[HISTORY: Adopted by the Wilton Town Meeting 9-3-1957. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be the duty of all owners, occupants and persons in charge of buildings used for business or other nonresidential purposes to keep the area used by the public next to or near such buildings on any side clean and free of paper, dirt, debris or other foreign matter.
Within the meaning of this ordinance:
- AREA USED BY THE PUBLIC
- Includes platforms, paths, sidewalks, parking areas and roadways (and park or other areas, and private roadways) which are privately owned and on which any member of the general public is allowed to enter, by foot or vehicle, whether as invitee or licensee.
With regard to the places heretofore enumerated, it shall be unlawful for any person to throw, cast, place or discard any paper, dirt, debris or other foreign matter thereon or to sweep or otherwise transfer it or them or any of them therefrom into or onto the gutters, streets, highways or other property of the Town of Wilton or any other person without his permission.
It shall be unlawful for any person to throw, cast, place or discard any paper, dirt, debris or other foreign matter in or on the gutters, streets, highways or other property of the Town of Wilton, whether or not said action shall in any way impede, hinder, obstruct or interfere with travel on or repair thereof.
It shall be the duty of the Director of Health or Health Officer to enforce the provisions of § 23-1 hereof, either upon his own initiative or following complaint and investigation in the manner provided under the Sanitary Code of the state and municipality for the abatement of nuisances. It shall be the duty of any owner, occupant or person in charge of any building, on written notice from the Director of Health or Health Officer, to remove or forthwith cause to be removed paper, dirt, debris or other foreign matter.
Any person duly brought to trial and found guilty of a violation of this ordinance shall be fined not more than $25.