Chapter 4.44


4.44.010    Prohibited – Exceptions.

4.44.020    Violation – Court action.

4.44.010 Prohibited – Exceptions.

It is unlawful for any person to throw, to drop, or to leave any discarded object, debris, or waste upon any public or private property in the city or in any waters within the corporate city limits, unless:

(1) Such property is designated by the city for the disposal of garbage and refuse and such person is authorized to use such property for such purpose;

(2) Into a litter receptacle or container installed upon such property;

(3) He is the owner or a tenant in lawful possession of such property. (Ord. 1988 § 1, 1970)

4.44.020 Violation – Court action.

Any person violating the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor, subject to a fine or imprisonment or both as in the case of misdemeanor, and in addition thereto in the sound discretion of the court in which conviction is obtained, may be directed by the judge to pick up and remove from any public street or highway or public and private right-of-way or public beach or private park or any private property with prior permission of the legal owner upon which it is established by competent evidence that he has deposited litter or debris or waste, any or all debris and waste deposited thereon by anyone prior to the date of execution of the sentence. (Ord. 1988 § 2, 1970)