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(1) It is unlawful to burn, deposit, throw, dump or place garbage, refuse or swill in any lane, alley, and street or on any public or private property regardless of ownership. It is unlawful for any person to collect, remove, or in any manner dispose of garbage, refuse or swill upon any street, alley, public or private property within the city otherwise than as herein provided.

(2) Persons in any zone may burn brush, leaves, grass, untreated wood, limbs, weeds or other vegetable-type matter in the open so long as all other local, state and federal laws are observed.

(3) No compost pile shall be kept or maintained unless appropriate measures are taken to prevent the presence of flies, insects, bugs, rodents or other pests or menace to public health and welfare. (Ord. 456 § 1, 2012; Ord. 358 § 14, 2003)