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17.43.080 Disposing of Rubbish.

A.  No person shall place any garbage, or other rubbish, or refuse or debris, nor shall any person deposit or leave birdseed, breadcrumbs or other food particles or food waste, in or upon any pedestrian plaza.  Nothing in this Section shall prohibit any person from eating food in any pedestrian plaza, nor shall the prohibitions of this Section apply to the incidental loss of food particles that cannot reasonably be collected and properly disposed of.

B.   No person shall enter any pedestrian plaza with garbage, or other rubbish or refuse or debris that has originated from outside the pedestrian plaza, for the purpose of disposing of any of the rubbish, refuse, or debris in the pedestrian plaza.

C.  The prohibitions of this Section shall not apply to the disposal, in receptacles provided for that purpose, of garbage or refuse that results from the normal use of the pedestrian plaza for recreational or other lawful purposes.