Village of Montgomery, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Montgomery 3-5-1956; revised in its entirety 6-3-1963. Section 72-5 added and § 72-6 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GARBAGE
Organic waste of meat, bones, fish, fruit, vegetable or any other animal or vegetable matter.
RUBBISH AND REFUSE
Paper, wood, leather, cloth, or any other combustible matter; bottles, tin cans, glass, crockery, metals or other incombustible materials. Coal ashes, building materials and plumbing supplies are excluded.
No person shall at any time throw or deposit or leave upon or cause to be thrown, deposited or left upon any of the streets or public grounds of said village, any posters, handbills, rubbish, refuse, ashes, garbage or similar material of any kind, except as hereinafter provided.
Persons desiring to avail themselves of the municipal garbage, rubbish and refuse removal and disposal shall place garbage in watertight metallic containers having suitable handles and covers and of a maximum size of 20 gallons, and rubbish and refuse in suitable containers, other than cardboard containers, and newspapers, magazines and the like, tied in bundles, at or near the curb or public street line on the days of municipal collection.
No person shall at any time burn garbage within the corporate limits of said village.
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It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to use any public utility poles or appurtenances for the purpose of posting or placing notices or signs.
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Political campaign signs shall be removed from all public view 24 hours after election.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
Any person or persons who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for a term of not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, for each offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.