[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Spring Valley 12-7-1970 as Ch. 12, Art. I, of the 1970 Code; amended in its entirety 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person to leave outside of any building or dwelling in a place accessible to children any abandoned, unattended or discarded icebox, refrigerator or any other similar container or receptacle of any kind which has an airtight door or lock which may not be released for opening from the inside of said icebox, refrigerator, container or receptacle, unless the latching or locking mechanism on the door or doors of the same have been removed or unless the door or doors of the same are removed or bolted and locked in such a manner that it is impossible to open the same by use of the hands.
No person shall post any handbill, notice or advertisement of any kind whatsoever or print, paint, stamp or otherwise mark any words, letters, figures, signs or tokens of any sort or kind on any flagstone, curbstones, sidewalks, telegraph, telephone or electric light pole, shade tree or fence or on any public property of the Village.
This subsection shall not apply to the posting of legal notices.
Littering. The littering or cluttering up of public streets or public places by advertising commercial matter or handbills is hereby prohibited.
Throwing or otherwise placing handbills on porches, on front steps of residences or upon or into automobiles is hereby prohibited.
[Amended 3-6-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
This section shall be construed to include the distribution of the matter enumerated herein from an airplane.
Editor’s Note: Former § 182-3, Loudspeaker apparatus, as amended, was repealed 3-6-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013.
Violations of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $5,000 or imprisonment not to exceed 15 days, or both. Violations may be prosecuted in accordance with the Penal Law.