Skip to code content (skip section selection)
(A) Frequency of collection. Garbage and rubbish shall be collected at least once each week and recyclables shall be collected at least once every two weeks according to a schedule to be determined and notice shall be given by the city, or by its duly authorized contractor, from time to time.
(B) Limits on quantity. There shall be no limit as to quantity so long as all garbage, rubbish, and recyclables are placed in appropriate containers. The customer shall be charged a reasonable fee for any garbage and rubbish quantity which exceeds or is in excess of the agreed weekly maximum.
(C) Refuse and recyclable collection service defined. The refuse and recyclable collection service shall be considered a public utility furnished to the residents of the city either by direct city involvement or by contract, and in the event of nonpayment of charges which have been properly billed and are more than 30 days delinquent, the city may certify the charge to the County Auditor for collection with other real estate taxes. The owners of rental property and apartments shall be responsible for charges made for the refuse and recyclable collection service to each rental unit served and charges which become delinquent shall be certified by the City Administrator to the County Auditor for collection with other real estate taxes.
(Prior Code, § 911.060) (Ord. passed 7-5-1989; Ord. passed 6-6-2001)