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A. City To Remove MSW: The city shall provide collection services to all persons owning and/or occupying any property in the city. It shall be presumed that all dwellings, commercial establishments, and other producers of MSW are to utilize such collection services unless they shall have made application to and received authorization from the city to remove and dispose of their own MSW.
B. MSW Made Available For Collection:
1. All persons owning and/or occupying any property in the city shall make all MSW on said property available for collection services on a regular basis in accordance with the terms of this chapter.
2. If MSW is determined to be unacceptable due to insufficient preparation of materials, a sticker or other form of notification explaining the proper method of preparation of MSW shall be left at the residence.
3. It shall be unlawful to accumulate and/or place in an approved residential/municipal waste container any waste defined herein as "nonprocessible waste".
C. Collection Containers:
1. The city shall provide the owner and/or occupant of each residence with one approved residential/municipal waste container. The cost for use of said container shall be borne by the owner and/or occupant to be included as a part of the city's monthly utility billing. Only MSW placed in said container will be collected. Additional containers may be obtained at the user's expense.
2. In the case of multiple dwellings or commercial users, the city may approve the use of bulk containers.
3. Where so authorized, bulk containers shall be so constructed as to be capable of being collected by vehicles designed for that purpose. Such containers shall be of a condition and state of repair to permit safe operation and shall be kept clean, neat and sanitary. Said containers shall be placed at locations, as specified by the city, which are readily accessible for collection services and will not constitute a nuisance or hazard.
D. Time And Place Of Pick Up:
1. Collection services shall be once a week. Service may be delayed one day on certain holidays.
2. Approved residential/municipal waste containers shall be made available for collection services no earlier than the evening prior to the day of collection and shall be removed within twenty four (24) hours after collection. See also subsection 4-2-3C5 of this title.
3. Approved residential/municipal waste containers shall be placed within two feet (2') of the blacktop or in the gutter, if curb and gutter is present, and at a location that is readily accessible to the automated collection vehicle. (Ord. 1-17-2012B, 1-17-2012)