[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of East Hampton 4-23-1991 (Ord. No. 4.15). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, in person or by his/her agent, employee or servant, to cast, throw, sweep, sift or deposit in any manner in or upon any public way or other public place in the Town or any river, public water, drain, sewer or receiving basin within the jurisdiction of East Hampton, any kind of dirt, rubbish, waste article, thing or substance whatsoever, whether liquid or solid; nor shall any person, firm or corporation cast, throw, sweep, sift or deposit any of the aforementioned items anywhere within the jurisdiction of East Hampton in such manner that it may be carried or deposited, in whole or in part, by the action of the sun, wind, rain or snow into any of the aforementioned places; provided that this section shall not apply to the deposit of material under a permit authorized by any ordinance of East Hampton or to goods, wares or merchandise deposited upon any public way or other public place temporarily, in the necessary course of trade, and removed therefrom within two hours after being so deposited or to articles or things deposited in or conducted into the Town sewer system through lawful drains in accordance with the ordinances of the Town relating thereto.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, in person or by his/her or its agent, employee or servant, to use any vehicle to haul any kind of dirt, rubbish, waste articles or things or substance, whether liquid or solid, unless such vehicle is covered to prevent any part of its load from spilling or dropping at all times while such vehicle is in motion on any street or alley in the municipality; provided, however, that the requirements herein for covering such vehicles shall not apply to vehicles carrying brush cuttings, tree trimmings, branches, logs and similar waste material, if such matter is securely lashed to such vehicle, to prevent spilling or dropping as aforesaid.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $199 for each offense; and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.