955.02 COMPLIANCE WITH SPECIFICATIONS.
   Dumpsters or containers used for the storage of rubbish, garbage, grease and recyclables shall meet all of the following specifications:
   (a)    Dumpsters shall be watertight.
   (b)    Dumpsters shall be made of a suitable material approved by the City Health Department.
   (c)    Dumpsters being placed for the first time upon a given premises shall be new or cleaned thoroughly and in good repair.
   (d)    Dumpsters serving residential dwelling units shall have, as minimum capacity, six cubic feet of space per dwelling unit served thereby.
      (Ord. 3-1985. Passed 1-8-85.)
   (e)    Dumpsters being placed for the first time upon a given premises shall be placed upon a concrete slab. Dumpsters that are currently located upon a blacktop, asphalt or macadam surface are not required to be placed upon a concrete slab, provided that the blacktop, asphalt or macadam surface supporting the dumpster is in good condition. However, any dumpster that is located on a blacktop, asphalt or macadam surface shall be relocated to a concrete slab at such time as the blacktop, asphalt or macadam surface supporting the dumpster deteriorates to the point of requiring resurfacing. At such point, the dumpster shall be placed upon a concrete slab. Such concrete slab shall be approved by an official of the Building Department.   
(Ord. 59-1988. Passed 11-8-88.)
   (f)   Wooden fencing, concrete, block, chain link fence with the metal slats, or other materials accepted by the Health Commissioner, which are of sufficient height and width to shield the dumpster from the public view shall be maintained.  Existing dumpsters shall meet the provisions of this subsection within three years after the effective date of this subsection.
(Ord. 7-1996.  Passed 2-13-96.)
   (g)    Dumpsters shall be constructed and maintained with lids and/or doors which are capable of being completely closed and fastened shut.
   (h)    Except when rubbish and garbage is being loaded into or emptied out of the dumpster,  the lids and doors shall be kept closed and fastened shut with a latch or similar mechanism. 
(Ord. 3-1985.  Passed 1-8-85.)
   (i)    Dumpsters serving establishments other than residential dwelling units shall be kept closed and/or secured, except when rubbish and garbage is being loaded into or emptied out of the dumpster.  Dumpsters serving residential dwelling units shall not be kept locked unless each tenant is issued a key to the dumpster.
      (Ord. 70-1997.  Passed 9-23-97.)
   (j)    Dumpsters being placed upon streets for the removal of demolition, building or remodeling debris shall remain upon the street for no more than five days from date of placement thereon, including Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Such dumpsters shall be exempt from the requirements set forth in subsections (a) through (i) hereof.
   (k)    Dumpsters shall be placed in a location accessible to the pick-up truck which empties the dumpster, such that the pick-up truck shall not be forced to drive over any street curb in order to service the dumpster. 
(Ord. 3-1985. Passed 1-8-85.)