§ 55.08  COLLECTION OF BULKY ITEMS, APPLIANCES, AND WHITE GOODS.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to place or leave bulky items or junk at curbside for collection by the city except in accordance with the requirements of this section.
   (B)   Residents may place discarded furniture, junk, appliances, and similar items on the front corner of their premises nearest to the public street or alley for collection. This service is provided to the city resident, who is paying for garbage services at the location, with the following limits. The city offers bulky curbside collection that will occur as designated by the city.
   (C)   Commercial businesses are required to make private arrangements to dispose of their bulky items. There will be no collection of such items by the city or its contractor. Commercial business bulky items are prohibited from staying on the curb more than five days.
   (D)   Bulky items must not be co-mingled with solid waste or yard waste.
   (E)   Items from business establishments operated from a residential unit will not be collected by the city’s solid waste provider.
   (F)   Any bulky item or junk that pertains to any legal eviction or is the result of any other legal proceedings will not be collected by the city’s solid waste provider.
   (G)   The city will not be responsible for the removal of automobile parts, including but not limited to tires and batteries. The proper disposal of these items will be the responsibility of the property owner.
   (H)   No materials such as trees, shrubbery or underbrush resulting from land clearing will be picked up by the city or its contractor.
   (I)   Commercial businesses are required to make private arrangements to dispose of their yard waste. There will be no collection of yard waste by the city or its contractor. Commercial yard waste is prohibited from staying on the curb more than five days.
   (J)   Bulky waste materials shall not be placed at the curb earlier than 5:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled collection date and shall be removed by midnight on the collection day.
   (K)   Civil penalty. A civil penalty in the amount of $100 may be issued to any person in violation of this section. Violators shall be assessed a civil penalty based on the documented number of noncompliance citations multiplied by the established fee in this section, not to exceed $500.
(Ord. O-1999-86, passed 12-7-99; Am. Ord. O-2005-13, passed 4-5- 05; Am. Ord. O-2006-20, passed 6- 20-06; Am. Ord. O-2012-23, passed 10-2-12; Am. Ord. O-2015-08, passed 6-2-15; Am. Ord. O-2019- 48, passed 11-12-19)