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On premises where excessive amounts of refuse accumulate or where cans or bags are impractical, bulk containers for the storage of refuse may be used. Containers shall have a capacity and shall be equipped with appurtenances for attaching mechanical lifting devices that are compatible with the collection equipment being used. Containers shall be constructed of durable rust- and corrosion-resistant material that is easy to clean. All containers shall be equipped with tight-fitting lids or doors to prevent entrance of insects or rodents. Doors and lids shall be constructed and maintained so they can be easily opened. Containers shall be water-tight, leak-proof and weather-proof construction.