[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of South Glens Falls 8-16-1989 by L.L. No. 6-1989. Amendments noted where applicable.]
By the adoption of this chapter, the Board of Trustees of the Village of South Glens Falls, Saratoga County, New York, declares its intent to regulate, control or prohibit the dumping, storing or placing of certain kinds of solid or liquid waste material originating from inside or outside the boundaries of the Village of South Glens Falls or creating a dump or dumping ground of such materials within the Village.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- SOLID OR LIQUID WASTE
- All putrescible and nonputrescible solid wastes, including garbage, human sewage, rubbish, ashes, incinerator residue, street and building demolition and construction debris, metals, abandoned vehicles, offal, commercial and industrial wastes, and hazardous and toxic wastes as defined by the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Environmental Protection Agency.
The dumping, storing or placing of any kind of solid or liquid waste material within the Village of South Glens Falls which is picked up, brought or transported from inside or outside the Village of South Glens Falls is hereby prohibited.
The creation and/or operation of sanitary landfills, dumps or dumping grounds within the Village of South Glens Falls for solid or liquid waste coming from inside or outside the boundaries of the Village of South Glens Falls is prohibited.
Clean sand, topsoil, vegetation and nontoxic substances may be used for fill in the Village of South Glens Falls.
Any person committing an offense against this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $250 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or to both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder. In addition to the above named penalties and punishment, the Village Board may also maintain an action or proceeding in the name of the Village in a court of competent jurisdiction to compel compliance with or to restrain by injunction the violation of such chapter.