City of Taunton, MA
Bristol County
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[Adopted as Rev. Ords. 1964, §§ 4-1 to 4-5 (§§ 8-19 to 8-27 of the 2010 Code)]
All residents of the City are permitted to dump or deposit ashes, dirt, leaves or other material or matter on land owned by the City located on the northerly side of East Britannia Street and easterly of Broadway, being more familiarly known as the City landfill site, provided that such refuse, debris or matter is not detrimental to the public health or might become so, in the judgment of the Board of Health. Any person violating this prohibition, order or rule shall be punished as provided in § 1-5 of this Code and, in addition, shall be compelled to remove such refuse, debris, material or matter on order issued by the Board of Health delivered to such person by the Board of Health or its duly authorized representative.
[Amended 8-29-1995]
The Solid Waste Committee shall have jurisdiction over the City landfill site and may adopt such rules and regulations in connection therewith as it may deem necessary, subject to the approval of the Mayor and the Municipal Council.
No fires shall be started at the City landfill site without the written permission of the Chief of the Fire Department.
The Supervisor of Streets or duly authorized representative, stationed at the City landfill site, may direct where refuse, debris, material or matter shall be dumped or deposited, and no person, after such refuse, debris, material or matter has been dumped, shall remove, spread, scatter or handle any part thereof without permission, in writing, of the Supervisor of Streets or duly authorized representative, and such person, after dumping has been completed, shall leave the premises.
[Amended 11-17-1970]
A. 
The hours or time within which dumping or depositing is permitted at the City landfill site shall be from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, excluding holidays. No departure from such schedule shall be permitted without the written consent of the Committee or the Supervisor of Streets or its or his duly authorized representative.
B. 
No person shall enter or remain upon the premises familiarly known as the City landfill site except during the hours established under this section. Any person who enters or remains on said premises at any time other than during the hours established under this section shall be deemed to be a trespasser and shall be punished as provided by § 1-5 of these Revised Ordinances.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original § 8-24, Vehicle stickers, added 11-1-1971, as amended 8-29-1978 and 5-19-1987, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 8-29-1995.
[Added 11-20-1990; amended 3-31-1998; 6-14-2016]
No one shall dump or tip garbage, trash or refuse in any form other than at the City dump upon payment of the appropriate fee. Any violation of this section shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of $300.