Village of Oakfield, NY
Genesee County
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[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
No person shall willfully injure any shade tree or other ornamental tree in or upon any street, alley or public grounds or land adjacent to any sidewalk, except for damaged, dangerous or nuisance trees, or willfully injure any bridge, sidewalk, post, or railing upon or beside any street.
No person shall dig or cause to be dug into, through, or across any street, alley, sidewalk, or public grounds any trench, ditch, or other opening for any purpose without the written consent of the Board of Trustees and the Superintendent of Public Works. All such ditches or trenches or other openings or machinery used in digging same shall at all times be carefully and properly guarded and lighted at night by a red light.
No person shall post or hang any handbill, notice, placard or advertisement, except legal notices, upon any post, telegraph, telephone or electric light pole, tree, hydrant, fence, bridge or other object or structure in the streets, alley or public grounds, except upon billboards authorized and located by the Board of Trustees.
No person shall cut down any tree upon any public grounds without first obtaining the written consent of the Village Trustees.
No person shall place or deposit any ashes or other rubbish in or upon any street, lane, alley or public grounds except for the purpose of removal, and in that case the same must be removed within 24 hours after it is so placed.
No person shall sweep, cast, throw or permit any person in his employ to sweep, cast or throw into any of the streets, alleys, lanes, gutters, drains, sewers or public places or upon any of the sidewalks of this Village, or to litter with advertising handbills or permit to drop from any wagon or vehicle used for hauling the same upon the streets of the Village of Oakfield, any straw, shavings, wood, stone, papers, rubbish, dirt, ashes, garbage, or any other substance or refuse whatever, or cause any obstruction, nuisance, or injury in or to any street, alley, lane, gutter, sewer, drain, or public place.
It shall be the duty of the owner or occupant of all lands and real estate to cause the grass and weeds in the public streets, land and alleys adjoining their respective premises to be cut down during the first week in June, July, August and September, in each year, and such owners or occupants shall also, when required by the Street Commissioner, cause the gutters adjoining their respective premises to be cleaned and the loose dirt, stones and rubbish to be put in piles so that the same may be removed.
No person shall move any building over, across or upon any public streets, lanes or alleys, unless permission shall be granted by the Board of Trustees.
It shall be unlawful for any person to burn leaves or rubbish on the public highway in the Village of Oakfield, New York.