Ordinance No. 09-3


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Section 1. Definition of Garbage.

The term “garbage” as used herein shall mean and include the refuse animal and vegetable matter from kitchens, pantries, dining rooms, or other parts of hotels, restaurants, boarding houses, tenement houses, dwelling houses, market houses, and public or private institutions; the refuse animal matter from butcher shops and freezing locker plants; the refuse fruits and vegetables from stores and commission houses; the refuse animal and vegetable matter from grocery stores, fish stores, and poultry stores, and all refuse accumulation containing animal or vegetable matter that attends the preparation, use, cooking, or storing of meat, fish, fowl, food, fruit, or vegetables.

Section 2. Garbage Burning Prohibited.

No person shall burn any garbage within the City limits of Mazeppa.

Section 3. Fires Prohibited in Public Streets .

No person shall build or cause or permit to be made any fire in the public streets, highways, lanes, and alleys, or within 20 feet of any building, or within 10 feet of a lot line. No fire may be set on any unusually windy day.

Section 4. Control of Fires.

No person shall set fire to or burn any weeds, grass, leaves, rubbish, trash, or other substance without first providing adequate means to control such fire at all times.

Section 5. Penalty.

Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this ordinance or fail to comply therewith or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order or regulation made hereunder shall, severally for each and every violation a noncompliance, respectively, be guilty of a petty misdemeanor. The imposition of one penalty for any violation of this ordinance shall not excuse a violation nor permit it to continue, and all persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violation or defects within a reasonable time. Each separate day of violation shall constitute a separate offense. The application of penalty above shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions pursuant to this ordinance.