La Porte City residents are reminded that blowing leaves, grass or any other debris into City streets is prohibited. Debris could clog the storm sewers, causing street flooding. Violations are considered a municipal infraction, punishable by a fine of up to $500.00 per occurrence.
135.03 PLACING DEBRIS ON. It is unlawful for any person to throw or deposit on any street or alley any glass, glass bottle, nails, tacks, wire, cans, trash, garbage, rubbish, litter, offal, leaves, grass or any other debris likely to be washed into the storm sewer and clog the storm sewer, or any substance likely to injure any person, animal or vehicle. (Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.369)