City of Buffalo, NY
Erie County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Derived from Secs. 106 through 108 of Ch. XXV of the Charter and Ordinances, 1974]
[Amended 6-25-1996, effective 6-27-1996; 9-17-1996, effective 9-18-1996]
A. 
No person shall place, deposit, leave, litter, throw, cast or dump or cause to be placed, deposited, left, littered, thrown, cast or dumped or permit any servant, agent, employee or other person under his control to place, deposit, leave, litter, throw, cast or dump any waste of any kind on any street, sidewalk or right-of-way (including the curbline), public park, public place or any real property or premises within the City of Buffalo without the lawful consent of the owner or lawful consent of the occupant in possession thereof; provided, however, that nothing in this section shall authorize or permit any action that would be otherwise prohibited, but for such consent, by any law. Nothing in this section shall prohibit the dumping of solid waste in an authorized municipal dumping ground.
B. 
The owner, operator, registrant and any occupants of a vehicle involved in the placing, depositing, leaving, littering, throwing, casting or dumping of any waste on any street, curbline, public park, public place or on any real property or premises within the City of Buffalo without the lawful consent of the owner or the lawful consent of the occupant in possession thereof shall be jointly and severally liable for the penalties imposed pursuant to this article and shall each be guilty of a violation; provided, however, that nothing in this section shall authorize or permit any action that would be otherwise prohibited, but for such consent, by any law.
[Amended 6-28-1994, effective 7-15-1994; 9-17-1996, effective 9-18-1996; 6-10-2003, effective 6-23-2003]
A reward of $1,000 is hereby offered to the person or persons who furnish information leading to the apprehension, arrest and conviction of anyone found guilty of illegal dumping within the City of Buffalo as set out in this chapter. Such reward shall not apply to any employee, agent or servant of the City of Buffalo who acquires such information during the discharge of his official duties. All claims for such reward must be made to the City of Buffalo within 90 days after the conviction of any such person or persons.
[Amended 5-21-1993, effective 5-28-1993]
Any person convicted of illegal dumping within the City of Buffalo shall be subject to a fine as prescribed in Chapter 137, Article I, of this Code.
[Amended 9-17-1996, effective 9-18-1996]
The owner or occupant of real property or premises within the City of Buffalo shall, upon the direction of the Health Commissioner, cause the collection of any of the substances mentioned in § 216-9 which shall have been thrown, placed or deposited upon the owner's or occupant's real property or premises.
[Amended 9-17-1996, effective 9-18-1996]
A. 
Every owner or occupant of real property or premises within the City of Buffalo shall keep such real property and premises thereon, of whatsoever kind, free and clear of any kind of filth or dirty water or unwholesome matter and of all the substances specified in Article I of this chapter and § 216-9 of this article.
B. 
Every owner or occupant of real property or premises in the City of Buffalo keeping horses, cows or other quadrupeds within the limits of said City shall remove from the real property or premises all manure accumulating thereon as often as required by the Health Commissioner.
C. 
Every owner or occupant of real property or premises on or in which horses, cows or other quadrupeds are kept and each and every owner of such animals or owner or occupant of the real property or premises shall, at all times throughout the year, keep all manure in tight receptacles until such manure is removed as required, and such receptacles shall in all respects conform in material and manner of construction to the requirements of the Health Commissioner.
D. 
The Health Commissioner may order any person who shall have thrown, placed or deposited any material or substance contrary to the provisions of this chapter to remove the same in such manner and within such times as may be designated.