Town of Collins, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Collins 4-6-1998 by L.L. No. 1-1998. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Appearance ticket — See Ch. 8.
Solid waste — See Ch. 253.

§ 137-1 Title.

This chapter may be cited as the "Garbage Burning Local Law of Town of Collins."

§ 137-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GARBAGE
The animal and vegetable waste resulting from the handling, preparation and cooking and serving of food.

§ 137-3 Open burning of certain substances prohibited.

Causing, suffering, allowing open burning of garbage, plastics, tires, chemicals and oil-based products in the Town of Collins, outside the Village of Gowanda, is prohibited.

§ 137-4 Penalties for offenses.

Each violation of § 137-3 shall constitute a violation pursuant to the Penal Law. The fine for a first violation under this chapter shall be $75, the fine for a second violation $150, and a fine of $300 for subsequent violation.

§ 137-5 Enforcement.

[Amended 8-2-1999 by L.L. No. 1-1999]
A Code Enforcement Officer, constable, police officer or any other peace office may enforce this chapter by issuance of appearance ticket.

§ 137-6 Effective date.

This chapter shall become effective on May 1, 1998, and shall be filed with the Secretary of State.