch. 181.

§ 82-1 Prohibited acts.

A. 
No person shall place or deposit any garbage, litter, refuse, rubbish or other waste in or upon the private property of another or on public property, except as authorized by law.
B. 
No person shall place or deposit any garbage, litter, refuse, rubbish or other waste in the private waste receptacles of another.
C. 
No person shall bring garbage, litter, refuse, rubbish or other waste into the Town of Clinton for the purpose of disposing of the same in any public waste receptacle in the Town of Clinton or in any private waste receptacle subject to collection and disposal by the Town of Clinton or its duly authorized contractor for such purposes, except that it shall not be illegal to deposit small amounts of garbage, trash, rubbish or litter generated locally or in the course of travel, such as newspaper, food, retail beverage and food containers and wrappings and other similar items, in public waste receptacles.
D. 
No person shall deposit household or commercial garbage in the public waste receptacles of the Town of Clinton, except as otherwise provided by law.
E. 
No person who has his garbage, litter, refuse, rubbish or other waste collected by the Town of Clinton shall accept for disposal garbage, litter, refuse, rubbish or other waste generated outside the town for the purpose of having it collected and/or disposed of by the Town of Clinton or its duly authorized contractor.

§ 82-2 Violation and penalties.

[Amended 4-12-2005 by Ord. No. 05-07; 5-23-2006 by Ord. No. 06-10
A. 
Any person who shall violate Subsection A, B or D of § 82-1 shall, upon conviction, be punished for each such offense by a fine not to exceed $1,250, by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days in the county jail or by a period of community service not to exceed 90 days, or any combination thereof.
B. 
Any person who shall violate Subsection C or E of § 82-1 shall, upon conviction, be punished for each such offense by a fine in the amount of not less than $250 nor more than $10,000, by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days in the county jail or by a period of community service not to exceed 90 days, or any combination thereof.