§ 51.15  RESIDENTIALOWNER OR OCCUPANT REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT CAPACITY.
   (A)   Every owner, occupant, or lessee using or occupying any building, house, or structure for residential purposes within the corporate limits of the city shall maintain on such premises containers adequate in number to hold all solid waste that will normally accumulate on the premises between collections.  The garbage and rubbish to be disposed of is hereby required to be placed in approved receptacles. It is unlawful for any person to place any garbage or rubbish on the ground, or in anything other than an approved receptacle.
   (B)   Containers required by this section shall be maintained in good condition, and shall meet the following specifications:
      (1)   Single-family and duplex residential structures. Polycart containers as provided by the city's solid waste collection contractor. The weight of a 96 gallon polycart and its contents shall not exceed 175 pounds. The weight of a 64 gallon polycart and its contents shall not exceed 115 pounds.
      (2)   All other residential structures.
         (a)   Dumpsters meeting the requirements for dumpsters in § 51.16; or
         (b)   Polycart containers as provided by the city's solid waste collection contractor. The weight of a 96 gallon polycart and its contents shall not exceed 175 pounds. Polycarts shall have the following clearly labeled onto the container with alphanumeric adhesive stickers:
            1.   Apartment or unit number; and
            2.   Address number. The address number shall be labeled below the apartment number.
         (c)   On non-collection days, polycarts shall be to or near the side of the residential structure in a location that is not visible from any public roadways.
         (d)   It shall be the responsibility of the apartment/multi-family residence owner to place the apartment or unit number, and address number, on each polycart used at its apartment/multi-family residential facility.
   (C)   All residential structures other than single-family and duplex structures constructed after June 9, 2009, shall be designed in such a manner and shall utilize dumpster collection per the requirements as set forth in § 51.16. Trash cans shall not be used as collection containers for such structures.
(Ord. 85-18, passed 10-22-85; Am. Ord. 99-34, passed 10-12-99; Am. Ord. 2009-17, passed 6-9-09; Am. Ord. 2021-11, passed 3-9-21)  Penalty, see § 51.99