13-1: DECLARATION OF POLICY:
It is hereby declared to be the purpose of this chapter to regulate the collection, transport, and disposal of solid waste in order to protect the public safety, health and welfare and to enhance the environment of the people of Porterville. Further, it is the purpose of this chapter to regulate the collection and disposition of recyclables generated within the city and to establish reporting requirements and guidelines that shall be followed by licensees to minimize the amount of such recyclables deposited into landfills. (Ord. 1494A, 7-20-1993)