Town of Johnston, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Johnston 12-10-1979 by Ord. No. 440 as Secs. 12-18, 12-19, 17-2, 23-1 and 23-2 of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 261.
Solid waste — See Ch. 295.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 300.
It shall be unlawful for any person to throw or deposit any waste material or debris upon any public highway, platted street, property owned or maintained by the Town or any other public place in the Town, or within 300 feet of such highway, street or property.
It shall be unlawful to overload any vehicle carrying or transporting any waste material, debris, sand, gravel, coal, ashes, stone or other material so as to result in having same spill upon any public highway, platted street, property owned or maintained by the Town, or any other public place in the Town, or within 300 feet of such highway, street or property.
No person shall dump or deposit upon any of the public ways, streets or highways any junk, paper cups, bottles, old metals or other refuse of any kind or nature whatsoever.
[Added 8-11-1987 by Ord. No. 705]
It shall be unlawful for any person to discard any litter, rubbish, garbage, junk, bottles, cans or other refuse on or along the highways, or upon any public or private property, unless so authorized by the state or by any of its agencies.
[Added 8-11-1987 by Ord. No. 705]
Any person violating this chapter shall be fined not exceeding $500 or imprisoned not exceeding 30 days and/or sentenced to voluntary community service for a Town agency for not more than 10 days or 80 hours for any offense.