[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Cazenovia as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Junkyards — See Ch. 102.
[Adopted 8-11-1980 by L.L. No. 2-1980]
The Town Board of Cazenovia hereby adopts this article in order to protect the public safety, health and welfare and the natural environment of the Town of Cazenovia.
The disposal of wastes in any form which are defined as hazardous by the United States Environmental Protection Agency or the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is prohibited within the boundaries of the Town of Cazenovia.
Disposal of nonhazardous wastes including demolition debris from residential and commercial sources shall take place only in an approved Madison County landfill.
Disposal of nonhazardous sludge and septic tank wastes shall take place only on those sites and in the manner prescribed and approved under permit from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Any violation of such a permit reported to the Town Board shall constitute grounds for prohibition of disposal by that operator within the Town.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a violation and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $250 in amount or by imprisonment for a period of not to exceed 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Each week of continued violation shall constitute a separate additional violation.
[Adopted 7-9-1984 by L.L. No. 3-1984]
No person shall throw, dump, place or deposit or cause to be thrown, dumped, placed or deposited upon any land located within the Town of Cazenovia any trash other than trash dumped in accordance with applicable law at a duly designated dump or other such location.
No landowner within the Town of Cazenovia shall permit trash to accumulate upon the landowner's property located with the Town of Cazenovia.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- As used in § 135-4B shall not include isolated instances in which trash is thrown, dumped, deposited or placed upon a landowner's property by others.
- Refuse material generally considered useless or worthless, or material which is rejected or discarded, or garbage, refuse, litter or nauseous or offensive matter.
The Town Board may require the landowner violating § 135-4 to remove trash in violation of that section and upon default may cause the trash to be removed, and the total expense of the removal may be assessed and shall constitute a lien and charge on the real property on which it is levied until paid or otherwise satisfied or discharged and shall be collected in the same manner and at the same time as other Town charges. If the owner of the land is a nonresident, a notice to remove shall be mailed to the owner addressed to his last known address and such notice shall be sufficient service.
The Zoning Ordinance Enforcement Officer or any peace officer may enforce the provisions of this article.