Village of Morrisville, NY
Madison County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Morrisville, 5-22-1958 as Art. XIII of the 1958 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Nuisances — See Ch. 123.
Defacement of public property — See Ch. 139.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 157.
It shall be unlawful for any person to throw, sweep, spill, place or cause to be thrown, spilled, placed, deposited, swept or left in or upon any street, highway, alley, sidewalk, park or other public place within the Village of Morrisville any dirt, sweepings, filth, garbage, vegetables, compost, ashes, cans, waste, paper, leaves, brush, weeds, grass, hay, straw, shavings or other litter or loose and combustible material subject to being carried by the winds or any unwholesome, odorous or otherwise objectionable material of any kind.
Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit the placing of garbage or refuse on the outer edge of a sidewalk or near the curb, in covered containers for removal by village employees or temporarily for collection in another manner approved by the Board of Trustees. No one, without proper authority, shall disturb or remove the cover of such container or willfully spill or tip over the contents of such containers.
It shall be unlawful for any person to throw or deposit or cause to be thrown or deposited into any drain, catch basin, public sewer or gutter or into any creek any garbage, litter or other substance.
It shall be unlawful for any person who owns or occupies premises within the village upon which is situated any stable, privy, sewer drain, cistern, vault or any unwholesome condition not to clean and abate the same within twenty-four (24) hours after notice by the Board of Trustees or the health officer that the same has become unwholesome, nauseous or a menace to health.
The depositing of sewage without treatment upon the ground or in any stream or ditch or waterway within the corporate limits of the village is absolutely forbidden.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former Section 13.6, which immediately followed this subsection and dealt with the village dump, was deleted 12-12-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991.
Any person found guilty of a violation of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding two hundred fifty dollars ($250.) or imprisonment not exceeding fifteen (15) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.