§ 52.051  DISPOSAL FEE.
   When wastes are disposed of at the city treatment facilities, a treatment and disposal fee shall be set per unit of volume of hauled waste. This fee shall be equal to the cost of treatment and disposal.
   (A)   Septage waste. 
      (1)   The fee shall be a minimum charge of $0.118 per gallon will be placed on all septage wastes collected.
      (2)   All rates are based on and charged for a full truckload of waste, unless the collection vehicle has a calibrated electronic volume meter approved by the city’s Water Pollution Control Department. Vehicles with an electronic volume meter shall either be charged by the gallon shown on the meter, plus a $10 meter reading fee per load or a full tank load volume fee.
   (B)   Grease trap wastes. 
      (1)   The fee shall be a minimum charge of $0.135 per gallon will be placed on all grease trap wastes collected from within the city and two times the rate or $0.270 per gallon for disposal and treatment of grease trap wastes collected outside the city.
      (2)   All rates are based on and charged for a full truckload of waste, unless the collection vehicle has a calibrated electronic volume meter approved by the city’s Water Pollution Control Department. Vehicles with an electronic volume meter shall either be charged by the gallon shown on the meter, plus a $10 meter reading fee per load or a full tank load volume fee.
      (2)   If grease trap waste is co-mingled with septage, the full load or metered load will be charged at the higher rate for grease trap waste.
   (C)   Mudpit facility registration. Any owner of a mudpit wishing to dispose of the mudpit waste at the city mudpit waste disposal facility shall pay a registration fee of $100 per calendar year and shall provide cleaning of the pit at least once per year.
   (D)   Mudpit waste. A minimum charge of $50 per vehicle load will be placed on all mudpit wastes collected from within the city and an additional $25 per cubic yard in excess of two yards per vehicle load. Mudpit wastes shall not be accepted from outside the city limits.
   (E)   Other wastes. The Water Pollution Control Plant Superintendant may accept other large volumes of trucked waste, if he or she feels the treatment plant can handle the waste loading. The charge for such waste would be twice the current rate charged per this chapter or as set by Council resolution, but at no time less than $0.03 per gallon. The trucked waste discharger is responsible for all costs associated with the sampling and testing of the waste as required by the Director.
(2013 Code, § 28-68)  (Ord. 14461, passed 5-23-1994; Ord. 14564, passed 4-14-1997; Ord. 14690, passed 4-22-2002; Ord. 14852, passed 2-9-2009; Ord. 14870, passed 3-8-2010)