For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   APPROVED CONTAINER. A container of noncorrosive metal or plastic that is rodent and fly proof, durable and leak proof, of the type commonly sold as garbage cans of a suitable material, gauge, weight and construction to insure durability, with suitable handles on the can and lid with a capacity of not more than 50 gallons or 50 pounds when full.
   CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION. A nonprofit organization that is qualified as a charitable organization under federal tax law and exempt from property taxes under state law.
   DEBRIS. Any waste from trees and structures, or concrete, lumber, bricks, stumps, rocks, vehicle parts, machinery, appliances, furniture and tires.
   GARBAGE. All waste from food used or intended for food for human consumption.
   HAZARDOUS WASTES. Hot ashes, coal, oil, gasoline, poisons, solvents, lacquers, paint, automobile batteries, batteries, defoliants, infectious medical wastes, explosive materials, and any material defined as hazardous under M.C.L.A. § 324.11103.
   PERSON. Individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation or unincorporated joint venture existing under the laws of the state or any other state.
   PREMISES. Real property, including all improvements, buildings, and structures located thereon.
   PRUNINGS. Wood wastes such as tree or shrub trunks, roots and branches.
   REFUSE. General household waste materials not associated with food preparation including cans, bottles, papers, and miscellaneous discarded household.
   RESIDENTIAL HOUSING UNIT. A habitable single-family dwelling, duplex, mobile home, or a commercial structure with a homestead exemption or portion of a homestead exemption under state property tax law.
   TOWNSHIP. Township of Breitung, a Charter Township located in Dickinson County, State of Michigan.
   YARD WASTES. Grass clippings, sod, leaves, weeds and garden and hedge trimmings.
(Ord. 1-2008, passed 3-24-2008; Ord. passed 12-9-2013)