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(A) It shall be the duty of every person occupying or having control of the occupancy of any premises located in the city:
(1) To notify the city of the beginning and ending of such occupancy:
(2) To establish an account with the city for sanitation services;
(3) To post the required security deposit with the city;
(4) To initiate solid waste, garbage and refuse pick-up service.
(B) The failure of any owner, rental agent or occupant of such premises to take actions enumerated in the above subsection shall not prevent or in any way impair or impede the city from adding the address of such premises to the proper solid waste collection route records and providing such service and otherwise enforcing by appropriate action the regulatory measures herein prescribed and causing the fee or charge thereof to be paid.
(C) The city, through an authorized employee, is authorized to post a notice on vacant or unoccupied properties advising new occupants of the requirements enumerated in this section. It shall be unlawful for any owner, rental agent or occupant of any posted premises to remove said notice without first having established services as provided herein.
(D) Each waste or refuse producer shall pay for solid waste, trash and refuse collection services in accordance with the rate established by resolution of the council.
(E) Violation of this section shall be an offense punishable by fine not exceeding $500. Each day that a violation exists shall be deemed a separate offense.
(`90 Code, § 9-2) (Am. Ord. 2999, passed 3-21-95; Am. Ord. 3197, passed 9-16-08)