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No person shall throw, drop, deposit, discard, or otherwise dispose of litter upon any street, alley, sidewalk, or any other public place in the City or upon a private residence or other private property not owned by him, or in any waters within the jurisdiction of the City whether from a vehicle or otherwise except:

A. When such property is designated by the state or by any of its agencies or the City for the disposal of garbage and refuse, and such person is authorized by the proper public authority to so use such property; or

B. Into a litter receptacle or other container in such manner that the litter will be prevented from being carried away or deposited by the elements upon any part of said public place, private residence, or other private property; or

C. When such person is the owner or does have control or custody of the property, or has prior consent of the owner or tenant in lawful possession of such property, or unless the act is done under the personal direction of said owner or tenant and provided said litter will not cause a public nuisance or be in violation of any other state or local laws, rules, or regulations.

Penalty. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and the fine or bail forfeiture for such violation shall not be less than ten dollars for each offense, and, in addition thereto, in the sound discretion of the court, such person may be directed by the court to pick up and remove from any public place or any private residence or other property, with permission of the legal owner or other person having legal possession, upon which it is established by competent evidence that such person has deposited litter, any and all litter deposited thereon by anyone prior to the date of execution of sentence. (Ord. 1228, 1974)

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