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SECTION 1220
Throwing refuse on highways and adjacent lands prohibited
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 7, ARTICLE 33
§ 1220. Throwing refuse on highways and adjacent lands prohibited. (a)
No person shall throw, dump, deposit or place, or cause to be thrown,
dumped, deposited or placed upon any highway, or within the limits of
the right of way of such highway, or upon private lands adjacent
thereto, any refuse, trash, garbage, rubbish, litter or any nauseous or
offensive matter.

(b) Nothing herein contained shall be construed as prohibiting the use
in a reasonable manner of ashes, sand, salt or other material for the
purpose of reducing the hazard of, or providing traction on snow, ice or
sleet.

(b-1) Nothing herein contained shall be construed as prohibiting the
use of any highway or private lands adjacent thereto for the transport
or transit of agricultural trucks, machines or implements or dairy or
domestic animals or agricultural stock with any accompanying reasonable
or unavoidable deposit of nauseous or offensive matter.

(c) A violation of the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section
shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed three hundred fifty dollars
and/or a requirement to perform services for a public or not-for-profit
corporation, association, institution or agency not to exceed ten hours
and for any second or subsequent violation by a fine not to exceed seven
hundred dollars and/or a requirement to perform services for a public or
not-for-profit corporation, association, institution or agency not to
exceed fifteen hours.