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Spilling Rubbish on Streets (11)
ORDINANCE O-8-11
Code of the Town of Cheverly
An Ordinance whereby the Mayor and Council add vehicle fluid, pollutants and poisons to items that may not be spilled from vehicles on the street.
WHEREAS, Article VII, Section C-23A(14) of the Charter of the Town of Cheverly grants to the Mayor and Town Council the power to prevent and regulate nuisances and obstructions from the public rights-of-way. and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Town Council, in regular session assembled, that Section 10-2 of the Cheverly Code be repealed and reenacted with amendments as follows:
Sec.  10-2.  Spilling rubbish and loose materials from vehicles on streets.

It shall be unlawful to cause or permit any earth, clay, dirt, sand, gravel, broken stone, VEHICLE FLUIDS, ANY FLUID OR MATERIAL THAT IS A POLLUTANT TO LAND OR WATER, OR POISONOUS TO ANIMALS OR HUMANS AS WELL AS ANY, [mortar, hay, straw, manure, shavings, sawdust, coal, ashes, paper,] rubbish, or any loose material of any kind to be scattered, dropped, leaked, spilled or let fall from any [cart, wagon, dray,] truck or other vehicle in which the same may be carried, upon any of the streets or roadways within the Town, and this prohibition shall apply to the owner, driver, operator, contractor, manager, agent, foreman, superintendent or person or persons in charge of any such [cart, wagon, dray,] truck or other vehicle from which any of the materials hereinabove mentioned shall be scattered, dropped, leaked, spilled or let fall upon any street or roadway.

AND BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that if any provision of this Ordinance or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid for any reason, such invalidity shall not affect the other provisions or any other applications of the Ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid provision or applications, and to this end, all the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.
AND BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that this Ordinance shall take effect thirty (30) days from the date of its adoption; provided, however that a fair summary of the Ordinance is published at least once in a newspaper of general circulation in the Town of Cheverly.
INTRODUCED by the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Cheverly, Maryland, at a regular meeting on October 13, 2011, at which meeting copies were available to the public for inspection.
ADOPTED by the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Cheverly, Maryland, at a regular meeting on December 8, 2011, at which meeting copies were available to the public for inspection.

Adopted:
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