Town of Pinedale, WY
Sublette County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Pinedale as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 1, Art. IV.
Hazardous materials — See Ch. 250.
Master Land Use Plan — See Ch. 275.
Nuisances — See Ch. 299.
[Adopted 1973 by Ord. No. 40 (Ch. 8.08 of the 1983 Municipal Code); amended in its entirety 8-14-2017 by Ord. No. 629]

§ 389-1 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GARBAGE
Any and all kitchen refuse, rejected or waste food, meats, fish, fowl, offal, carrion or anything whatsoever which will or may decompose and become foul, offensive, unsanitary or dangerous to health.
REFUSE
Old or scrap copper, brass, rope, rags, batteries, paper, trash, rubber debris, waste or junked, dismantled or wrecked automobiles, or parts thereof, iron, steel, other old or scrap ferrous or nonferrous material, hay, straw, shavings, ashes, rubbish, containers, boxes, glass, cans, bottles or any item whatsoever placed, dumped or left at the Town sanitary landfill.

§ 389-2 Accumulation; deposit in cans required.

It is unlawful to deposit or dump or accumulate or suffer or allow or permit garbage or refuse, as defined in this article, to accumulate upon any premises or public street or public alley within this Town, and any accumulation of refuse or garbage on any street, alley or premises within the Town is declared to be a nuisance and is prohibited. All garbage or refuse shall be deposited in cans described in this article, and the cans shall be emptied not less than once a week.

§ 389-3 Burning.

It is unlawful to dispose of garbage or refuse within the Town by burning, or to cause, suffer, allow or permit the burning of garbage or refuse within the Town.

§ 389-4 Can specifications.

All garbage and refuse cans used within the Town shall have watertight lids designed to prevent the escape of garbage and refuse and to prevent flies and other insects from having access to the garbage and refuse. The lids shall be in use whether or not any garbage or refuse is deposited within the cans.

§ 389-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person who violates any provision of this article is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be subject to the general penalty provisions of Chapter 1, Article IV, General Penalty.