Town of Collins, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Collins 6-15-1987 by L.L. No. 1-1987 (Ch. 65 of the 1987 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Solid waste — See Ch. 253.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Public Conduct Law of the Town of Collins."
The purpose of this chapter is to safeguard the public health, safety and welfare by prohibiting or restricting certain activities which are inimicable thereto.
No person shall sweep, throw, cast, drop, put or place, or having accidentally dropped, failed to pick up any bag, bottle, bottle cap, box, container, garbage, paper, piece of paper, wrapper, or any other trash or litter, in or upon any public highway or street, place, park, or building, except in receptacles provided for such purposes or to permit any person under his or her control or employ to do the same.
No person shall sweep, throw or deposit, or cause to be swept, thrown or deposited, any ashes, dirt, stone, brick, leaves, grass, weeds, or any other debris or rubbish of any kind; or any water or liquid of any kind except for purposes of cleansing same into any public highway, street, gutter or public place or upon any sidewalk within the Town.
No person shall throw, put, push or place or cause to be thrown, put, pushed or placed, any snow or ice into any public highway, street, public place or thoroughfare in the Town.
This section shall not apply to water or liquids running into streets as a result of firefighting or flushing of fire hydrants by authorized personnel or the use in a reasonable manner of ashes, salt or other material for the purpose of reducing the hazard of, or providing traction on snow, ice or sleet.
No truck or other motor vehicle or trailer or other motor conveyance, wagon or other conveyance shall be operated or loaded in such a manner that any part or portion of its load, whether sand, gravel, stone, dirt, rubbish, paper, boxes, trash or other material, shall be dropped, blown or caused to fall or dropped upon any public street, highway, public place or thoroughfare in the Town.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be punished as provided in § 1-3 of the Code of the Town of Collins.