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(A) The City Council of the city determines that the regular collection and disposal of solid waste is essential to the maintenance of the health, safety, welfare and aesthetic appearance of the franchise area. Therefore, every person in possession of or having control over the day-to-day activities at a commercial or industrial premises located within the franchise area (the “Old Town Customer”) where solid waste is accumulated shall provide for the collection and proper disposal of such solid waste as outlined in this chapter.
(B) The regular collection of solid waste shall occur not less than once per week from commercial and industrial facilities or bin enclosure locations by the person holding the exclusive commercial franchise.
(C) The state has determined that reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from solid waste management can be realized by recovering recyclable materials from the waste stream to use in the manufacturing of products from these materials, and has adopted statues and regulations which require certain generators of commercial solid waste to recycle solid waste generated at their premises. The purpose of this section is to affirm that the statutes and regulations related to the mandatory recycling of commercial solid waste adopted by the state shall apply to commercial and industrial premises in the City of Monrovia.
(D) Every person in possession of or having control over the day-to-day activities at a commercial or industrial facility located within the franchise area where solid waste is accumulated subject to the state mandatory commercial recycling regulations shall demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Solid Waste Program Administrator, that the commercial or industrial premises is in compliance with the state regulations. The Solid Waste Program Administrator shall specify the method by which compliance shall be demonstrated.
(E) The City Council shall have the right to issue notices of non-compliance and assess fines on those commercial or industrial facilities located in the franchise area that have been determined to be not in compliance with the state mandatory commercial recycling regulations. The City Council shall determine the amount of any fines imposed for non-compliance and the method by which these fines are to be collected.
(F) As provided for in the state mandatory commercial recycling regulations, the City Council shall adopt procedures to exempt certain businesses from these regulations.
(`83 Code, § 8.11.040) (Ord. 99-05 § 5, 1999; Ord. 2012-03 § 4, 2012)