See: citizen complaint for lawn litter violators at NYC Dept of Sanitation (DSNY)
Law: Laws of NY State (Search for General Business Law (GBS), Article 26, Section 397-A: Distributing unsolicited advertising on private property prohibited; certain cities.)
Rules: Rules of the City of New York (Search for Title 16, Chapter 16: Advertisements on Private Property) PDF version
Summary: The Lawn Litter Law, enacted as Chapter 585 of the Laws of 2007, allows property owners to post a sign stating that they don't want to receive hand-delivered advertising circulars and solicitations, and creates fines for violators. This law only applies to NYC (cities with a population of 1 million or more). NYC Dept of Sanitation has enforcement authority over this law and has created Rules for sign specification and enforcement.
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