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Town of Dennis, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Dennis 5-2-2006 ATM, Art. 42. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 5-8-2018 ATM, Art. 32]
No person shall throw, deposit, sweep or abandon upon any public way or any property owned by the Town or on property of another any litter. For purposes of this provision, "litter" includes but is not limited to paper wrappers from sandwiches; paper, styrofoam, or plastic cups; plastic bags; paper bags; cup lids; cigarette butts; cigarette packs; gum packs; paper towels; tissues; fruit skins and containers; beverage containers, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic; or any other refuse which would be considered trash.
Violation of this chapter shall be punishable by noncriminal disposition pursuant to the provisions of MGL c. 40, § 21D. For the purposes of noncriminal disposition, penalty to apply in the event of a violation shall be as follows: $100 for the first offense; $200 for the second offense; $300 for the third offense and each subsequent offense. Each day on which a violation exists shall be deemed to be a separate offense.
[Amended 5-8-2018 ATM, Art. 32]
This chapter shall be enforced by natural resources officers, by harbormasters, assistant harbormasters, and by Town police officers.