Town of Plainville, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Plainville 6-6-2011 ATM by Art. 26. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Enforcement — See Ch. 277.
Junk dealers and collectors — See Ch. 308.
Solid waste and recycling — See Ch. 712.
No person or persons shall place or convey through any public street or way any sewage, nightsoil, house offal, swill, garbage, dead or decaying vegetable or animal matter, manure, noxious or gaseous refuse liquid, or waste material prohibited by state law unless it be enclosed and in covered vehicles and with written permission from the Board of Health; furthermore, no person or persons shall dump or deposit the aforementioned waste material except in such places as are designated for that purpose by the Board of Health, or its designated agent.
No person or persons shall carry or transport for hire refuse, cans, bottles, glass or waste materials over public ways or streets except in vehicles and in containers equipped with sufficient covers or covering to prevent scattering of litter along said public streets or way without permission from the Board of Health.
No person shall throw or drop in or upon any public footpath, sidewalk, public way or place, or private way to which the public has right of access as invitees any piece of wire, metal, mineral, glass or any other material including cans and bottles that might be or would be a source of annoyance or danger to anyone lawfully passing over or using the same or that may prove injurious in any respect to the hooves and paws of animals, the tires of vehicles or the feet of people.
Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions, manure may be spread on agricultural or horticultural lands without the permission of the Board of Health. Manure so spread shall be covered within 24 hours unless permission for a greater period of time is given by the Board of Health.
The general penalty in Chapter 277, Article I, of the Code of the Town of Plainville shall apply to violations of this bylaw.
Violations of this bylaw may be enforced via the noncriminal disposition provisions set forth in Chapter 277, Article II, of the Code of the Town of Plainville; in which case, the penalty for any such violation shall be $50. The enforcing person(s) shall be the Board of Health.