Town of Orangetown, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted Orangetown Town Board 10-11-1960. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Garbage removal — See Ch. 17B.
Recycling — See Ch. 26B.
Scavenger wastes — See Ch. 29A.
This ordinance shall be known as the "Dumping and Trespass Ordinance of the Town of Orangetown."
No person shall trespass upon any public or private property within the limits of the Town of Orangetown outside of the limits of any incorporated city or village.
No persons shall use any of the lands within the Town of Orangetown as a dump or dumping grounds, nor shall any person throw, dump or deposit or place upon such lands, or cause to be thrown, dumped or deposited on such land, any waste material or waste substances, such as bottles, cans, garbage, refuse, trash, rubbish, litter or any nauseous or offensive matter, or any other form of refuse, trash or rubbish except on a public dump maintained by the Town of Orangetown or on a private dump for which a permit has been lawfully issued by the appropriate department of the Town of Orangetown having jurisdiction therein.
[Added 6-8-1987 by L.L. No. 6, 1987]
A. 
In an effort to facilitate the disposal of nonhousehold debris and maintain the Town of Orangetown in a litter-free condition, the Town has placed dumpsters and trash receptacles at the disposal of residents.
B. 
No person shall use any of the Town dumpsters and/or trash receptacles to throw, dump or deposit or place within, or cause to be thrown, dumped or deposited or placed within, any waste material or waste substances, such as household garbage, refuse, contractor's construction debris, land-clearing materials, toxic materials or pressurized containers.
A. 
Punishment. Any person who commits or permits any violation of the provisions of this ordinance shall be guilty of a violation of this ordinance and upon conviction shall be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment.
[Amended 7-13-1970 by L.L. No. 8, 1970; 2-28-1972 by L.L. No. 4, 1972; 5-14-1990 by L.L. No. 6, 1990; 10-16-1995 by L.L. No. 17, 1995]
B. 
In addition to the above provided penalties and punishment, the Town Board may also maintain an action in the name of the Town in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel compliance with or to restrain by injunction the violation of this ordinance.
[Added 10-24-1988 by L.L. No. 9, 1988]
In addition to enforcement of this ordinance by the Orangetown Police Department, the Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Orangetown and/or the Deputy Superintendent of Highways for the Town of Orangetown and/or Highway Maintenance Supervisors of the Town of Orangetown shall be authorized to enforce this ordinance and authorized to issue appearance tickets as the same are defined in Article 150 of the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York. Such appearance tickets are returnable in the Orangetown Justice Court, pursuant to rules thereof.
If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.
All portions of all ordinances of the Town of Orangetown inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.
This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon publication and posting as required by law.