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(A) Poly-carts or commercial containers are assigned to specific addresses and shall be identified by unique, visual serial numbers or other visual identification.
(B) When not placed for collection, containers shall be located or stored in an appropriate location in order to maintain the neat and orderly appearance of the property and to protect the container from damage and the contents from being blown or washed out of the container.
(C) The city reserves the right to refuse to collect solid waste from an improperly placed container or a container which is not accessible to automated collection equipment. When a customer desires to have solid waste collected, the customer shall place the container in an appropriate location for collection with automated equipment. Except as otherwise provided, containers not placed in accordance with this section will not be collected.
(D) Residential customers shall place poly-carts against the curb, or if there is no curb, within 12 inches of the roadway, within seven feet of the driveway, and no closer than 24 inches to any other obstruction such as mailboxes, trees, shrubs, or other containers prior to 7:00 a.m. on the customer's regularly scheduled collection day or substitute day in order to be assured of collection. The container must be oriented so that the lid of the container is facing the street and will function normally with automated collection equipment. Vehicles must not be parked to block pickup. Residential service poly-carts shall not be placed in alleyways for collection.
(E) Poly-carts shall be moved from the collection location and returned to a storage location on customer's premises by 7:00 a.m. on the morning after collection has taken place. Violations of this division shall be an offense punishable as provided in § 10.99.
(F) Commercial customers shall place containers where collection can occur with a minimum of disruption to traffic. When collection is effected in an alleyway, temporary blockage of the alley for collection shall be permissible. Two and three cubic yard dumpsters shall be placed on a concrete or asphalt pad suitable for access by heavy sanitation trucks. The location shall allow sufficient access for entering, turning, backing, and exiting by the sanitation collection vehicle. The property owner shall be responsible for any repair or replacement of a driveway or pad damaged by normal use by the city's equipment.
(G) Roll-off containers shall be placed on the customer's property and shall not be placed on a roadway or right-of-way without the written consent of the Director of Sanitation for a specified period of time only.
(Ord. 2004-03, passed 1-20-04; Am. Ord. 2006-9, passed 6-19-06)