4-2-1: DEFINITIONS:
As used in this chapter, the following terms and phrases have the following meanings:
ASSOCIATION: All cooperative organizations of residential dwelling owners formed for the purpose of joint management of property or services.
COLLECTION: The aggregation of mixed Municipal solid waste from the place at which it is generated and includes all activities up to the time the waste is delivered to a waste facility.
COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL ESTABLISHMENT: Any premises not primarily used for residential purposes and wherein a commercial or industrial enterprise of any kind is undertaken, including restaurants, clubs, churches and schools.
CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS: Waste building materials, packaging and rubble resulting from construction, remodeling, repair and demolition of buildings and roads.
GARBAGE: Waste foodstuffs or table wastes of vegetable or animal origin, together with other incidental admixtures. Dead animals weighing ten (10) pounds or less shall be classified as garbage.
HOUSEHOLD: An individual or group that maintains a common household and use of common cooking and kitchen facilities and common entrances to a single dwelling unit, where the group consists of:
   A.   Two (2) or more persons each related to the other by blood, marriage, domestic partnership, adoption, legal guardianship, foster children, and/or cultural or educational exchange program participants hosted by the principal family; or
   B.   Not more than four (4) unrelated persons.
MIXED MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE: Garbage, refuse and other solid waste from residential, commercial, industrial and community activities that the generator of the waste aggregates for collection, but does not include auto hulks, street sweeping, ash, construction debris, mining waste, sludges, tree and agricultural wastes, tires, lead acid batteries, used oil, and other materials collected, processed and disposed of as separate waste streams.
MULTIPLE (APARTMENT) DWELLING: A building designed with three (3) or more dwelling units exclusively for occupancy by three (3) or more families living independently of each other, but sharing hallways and main entrances and exits.
RECYCLABLE MATERIAL: Materials that can be readily separated from mixed Municipal solid waste for the purpose of recycling, including, but not limited to, paper, glass, plastics, metals, automobile oil and batteries. Recyclable materials that have been separated from the waste stream, processed, and sold or given away for reuse are no longer considered waste.
RECYCLABLE MATERIAL CONTAINER: A curbside recycling container owned by the City or a licensed waste hauler and provided to the resident for the purpose of collection and disposal of recyclable material.
REFUSE: Solid wastes such as nonrecyclable glass, crockery, cans, paper, boxes, rags, and yard waste.
TARGETED RECYCLABLE MATERIAL: Aluminum and steel beverage containers, tin cans, glass, newsprint, plastic containers with a neck, and corrugated cardboard, magazines, or other materials that may be designated by resolution of the City Council.
YARD WASTE: Organic materials consisting of grass clippings, leaves and other forms of organic garden waste, prunings, tree waste, and fresh cut Christmas trees and boughs, but excluding garden vegetables and materials that are not readily compostible within a calendar year. (Ord. 493, sec. 1, 3-15-1993; amd. Ord. 749, sec. 1, 12-1-2003; Ord. 996, 5-7-2018)