Town of Pinedale, WY
Sublette County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Pinedale as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 1, Art. IV.
Hazardous materials — See Ch. 250.
Master Land Use Plan — See Ch. 275.
Nuisances — See Ch. 299.
[Adopted 1973 by Ord. No. 40 (Ch. 8.08 of the 1983 Municipal Code)]

§ 389-1 Definitions.

[Amended 1979 by Ord. No. 61]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GARBAGE
Any and all kitchen refuse, rejected or waste food, meats, fish, fowl, offal, carrion or anything whatsoever which will or may decompose and become foul, offensive, unsanitary or dangerous to health.
REFUSE
Old or scrap copper, brass, rope, rags, batteries, paper, trash, rubber debris, waste or junked, dismantled or wrecked automobiles, or parts thereof, iron, steel, other old or scrap ferrous or nonferrous material, hay, straw, shavings, ashes, rubbish, containers, boxes, glass, cans, bottles or any item whatsoever placed, dumped or left at the Town sanitary landfill.

§ 389-2 Accumulation; deposit in cans required.

It is unlawful to deposit or dump or accumulate or suffer or allow or permit garbage or refuse, as defined in this article, to accumulate upon any premises or public street or public alley within this Town, and any accumulation of refuse or garbage on any street, alley or premises within the Town is declared to be a nuisance and is prohibited. All garbage or refuse shall be deposited in cans described in this article, and the cans shall be emptied not less than once a week.

§ 389-3 Burning.

It is unlawful to dispose of garbage or refuse within the Town by burning, or to cause, suffer, allow or permit the burning of garbage or refuse within the Town.

§ 389-4 Can specifications.

All garbage and refuse cans used within the Town shall be constructed of galvanized iron, metal or other material and shall have watertight lids designed to prevent the escape of garbage and refuse and to prevent flies and other insects from having access to the garbage and refuse. The lids shall be in use whether or not any garbage or refuse is deposited within the cans.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original Secs. 8.08.050, 8.08.060, 8.08.070, 8.08.080, 8.08.090 and 8.08.110, as amended, which previously followed this section, were repealed in 1993 by Ord. No. 228.

§ 389-5 Landfill contents property of Town.

[Amended 1979 by Ord. No. 61]
All refuse and garbage placed, dumped or left at the Town sanitary landfill shall immediately become the property of the Town upon such placing, dumping or leaving.

§ 389-6 Vandalism and theft; penalty.

[Amended 1984 by Ord. No. 139]
Any person who wantonly or wilfully destroys, damages, tampers with or removes, without the Town's written permission, any piece of equipment, articles of refuse, structure, fence or part thereof within the landfill is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be subject to the general penalty provisions of Chapter 1, Article IV, General Penalty.

§ 389-7 Setting fire at landfill.

No person shall set or cause to be set or started any fire within the Town landfill without the permission of the Town Council or its duly authorized representatives.

§ 389-8 Discharging firearms at landfill.

It is unlawful to shoot or discharge a firearm within the Town sanitary landfill without the permission of the Town Council or its duly authorized representatives.

§ 389-9 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 1984 by Ord. No. 139]
Any person who violates any provision of this article is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be subject to the general penalty provisions of Chapter 1, Article IV, General Penalty.