Village of Orchard Park, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Orchard Park 12-3-1979 by L.L. No. 19-1979 (Ch. 65, Art. II, §§ 65.21 to 65.26 and 65.28, of the 1979 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 169.
Solid waste — See Ch. 183.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 187.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 200.
Junk vehicles — See Ch. 204.
[Amended 10-23-2017 by L.L. No. 2-2017]
No person shall sweep, throw, cast, drop, put or place, or having accidentally dropped, fail 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 or her control or employ to do the same. Litter includes signs attached to light standards or utility poles or placed on public property or placed on public rights-of-way and are subject to immediate disposal.
A. 
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.
B. 
No person shall throw, put, push or place or cause to be thrown, put, pushed or placed any snow or ice into any public highway, street, public place or thoroughfare in the Village.
C. 
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 dropped upon any public street, highway, public place or thoroughfare in the Village.
No person shall deposit household rubbish or garbage in public litter receptacles.
No person shall throw or deposit litter on any occupied private property within the Village in such a manner that it tends to create a danger to the public health, safety and welfare, whether owned by such person or not, except that the owner or person in control of private property may maintain private receptacles for collection as authorized by this chapter. Litter shall be prevented from being carried or deposited by the elements from any such occupied private property to the street, sidewalk or other public place or upon any private property.
No person shall throw or deposit litter on any open or vacant private property within the Village, whether owned by such person or not.
Persons owning or occupying real property shall keep the sidewalk in front of their premises free of litter.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall be punished as provided in Chapter 1, Article III, of this Code.