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(A) Subject to the provisions of this section and after consultation with the owner of the property concerned, the Administrator shall determine the size, number and type of solid waste and recycling containers that must be provided for multifamily and commercial properties within the town. In making this determination, the Administrator shall consider the type of activities on the property and the amount of solid waste likely to be generated by those activities, as well as the welfare of the occupants and neighbors of those property and the town's need to facilitate collection and minimize the costs of this service. A list of container sizes and types can be obtained at the Public Works office.
(B) Unless the Administrator determines that the topography of the premises requires alternative measures, the owner(s) of a property with one or more multi-family dwelling shall provide one or more cubic yard containers so that the following criteria relating to capacity are satisfied:
(1) One-eighth cubic yards of storage capacity is provided per bedroom; provided that the minimum sized cubic yard container shall be four cubic yards; and
(2) If more than one cubic yard container is required, the owner shall provide the smallest number of cubic yard containers capable of satisfying the requirements stated in division (B)(1) of this section.
(C) Unless the Administrator determines that the topography of the premises requires alternative measures, the owner of a property with one or more multi-family dwellings shall provide recycling containers so that the following criteria relating to capacity are satisfied. Each recycling container area shall accommodate the placement of an adequate number of 96-gallon recycling containers. The type and number of recyclable materials may change as the town's Public Works Department's recycling program changes.
(D) Unless the Administrator determines that the topography of the premises requires alternative measures, when any non-residential premises requires more than four of the containers described in division (F), one or more cubic yard containers of an appropriate size will be required.
(E) When cubic yard containers are required by the Administrator, only cubic yard containers compatible with private collection equipment currently in use will be approved.
(F) The owners of all premises not required to be served by cubic yard containers shall provide at least one 32-gallon or larger container made of galvanized metal, plastic, rubber or other material resistant to rust, corrosion or rapid deterioration. Each required container shall be water-tight and provided with handles and a tight-fitting cover. Owners may rent or lease a 96-gallon roll-out waste container from the town's contracted hauler that is compatible with the hauler's lift equipment.
(Ord. passed 12-16-2019)