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As used in this chapter certain terms are defined as follows:
(a) "Billing unit" means a place of abode for persons living separately or together as an independent family or household.
(b) "Residential unit" includes a single-family dwelling, duplex, triplex, quadplex or other building with one or more billing units grouped under a common roof and with direct access to a public street.
(c) "Yard waste" means leaves, grass clippings, weeds, Christmas trees, bushes and brush and branch clippings, when securely bound in bundles not exceeding four feet in length, or in approved yard waste containers.
(d) "Director" means the Director of Public Service of the City.
(e) "Recyclable material" means ferrous (steel) and nonferrous (aluminum) cans, newspapers, glass bottles, and PET/HDPE plastic bottles.
(f) "Recycling bin" means a storage unit provided by the City or its contractor in which recyclable material is to be placed and commingled by the occupants of each billing unit. Such bin shall meet the specifications and requirements of the Director.
(g) "Recycling contractor" means the contractor authorized by the City for the collection of recyclable materials and yard waste.
(h) "Yard waste container" means clear plastic disposable bags of minimum thickness of one and one-half millimeters; have no holes or openings except for the filling of the bag; shall be securely tied and shall not exceed forty pounds in weight filled.
(Ord. C56-92. Passed 7-6-92.)