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A. 
A person commits the offense of abandonment of airtight icebox if he/she abandons, discards, or knowingly permits to remain on premises under his/her control, in a place accessible to children, any abandoned or discarded icebox, refrigerator, or other airtight or semi-airtight container which has a capacity of one and one-half (1½) cubic feet or more and an opening of fifty (50) square inches or more and which has a door or lid equipped with hinge, latch or other fastening device capable of securing such door or lid, without rendering such equipment harmless to human life by removing such hinges, latches or other hardware which may cause a person to be confined therein.
B. 
Subsection (A) of this Section does not apply to an icebox, refrigerator or other airtight or semi-airtight container located in that part of a building occupied by a dealer, warehouseman or repairman.
C. 
The defendant shall have the burden of injecting the issue under Subsection (B) of this Section.
[Ord. No. 2005-1467 §3, 8-16-2005]
A. 
Definitions. As used in this Article, the following terms shall have these prescribed meanings:
LITTER
Any organic or inorganic waste material, rubbish, refuse, garbage, trash, hulls, peelings, debris, grass, weeds, ashes, sand, gravel, slag, brickbats, metal, plastic and glass containers, broken glass, dead animals or intentionally or unintentionally discarded materials of every kind and description.
PROPERTY
Public or private property.
B. 
It shall be unlawful to litter. A person commits the crime of littering if he dumps, deposits, throws, leaves, causes or permits the dumping, depositing, placing, throwing or leaving of litter, or allows unsecured materials to drop or shift off of vehicle loads, onto any property in this City or any waters in this City unless:
[Ord. No. 2016-1809 § 1, 12-20-2016[1]]
1. 
The property is designated by the State or by any of its agencies or political subdivisions for the disposal of such litter and such person is authorized by the proper public authority to use such property; and
2. 
The litter is placed into an appropriate receptacle or container installed on such property and such person is authorized by the proper authority to use such receptacle or container; or
3. 
The person is the owner of such property, has obtained consent of the owner or is acting under the personal direction of the owner, all in a manner consistent with the public welfare.
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Editor's Note: Section 2 of this ordinance provided an effective date of 1-1-2017.
C. 
Evidence Of Littering.
1. 
Whenever litter is thrown, deposited, dropped or dumped from any motor vehicle, boat, airplane or other conveyance in violation of this Section, it shall be prima facie evidence that the operator of the conveyance has violated this Section.
2. 
Except as provided in Subsection (C)(1) above, whenever any litter which is dumped, deposited, thrown or left on property in violation of this Section is discovered to contain any article including, but not limited to, letters, bills, publications or other writing which display the name of the person thereon in such a manner to indicate that the article belongs or belonged to such person, it shall be a rebuttable presumption that such person has violated this Section.
D. 
Penalties. In addition to the penalties set out in the General Penalty Section of the City Code, the court may:
1. 
Order the violator to reimburse the City for the reasonable cost of removing the litter when the litter is or is ordered removed by the City; and/or
2. 
Order the violator to pick up and remove any and all litter from any public property, private right-of-way for a distance not to exceed one (1) mile or, with prior permission of the legal owner or tenant in lawful possession of private property, any such private property upon which it can be established by competent evidence that he has deposited litter, including any litter he has deposited and any litter deposited thereon by anyone else prior to the date of execution of sentence.
[CC 1991 §14-2]
A. 
Generally. The owner or occupant of any store or other place of business situated within the City shall exercise reasonable diligence at all times to keep his/her premises clean of wastepaper, wrapping paper, paper napkins, cartons, package containers and other used or waste materials thrown or left on such premises by its customers, and to take reasonable measures to prevent the same from drifting or blowing to adjoining premises.
B. 
Receptacles. Receptacles of sufficient size and number shall be placed on the premises accessible to the customers of such business where the articles of waste set out in Subsection (A) may be disposed of.
[CC 1991 §14-3]
It shall be unlawful for any customer going upon the premises of another to in any manner dispose of wastepaper, wrapping paper, paper napkins, cartons, package containers and other used or waste materials, except in receptacles provided for such purposes.
A. 
If any person or persons shall put any dead animal, carcass or part thereof, the offal or any other filth into any well, spring, brook, branch, creek, pond, or lake, every person so offending shall, on conviction thereof, be fined not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).
B. 
If any person shall remove, or cause to be removed and placed in or near any public road or highway, or upon premises not his/her own, or in any river, stream or watercourse any dead animal, carcass or part thereof, or other nuisance, to the annoyance of the citizens of this City, or any of them, every person so offending shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined for every offense not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), and if such nuisance be not removed within three (3) days thereafter, it shall be deemed a second (2nd) offense against the provisions of this Section.
[Ord. No. 2016-1809 § 1, 12-20-2016[1]]
A. 
A person commits the offense of tampering with a water supply if he or she purposely:
1. 
Poisons, defiles or in any way corrupts the water of a well, spring, brook, stream, creek, pond, lake, or reservoir used for domestic or municipal purposes; or
2. 
Diverts, dams up and holds back from its natural course and flow any spring, brook, stream, creek or other water supply for domestic or municipal purposes, after said water supply shall have once been taken for use by any person or persons, corporation, town or city for their use; or
3. 
Places or causes to be placed the carcass or offal of any dead animal into any well, spring, brook, stream, creek, pond, or lake.
B. 
Those who have been found guilty of tampering with a water supply shall be adjudged guilty of a misdemeanor, and punished by a fine not less than fifty dollars ($50.00), nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment in the City or County Jail not exceeding ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, and shall be liable to the party injured for three (3) times the actual damage sustained, to be recovered by suit at law.
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Editor's Note: Section 2 of this ordinance provided an effective date of 1-1-2017.
[Ord. No. 2016-1809 § 1, 12-20-2016[1]]
A. 
A person commits the offense of abandoning a vehicle, vessel or trailer if he or she knowingly abandons any vehicle, vessel or trailer on the right-of-way of any public road or State highway or on or in any of the waters in this State or on the banks of any stream, or on any land or water owned, operated or leased by the State, any board, department, agency or commission thereof, or any political subdivision thereof or on any land or water owned, operated or leased by the Federal Government or on any private real property owned by another without his or her consent.
B. 
For purposes of this Section, the last owner of record of a vehicle, vessel or trailer found abandoned and not shown to be transferred pursuant to Sections 301.196 and 301.197, RSMo., shall be deemed by prima facie evidence to have been the owner of such vehicle, vessel or trailer at the time it was abandoned and to have been the person who abandoned the vehicle, vessel or trailer or caused or procured its abandonment.
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Editor's Note: Section 2 of this ordinance provided an effective date of 1-1-2017.
[Ord. No. 2016-1809 § 1, 12-20-2016[1]]
A. 
No person shall operate, or cause to be operated, over the City any aircraft which is flying in a manner commonly known as stunt flying, or at an unreasonably low altitude, or in any other manner that may be a hazard or dangerous to persons or property within the City.
B. 
No person shall broadcast by loudspeakers or in any other manner, loud, disturbing or unnecessary noises from any aircraft or cause, aid or abet the operation of any aircraft over the City from which is emanated by means aforesaid any such noises.
C. 
No person shall operate, or cause or to be operated, any aircraft for commercial sound advertising purposes in or over the City.
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Editor's Note: Section 2 of this ordinance provided an effective date of 1-1-2017.