§ 51.32  DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN ITEMS.
   (A)   Heavy brush, bulky items and construction debris.
      (1)   Heavy brush, bulky items and construction debris may be hauled by the current resident where such brush or debris originates to the city’s solid waste drop site during normal hours of operation. The resident must provide proof that he or she is a resident of the city as shown on a recent city utility bill and driver's license.
      (2)   Alternatively, residents may contract with a hauler to have their brush, bulky items and construction debris hauled to a landfill at the resident's expense.
      (3)   Professional landscaping services, tree trimming services, construction companies, property management companies, fence builders, contractors, and other commercial operations shall, at their own expense, haul off all brush and construction debris created by their operations, and dispose of same in a lawful manner at the disposal site of their choosing. The city's solid waste drop site shall not accept brush or construction debris from commercial services.
   (B)   Dead animals and fowl.
      (1)   Except for animals and fowl kept by veterinarians or persons engaged in medical or scientific research, and those mounted by a taxidermist, dead animals and fowl shall be disposed of within 24 hours of the time of death. The manner in which dead animals and fowl are disposed of shall, at minimum, comply with the established regulations of the County Health Department and applicable state laws and regulations.
      (2)   It shall be unlawful for any person to dispose of any dead animal or fowl upon public property within the city. Public property includes without limitation public streets, alleys, parks, and any drainage channels whether maintained privately or by the city. Public property also includes without limitation trash cans, dumpsters, buildings, and grounds owned, operated, or used by any level of government, including school property.
(Ord. 92-08, passed 4-23-92; 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