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    Sec. 21.2-51. Illegal Possession or Usage of Approved Prepaid Plastic Trash Bags.

     

    Sec. 21.2-51. Illegal possession or usage of approved prepaid plastic trash bags.
     

    (a)  It shall be unlawful for any person to possess, sell or use an approved prepaid plastic trash bag or annual decal that the person did not purchase at face value, receive from a person who purchased the approved prepaid plastic trash bag or annual decal at face value or receive from an authorized city agency.
     
    (b)  It shall be unlawful for the owner or the operator of any business, other than a business that has been properly designated to sell approved prepaid plastic trash bags or annual decals as provided in Section 21-2.31 of this chapter, to possess approved prepaid plastic trash bags or annual decals or to sell approved prepaid plastic trash bags or annual decals to any person.
     
    (c)  It shall be unlawful for the owner or operator of any business that has been properly designated to sell approved prepaid plastic trash bags or annual decals as provided in Section 21.2-31 of this chapter, to possess or to sell any approved prepaid plastic trash bag or annual decal that was not issued to the business by the city.
     
    (d)  Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.  Each incident of possession, sale or use of an approved prepaid plastic trash bags in violation of this section shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as a class 1 misdemeanor.  (Ord. No. O-97-201, 9-23-97, eff. 10-1-97; Ord. No. O-12-098, 9-11-12; Ord. No. O-14-012, 1-28-14)