Town of Portsmouth, RI
Newport County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Portsmouth 2-9-1914 by Ord. No. 34 (§ 10-3 of the 1976 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Solid waste — See Ch. 326.
No person shall throw, pour or in any manner deposit, place or cause to be placed any filth, ashes, cinders, dirt, papers, rags, glass, wooden or metallic substances or any other refuse matter in or upon any public street, lane, highway, sidewalk or common within the limits of the Town, nor in or upon any lands or premises belonging to the Town, provided that this section shall not apply to any of the acts prohibited herein if such acts shall be done under the direction and with the consent of the surveyors of highways in their respective districts.
It shall be unlawful for any person to throw, dump, deposit or strew, or cause to be thrown, dumped, deposited or strewn, any bottle, glass, crockery, can, plastic or similar container, or part thereof, upon the ground or within or about any building in any public park or beach or in any public street or sidewalk.[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).