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SEC. 12.43.  SOURCE REDUCTION OF WASTE.
   (Added by Ord. No. 170,978, Eff. 5/13/96, Oper. 7/13/96.)
 
   A.   If any landscape includes grass, all grass clippings shall be recycled on- or off-site, and shall not be introduced into the off-site waste stream.
 
   B.   If a lot is 7,500 square feet or greater, all vegetative waste, except that which is not appropriate to recycle, shall be recycled on- or off-site and shall not be introduced into the off-site waste stream.
 
   C.   In any landscape with lawn area greater than 15 percent of the planted area, all lawn area waste shall be recycled on- or off-site.
 
   D.   Exceptions shall be made when the waste is produced by installation of the landscape, as a result of fulfilling the requirements of Division 88, Article 1 of Chapter IX of this Code, or as a result of fulfilling the requirements of Article 7, Chapter V of this Code.
 
   E.   Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, except for Subsection A, the provisions of this section shall take effect only at the time and in the manner that the Board of Public Works, after a public hearing, certifies to the Director that sufficient off-site facilities exist to handle the expected volume of recycled vegetative waste.