Town of Charlestown, RI
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Charlestown 8-14-1979 as Sec. 8-9 of the Code of Ordinances. Section 133-2 added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 122.
Junkyards — See Ch. 138.
Sanitary landfill — See Ch. 175.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 203.
No person shall abandon or store out of doors any refrigerator, icebox or similar device whose doors automatically latch on the outside when closed and which is large enough for any child to enter, unless the door or latch thereon is removed or unless the device is otherwise made safe so that a child entering it could not lock or be locked in it.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished, for each violation, by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.) or by imprisonment for not more than thirty (30) days. The continuation of a violation of any provision of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the violation is continued, a separate and distinct violation hereunder.
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).