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      RS 30:2535     


§2535.  Litter receptacle; placement and use; logo; penalties

A.  Any owner or person in control of any property which is held out to the public as a place for parking consisting of fifteen or more parking spaces shall be responsible for the procurement, placement, and maintenance of litter receptacles.  The section shall be authorized to adopt and promulgate reasonable rules and regulations to implement this Section for the purpose of abating litter throughout the state, including placement, minimum standards, and removal.

B.  A "litter receptacle" means a container of not less than fifteen gallons constructed, appropriately marked, and placed for use as a temporary depository for litter.  Any containers, commonly referred to as "dumpsters", and any garbage receptacle for deposit of litter for single or multi-family residences may be used and shall in no way be governed by this Section.

C.  A litter receptacle shall be required at any parking lot consisting of thirty or more parking spaces operated for public use.

D.  All such receptacles may bear a logo designed by the section and made available to the public without cost.

E.  Any person who violates the provisions of this Section shall be subject to the penalties prescribed in R.S. 30:2531(A).

Acts 1987, No. 936, §1; Acts 1989, No. 687, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1019, §§1, 9; Acts 2003, No. 950, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 2004.

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