BYLAW: JUNK, SCRAP, DEBRIS
MUNICIPALITY: None (generic)
DATE ADOPTED: NA
TEXT OF THE BYLAW
“ARTICLE II, JUNK, SCRAP, DEBRIS”
Section 9-19. Junk, Scrap, Debris
Any items such as junk, scrap rubble, debris, building salvage, abandoned autos, machinery, wreckage or damaged or demolished buildings and other discarded or secondhand items, if not directly utilized by a legally-operating use, or if not subject to Sections 9-1 through 9-18 or other sections of the By-Law, and if located in any yard or any vacant lot abutting a public way or publicly used area, shall be subject to the requirements of this Article.
Section 9-20. Same – Removal, Treatment
Such items identified in Section 9-19 shall be suitably screened from view or shall be cleared from the site. Suitable screening shall mean, at a minimum, that the material has been removed to a portion of the site that is not within dimensional setbacks described in the Zoning By-Law, and that it shall be screened from view and access by the public by using attractive and otherwise permitted walls, fences and/or plant materials.
Section 9-21. Same – Penalties
Any owner of property in violation of this by-law shall be fined not more than $50 per offense. Each day that a willful violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.