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1. The sanitation department shall have the authority to designate the location where refuse containers and/or “roll away” cans shall be placed for collection. The sanitation department will only place refuse containers and/or “roll away” cans in a location that is not within a city right-of-way and that is convenient for effective, efficient, and safe collection of refuse by the sanitation vehicles. The sanitation department may allow placement of containers in city alleyways, if placement on private property is not feasible, as determined by the sanitation department.
2. The sanitation department will only place refuse containers on surfaces such as asphalt or gravel that allow for the sanitation vehicles to move freely and safely. All locations must have adequate overhead clearance from wires, tree branches, eaves, or other overhead obstructions. If a suitable location is not available for refuse containers, customers will be required to utilize a sufficient number of “roll away” cans to accommodate the amount of refuse produced by the customer.
3. Refuse containers and/or “roll away” cans shall not be placed on sidewalks or other public property, except on the day of collection by the sanitation department.
4. Large construction dumpsters may only be placed for up to five (5) working days on the city street in the parking lane directly in front of the customer’s residence or business. Dumpsters are not allowed on street locations where parking is prohibited.
B. Treatment Of Containers; Spillage: All containers shall be replaced, upright where found. Containers and lids shall not be placed or thrown on streets, alleys, highways or on adjoining property. The collector shall not permit receptacles to be thrown from the truck to the pavement or parkway nor in any other way permit damage to occur by rough or improper handling thereof. Space, private ground, public streets, alleys or ways about the containers and the collection truck shall be left free from solid waste spilled during collection. The collector shall be responsible for removal of such spillage, but shall not be responsible for cleaning up conditions created by the resident around such containers.
C. Frequency Of Collection: Waste accumulated at residences shall be collected at least once a week.
D. Commercial And Business Places: Waste accumulated at the premises of commercial and business places shall be collected at least once each week, unless the city provides for alternative collection on a special exception basis.
E. Greater Frequency Of Collection: If residential or commercial users desire a greater frequency of collection, such residential or commercial user may pay an additional fee, rate or charge to be fixed and approved by the city.
(Ord. 2089, 1-5-2010, eff. 1-5-2010; amd. Ord. 2187, 10-1-2019)