[HISTORY: Adopted by ordinance 6-14-1993. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall throw or deposit litter in or upon any street, sidewalk, or other public place within the City of Moscow Mills except in public receptacles or authorized private receptacles.
Persons placing litter in public receptacles or in authorized private receptacles shall do so in a manner as to prevent it from being carried or deposited by the elements upon any street, sidewalk or other public place or upon private property.
No person shall sweep into or deposit in any gutter, street or other public place within the City the accumulation of litter from any building or lot or from any public or private sidewalk or driveway.
Within the meaning of this section the word "litter" shall include, without excluding other substances, fallen leaves, cut weeds, grass clippings, branches or twigs that may accumulate on any building, lot or premises.
Persons owning or occupying property shall keep the sidewalk in front of their premises free of litter. Persons owning or occupying places of business within the City shall keep the front of their business premises free of litter.
No person, while a driver or a passenger in a vehicle, shall throw or deposit litter upon any street or other public place within the City, or upon public property.
No driver of any vehicle shall allow any passenger in that vehicle to throw or deposit litter upon any street or other public place within the City, or upon private property.
No person shall drive or move any truck or other vehicle hauling or transporting litter within or about the City, unless such vehicle is so constructed and the load secures so as prevent any of the contents therein being blown, dropped or deposited upon any street, alley or other public place.
No person shall throw or deposit litter on any private property within the City, whether owned by such person or not, except that the owner or person in control of private property may maintain authorized private receptacles for collection in such a manner that litter will be prevented from being carried or deposited by the elements upon any street, sidewalk or other public place or upon any private property owned by another.
No person or persons shall throw or place, or caused to be thrown or placed, any glass, glass bottles, wire, nails, tacks, hedge, cans, garbage, trash, refuse, or rubbish of any kind, nature, or description on the streets, alleyways or any public property within the City of Moscow Mills, Missouri with the exception, that by public notice such items may be placed in containers on specified days for public cleanup.