City of Warsaw, MO
Benton County
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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.
A person commits the offense 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 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.
[CC 1978 §64.020]
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.
[CC 1978 §64.040]
No person shall burn any litter, as defined in Section 210.174, in any street, gutter, or other public place within the City.
[CC 1978 §64.080; Ord. No. 95-798, 11-20-1995]
A. 
No person shall throw or deposit litter on any 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 private property owned by another.
1. 
Within the meaning of this Section the word "litter" shall include, without excluding other substances, eggs, fluid filled balloons, projectiles or debris of any type which can be thrown or deposited upon private property whether solid, liquid or gas.
2. 
Within the meaning of this Section any person or persons who have in their possession any "litter", as defined in Subsection (1), with the intent to litter shall be in violation of this Section and shall be fined.
3. 
The penalty for violation of this Section shall be as provided in Section 100.220 of this Code.
4. 
Normal curfew for minors may be adjusted upon the professional judgment of the Chief of Police if incidents of violations of Subsections (1) and (2) are considered hazardous to the general public good.
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. 16 §1, 7-18-2011]
A. 
No person shall urinate or defecate in, from or upon any street, highway, sidewalk, alley, plaza, park, public building, public property, private parking lot or any place open to the public or exposed to public view. This Section shall not apply to urination or defecation utilizing appropriate fixtures in any restroom or any other facility designed for the sanitary disposal of human waste.
B. 
Any person found in violation of this Section shall be punished pursuant to Chapter 100, Article III, Section 100.220 General Penalty.
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Editor's Note — Ord. no. 16 §1, adopted July 18, 2011, repealed section 210.190 "corrupting or diverting water supply" and enacted new provisions set out herein. The city council determined former section 210.190 was no longer necessary.
A person commits the offense of abandoning a motor vehicle if he/she abandons any motor vehicle 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/her consent.