Village of Pulaski, NY
Oswego County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Pulaski 3-4-1975 by L.L. No. 1-1975 as Ch. 65, Art. II, of the 1975 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall sweep, throw, cast, drop, put or place, or having accidentally dropped, failed to pick up any bag, bottle, bottle cap, box, container, garbage, paper, piece of paper, wrapper, or any other trash or litter, in or upon any public street, place, park, or building, except in receptacles provided for such purposes or to permit any person under his control or employ to do the same.
No person shall sweep, throw or deposit, or cause to be swept, thrown or deposited, any ashes, dirt, stone, brick, leaves, grass, weeds, or any other debris or rubbish of any kind; or any water or liquid of any kind except for purposes of cleansing same into any public highway, street, gutter or public place or upon any sidewalk within the Village.
This section shall not apply to water or liquids running into streets as a result of fire fighting or flushing of fire hydrants by authorized personnel or the use in a reasonable manner of ashes, salt or other material for the purpose of reducing the hazard of, or providing traction on snow, ice or sleet.
No truck or other motor vehicle or trailer or other motor conveyance shall be operated or loaded in such a manner that any part or portion of its load, whether sand, gravel, stone, dirt, rubbish, paper, boxes, trash or other material shall be dropped, blown or caused to fall or be dropped upon any public street, highway, public place or thoroughfare in the Village.
[Added 7-20-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
Any peace officer may enforce this chapter and report a violation of § 78-1 or 78-2. The peace officer shall file with the Village Court an Information charging the violation of the appropriate section and serve, either in person or by regular mail, the respondent with the Information. However, any person who observes an individual violating the respective sections and committing any violation as described thereunder, may file a signed Information under oath with the Village Justice specifying the specific violative conduct, the date thereof, the place where the conduct was observed and the name of the individual committing the violation. Thereafter, the Court shall issue a notice of violation, which shall be served either personally or by regular mail upon the individual.
[Added 7-20-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992; amended 12-14-1998 by L.L. No. 3-1998]
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be penalized for the first offense by a fine of not less than $0, but not more than $250, and for a second or further offense committed within one year by a fine of not less than $100, but not more than $500.