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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
COMMERCIAL UNIT. A building or part thereof used for commercial purposes including, but not limited to, apartment houses, mobile home parks, motels, hotels, schools, churches, planned unit developments, civil and athletic centers and all other property which are not dwelling units.
CONTRACTOR. A waste disposal contractor contracted with the city for garbage and recycling collection and disposal.
DEBRIS. Any waste from demolition of or removal of trees, structures or fill material, such as, but not limited to, concrete, lumber, stumps and major branches (exceeding two inches in diameter), rocks, vehicles and their parts and similar material.
DOMESTIC SOLID WASTE. Garbage, refuse, yard wastes and prunings.
DWELLING. A structure or portion of a structure used primarily as a place of abode for one or more persons, including multi-family structures of not more than four dwelling units.
DWELLING UNIT. A structure or portion of a structure used for residential purposes for one or more persons including multi-family structures of not more than four dwelling units.
GARBAGE. Rejected food waste, including waste accumulation of animal, fruit or vegetable matter used or intended for food or that attends the preparation, use, cooking, dealing or storing of meat, fish, fowl, fruit or vegetables.
GARBAGE CONTAINER. A wheel container or tote provided to each household within the city by the city or a contractor to the city.
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL. Any substance defined as a hazardous material in any city, state or federal ordinance, statute, rule or regulation.
LARGE ITEM. An item of trash or refuse which will not fit within a garbage container.
MISCELLANEOUS WASTE. All other materials, including, but not limited to, manufacturing or trade waste, human or animal waste, dead animals and similar material.
OWNER. A person, partnership, corporation, association, estate, trust or other organization which holds title to a residence within the corporate boundaries of the city.
PICKUP LOCATION. The place specified by the Board of Public Works and Safety for each improved lot and improved parcel of real estate within the city to which service is available under this chapter.
PRUNINGS. Woody wastes and branches up to two inches in diameter and less than four feet long which can be tied into bundles (excluding Christmas trees).
RECYCLING CONTAINER. A clearly identified recycling wheel container or tote used for the placement of discarded recyclables, provided by the city or a contractor of the city, delivered to each household in the city.
REFUSE. General waste materials not associated with food preparation including, but not limited to, ash, cans, bottles, paper and other similar material.
USER. The occupant of each dwelling within the city, and each such use by an occupant shall be deemed a separate USER.
YARD WASTE. Grass clippings, sod, leaves, weeds and garden and hedge trimmings.
(Ord. G-16-8, passed 11-22-2016)