Township of East China, MI
St. Clair County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Charter Township of East China 11-18-1980 by Ord. No. 117 as Ch. 8-02 of the 1980 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Blight — See Ch. 153.
Solid waste — See Ch. 389.
Disabled vehicles — See Ch. 436.

§ 302-1 Purpose.

The littering of public and private property and waters shall be controlled and prohibited.

§ 302-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
LITTER
Includes any uncontainerized man-made or man-used waste which, if deposited within the Township otherwise than in a litter receptacle, tends to create a danger to public health, safety, and welfare or to impair the environment of the people of the Township. Litter may include, but is not limited to, any garbage, trash, refuse, confetti, debris, grass clippings or other lawn or garden waste, newspaper, magazine, glass, metal, plastic or paper container or other construction material, motor vehicle part, appliance, appliance part, furniture, oil, carcass of a dead animal, or nauseous or offensive matter of any kind, or any object likely to injure any person or create a traffic hazard.
[Amended 3-7-1988 by Ord. No. 162]
PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY OR WATERS
Includes, but is not limited to:
A. 
The right-of-way of any road or highway, any body of water or watercourse, or the shores or beaches thereof, and including the ice above such waters;
B. 
Any park, playground, building, refuge or conservation or recreation area; and
C. 
Any residential, farm, commercial or industrial properties.
PERSON
Any person, firm, copartnership, association or corporation and their legal successors.
[Amended 3-7-1988 by Ord. No. 162]

§ 302-3 Litter on public or private property or waters.

It shall be unlawful for any person, knowingly, to dump, deposit, place, throw or leave, or cause or permit the dumping, depositing, placing, throwing, or leaving, of litter on any public or private property or waters other than property designated and set aside for such purposes, without the consent of the owner thereof.