The following definitions are hereby adopted for the purpose of this chapter:
   (a)   "Garbage" includes all putrescible wastes, except sewage and body waste, and includes vegetable and animal offal, but excludes recognizable industrial by-products.
   (b)   "Refuse" or "rubbish" includes nonputrescible, nonliquid wastes, such as ashes, cinders, tin cans, glass, bottles, rags, wastepaper, wood and paper boxes, grass, trees and shrub trimmings, leaves, furniture, rugs, refrigerators, stoves, washers, hot water heaters, Christmas trees and miscellaneous household items.
   (c)   "Householder" means one who maintains separate living quarters, whether owner or tenant, and distinguishable from a commercial user as defined in subsection (d) hereof.
   (d)   "Commercial user" means a firm or corporation operating a commercial or industrial establishment or institution, public or private. It excludes a household as defined in subsection (c) hereof.
   (e)   "Commercial hauler" means any person, firm or corporation holding a contract from the City to collect, transport and dispose of garbage and refuse of householders of the City.
(Ord. C69-79. Passed 10-24-79.)
   (f)   "Owner" means the owner of the premises, including the holder of title thereto subject to contract of purchase, a vendor in possession, a lessee or joint lessees of the whole thereof, or an agent or any other person, firm, corporation or fiduciary directly in control of the premises.
   (g)   “Recycling” means the action or process fo converting garbage and refuse into reusable materials.
   (h)   “Yard waste” means leaves, grass clippings, weeds, Christmas trees, bushes and brush and branch clippings.
(Ord. C119-88. Passed 12-5-88; Ord. C61-18.  Passed 11-19-18.)