Village of Belgium, WI
Ozaukee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Belgium 11-21-1991 by Ord. No. 16-91 as Sec. 8-1-2 and Title 8, Ch. 2 of the 1991 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Animals — See Ch. 93.
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 100.
Open burning — See Ch. 108.
Littering and dumping — See Ch. 176.
Nuisances — See Ch. 195.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 211.
Solid waste — See Ch. 231.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 258.
No person shall take or permit to remain any dog, cat or other live animal on or upon any premises where food is sold, offered for sale or processed for consumption by the general public.
Cleanup required. All persons, firms, or corporations delivering, hauling, disposing, storing, discharging or otherwise handling potentially polluting substances, solid or liquid, such as, but not limited to, the following, shall immediately clean up any such spilled material to prevent its becoming a hazard to health or safety or directly or indirectly causing pollution to the lakes and streams under the jurisdiction of the Village: fuel oil, gasoline, solvents, industrial liquids or fluids, milk, grease trap and septic tank wastes, sewage sludge, sanitary sewer wastes, storm sewer catch basin wastes, oil or petroleum wastes.
Notification. Spills or accidental release of hazardous materials or pollutants at a site or of a quantity or nature that cannot adequately be cleaned up by the responsible party or parties shall be immediately reported to the Village Clerk so that assistance can be given by the proper agency.
[Amended 3-8-2010 by Ord. No. 2-10]
Financial liability. The party or parties responsible for the release, escape or discharge of wastes shall be held financially liable for the cost of any cleanup or attempted cleanup deemed necessary or desirable and undertaken by the Village, or its designated agent, in an effort to minimize the pollutional effects of the discharged waste.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to store any potentially polluting substances unless such substances are stored in such manner as to securely prevent them from escaping onto the ground surface and/or into any street, sewer, ditch or drainageway, lake or stream within the jurisdiction of the Village.[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 8-2-3, Hazardous waste, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 1-12-2004 by Ord. No. 3-04.
[Added 1-12-2004 by Ord. No. 3-04]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, § 1-5 of this Code.