Village of Alexandria Bay, NY
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Alexandria Bay: Art. I, 3-24-1992 as L.L. No. 3-1992; Art. II, at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Junkyards — See Ch. 92.
Littering — See Ch. 97.
[Adopted 3-24-1992 as L.L. No. 3-1992]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GARBAGE
All putrescible (or decayable) wastes, except sewage and body waste, including animal and vegetable offal and carcasses of dead animals, and shall include all substances accumulated and/or removed from all public and private establishments and properties, including residences, but excluding recognizable industrial by-products, discarded wood or lumber, grass clippings, weeds, leaves or stones.
PERSON
Any individual, firm, partnership, company, corporation, association, society or group.
REFUSE
Rubbish, garbage and trash.
RUBBISH
General dry material produced routinely by household, commercial or industrial establishments, such as paper, cans, bottles and other containers and ashes.
TRASH
Bushes, branches, Christmas trees, lawn rakings and similar waste materials; bulky objects such as household appliances, equipment or furniture; and building demolition or construction waste.
No person shall deposit for collection within the Village of Alexandria Bay any garbage, refuse, rubbish or trash which was generated outside of the Village of Alexandria Bay. Further, no such garbage, refuse, rubbish or trash shall be picked up or disposed of by the Village of Alexandria Bay on behalf of any person residing or conducting a business within the Village of Alexandria Bay if such materials were generated outside of the Village of Alexandria Bay.
Any garbage, refuse, rubbish or trash which is brought into the Village of Alexandria Bay in violation of this article and which is required to be removed by the Village of Alexandria Bay shall be the responsibility of the property owner from whose property the items are removed. All costs and expenses incurred by the Village in so removing shall be considered a special assessment against the property and added onto the next Village tax roll for the property.
Any person who shall violate any of the terms of this article shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a violation and subject to a fine not to exceed $250 and/or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days.
[Adopted at time of adoption of Code[1]]
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ASHES
Residue from fires used for cooking, heating and on-site incineration.
DUMPSTER
A bulk storage container for garbage and other waste materials that can be hauled directly to the point of disposal or emptied into a larger, compactor-type truck for disposal.
GARBAGE
Waste from the preparation, cooking and serving of foods, market waste and waste from handling, storage and sale of produce.
REFUSE
All categories of materials to be disposed of, excluding garbage and rubbish. "Refuse" shall include old, inoperable, discarded equipment and/or parts thereof and disassembled or broken furniture or other household appliances or items or parts thereof. "Refuse" shall also include any and all building materials scrapped during the repair of structures.
A. 
Combustible: paper, cartons, boxes, barrels, wood, excelsior, tree branches, yard trimmings, wood furniture and bedding dunnage.
B. 
Noncombustible: metals, tin cans, metal furniture, dirt, glass, crockery and minerals.
A. 
Except as otherwise provided, no person, firm or corporation shall throw, drop, place, push or deposit or cause to be thrown, dropped, placed, pushed or deposited any snow, ice, garbage, rubbish, refuse or other objects, substance or material from any source whatsoever originating inside or outside of the Village of Alexandria Bay in or upon any avenue, street, sidewalk, highway, public lot, parking lot, public park, dock, wharf or boat launch within the Village of Alexandria Bay.
B. 
No person shall throw, dump or deposit or cause to be thrown, dumped or deposited in any part of the Village of Alexandria Bay any garbage, rubbish, refuse or abandoned vehicles or parts therefrom from any source whatsoever originating inside or outside of the Village of Alexandria Bay, and no person shall permit such throwing, dumping or depositing thereof upon property owned, leased or controlled by such person.
A. 
No person or persons shall, within the corporate limits of the Village of Alexandria Bay, collect from, draw through or have upon the public streets or places of the Village any garbage, rubbish or refuse except when contained in and conveyed by a vehicle having a watertight compartment and constructed in such a manner that no odor can escape therefrom and in such a manner that the garbage shall not be visible.
B. 
No person or persons shall collect from premises within the Village of Alexandria Bay or draw through or have upon the public streets or places of the Village, between May 1 and October 15, any garbage, rubbish or refuse in any manner whatsoever after 4:00 p.m. of any day during said period.
C. 
All garbage, rubbish or refuse which is to be placed out for collection by any person or persons within the Village of Alexandria Bay shall be in a suitable container properly sealed or covered so that no garbage, rubbish or refuse shall be strewn upon the streets, sidewalks or any other public place within the Village. In this respect, all waste, food, food cans, coverings or wrappings shall be placed in covered, hard plastic or metal containers at curbside for pickup. No such garbage, rubbish or refuse shall be placed for pickup at curbside on any day other than the designated pickup day.
D. 
Exceptions. Leaves, old newspapers, magazines, debris and other items which are required to be recycled and which are not likely to attract scavenging animals need not be included in containers as aforementioned but shall in all other respects comply with any recycling law adopted by the County of Jefferson or the Village of Alexandria Bay.
E. 
No recyclables shall be placed outside for pickup prior to 7:00 p.m. on the day prior to pickup day.
[Added 6-24-2003 by L.L. No. 1-2003]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall be guilty of a violation and shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $250 and/or imprisonment for a period of time not to exceed 15 days, and/or both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this article shall constitute, for each day the offense continued, a separate and distinct offense.