COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL SITES
31-4410. Disposal of waste at place other than waste disposal system — Misdemeanor — Civil damages — Venue of action. It shall be a misdemeanor, except at solid waste disposal systems located, maintained and operated as provided by this act, for any person to throw away, dump or discard any type or nature of solid waste on any public lands, rights of way of any kind, or private land of another. In addition to the criminal penalties for violation of this section, civil damages in an amount of three (3) times the actual damage shall be imposed upon the person so convicted to be used to restore the lands to their original state. Such civil actions shall be brought in and for the county in which the violation occurred, and any remainder of damages collected after restoration shall be used for maintenance and operation of solid waste disposal systems.
[31-4410, added 1970, ch. 104, sec. 10, p. 259; am. 1971, ch. 61, sec. 10, p. 137.]