Town of Kingsbury, NY
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Kingsbury as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Environmental quality review — See Ch. 120.
Solid waste disposal — See Ch. 222.
[Adopted 9-12-1988 by L.L. No. 7-1988[1] (Ch. 52 of the 1983 Code)]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law passed at referendum held 11-8-1988.

§ 162-1 Findings and purpose.

A. 
It is hereby determined by the Town Board of the Town of Kingsbury that the landfilling, treatment and/or incineration of solid, liquid or any other waste within the Town of Kingsbury is likely to constitute a hazard and menace to the health and safety of the residents of the Town of Kingsbury.
B. 
It is further determined that littering and other types of dumping of solid, liquid or other waste within the Town of Kingsbury is likely to constitute a hazard and menace to the health and safety of the residents of the Town of Kingsbury.
[Added 5-29-1990 by L.L. No. 3-1990]
C. 
It is further determined that the citizens of the Town of Kingsbury have vested legislative authority in its Town Board and that said Board is entrusted, among other duties, with the protection of the order, conduct, safety, health and well-being of persons and property therein and the protection and enhancement of said Town's physical and visual environment.
D. 
It is further determined that the Town, by local law, may exercise its police power to regulate all aspects of solid, liquid or any other waste within the Town of Kingsbury and to make appropriate rules, regulations, resolutions and laws intended to promote the general well-being of the persons and property situated therein.

§ 162-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
LITTERING
The disposal of solid, liquid or other waste by dumping adjacent to any public or private road or thoroughfare and the disposal of solid, liquid or other waste in a waste receptacle without the approval or authorization of the owner of said receptacle.
[Added 5-29-1990 by L.L. No. 3-1990]
PERSON
Includes any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, municipality, association of persons or governmental agency.

§ 162-3 Restrictions.

[Amended 5-29-1990 by L.L. No. 3-1990]
It shall hereafter be unlawful for any person or entity to engage in littering or to landfill, treat, incinerate and/or store solid, liquid or other waste, including but not limited to garbage, refuse, industrial and commercial waste, rubbish, ashes, incinerator residue, demolition and construction debris and all hazardous wastes, within the Town of Kingsbury. Nothing herein shall be construed to restrict or impede any lawfully conducted solid waste management programs within the Town of Kingsbury that are authorized by the Town Board of the Town of Kingsbury.

§ 162-4 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 5-29-1990 by L.L. No. 3-1990]
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not less than $500 for each offense (each day a violation of the terms of this chapter continues constitutes a separate offense) or by imprisonment of not more than 30 days, or both.