It shall be the duty of every tenant, lessee, owner or occupant of every private dwelling, house, store, hotel, restaurant, place of business and the owner of every furnished flat or apartment house, and of every other person having , , , or which accumulates on said premises, to at least once a week deposit said , , or in approved containers for collection by a . City code § 21.301.16 sets the minimum standards for and recycling storage and handling facilities.
   (1)    , , , or at RDUs shall be kept in the appropriate . shall be maintained and cleaned, and in a state of repair which will prevent leakage. Overflow bags shall be kept inside a building until put out for collection according to § 10.06.02(3). shall keep all , , or in the appropriate or dumpsters with suitable handles and tight-fitting covers maintained clean and in a state of repair which will prevent leakage.
   (2)   All uncontained , , , or shall be kept in an enclosed building until put out for collection according to § 10.06.02(3). These requirements do not apply to dumpsters used for , or as part of an active project or clean up of that property.
   (3)    shall be kept separate from other until put out for collection in a or labeled , or bundled appropriately. may be removed by a when placed at the curb or self-hauled or removed by a lawn or landscape business. If is kept on the site, it is to be composted. is permitted in residential zoning districts or for residential uses located in nonresidential zoning districts provided the following regulations are complied with.
      (a)    shall be conducted within an enclosed container not to exceed a total of 100 cubic feet in volume for city lots less than 10,000 square feet and 150 cubic feet for lots greater than 10,000 square feet, and the container shall be of a durable material such as wood, block or sturdy metal fencing.
      (b)   Compost containers must be located at least ten feet from lot lines (or at least five feet from the alley, if any alley exists) and be no closer than 50 feet from any dwelling unit located on adjacent property.
      (c)   Only and plant kitchen waste may be placed in compost containers.
      (d)   None of the following materials shall be placed in the compost container: meat, bones, fat, oil, dairy products and other non-plant kitchen wastes, whole branches or logs, plastic, synthetic fibers, human or pet waste or diseased plants.
      (e)   Compost shall be turned over and mixed within the container in order to keep the material aerated, to minimize odor generation and promote effective decomposition of the material whereby it will not create a public nuisance.
      If is to be removed from the site, it shall be taken in a sanitary manner to a county or city approved site.
(1958 Code, § 115.04B) (Ord. 88-56, passed 10-3-1988; Ord. 89-19, passed 3-27-1989; Ord. 91-32, passed 5-20-1991; Ord. 2009-2, passed 2-2-2009; Ord. 2012-2, passed 1-23-2012; Ord. 2015-45, passed 12-21-2015; Ord. 2019-2, passed 1-7-2019; Ord. 2020-34, passed 10-19-2020)