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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENT. Any public or private place, building and/or enterprise devoted in whole or in part to a business enterprise, institutional enterprise or industrial enterprise. Included in this category are sanitoriums, nursing homes, schools and public governmental buildings.
GARBAGE. Every waste accumulation of animal and vegetable matter which attends the preparation, use, cooking, processing, handling or storage of meats, fish, fowl, fruits, vegetables or other matter which is subject to decomposition, decay, putrefaction and the generation of offensive and noxious gasses or odors, or which during or after decay may serve as a breeding place or feeding material for flies, insects or animals.
HAZARDOUS WASTE. Waste, in any amount, which is defined, characterized or designated as hazardous by the United States Environmental Protection Agency or appropriate state agency by or pursuant to federal or state law, or waste, in any amount, which is regulated under federal or state law. This includes, but shall not be limited to, motor oil, gasoline, paint and paint cans.
HOUSEHOLD AND COMMERCIAL RUBBISH. Every waste accumulation of paper, scraps, dust, rags, bottles, cans, cartons, cardboard, excelsior or other accumulations other than garbage which are usually associated with housekeeping or commercial interests such as office, stores and similar businesses.
INDUSTRIAL WASTE. Every waste accumulation of metal, metal products, rocks, concrete, glass, crockery, bottles, cans, lumber, ashes, sawdust, wastes from animal packing or slaughter houses, or other material usually created by industrial enterprises, but not garbage, nor household and commercial rubbish.
MULTIPLE FAMILY RESIDENCE. Places of dwelling having three or more living units which require centralized collection via a dumpster container as determined by the city.
SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCES. Any single- family dwelling and is interchangeable with the word household. In the case of a duplex, or double, each unit shall be regarded as a single-family dwelling.
SOLID WASTE. A collective word used to encompass garbage, household and commercial rubbish, recyclable materials, industrial waste, trash, waste, rubbish or refuse or a mixture of any or all of the aforementioned.
(Am. Ord. 2089, passed 3-9-76; Am. Ord. 6768, passed 8-11-92; Am. Ord. 2010-093, passed 9-14-10)