The occupant of every building, premises or place where garbage may exist or accumulate, shall provide a garbage can or cans made of substantial galvanized iron or other nonrusting metal, in which he shall deposit all table waste and other organic matter, which may accumulate at the place occupied by him. Such can or cans shall be provided with handles or a bail and with a tight fitting cover. All such cans shall be watertight. They shall be of a size that can be conveniently handled by the garbage collector. All such cans shall be kept reasonably clean by the use of lye or other effective cleaner. In the case of flats or apartment houses occupied by several families a can shall be provided by each family. (Ord. 2062, 7-9-1941)