[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ashroken 6-12-1926. Section 79-7 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall dump, empty or throw or permit to be dumped, emptied or thrown any garbage, ashes, sewage or refuse of any kind into the waters of Northport Bay, Duck Island Harbor or Long Island Sound, within the jurisdiction of the Village.
No person shall deposit or allow to run or go into any road or street or upon any land within the limits of the Village the contents of any cistern cesspool or send or permit the contents thereof to flow therefrom or to become offensive.
No cesspool, septic tank or plant for the disposal of sewage now existing shall be continued, maintained or be hereafter constructed in any situation or in any manner whereby through the escape of its contents it may cause pollution of the soil near any well used for drinking or culinary purposes, nor shall the escape of any gases or offensive odors from any such receptacle be permitted to the extent that the same shall be hazardous to health or a source of discomfort to persons living in or passing the vicinity.
Every such cesspool, septic tank or plant shall be cleaned and the contents removed, if necessary, once a year or oftener if the Board of Health so directs.
Every such cesspool, septic tank or plant shall be so constructed and maintained so as to be flyproof.
No such cesspool, septic tank or plant shall be constructed or maintained on any premises within 50 feet of any well or any well be located within 50 feet of any such cesspool, septic tank or plant, and no such cesspool, septic tank or plant shall be constructed or maintained within five feet of any party line or fence or within 25 feet of the door or window of any house or within 15 feet of the line of any road, street or high-water mark.
No person shall deposit any fill other than clean fill on any land in the Village, and any such clean fill so deposited shall be leveled within a period of 10 days or, if deposited while the construction or alteration of a walk, driveway, building or other structure on such land is actually in process, then prior to completion thereof.
No person shall throw, place, deposit or dump any dead animals, unregistered automobiles, automobile parts, bottles, branches, grass, flammable materials, junk, leaves, metal, plastic, putrescible substances, rubbish, tin cans, waste, wastepaper or refuse matter of any kind on the surface of any street, public grounds or private property in this Village, including such person's own property if such matter is visible from any road, waterway or neighboring property, for the purpose of abandonment or otherwise; provided, however, that the foregoing provision shall not be deemed to prohibit a private property owner from using any of such matter for normal gardening or land improvement purposes, nor prohibit the storage of building material while construction is actually in process on the premises.