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Borough of Fort Lee, NJ
Bergen County
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[Derived from Ch. III, Sec. 3-3, of the 1978 Code]
The purpose of this article is to prevent the disposal or placing of any rubbish, refuse or other material on any street, public place, public building or private property where such action would impede or interfere with the safe, free or unobstructed use of the same by the public or whereby the same may be rendered unsightly in appearance or detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the public.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERSON
Natural persons, firms, partnerships, corporations, associations or other artificial bodies.
PUBLIC PLACE and PUBLIC BUILDING
Any and every public place or building within the borough which is within the jurisdiction and control of the city, is or may be in general use by all citizens, and in which all have an equal right of passage at will.
STREET
Highways, roads, avenues, boulevards, courts, public lanes, alleys, sidewalks, footpaths and all other public highways for vehicular or pedestrian travel.
A. 
No person shall encumber or obstruct any street, public place or public building with any article or thing whatsoever, without having first obtained permission therefor from the Building Subcode Official.
B. 
No person shall throw, put or place, or cause or permit to be thrown, put or placed into, upon or within any street, public place or public building any substance, matter or thing whatsoever whereby the safe, free or unobstructed use of the same by the public may be in any way impeded or interfered with or whereby the same may be rendered unsightly in appearance.
C. 
No person shall put, deposit or leave any rubbish, refuse or other material in or upon any of the sidewalks or gutters of streets, public places or public buildings.
D. 
No person shall put, deposit or leave any rubbish, refuse or other material in or upon their private property or upon the private property of another whereby the same may be rendered unsightly in appearance or detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the public.