4-2-15: CONTAINERS:
   A.   Containers Required:
      1.   Garbage Containers:
         a.   All residential dwelling property owners shall provide one or more containers to hold and contain all MMSW required by the city which may accumulate between times of collection.
         b.   Owners of commercial/multiple-residential dwellings/industrial establishments shall provide one or more containers to hold and contain all garbage required by the city which may accumulate between times of collection.
            (1)   Dumpster Required: Where garbage volume exceeds three (3) 90-gallon containers per week, dumpster service shall be utilized with the frequency of pick up being not less than once per week. The actual size of the dumpster or the frequency of pick up shall be determined by need as established by the director of public works. The dumpster shall be a watertight receptacle with a tightfitting cover to prevent exposure of its contents to potential fly or vermin infestation.
      2.   Recyclable Materials Containers:
         a.   Residential Dwellings: All owners of residential dwellings shall provide one or more containers to receive and collect all recyclable materials required by the city which may accumulate between times of collection.
         b.   Commercial/Multiple-Residential Dwellings/Industrial Establishments: All owners of commercial, multiple-residential dwellings and industrial establishments are required to provide containers for tenants to deposit recyclable materials for collection by a licensed hauler.
            (1)   Dumpster Required: For all commercial, multiple-residential dwellings and industrial establishments where the volume exceeds three (3) 90-gallon containers per week, the owner shall utilize dumpster service with the frequency of pick up being not less than once per week. The actual size of the dumpster or the frequency of pick up shall be determined by need as established by the director of public works. The dumpster shall be a watertight receptacle with a tightfitting cover to prevent exposure of its contents to potential fly or vermin infestation.
      3.   Roll-Off Containers:
         a.   Permit Required: The property owner shall secure at least one roll-off container at any construction or demolition site. The owner shall pay the permit fee set forth by ordinance. In the event there is an open building permit for the property, no permit fee is required.
         b.   Storage: No solid wastes or construction/demolition waste, whether generated at the site or elsewhere, shall be stored outside the roll-off container.
         c.   Collection: The roll-off container shall be emptied within seven (7) days of the container being filled to capacity. Property owners and their contractors shall be responsible for cleaning up and disposing of construction debris carried by the elements onto neighboring property.
      4.   Composting Containers: Containers shall be of a durable material including, but not limited to, sturdy woven wire fencing, rot resistant wood, or a commercially purchased composting unit which will provide for adequate aeration. Containers shall be constructed and maintained in a structurally sound manner. Wood used in the construction of a compost container must be sound and free of rot.
      5.   Yard Waste Containers: All yard waste to be picked up by a licensed hauler shall be placed in a container or in separate compostable bags in compliance with Minnesota statutes and shall not contain garbage, recyclable materials, SSCM or construction/demolition waste.
   B.   Storage And Placement Of Containers:
      1.   Location For Residential Dwellings: Residential dwelling MMSW and recyclable materials, when not placed for collection by the hauler, shall be so located as to be out of public view in a secure place insofar as possible.
      2.   Location For Commercial/Multiple-Residential Dwellings/Industrial: Commercial/multiple-residential dwellings/industrial MMSW and recyclable materials containers shall be kept in a trash enclosure or building. All new trash and recycling enclosures or buildings constructed in compliance with this provision and all major alterations to such existing trash and recycling enclosures and buildings shall be constructed in compliance with the provisions relating to trash and recycling enclosure structures in subsection 11-6-3B of this code. Bulky waste shall be contained within the enclosure.
      3.   Residential Dwelling Composting Containers: The compost container(s) shall be located in the rear yard no closer than five feet (5') to any rear or side property line and shall not be located closer than five feet (5') from the rear property line and shall not be located in any required front or side yard as defined in the zoning code, nor closer than twenty feet (20') to any habitable building(s) located off of the owner's property.
      4.   Yard Waste Containers: All yard waste when not placed for collection by the hauler shall be so located as to be out of public view in a secure place insofar as possible.
      5.   Roll-Off Containers: Roll-off containers must be located in an accessible location on the owner's property. In no event may a roll-off container be located in the right of way. (Ord. 964, 7-6-2016)