§ 51.09  PROPER AND IMPROPER USES OF CONTAINERS.
   (A)   Loose solid waste shall be bagged, boxed, or otherwise contained before being placed in a poly-cart or commercial container in order to prevent the escape of such solid waste due to wind or water conditions. City-owned roll-off containers shall remain covered or tarped.
   (B)   All solid waste must be placed inside a poly-cart, commercial container, or roll-off container. Bulk refuse or oversized solid waste shall be collected as determined by the Department by contacting the Department in order to arrange for a bulk pick up for an additional charge.
   (C)   Improper use of containers:
      (1)   No one may place any hazardous, dangerous, or otherwise prohibited item or substance in a container for collection by the city. The city reserves the right to refuse to collect solid waste from any container containing any such items or substances. Prohibited items include, but are not limited to, the following:
         (a)   Fuel, gasoline, diesel fuel, oil or other lubricants, petroleum, propane, or butane;
         (b)   Dangerous or hazardous chemicals and solvents, paint, or pesticides;
         (c)   Tires or batteries; and
         (d)   Any object(s) that are deemed by the Sanitation Superintendent to be hazardous to the operation of the sanitation truck.
      (2)   Violations of division (C)(1) of this section shall be an offense punishable as provided in § 10.99.
      (3)   No one may place more solid waste in a container than the container is designed to hold. The city reserves the right to refuse to collect solid waste from an overweight or overloaded container. A container shall be considered overloaded if the lid of any container will not completely close and/or if the maximum poly-cart weight limit of 200 pounds is exceeded.
(Ord. 2004-03, passed 1-20-04; Am. Ord.2006-9, passed 6-19-06)
Cross-reference:
   Bulk refuse collection, see § 51.12