City of Monroe, MI
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Monroe 11-25-1972 by Ord. No. 72-027; amended in its entirety 3-3-2008 by Ord. No. 08-001. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
CHARTER REFERENCES
Board of Health — See §§ C-111, C-228 et seq.
Safety generally — See § C-228 et seq.
GENERAL REFERENCES
Handbills and billposting — See Ch. 370.
Public nuisances — See Ch. 458.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 525.
Solid waste — See Ch. 625.
STATUTORY REFERENCES
Health and sanitation generally — See Mich. Const. Art. 4, § 51
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
COMBUSTIBLE LIQUID and FLAMMABLE LIQUID
Shall have the same definitions given those terms in the International Fire Code, as adopted in Chapter 345, Article I, International Fire Code, of the Code of the City of Monroe.
LITTERING
All rubbish, refuse, waste material, garbage, offal, paper, glass, cans, bottles, trash, debris or other foreign substances of every kind and description.
PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY OR WATER
Means, but is not limited to, the right-of-way of any road or highway, any body of water or watercourse, or the shores or beaches thereof, including the ice above such waters, any park, playground building, refuge or conservation or recreation area, and any residential or farm properties or timberlands, or business, including, but not limited to, drive-ins and gas stations.
Public authorities having supervision of public property of the City may post notice signs and otherwise publicize the requirements of this chapter.
No person, without the consent of the public authority having supervision of public property or the owner of private property, shall knowingly 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.
No person who removes a vehicle that is wrecked or damaged in an accident on a highway, road or street shall fail to remove all glass or other injurious substances dropped on the highway, road or street as a result of the accident.
No person shall knowingly cause any litter or any object to fall or be thrown into the path of or to hit a vehicle traveling upon a highway.
Public authorities having supervision of public property in the City may establish and maintain receptacles for the deposit of litter on such property and publicize the location thereof.
No person shall place in the sanitary or storm sewer system of the City any flammable or combustible substances.
Whoever violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to the penalty provided for in § 1-27, General penalty, of this Code. The court, in lieu of any other sentence imposed, may direct a substitution of litter-gathering labor, including, but not limited to, the litter connected with the particular violation, under the supervision of the court.