[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Chili 6-3-1981 by L.L. No. 1-1981 (Ch. 45 of the 1980 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
A clean, wholesome, attractive environment is declared to be of importance to the health and safety of the inhabitants of the Town of Chili and the safeguarding of their material rights against unwarrantable invasion and for the protection of public health, and, in addition, such environment is deemed essential to the maintenance and continued development of the economy of the Town and the general welfare of its citizens. It is further declared that the establishment or operation of private dumps, dumping grounds, refuse disposal areas, landfill sites or the allowing and permitting of indiscriminate dumping of refuse, soils, brush, stones, building materials and the like, or permitting similar land uses, constitutes a hazard to such health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the Town, necessitating the elimination thereof. It is hereby declared that the prohibition of private dumps, dumping grounds, refuse disposal areas or landfill sites or other similar use of land for the deposit, burial or disposal in any manner whatsoever of offal, garbage, trash, refuse, rubbish and like wastes is necessary for the protection of persons and property within the Town of Chili.
No person shall deposit or cause to be deposited on premises within this Town any substance of any kind which originated or which was collected from outside the Town of Chili.
The use of land as a private dump, dumping ground, refuse disposal area or landfill site is prohibited, and the use of said land for the deposit, burial or disposal in any manner whatsoever of all offal, garbage, trash, refuse, rubbish, debris and the like is also hereby prohibited.
This chapter shall not prohibit the establishment by the Town Board of public dumps, dumping grounds, refuse disposal areas or landfill sites owned and operated by the Town, from time to time.
Hazardous waste deposition is totally prohibited.
Any person, partnership, corporation or association violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or to imprisonment of 15 days, or both.
Each such deposit of waste material on lands within the Town of Chili not established as a public dump, dumping ground, refuse disposal area or landfill site shall constitute a violation and shall be punishable as herein set forth.
The Town Board, in the name of said Town, or any person aggrieved, may maintain a legal or equitable action or proceeding in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel compliance with or to restrain by injunction the violation of any provision of this chapter.
[Amended 12-3-2008 by L.L. No. 4-2008]
Enforcement shall be by the Code Enforcement Officer or any police agency.