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(A) Where the town provides collection of garbage and recycling, residential property owners or their tenants must use town collection services.
(B) Single-family residential customers will receive once per week curbside collection of garbage, and yard waste (i.e., limbs, grass clippings, plant trimmings), and collection of recyclable materials every other week.
(C) Multi-family residential customers will receive once per week collection of garbage and the collection of recyclable materials every other week. It is the responsibility of the landlord to collect yard waste (i.e., limbs, grass clippings, plant trimmings).
(1) Multi-family developments will receive an equivalent level of solid waste collection service per unit for volume collected as compared to a single-family unit.
(2) Multi-family developments or complexes which cannot readily or practically be served with standard solid waste and recycling carts may be subject to a solid waste disposal surcharge, based on the actual cost to the town to serve the subject property with dumpsters.
(3) All new multi-family developments with more than eight units must have dumpster facilities. The town and the landlord may enter into an agreement for solid waste disposal facilities and services, or the landlord may enter into an agreement with a private solid waste contractor providing equivalent service.
(D) Non-residential customers are required to contract with a private solid waste contractor for garbage collection.
(E) To ensure an equitable and timely delivery of solid waste services residential areas shall be divided into collection routes. Each route shall receive garbage and yard waste collection service once per week and recyclable collection every other week. The day of service may change as routes increase or decrease in size, but not without written notice. Affected customers shall be notified in advance of changes to their service collection schedule.
(F) Normal service may be delayed due to extreme weather conditions, holidays, equipment breakdowns, or due to other unusual circumstances. In the case of holidays, general notice shall be provided in advance of any schedule change.
(Ord. passed 8-17-87; Am. Ord. passed 10-7-91; Am. Ord. passed 8-16-93; Am. Ord. 4-15-96; Am. Ord. 2014-12-03, passed 12-1-14) Penalty, see § 10.99