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Town of Pawling, NY
Dutchess County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Pawling 5-1-1973 as Ch. 33 of the 1973 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Transfer station; recycling — See Ch. 191.
For the purpose of this chapter, the terms used herein are defined as follows:
CLOTHING CONTAINERS
Any receptacle intended to collect items or articles of clothing, shoes and/or other wearing apparel.
[Added 2-8-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005]
GARBAGE
Includes waste food, papers, dead animals or parts thereof and all waste or discarded wood, lumber or vegetable matter of any kind or any other matter which shall be flammable or capable of fermentation or decay.
PERSON
Includes an individual, society, club, firm, partnership, corporation or association of persons, and the singular number shall include the plural number.
PRIVATE CARTER
A person, whether a resident of the Town of Pawling or not, engaged in the collecting of the garbage or rubbish, or both, of other persons, for compensation.
[Added 1-25-1977 by L.L. No. 1-1977]
RECYCLING CONTAINERS
Any receptacle intended to collect items or articles intended for recycling, such as newsprint, cardboard, grease, or other similar items.
[Added 2-8-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005]
RUBBISH
Includes waste metal, tin cans, ashes, cinders, glass, pottery and all discarded substances of a solid and incombustible nature.
WASTE CONTAINERS
Any receptacle intended to collect items or articles, such as putrescent garbage, trash, construction debris, or other similar items.
[Added 2-8-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005]
[Amended 1-25-1977 by L.L. No. 1-1977; 7-14-1987 by L.L. No. 2-1987; 7-14-1987 by L.L. No. 3-1987; 8-9-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994; 2-8-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005]
A. 
No person shall transport or bring into or cause to be transported or brought into or throw, dump or deposit or cause to be thrown, dumped or deposited in any part of the Town of Pawling any garbage, rubbish or abandoned vehicles or parts thereof from any source whatever originating outside of the Town of Pawling, and no person shall permit such throwing, dumping or depositing thereof upon property owned, leased or controlled by such person.
B. 
No person within the Town of Pawling shall throw, dump or deposit or cause to be thrown, dumped or deposited on any street, sidewalk, other public place or private property, except where specifically designated or approved by the Town Board, any garbage, rubbish or abandoned vehicles or parts thereof from any source whatever, whether from within or outside the Town, and no person shall permit such throwing, dumping or depositing thereof upon property owned, leased or controlled by such person, except as may be approved by the Town Board as aforesaid.
C. 
Clothing containers may be permitted on private property or at locations approved by the Town Board. It is the responsibility of the owners of said containers and the owners of said property to maintain them, to see that said containers are emptied on a regular basis (so that clothing deposits are not left outside the container), and to prohibit the depositing of any and all items other than clothing of whatever kind and nature, including but not limited to garbage, trash, construction debris, or other similar items, at or in the container.
[Amended 2-8-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation punishable by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days or by a fine not exceeding $350, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.