What it can do is drive the cost up of doing business in the city. This is yet another unnecessary law whose main attempt is to increase revenue for Baltimore. Just be honest about it. If you walk through areas such as Canton, Federal Hill, Inner Harbor East, Hampden and others, you do not see trash on the ground. Why? Because those who live and work there take pride in the areas.
If a slob is hellbent on tossing his garbage, it’s going to happen. Murder is illegal, too, but that hasn’t stopped it from being an epidemic in Baltimore.