§ 51.06  STORAGE REGULATIONS.
   All waste at any site of generation shall be stored in the following manner.
   (A)   Solid waste. All solid waste shall be:
      (1)   Gathered, stored and placed in a closed container or containers sufficient in number and size to store such waste;
      (2)   Shielded from public view upon the site of generation; and
      (3)   Not commingled with yard clippings.
   (B)   Recyclable materials. All recyclable materials not commingled with solid waste shall be:
      (1)   Site-separated from other waste and stored and placed in a recycling collection container suitable for such purpose or, if newspapers or other recyclable paper products, be stored and placed in recycling collection containers, paper bags or tied into bundles weighing not more than 50 pounds; and
      (2)   Rinsed and cleaned before storage if metal, glass or plastic.
   (C)   Residential compostables. All residential compostables not commingled with solid waste shall be collected, stored and disposed of pursuant to the following conditions.
      (1)   Compost piles shall not be located within any drainage easement.
      (2)   Compost piles shall not be located in any side yard or closer than five feet to any property line.
      (3)   Compost piles shall not exceed four feet by eight feet or six feet in diameter and shall not exceed four feet in height.
      (4)   Double compost piles may be utilized; provided, the total size does not exceed the above. Compost piles shall be maintained in a manner to prevent the escape of offensive odors to adjacent property, the harboring of rodents or becoming a public nuisance.
   (D)   Yard clippings. All yard clippings shall be site-separated from other waste and:
      (1)   Stored in a manner that will not harbor rodents or become a public nuisance; and
      (2)   Not commingled with solid waste or other recyclable materials.
   (E)   Construction and demolition debris. Construction and demolition debris in excess of one cubic yard shall be collected, stored and disposed of pursuant to the following conditions.
      (1)   Debris shall be gathered, stored and placed in a closed container or containers sufficient in number and size to store such waste.
      (2)   Containers for use during construction, remodeling, yard or home cleanup shall be considered temporary and allowed the lesser of completion of the project or 30 days. Additional days must have approval of the City Manager.
      (3)   Containers shall not be placed in the public right-of-way or street except when a permit is obtained from the City Manager pursuant to § 151.22. No permit shall be allowed when the container could reasonably be placed on private property.
   (F)   Other. The storage of all other waste not expressly prescribed in this section shall be stored in accordance with Public Act 451 of 1994, being M.C.L.A. §§ 324.101 et seq., at any site of generation.
(Prior Code, § 2.6)  (Ord. 792, passed 3-19-2018; Ord. 818, passed 6-1-2020)  Penalty, see § 51.99