Illegal Dumping

The City of Brownsville kindly asks that you assist us with keeping our city clean and report any illegal dumping to 546-HELP.

Here are 2 common ordinance violations:

Sec. 46-45. - Duty of landowner to maintain property.                                                  

(a) It shall be unlawful for any owner or person in control of private property to place, deposit, throw, or permit or cause to be placed, deposited or thrown any litter on the private property or in or on any gutter or parkway adjacent to the private property or on one-half of that portion of any alley adjacent to the private property, unless the litter has been deposited in authorized private receptacles for collection.

(Code 1971, § 7½-19; Ord. No. 99-911-D, § 1, 10-26-1999)

Sec. 46-46. - Deposit on vacant lots.

 No person shall throw or deposit litter on any open or vacant private property within the city, whether owned by such person or not. It is unlawful for any person to create or allow such a nuisance on vacant or private property.

(Code 1971, § 7½-20; Ord. No. 99-911-D, §, 10-26-1999)

Illegal dumping