Town of Williamson, NY
Wayne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Williamson as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-13-1966 as Ch. 23, Art. I, of the 1966 Code]

§ 147-1 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERSON
Includes an individual, society, club, firm, partnership, corporation or association of persons, and the singular number shall include the plural number.
RUBBISH
Includes waste metal, tin cans, ashes, cinders, glass, pottery and all discarded substances of a solid and incombustible nature.
GARBAGE
Includes waste food, papers, and all waste or discarded wood, lumber or vegetable matter of any kind, or any other matter which shall be inflammable or capable of fermentation or decay.

§ 147-2 Dumping grounds.

The premises owned by the Town of Williamson, situate on the northeast side of the Pound Road between the premises of the Williamson Rod and Gun Club on the northwest and the premises of Malone and Thran on the southeast and the premises of King on the northeast, are hereby designated as the dumping ground of this town for rubbish and garbage by the residents of the town, subject to the provisions of this chapter. The regulations herein contained shall also apply to any other lands hereafter acquired or leased by the town for the purpose of disposal of rubbish and garbage.

§ 147-3 Vehicles and large articles.

No person shall carry or leave, or cause to be carried or left, upon the premises mentioned in § 147-2 of this article, any automobile, vehicle, machine, appliance or other article, or any part thereof, unless the same shall have been dismantled and the body thereof so cut and flattened out so as to permit the same to occupy a minimum of space.

§ 147-4 Restrictions on use.

Only persons resident in the Town of Williamson or who conduct an established business in the Town of Williamson, or persons who collect rubbish and garbage on a commercial basis from residents of the Town of Williamson, shall deposit any rubbish or garbage of any kind on the premises herein designated for that purpose. Only rubbish and garbage produced or collected in the Town of Williamson shall be deposited.

§ 147-5 Rules and regulations.

The Town Board shall have the power to establish rules and regulations concerning the time when the dump shall be opened and shall have the power to issue special permits for the use thereof by industries operating within the borders of the Town of Williamson.

§ 147-6 Compliance required.

No person shall deposit or cause to be deposited any substance of any kind on the dumping ground herein designated, except at the places and in the manner directed by the person in charge of the premises under authority of the Town Board, whether such direction is given personally, or by another person by his authority, or by a sign or signs erected upon the premises by his authority.

§ 147-7 Disposal and littering restrictions.

No person shall throw or deposit, or cause to be thrown or deposited, any garbage, rubbish, or abandoned vehicles or parts thereof, in or upon any public highway, street or place within said Town of Williamson, excepting upon the dumping ground aforesaid, pursuant to the regulations hereof, except that the owners and operators of farms may dispose of any of the materials described herein on their own lands if the same are deposited in such a way as not to create a public nuisance and will not be within the view of users of the public highway.

§ 147-8 Enforcement; penalties for offenses.

[Amended 10-12-1999 by L.L. No. 1-1999]
The provisions of this article shall be enforced in accordance with, and the penalties for violation thereof governed by, the provisions of Chapter 1, Article II, of this Code.

§ 147-9 Revocation of privilege.

Any person, who or whose servants, agents, employees or officers shall be convicted of violation hereof, may thereafter be denied the use of such dumping ground, either temporarily or permanently, by the officer or employee in charge thereof or by resolution of the Town Board.
[Adopted 12-13-1966 as Ch. 23, Art. II of the 1966 Code]

§ 147-10 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GARBAGE
Includes waste food, papers, dead animals, or parts thereof, and all waste or discarded wood, lumber or vegetable matter of any kind or any other matter which shall be inflammable or capable of fermentation or decay.
PERSON
Includes an individual, firm, partnership, corporation or association of persons, and the singular number shall include the plural number.
RUBBISH
Includes waste metal, tin cans, ashes, cinders, glass, pottery, and all discarded substances of a solid and incombustible nature.

§ 147-11 Covering required.

No person shall transport in any motor vehicle or vehicle or conveyance of any kind, on the highways located within the bounds of the Town of Williamson, any garbage or rubbish, unless the garbage or rubbish shall be covered in such a manner as to prevent the same falling off or from being discharged from said motor vehicle or other vehicle or conveyance onto the public highways or the property adjoining the same.

§ 147-12 Enforcement; penalties for offenses.

[Amended 10-12-1999 by L.L. No. 1-1999]
The provisions of this article shall be enforced in accordance with, and the penalties for violation thereof governed by, the provisions of Chapter 1, Article II, of this Code.