The governing body of any municipality is hereby authorized to enact an ordinance
prohibiting the placing, discarding, disposing or leaving of any trash, refuse or
garbage upon a street or highway located within that municipality or upon property
owned or operated by the municipality unless such garbage, refuse or trash is placed
in a designated location or container for removal by a specific garbage or trash service
collector. Any ordinance adopted pursuant hereto may prohibit the placing, discarding, disposing
or leaving of any trash, refuse or garbage upon private property located within the
municipality without the consent of the owner, occupant, or lessee thereof and may
provide that the placing, discarding, disposing or leaving of the articles forbidden
by this section shall, for each day or portion thereof the articles or matter are
left, constitute a separate offense.
The governing body of a municipality, in any ordinance adopted pursuant hereto, may
provide that a person who violates the ordinance may be punished by a fine not exceeding
fifty dollars ($50.00) or imprisoned not exceeding 30 days, or both, for each offense.
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