The following terms are, for the purpose of this chapter, defined as follows:
   (a)   "Authorized collector."  A person, firm or corporation with whom the City has contracted for the collection, removal and disposal of garbage and rubbish.
   (b)   "Business establishment."  Stores, restaurants, hotels, offices, wholesale establishments, retail establishments, hospitals, plants, shops, manufacturing establishments, schools and churches. (The term is not construed to include apartments, flats, private dwellings or boarding houses.)
   (c)   "Garbage."  Food waste from homes, kitchens, apartments and similar establishments.
   (d)   “Rubbish.”  Refuse such as waste paper, rags, cartons, boxes, leather, cloth, material, shrub trimmings tied in bundles not to exceed two feet in length, yard trimmings, tin cans, glass bottles, crockery, ashes or other materials light in weight and easily handled or a combination of any two or more of the foregoing types of materials. Rubbish shall not include ashes or cinders from other than household or small heating plants, tree limbs, street sweepings, catch basin murk, concrete, dirt, concrete mortar or plastic mortar, stones, bricks, scrap metal or other similar construction materials resulting from the erection or destruction of buildings, television sets, appliances, furniture and tires. All items prohibited as rubbish in this definition shall not be allowed in City dumpsters or recycling bins.
(Ord. 824.  Passed 11-14-05; Ord. 952.  Passed 6-8-15.)