City of Glenwood City, WI
St. Croix County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Glenwood City 12-1-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-02 as §§ 8-1-1 to 8-1-3 and Title 8, Ch. 2, of the 2003 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals — See Ch. 168.
Cigarettes and tobacco products — See Ch. 196.
Hazardous materials — See Ch. 245.
Nuisances — See Ch. 302.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 323.
Sewers — See Ch. 340.
Solid waste — See Ch. 360.
Water — See Ch. 400.
Wellhead protection — See Ch. 442.
The Common Council may make reasonable and general rules for the enforcement of the provisions of this chapter and for the prevention of the creation of health nuisances and the protection of the public health and welfare and may, where appropriate, require the issuance of licenses and permits. All such regulations shall have the same effect as ordinances, and any person violating any of such regulations and any lawful order of the Council shall be subject to the general penalty provided for in § 1-4 of this Code.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
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Defined. A health nuisance is any source of filth or cause of sickness.
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Duty to abate. The Common Council shall abate health nuisances pursuant to § 254.59, Wis. Stats., which is adopted by reference and made a part of this section.[1]
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
No person shall deposit or cause to be deposited in any public street or on any public ground or on any private property not his own any refuse, garbage, litter, waste material or liquid or any other objectionable material or liquid. When any such material is placed on the person's own private property, it shall be properly enclosed and covered so as to prevent the same from becoming a public nuisance.
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Cleanup required. All persons, firms, or corporations delivering, hauling, disposing, storing, discharging or otherwise handling potentially polluting substances, solid or liquid, such as, but not limited to, the following shall immediately clean up any such spilled material to prevent its becoming a hazard to health or safety or directly or indirectly causing pollution to the lakes and streams under the jurisdiction of the City: fuel oil, gasoline, solvents, industrial liquids or fluids, milk, grease trap and septic tank wastes, sewage sludge, sanitary sewer wastes, storm sewer catch basin wastes, oil or petroleum wastes.
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Notification. Spills or accidental release of hazardous materials or pollutants at a site or of a quantity or nature that cannot adequately be cleaned up by the responsible party or parties shall be immediately reported to the City Clerk-Treasurer so that assistance can be given by the proper agency.
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Financial liability. The party or parties responsible for the release, escape or discharge of wastes shall be held financially liable for the cost of any cleanup or attempted cleanup deemed necessary or desirable and undertaken by the City, or its designated agent, in an effort to minimize the pollutional effects of the discharged waste.
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Editor's Note: See also Ch. 245, Hazardous Materials.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to store any potentially polluting substances unless such substances are stored in such manner as to securely prevent them from escaping onto the ground surface and/or into any street, sewer, ditch or drainageway, lake or stream within the jurisdiction of the City of Glenwood City.