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[R.O. 2011 §8.16.010; Prior Code §14-18; Ord. No. 3732 §1; Ord. No. 6192, 1999]
A person commits the violation of littering if he/she throws or places, or causes to be thrown or placed, any glass, glass bottles, wire, nails, tacks, hedge, cans, garbage, trash, refuse or rubbish of any kind, nature or description on the right-of-way of any public road or State highway or on or in any of the waters in this City or on the banks of any stream or on any land or water owned, operated or leased by the City or State, any board, department, agency or commission 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/her consent.
[R.O. 2011 §8.16.020; Prior Code §14-18.1; Ord. No. 6192, 1999]
No person shall throw or deposit litter in or upon any street, sidewalk or other public place within the City except in public receptacles for collection, or in official City dumps.
[R.O. 2011 §8.16.030; Prior Code §14-19; Ord. No. 3732 §1]
Persons placing litter in public receptacles or in authorized private receptacles shall do so in such a manner as to prevent it from being carried or deposited by the elements upon any street, sidewalk or other public place or upon private property.
[R.O. 2011 §8.16.040; Prior Code §14-20; Ord. No. 3732 §1]
No person shall sweep into or deposit in any gutter, street or other public place within the City the accumulation of litter from any building or lot or from any public or private sidewalk or driveway.
[R.O. 2011 §8.16.050; Prior Code §14-21; Ord. No. 3732 §1]
Persons owning or occupying property shall keep the sidewalk in front of their premises free of litter.
[R.O. 2011 §8.16.060; Prior Code §14-22; Ord. No. 3732 §1]
A. 
No person owning or occupying a place of business shall sweep into or deposit in any gutter, street, or other public place within the City the accumulation of litter from any building or lot or from any public or private sidewalk or driveway.
B. 
Persons owning or occupying places of business within the City shall keep the sidewalk in front of their business premises free of litter.
[R.O. 2011 §8.16.110; Prior Code §14-27; Ord. No. 3732 §1]
No person shall throw or deposit litter on any occupied private property within the City whether owned by such person or not, except that the owner or person in control of private property may maintain authorized private receptacles for collection in such a manner that litter will be prevented from being carried or deposited by the elements upon any street, sidewalk or other public place or upon any other private property.
[R.O. 2011 §8.16.120; Prior Code §14-28; Ord. No. 3732 §1]
No person shall throw or deposit litter on any open or vacant private property within the City whether owned by such person or not.
[R.O. 2011 §8.16.130; Prior Code §14-29; Ord. No. 3732 §1]
No person shall drive or move any truck or other vehicle within the City unless such vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent any load, contents or litter from being blown or deposited upon any street, alley or other public place; nor shall any person drive or move any vehicle or truck within the City, the wheels or tires of which carry onto or deposit in any street, alley or other public place mud, dirt, sticky substances, litter or foreign matter of any kind.
[R.O. 2011 §8.16.140; Prior Code §14-30; Ord. No. 3732 §1]
The owner or person in control of any private property shall at all times maintain the premises free of litter; provided however, that this Section shall not prohibit the storage of litter in authorized private receptacles for collection.