§ 8.11.020  DEFINITIONS.
   Whenever any term used in this chapter has been defined in Chapter 8.08 or 8.10 of this code or Cal. Public Resources Code Division 30, Part 1, Chapter 2, the definition in this Municipal Code or the Cal. Public Resources Code shall apply unless the term is otherwise defined in this chapter.
   BIN.  A container with capacity of approximately one to eight cubic yards, with a hinged lid, and with wheels, that is typically serviced by a front end loading collection vehicle.
   BIN ENCLOSURES.  The solid waste bin enclosures (Old Town customer owned and those owned by the city), located within the franchise area, and used for the temporary accumulation of solid waste, green waste and recyclable material by Old Town customers.
   EXCLUSIVE COMMERCIAL FRANCHISE.  The legal authority granted by the city to a contractor of its choosing to collect, process and/or dispose of solid waste, including green waste, from commercial facilities and industrial facilities within the franchise area. The exclusive commercial franchise granted by the city also includes collection of solid waste from the bin enclosures, but does not include any other municipal facilities in the franchise area or any single-family or multi-family residential properties.
   FRANCHISE AREA.  Commercial facilities, industrial facilities and bin enclosures in the geographic area in the city that is bounded by the south side of Palm Avenue, the north side of Olive Avenue, the west side of Ivy Avenue, and the east side of Primrose Avenue.
   OLD TOWN CUSTOMERS.  Those commercial and industrial facilities within the scope of the exclusive commercial franchise that generate or accumulate solid waste at a commercial or industrial facility in the franchise area.
   RATE.  The charge to an Old Town customer for services provided by the person holding the exclusive commercial franchise, subject to the ceiling on rates approved by the city under the terms of the exclusive commercial franchise agreement.
   RECYCLABLES or RECYCLABLE MATERIALS.  Those materials that are suitable for recycling, including but not limited to newspapers (including inserts and coupons); glass jars and bottles; cans (aluminum, bi-metal, tin); mixed paper (brown bags, cereal boxes, colored paper, computer paper, construction paper, cracker boxes, envelopes, junk mail, legal pad backings, paper egg cartons, shoe boxes, and white paper); telephone books, magazines and catalogs; corrugated cardboard; chipboard; aluminum foil and trays; aerosol cans; scrap metal; plastic containers (1-7); plastic bags and food waste.
(`83 Code, § 8.11.020)  (Ord. 99-05 § 5, 1999; Ord. 2012-03 § 4, 2012)