Town of Sunderland, MA
Franklin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted 4-28-2006 ATM, Art. 27. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Collection of rubbish — See. Ch. A203.
No person may, in violation of G.L. c. 270, § 16, place, throw, deposit or discharge or cause to be placed, thrown, deposited or discharged, trash, bottles or cans, refuse, rubbish, garbage, debris, scrap, waste or other material of any kind on a public highway or within 20 yards of a public highway, or on any other public land, or in or upon coastal or inland waters, as defined in G.L. c. 131, § 1, or within 20 yards of such waters, or on property of another, or on lands dedicated for open space purposes, including lands subject to conservation restrictions and agricultural preservation restrictions as defined in G.L. c. 184.
The provisions of this bylaw may be enforced by the Police Officers of the Town of Sunderland, and the Town's public health officers, health agents, or health directors, by any available means in law or equity, including but not limited to enforcement by noncriminal disposition pursuant to G.L. c. 40, § 21D.
Each day a violation exists shall constitute separate violation. When enforced through noncriminal disposition, the penalties shall be as follows:
First and subsequent violations for disposal of hazardous waste, as defined under G.L. c. 21C, § 2, and any other state or federal law or regulation promulgated thereunder, including hazardous medical waste: $300.00.
First and subsequent violations for disposal of non-hazardous materials: $250.00.