City of Marshfield, MO
Webster County
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Section 240.010 Definitions.

[R.O. 2014 §240.010; Ord. No. 1387 §1, 6-25-2009]
For purposes of this Chapter, the following terms shall have the following definitions:
PUBLIC PLACE
Any and all public highways, roads, streets, sidewalks, alleys or thoroughfares, including any portion of the right-of-way thereof, or any other public lands, spaces, grounds or buildings.
REFUSE
Putrescible and non-putrescible wastes commonly known as trash, garbage, debris or litter and includes, but is not limited to, paper, ashes, cardboard, cans, small animal carcasses, glass, rags, human or animal waste, clothes or wearing apparel of any kind and other discarded objects.
RUBBISH
Putrescible and non-putrescible wastes of a large size that do not decay or spoil rapidly or give rise to obnoxious odors including, without limitation, brush, limbs, wood, large cardboard boxes, discarded fence posts, crates, vehicle tires, junked or abandoned motor vehicle bodies or parts, scrap metal, bedsprings, water heaters, discarded furniture, demolition materials, used lumber and other discarded objects.

Section 240.020 Unauthorized Dumping of Refuse and Rubbish.

[R.O. 2014 §240.020; Ord. No. 1387 §1, 6-25-2009]
A. 
No person shall dump, dispose or release, or cause to be dumped, disposed or released, any refuse or rubbish in or upon any public place except at any authorized disposal site or as is otherwise allowed by law.
B. 
In addition to any penalty or fine imposed, a person in violation of this Section may be ordered to make restitution to the City for all cleanup and disposal costs incurred by the City.