CHAPTER VIII. HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER VIII. HEALTH AND WELFARE\ARTICLE 2. RUBBISH AND TRASH

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to allow to accumulate in any part of any building street or premises within thirty feet (30’) feet of any building any rubbish, trash, waste paper, excelsior, empty boxes or barrels.

(Code 1976, 7-201; Code 2015)

No person shall deposit or stack any hay or straw in the open within five hundred feet (500’) of any building located in the fire limits.

(Code 1976, 7-202; Code 2015)

Loose packing material shall be kept in metal or wood metal lined bins having self-closing or automatic covers. Refuse from rooms where packing or unpacking is done shall be removed daily.

(Code 1976, 7-203; Code 2015)

It shall be unlawful to store ashes inside any nonfireproof building unless they be stored in an incombustible container or receptacle, and a clearance of at least five feet (5’) shall be maintained between such container or receptacle and combustible material. Ashes shall not be stored outside any building in wooden receptacles or dumped in contact with or in close proximity to any combustible material.

(Code 1976, 7-204; Code 2015)

Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this article shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each offense.

(Code 1976, 7-205; Code 2015)