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A. Any contract for the disposal of garbage shall make provision for the frequency of collection, the kind of trucks, tanks or wagons to be used in and about said collection, the place of disposition for garbage, ashes, tin cans, bottles and broken crockery and shall contain all other necessary and appropriate provisions for the protection of the health of the city and for the protection of the city against all claims for damages.
B. Any contract which may be entered into under the provisions of this chapter shall not in any manner prohibit other collectors of garbage or scavengers from the hauling of garbage, ashes, tin cans, bottles and broken crockery.
C. Any person with whom the city may contract as the garbage collector for the city shall be required at the time of entering into such contract to have a scavenger's license as is now provided, or may hereafter be provided, by any ordinance or ordinances of the city.
D. The garbage collector shall not be required under the contract provided for in subsection A of this section to collect garbage from hotels, boarding houses, restaurants, cafes, lunch stands, fruit stands, meat markets, stores or other places of business. The owner or occupants of all such places shall provide at their own expense for the removal of garbage from said places.
E. The health official and sanitary inspector shall be the principal enforcement officers of this chapter. Any contract entered into with a garbage collector shall contain a provision to the effect that garbage collections shall be made under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the city officials. (Ord. 2062, 7-9-1941; amd. 1999 Code)