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City of Shrewsbury, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1976 §650.010; Ord. No. 711 §1, 5-13-1958; Ord. No. 1007 §1, 3-10-1970]
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, association, or corporation, or any combination or combinations of the same, to use any land, premises or property within this City for the disposition, dumping, or disposal of any garbage, offal, filth, excrement, or combustible material of any kind.
Within the corporate confines of the City is a hazardous open excavated area which lies immediately south of the south line of Weil Avenue, east of the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad tracks; immediately north of Watson Road and west of the Shopper's Fair property. The purpose and intent of this Chapter is to permit the filling of the hole or excavation to upgrade this land into an area of potential development and to effect that end by permitting dumping of non-combustible solid materials within the aforedescribed premises; specifically excluding the type of material referred to in Subsection (A) of this Section.
[CC 1976 §650.020; Ord. No. 711 §3, 5-13-1958]
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, association, or corporation, or any combination of the same, to use any land, premises, or property within this City for the disposition, dumping, or disposal of any materials without first filing written application with the City Clerk and without having possession of a license to engage in the business operation known as dumping.
[CC 1976 §650.030; Ord. No. 711 §4, 5-13-1958; Ord. No. 1007 §2, 3-10-1970]
Holders of a duly issued license to dump in the area described above, and only within that area, shall be governed by the following provisions:
The application for a permit to operate dump shall be completed by the applicant on a form supplied by the City Clerk and after completion of the said application it shall be submitted to the Board of Aldermen of the City. That body after considering the application shall either direct the City Clerk to issue a license to the applicant or shall, in writing, notify the applicant that a license will not be issued.
The application submitted shall set forth the names and addresses of all persons, firms, associations, or corporations applying for such license.
The applicant will specifically set forth that the only material to be dumped will be noncombustible solids, and shall specifically set forth on the application that materials described in Section 630.010 (A) of this Chapter will not be dumped.
The application shall also set forth that the applicant agrees to permit a duly authorized official of the City, empowered to do so by the Mayor, to make at least one (1) weekly inspection of the premises where the dumping operation is being conducted.
The license fee for the operation of a dump on the described premises shall be one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) per year, payable in advance at the time the license is issued.
The applicant will set forth that the hole or excavation to be filled will be fenced with a minimum six (6) foot high chain-link fence topped with eighteen (18) inches of barbed wire. This fence is to completely enclose the hole or excavation as well as the entrances to the hole or excavation. The entrances must be provided with gates corresponding with the fence. The driveways from the public streets to the hole or excavation must be macadam or surfaced with a material designed to avoid the creation of dust and dirt and/or the tracking of mud on the public streets.
[CC 1976 §650.040; Ord. No. 711 §5, 5-13-1958]
In the event the duly authorized inspector, appointed by the Mayor, shall find that the land, premises or property is being used for dumping material in violation of Section 630.010, or in the event the operation of said property fails to satisfactorily secure against dangers of disease, fire, or other menaces to the public health, the suppression of rodents, mosquitoes, and other insects, or in the event that the inspector finds that the property violates other ordinances of this City, or is, by any act or conduct of its operator or agent detrimental to the public health, safety, or the welfare of this City, the license will, after hearing, be revoked.
[CC 1976 §650.050; Ord. No. 711 §6, 5-13-1958]
Any person, firm, association, or corporation violating any provisions of this Chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00), and each day of violation shall constitute a separate offense.