City of Hollister, MO
Taney County
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Section 225.010 Litter in Public Places.

[CC 1983 §64.010]
No person shall throw or deposit litter in or upon any street, sidewalk or other public place within the City except in public receptacles or authorized private receptacles.

Section 225.020 Manner of Depositing Litter.

[CC 1983 §64.020]
Persons placing litter in public receptacles or in authorized private receptacles shall do so in a manner as to prevent it from being carried or deposited by the elements upon any street, sidewalk or other public place or upon private property.

Section 225.030 Sweeping Litter Into Public Places.

[CC 1983 §64.030]
A. 
No person shall sweep into or deposit in any gutter, street or other public place within the City the accumulation of litter from any building or lot or from any public or private sidewalk or driveway.
B. 
Within the meaning of this Section the word "litter" shall include, without excluding other substances, fallen leaves, cut weeds, grass clippings, branches and twigs that may accumulate on any building, lot or premises.

Section 225.040 Burning Litter, Leaves, Etc., Prohibited.

[CC 1983 §64.040; Ord. No. 99-20, 3-18-1999]
A. 
No person shall burn any litter as defined in Section 225.030(B), in any street, gutter, or other public place within the City.
B. 
Burning of residential yard waste is allowed if the person calls dispatch that they are having a control burn.

Section 225.050 Sidewalks to Be Kept Free of Litter.

[CC 1983 §64.050]
Persons owning or occupying property shall keep the sidewalk in front of their premises free of litter. Persons owning or occupying places of business within the City shall keep the front of their business premises free of litter.

Section 225.060 Littering by Persons in Vehicles.

[CC 1983 §64.060]
A. 
No person, while a driver or passenger in a vehicle, shall throw or deposit litter upon any street or other public place within the City, or upon private property.
B. 
No driver of any vehicle shall allow any passenger in that vehicle to throw or deposit litter upon any street or other public place within the City, or upon private property.

Section 225.070 Transportation of Litter.

[CC 1983 §64.070]
No person shall drive or move any truck or other vehicle hauling or transporting litter within or about the City, unless such vehicle is so constructed and the load secured so as to prevent any of the contents therein being blown, dropped or deposited upon any street, alley or other public place.

Section 225.080 Littering on Any Private Premises.

[CC 1983 §64.080]
No person shall throw or deposit litter on any private property within the City, whether owned by such person or not, except that the owner or person in control of private property may maintain authorized private receptacles for collection in such a manner that litter will be prevented from being carried or deposited by the elements upon any street, sidewalk or other public place or upon any private property owned by another.

Section 225.090 Littering Public Property.

[CC 1983 §64.090]
No person or persons shall throw or place, or cause to be thrown or placed, any glass, glass bottles, wire, nails, tacks, hedge, cans, garbage, trash, refuse, or rubbish of any kind, nature, or description on the streets, alleyways or any public property within the City of Hollister, Missouri, with the exception, that by public notice such items may be placed in containers on specified days for public cleanup.