[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Roslyn Harbor 1-21-1970 by Ord. No. 11; amended 5-11-1978 by L.L. No. 1-1978. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall throw, place, deposit, track, flow, discard, suffer or permit any servant, agent, contractor, employee or person in his or her charge to throw, place, deposit, track, flow or discard any accumulations of sand, gravel, cinders, topsoil, mud, earth, ashes, garbage, tin cans, bottles, automobiles, automobile parts, dead animals, grass, flammable materials, junk, leaves, branches, lumber, metal, plastic, putrescible substances, waste, wastepaper or refuse matter of any kind on the surface of any street, public grounds or private property in the Village for the purpose of abandonment.
The provisions of § 165-1 hereof shall not be deemed to prohibit a private property owner from making and retaining a compost heap on his property for normal gardening purposes.
No owner or occupant of any lot or parcel of land in the Village shall cause or permit any public nuisance, as described in § 165-1 hereof, to be or remain upon such lot or parcel of land or between the same and the paved portion of the adjoining street.
It shall be the responsibility of every owner or occupant of any lot or parcel of land in the Village to maintain (whether the condition was caused by said homeowner or occupant or by others) such lot or parcel and the land between the same and the paved portion of the adjoining street free from any garbage, waste, refuse, leaves, branches or other debris.
Whenever any such nuisance or violation shall exist, the Board of Trustees, or its designee, shall cause a notice to be served upon the owner or occupant of the premises involved requiring him to abate said violation within 10 days after service of said notice.
In case of a failure of the owner or occupant of the premises to comply with such notice or requirement within the time therein mentioned, said violation may be abated by the Superintendent of Public Works and the expense thereof shall be assessed upon the real property upon which said violation exists. Such charge shall constitute a lien and charge upon the real property upon which it is levied until paid or otherwise satisfied or discharged and shall be collected by the Village Treasurer, including administrative, legal and/or other actual expenses incurred by the Village, in the manner provided for the collection of delinquent taxes. Said administrative and legal expenses incurred by the Village, not including cleanup expenses, shall not exceed $300.
Violators of any portion of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article I of this Code for each and every week following expiration of the time allotted by the Board of Trustees for abatement of the nuisance.