MMDA anti-littering law? You will find the continuations here. Section 2 of the revised law.
[PROHIBITED ACTS] of MMDA Regulation No. 96-009 is hereby amended as follows:
a) Delete the word “DUMP” in Sec. 2, paragraph (a) of MMDA Regulation 96-009.
b) Add the phrase “THE REMOVAL OF FALLEN TREE BRANCHES ON THE SIDEWALKS AND STREET GUTTERS FRONTING THEIR PREMISES AS DEFINED IN SECTION 1 OF MMDA REGULATION NO.96-009”after the word “including” in Section 2, paragraph (b) of MMDA Regulation 96-009.”
c) Change the word “plastic” to the word „APPROPRIATE” in Sec. 2, paragraph (c) of MMDA Regulation 96-009 d)
Amend Sec. 2, paragraph (d) of MMDA Regulation 96-009 to read as follows:
It is unlawful for any person to place construction materials without first securing a permit from MMDA or LGU concerned or dump construction wastes or debris , junk or under repair vehicles, dilapidated appliances and other immovable objects or any kind of materials in any part of the road, street or avenue or in any sidewalk which may obstruct or impede the vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Owners of junk/ abandoned vehicles shall be given ten (10) days to remove said vehicle. Such vehicles may be towed/ removed by MMDA and sold in public bidding on “as is where is” basis if the owner failed to remove the same after ten (10) day grace period has expired. The proceeds of the sale shall cover all the expenses incurred on the removal/ towing of said vehicle.
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i. Add Section 2, paragraph (i) after Sec.2, par. (h) to read as follows:
It is unlawful for any person, owner, resident, lessee or occupant of covered places and its immediate surroundings, including cars or vehicles, to throw or empty-out or unload refuse/ waste of more than 1 cubic foot in a heap or mass.
j. Add Section 2, paragraph (j) to read as follows:
It is unlawful for any person, owner, operator, proprietor, manager, administrator of covered public places not to clean and maintain cleanliness of their respective places at all times, not to provide appropriate receptacles inside or within their premises and see to it that pest and vermin control is regularly undertaken to prevent and eradicate vector of diseases.
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Part 3 coming soon…:)