Chapter 8.20


8.20.010    Prohibited.

8.20.020    Discharging water on streets--Permit required.

8.20.030    Violation--Penalty.

*    For statutory provisions on littering, see Penal Code §374 et seq.

8.20.010 Prohibited.

It is unlawful to negligently, willfully or maliciously discharge, throw, deposit, permit to pass onto, or place where it does pass onto any public street, alley, parkway or sidewalk in the city any petroleum, acid, coal or oil tar, aniline, asphalt, bitumen, or residuary product of petroleum, oil, grease, water, rubbish, garbage, debris, trash, sweepings, animal or vegetable matter, or any putrid or offensive liquid, substance or matter, or in any other manner cause any interference with or hazard to public travel or damage to public property upon said public streets, parkways or sidewalks. (Ord. 29 §1, 1949)

8.20.020 Discharging water on streets--Permit required.

The city street superintendent is authorized, upon application therefor, to grant a permit to any person, firm or corporation for the temporary discharge of water onto a public street upon such terms and conditions as he deems necessary for the protection and security of public property and safety. The fee for such application for a permit shall be ten dollars, but nothing herein shall limit the city street superintendent from fixing additional amounts as a condition to the granting of such permit sufficient to protect or reimburse the city for any expense it may incur as a result of such use of the street. (Ord. 29 §2, 1949).

8.20.030 Violation--Penalty.

Any person, whether as principal, agent, employee or otherwise, violating or causing the violation of any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of an infraction, and upon conviction thereof is punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars. Any violation of this title which is committed and continues from day to day constitutes a separate offense for each and every day during which such violation is committed or continued. (Ord. 281 §1, 1983).