[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Wolcott 7-10-1990 by L.L. No. 1-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Littering — See Ch. 87.
The intent of this chapter is to regulate, control, or prohibit the dumping, storing, or placing of certain kinds of solid waste material originating from inside or outside the boundaries of the Village of Wolcott, or creating a dump or dumping ground of such materials within the Village.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- A place used for the disposal and leaving of solid or liquid waste by the public or by any person.
- Includes any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, municipality or association of individuals.
- SOLID or LIQUID WASTE
- All putrescible and nonputrescible solid waste, including garbage, human sewage, rubbish, ashes, incinerator residue, street and building demolition and construction debris, metals, abandoned vehicles, office, commercial and industrial wastes, and hazardous and toxic wastes as defined by D.E.C. and the E.P.A.
The dumping, storing, or placing of any kind of solid or liquid waste material within the Village of Wolcott which is picked up, brought or transported from inside or outside the Village of Wolcott is hereby prohibited.
The creation and/or operation of sanitary landfills, dumps, or dumping grounds within the Village of Wolcott for a solid or liquid waste coming from inside or outside the boundaries of the Village of Wolcott is prohibited.
There shall be no prohibition against the normal garbage and refuse collection and disposal currently sanctioned by the Village.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000 for each offense or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The Village Board shall also have the power to bring civil action to restrain any violation of this chapter in a court of competent jurisdiction. When a violation of this chapter is continuous, each 24 hours thereof shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.