City of Duquesne, MO
Jasper County
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[R.O. 2004 § 200.010; CC 1986 § 64.010]
No person shall throw or deposit litter in or upon any street, sidewalk or other public place within the City except in public receptacles or authorized private receptacles.
[R.O. 2004 § 200.020; CC 1986 § 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 property or upon private property.
[R.O. 2004 § 200.030; CC 1986 § 64.030]
A. 
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.
B. 
Within the meaning of this Section, the word "litter" shall include, without excluding other substances, fallen leaves, cut weeds, grass clippings, branches and twigs that may accumulate on any building, lot or premises.
[R.O. 2004 § 200.040; Ord. No. 05 § 2, 8-19-2002]
A. 
Open burning of "yard waste" as defined in Section 225.010 (i.e., including "litter" as defined in Section 200.030), which is generated upon a landowner's property shall be permitted year-round, only under the following conditions:
1. 
The location for any open burning shall not be less than twenty-five (25) feet from any structure and provisions shall be made to prevent the fire spreading to within twenty-five (25) feet of any structure.
2. 
All burning shall take place on the owner's property.
3. 
No burning shall be permitted on the City right-of-way, street, gutter, or other public place within the City.
4. 
Open burning shall not be used for waste disposal purposes, shall be of the minimum size for the intended purpose, and the fuel shall be chosen to minimize the generation and emission of air contaminants.
5. 
Any open burning shall be constantly attended until the fire is completely extinguished. Fire extinguishing equipment, i.e., garden hose etc., shall be available for immediate use.
6. 
The Mayor or his/her designee shall prohibit open burning when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make such fires hazardous, or when so ordered by the Chief of the Duenweg Fire Department.
7. 
The Mayor or his/her designee shall order the extinguishment of any open burning, which creates or adds to the hazardous or objectionable situation, or when so ordered by the Chief of the Duenweg Fire Department.
8. 
Nothing in this Section shall be construed to permit open burning which causes or constitutes a hazard to vehicular or air traffic.
9. 
Nothing in this Section shall be construed to permit the violation of any Federal, State or local law or regulation governing the burning of yard waste, including, but not limited to, any regulation or order of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
[R.O. 2004 § 200.050; CC 1986 § 64.050]
Persons owning or occupying property shall keep the sidewalk in front of their premises free of litter. Persons owning or occupying places of business within the City shall keep the front of their business premises free of litter.
[R.O. 2004 § 200.060; CC 1986 § 64.060]
A. 
No person, while a driver or passenger in a vehicle, shall throw or deposit litter upon any street or other public place within the City or upon private property.
B. 
No driver of any vehicle shall allow any passenger in that vehicle to throw or deposit litter upon any street or other public place within the City or upon private property.
[R.O. 2004 § 200.070; CC 1986 § 64.070]
No person shall drive or move any truck or other vehicle hauling or transporting litter within or about the City unless such vehicle is so constructed and the load secured so as to prevent any of the contents therein being blown, dropped or deposited upon any street, alley or other public place.
[R.O. 2004 § 200.080; CC 1986 § 64.080]
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.
[R.O. 2004 § 200.090; CC 1986 § 64.090]
No person or persons shall throw or place or cause to be thrown or placed any glass, glass bottles, wire, nails, tacks, hedge, cans, garbage, trash, refuse or rubbish of any kind or nature on the streets, alleyways or any public property within the City of Duquesne, Missouri, with the exception that by public notice, such items may be placed in containers on specified days for public cleanup.
[R.O. 2004 § 200.100; CC 1986 § 64.100]
Any person, persons, firm, association or corporation or the agent thereof who shall neglect, fail or refuse to comply with the provisions of this Chapter shall be deemed guilty of an ordinance violation, and each day that such person, persons, firm, association or corporation or the agent thereof shall neglect, fail or refuse to comply with any of the provisions of this Chapter shall be deemed a separate offense and punishable as provided in Section 100.220 of this Code.