Village of Fishkill, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fishkill 2-12-1990 as L.L. No. 1-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Environmental quality review - See Ch. 77.
The intent of this chapter is 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 Fishkill, 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:
DUMP
A place used for the disposal and leaving of solid or liquid waste by the public or by any person.
PERSON
Includes an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, municipality or association of individuals.
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.
A. 
The dumping, storing or placing of any kind of solid or liquid waste material within the Village of Fishkill which is picked up, brought or transported from inside or outside of the Village of Fishkill is hereby prohibited.
B. 
The creation and/or operation of sanitary landfills, dumps or dumping grounds within the Village of Fishkill for solid or liquid waste coming from inside or outside the boundaries of the Village of Fishkill is prohibited.
C. 
There shall be no prohibition against the normal garbage and refuse collection and disposal currently sanctioned by the village.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000 for each offense or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The Village Board shall also have the power to bring civil action to restrain any violation of this chapter in a court of competent jurisdiction. When a violation of this chapter is continuous, each 24 hours thereof shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.