Town of Dedham, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Dedham as Ch. 13, Secs. 17, 21, 38, 47, and 49, of the 1996 By-laws; amended 11-18-2013 STM by Art. 16. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Advertising materials — See Ch. 102.
Moving of buildings — See Ch. 125.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 210.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 250.
No person shall throw, deposit, sweep or abandon upon any public way or any property owned by or under the control of the Town any ashes, dirt, rubbish, filth, refuse, chemicals or waste matter of any kind, nor any animal or vegetable substance nor any noxious matter. No person shall willfully tip over or upset the contents of any box or barrel containing ashes, house dirt, or rubbish of any kind upon any public way. Any violation of this paragraph shall be punishable by a fine of $300.
No person shall rake leaves or other yard materials into any street or way of the Town of Dedham, or cause such leaves or any other yard materials to be placed in any such street or way. Any violation of this paragraph shall be punishable by a fine of $50.
No person, unless properly licensed or pursuant to a contract with the Town for rubbish removal, shall carry for hire in any vehicle through any public street or way within the limits of Dedham, any ashes, wastepaper, rubbish, house dirt, or other refuse material from dwelling houses or other buildings. The fee for each license shall be as determined by the Board of Selectmen in accordance with the provisions of § 150-3 and the duration thereof shall not exceed one year from the date thereof, subject to revocation by the licensing authority at any time.
The place of deposit of any material transported under such license shall be designated by the Board of Health. No person shall fill any land in the Town of Dedham with rubble or debris taken from demolished buildings, whether or not said buildings have been demolished in Dedham or elsewhere.
No person shall transport any liquid, substance or material of any kind in any vehicle on any street within the Town in such a manner that such liquid, substance or material leaks, overflows or falls from such vehicle onto such streets.
All dumpsters placed within the Town of Dedham must be approved for sanitary purposes by the Board of Health, and for location, construction and fire rating of proper screening by the Inspector of Buildings. Screening shall consist of a six-foot fence or other approved barrier surrounding the dumpster(s). All dumpsters placed in the Town of Dedham shall require a permit issued by the Inspector of Buildings, the fee for which shall be determined by said Inspector in accordance with § 150-3. Dumpsters placed within the Town for construction purposes shall not be affected by this section. However, persons requiring construction site dumpsters shall apply for a permit issued by the Inspector of Buildings for a period not to exceed six months. This permit may be renewed upon payment of the appropriate fee. The requirements of this section shall not apply to dumpsters placed throughout the Town for the benefit of paper recycling efforts so long as said dumpsters are located on municipal or nonprofit institutional properties.
Any restaurant or dining room to be constructed or altered, seating 50 persons or more, that is connected to a public sewer or sanitary disposal works system, shall be required to install an outside grease trap as provided in the State Sanitary Code, G.L. c.21A, § 13 and its implementing regulations, 310 CMR 15.230, and no such restaurant or dining room shall discharge into the public sewer system garbage in any form.