Section 16-231 Littering.


    (a) A person commits the crime of littering if he throws or places, or causes to be thrown or placed, any glass, glass bottles, wire, nails, tacks, hedge, cans, garbage, trash, refuse or rubbish of any kind, nature or description; any solid or liquid chemical waste or residue, any flammable or explosive liquid; any water or wastes having toxic, poisonous, caustic or corrosive properties; or any waters, wastes or materials or substances which either singly or by interaction with other wastes is capable of creating public nuisance or hazard to humans or wildlife; on the right-of-way of any public road or state highway or on or in any of the waters in this state or on the banks of any stream or on any land or water owned, operated or leased by the city, or any board, department, agency, or commission thereof or on any land or water owned, operated or leased by the federal government or on any private real property owned by another without his consent.

    (b) Littering is a class A misdemeanor.

(Code 1964, § 7.1015; Ord. No. 14915, § 1, 8-5-96)

     Cross reference(s)--Refuse collection, § 22-156 et seq.

     State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 577.070.