[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Batavia 1-26-1981 as Ch. 65, Art. V and Art. IX, of the 1981 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall sweep, throw, cast, drop, put or place, or having accidentally dropped, failed to pick up any bag, bottle, bottle cap, box, container, garbage, paper, piece of paper, wrapper, or any other trash or litter, in or upon any public street, place, park, or building, except in receptacles provided for such purposes or to permit any person under his or her control or employ to do the same.
No person shall sweep, throw or deposit or cause to be swept, thrown or deposited any ashes, dirt, stone, brick, leaves, grass, weeds, or any other debris or rubbish of any kind; or any water or liquid of any kind, except for purposes of cleansing same, into any public place or upon any private property without the owner's permission within the city.
This section shall not apply to water or liquids running into streets as a result of fire fighting or flushing of fire hydrants by authorized personnel or the use in a reasonable manner of ashes, salt or other material for the purpose of reducing the hazard of, or providing traction on snow, ice or sleet.
No truck or other motor vehicle or trailer or other motor conveyance shall be operated or loaded in such a manner that any part or portion of its load, whether sand, gravel, stone, dirt, rubbish, paper, boxes, trash or other material shall be dropped, blown or caused to fall or dropped upon any public street, highway, public place or thoroughfare in the city.
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.