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As used in this chapter, the following words shall have the meanings ascribed to them
in this section.
(a) Apartment Building Complex - A residential structure consisting of two or more single residential units.
(b) Bags - Plastic sacks designed to store refuse with sufficient wall strength to maintain physical integrity when lifted by top. Total weight of a bag and its contents not to exceed 35 pounds.
(c) Board of Public Affairs (BPA) or Village BPA - Board of Trustees of Public Affairs of the Village of Lordstown.
(d) Bulky Waste - Stoves, refrigerators, air conditioners, water tanks, washing machines, furniture and other bulky waste materials other than construction debris or dead animals, with weights or volumes greater than those allowed for containers or bags.
(e) Bundle - Tree, shrub and brush trimmings or newspapers and magazines securely tied together forming an easily handled package not exceeding three (3) feet in length or 35 pounds in weight.
(f) Commercial/Retail Size Dumpster - A container for storing solid waste which exceeds 96 gallons; generally consists of steel floor, walls, and lids and set on four wheels.
(g) Condominium Complex - A residential development consisting of two or more single residential units within the same allotment; structures may be adjoining or in a cluster format.
(h) Construction Debris - Waste building materials resulting from construction, remodeling, repair or demolition operations. Debris shall be tied into bundles not longer than three (3) feet in length or 35 pounds in weight.
(i) Containers - A receptacle with the capacity up to 35 to 40 gallons, constructed of plastic, metal or fiberglass, having handles of adequate strength for lifting and having a tight fitting lid capable of preventing entrance into the container by vectors. The maximum allowable weight to be placed on each container is 50 pounds. The mouth of the container shall have a diameter greater than or equal to that of the base. The Contractor may offer each resident larger containers up to 96 gallons for an additional cost charged only to those residents who select this additional service.
(j) Contractor - The person, corporation or partnership performing refuse collection and disposal under contract with the Village.
(k) Dead Animals - Small domestic animals, weighing no more than 30 pounds that have expired from any cause.
(l) Disposal Site - A refuse depository including but not limited to sanitary landfills, transfer stations, incinerators, and waste processing/separation centers licensed, permitted or approved to receive for processing of final disposal of residential solid waste (including dead animals) by all governmental bodies and agencies having jurisdiction and requiring such licenses, permits or approvals.
(m) Garbage - Any and all dead animals except those slaughtered for human consumption; every accumulation of waste (animal, vegetable and/or other matter) that results from the preparation, processing, consumption, dealing in, handling, packing, canning, storage, transportation, decay or decomposition of meats, fish, fowl, birds, fruits, grains, or other animal or vegetable matter (including, but not by way of limitation, used tin cans and other food containers; and all putrescible or easily decomposable waste animal or vegetable matter which is likely to attract flies or rodents); except (in all cases) any matter included in the definition of bulky waste, construction debris, hazardous waste, or rubbish.
(n) Hazardous Waste - Any chemical, compound mixture, substance or article which is designated by the United States to be "hazardous" as that term is defined by or pursuant to Federal or State Law.
(o) Producer - An occupant of a residential unit who generates refuse.
(p) Project Manager - The key contact person at the private company providing solid waste collection services.
(q) Recyclable Materials - For the purpose of this document, recyclable materials will include newspapers (including advertisement and magazines), glass bottles, glass jars, aluminum beverage containers, bi-metal containers, HDPE #1, HDPE #2, chipboard and corrugated cardboard.
(r) Residential Refuse - All garbage and rubbish generated by a producer at a residential unit.
(s) Residential Solid Waste - Residential refuse, bulky waste, and construction debris generated at a residential unit.
(t) Residential Unit - A dwelling within the corporate limits of the Village occupied by a person or group of persons comprising not more than four families. A residential unit shall be deemed occupied when either water or domestic light and power services are being supplied thereto. A condominium dwelling, whether of single or multi-level construction consisting of four or less contiguous or separate single-family dwelling units, shall be treated as a residential unit, except that each single-family dwelling within any such residential unit shall be billed separately as a residential unit.
(u) Rubbish - All waste wood products, tree, shrub and brush trimmings, grass cuttings, dead plants, weeds, leaves, dead trees, or branches thereof, chips, shavings, sawdust, printed matter, pasteboard, rags, straw, used and discarded clothing, used and discarded shoes and boots, combustible waste pulp and other products such as are used for packaging, or wrapping crockery and glass, ashes, cinders, floor sweepings, glass, mineral or metallic substances, and any and all other waste materials not included in the definition of bulky waste, construction debris, garbage or hazardous waste.
(v) Trailer Park - A residential development consisting of mobile home units within an allotment.
(w) Type of Service - The level of solid waste collection and disposal generally consisting of the choice between pick-up at the curb and front door and whether to use containers versus pre-paid bags.
(x) Village - Village of Lordstown, Ohio.
(Ord. 52-2008. Passed 6-16-08.)