1. The Laws of New York
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  4. Article 26: Miscellaneous


Section 392-H Trash receptacles; dumpsters

General Business (GBS)

No person or entity in possession of a trash or refuse receptacle commonly referred to as a dumpster or carting unit, having a capacity of more than twenty-five cubic yards, shall allow or cause the same to be or remain unattended on a public street, highway or sidewalk unless such receptacle shall have a clearly visible fluorescent stripe or marking, at least six inches wide, which stripe or marking may be broken or segmented, located around the entire outside perimeter thereof. Failure to comply with the provisions hereof shall subject such person or entity to a civil penalty of twenty-five dollars per day, per unit, for each day such failure shall occur. The provisions of this section shall supercede any inconsistent provision of any other general, special or local law to the contrary.