Town of Deerfield, MA
Franklin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Property maintenance — See Ch. 138.
Board of Health regulations on garbage and waste disposal — See Ch. 219.
[Adopted as Sections 3 through 5 of Article VI of the 7-10-1964 Compilation of Bylaws]
No person shall, without the license of the Board of Health, throw into or leave in or upon any street, lane, public square, pond or body of water, within the Town, where it would be offensive and injurious to health, any dead animal, rubbish or filth of any kind or any refuse, animal or vegetable matter whatsoever.
No person shall throw or suffer to fall any refuse, animal or vegetable matter, rubbish or filth into the streams or brooks of the Town vault or housedrain or the refuse of manufacturing or slaughtering process to drain into such streams or brooks.
No person shall deposit papers, circulars or advertising matter of any kind in the public ways of the Town or in or upon vehicles standing in such public ways, nor distribute the same in any part of the Town in such manner as to create a disturbance or litter.
[Adopted 4-24-1989 ATM, Art. 38]
The Town requires residents to separate waste materials in the following categories: glass and metal containers; paper and other waste.
If no separation takes place, waste material shall not be accepted at the Town landfill. Repeat offenders shall be fined fifty dollars ($50.) for each violation and may lose landfill access privileges.
The Board of Health shall determine the method of recycling and may from time to time redefine recyclable materials.
This article shall become effective within four (4) weeks after such time as the Regional Materials Recycling Facility begins accepting recyclables.