City of Poughkeepsie, NY
Dutchess County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
GENERAL REFERENCES
Editor's Note: Noxious weeds and growth declared nuisance, § 1320 of the Public Health Law; abatement of condition, § 1321 of the Public Health Law; depositing injurious substances in public places, § 1220 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law; depositing offensive substances in public waters, § 17-0101 of the Environmental Conservation Law.
Duties and powers of Common Council — See Administrative Code Section 2.04.
Penalty for violations of this chapter — See Administrative Code Section 10.10.
General penalty for Code violation — See Code of Ordinances Section 1-8.
Depositing noisome substances in public places — See Code of Ordinances Section 11-2.
Burning garbage, rubbish or refuse in open fires — See Code of Ordinances Section 11-25.
Housing Code requirement that property be free from weeds and other noxious growth — See Code of Ordinances Section 12-79.
Exterior of structure used for human habitation to be vermin and rodent free — See Code of Ordinances Section 12-94.
Screening required — See Code of Ordinances Section 12-95.
Interior of structure used for human habitation to be free from rubbish and garbage — See Code of Ordinances Section 12-108.
Obstructing sidewalks prohibited — See Code of Ordinances Section 15-4.
Placing building materials in streets and sidewalks — See Code of Ordinances Section 15-6.
Boxes, other articles on streets and sidewalks — See Code of Ordinances Section 15-7.
Removal of snow and ice from sidewalks — See Code of Ordinances Section 15-11.
Requirements for cleaning sidewalks — See Code of Ordinances Section 15-11.
General powers of city enumerated — See Administrative Code Section 2.04.
Penalty for violations of Ch. 9 — See Administrative Code Section 10.10.
Burning garbage, rubbish or refuse in open fires — See Code of Ordinances Section 11-25.
Interior of structure used for human habitation to be free from rubbish and garbage — See Code of Ordinances Section 12-108.
Obstructing sidewalks — See Code of Ordinances Section 15-4.
Article I In General

Section 9-1 Placing, sweeping rubbish, trash into streets or public places; violation.

Section 9-2 Sifting lime, ashes, dirt, sand in streets.

Section 9-3 Prohibited deposits in Fallkill Creek.

Section 9-4 Penalty for violating Section 9-3.

Section 9-5 Prohibited deposits in catch basins, other openings in sewer systems; penalty for violation.

Section 9-6 Weeds, grass, rank vegetation.

Section 9-7 Duty to cut, remove or kill weeds or other rank vegetation.

Section 9-8 Effect of noncompliance with Sections 9-6 and 9-7.

Section 9-9 Removal of vegetation causing sight or passage obstructions.

Section 9-10 Duty to remove garbage, trash, litter, debris, bulky waste and junked vehicles.

Section 9-11 Recovery of civil penalty.

Section 9-12 Power to act in emergencies.

Section 9-13 Extension of compliance time.

Section 9-14 Recording of notices.

Section 9-15 through Section 9-18. (Reserved)

Article II Collection Regulations

Section 9-19 Definitions.

Section 9-20 Receptacles for garbage, ashes, refuse, rubbish, recyclable material and yard waste.

Section 9-20.1 Bulk containers for storage of refuse rubbish, garbage, etc.

Section 9-21 Owners of multiple dwellings to furnish receptacles.

Section 9-22 Preparation requirements for municipal collection.

Section 9-22.1 Unacceptable containers for municipal collection.

Section 9-23 Mixing garbage, rubbish, ashes, refuse, recyclable material and yard waste for municipal collection.

Section 9-24 Placement of materials for collection; location.

Section 9-24.1 Placement of materials for collection and removal of empty containers; time limitations.

Section 9-25 Disturbing or removing materials placed for collection.

Section 9-26 Disposal of materials collected.

Section 9-27 Disposal of material not prepared for collection.

Section 9-27.1 Effect of noncompliance with Sections 9-24.1 and/or 9-27.

Section 9-28 Collection and transport of ashes.

Section 9-28.1 Recycling of electronics.

Section 9-29 Open trucks for transport of materials collected.

Section 9-30 Cleaning up materials spilled on street or sidewalk.

Section 9-31 Noncity refuse prohibited in City depositories; violation.

Section 9-32 Limitation on times for commercial pickup.

Section 9-33 Violations and penalties.

Section 9-34 Effect of noncompliance with any section under this chapter.

Section 9-35 through Section 9-45. (Reserved)

Article III Dumping, Disposal of Ashes, Garbage, Refuse and Rubbish

Section 9-46 Definitions.

Section 9-47 Unlawful depositing of ashes, refuse, etc.

Section 9-48 Penalty.

Section 9-49 (Reserved)

Article IV Operation of Transfer Station

Section 9-50 Permission required for use of transfer station.

Section 9-51 Rules and regulations; fees.

Section 9-52 Definitions.

Section 9-53 Hazardous waste and hazardous material prohibited.

Section 9-54 Penalties for disposing of hazardous waste or hazardous material.

Section 9-55 through Section 9-59. (Reserved)

Article V Solid Waste Management

Section 9-60 Purpose; legislative findings; intent.

Section 9-61 Duties and powers of Commissioner of Public Works.

Section 9-62 Definitions.

Section 9-63 Owner duties and responsibilities.

Section 9-64 Public collection and disposal of solid waste.

Section 9-65 Unpaid waste collection fees.

Section 9-66 Discontinuing service following nonpayment of waste collection fees.

Section 9-67 Solid waste collection fund.

Section 9-68 Solid waste collection fees.

Section 9-69 Removal of residential waste.

Section 9-70 Severability.

Section 9-71 Penalties for offenses.