§ 156.055  RUBBISH AND GARBAGE.
   (A)   Accumulation of rubbish or garbage. All exterior property and premises, and the interior of every structure, shall be free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage.
   (B)   Disposal of rubbish. Every occupant of a structure shall dispose of all rubbish in a clean and sanitary manner by placing such rubbish in approved containers.
   (C)   Rubbish storage facilities. The owner of every occupied premise shall supply approved covered containers for rubbish, and the owner of the premises shall be responsible for the removal of rubbish.
   (D)   Disposal of garbage. Every occupant of a structure shall dispose of garbage in a clean and sanitary manner by placing such garbage in an approved garbage disposal facility or approved garbage containers.
   (E)   Rubbish containers and garbage facilities.
      (1)   Multifamily properties containing nine or more units. It shall be the duty of every owner of such property to provide bulk containers of sufficient volume for the frequency of collection and storage of garbage and household solid waste.
      (2)   Multifamily properties containing eight or fewer units. It shall be the duty of every owner of such property to provide a sufficient number of trash containers to meet the demand of each unit of a durable grade of galvanized metal or plastic from 20 to 40 gallons capacity for the collection and storage of garbage and household solid waste. The waste container shall be provided with two lifting handles on opposite sides and a tightly fitting cover with a lifting handle. The tenant shall be responsible for maintaining the trash container(s) supplied by the owner during their tenancy. The tenant shall also be responsible for placing their trash container(s) at the designated place and time for trash pick up. Refuse bags, provided by the occupants, made of paper or plastic used for collection must be placed inside waste containers for collection. Multifamily property owners of eight or fewer units who receive three citations in a six month period shall be required to provide a bulk container of sufficient volume for the frequency of collection and storage.
      (3)   Single-family properties. It shall be the duty of every single family property owner to provide a minimum of one trash container of a durable grade of galvanized metal or plastic from 20 to 40 gallons capacity for the collection and storage of garbage and household solid waste. The waste container shall be provided with two lifting handles on opposite sides and a tightly fitting cover with a lifting handle. Refuse bags made of paper or plastic used for collection must be placed inside waste containers for collection.  Outdoor storage of garbage in plastic or paper bags is prohibited.
      (4)   Closed containers required. No household waste shall be placed out of doors awaiting pick-up in any container except in a closed container or facility with a tight fitting lid; and all wastecontainers and bulk containers shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition.
(Jeff. Ord. 37-2002, adopted and effective 11-12-2002; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 160-2005, approved 10-18-2005; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 125-2007, approved 7-2-2007)