For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ASHES.  Refuse resulting from the burning of wood, coal, coke and other combustible material.
   BUILDING RUBBISH. Rubbish from construction, remodeling and repair operations on houses, commercial buildings and other structures, including but not limited to excavated earth, stones, brick, plaster, lumber, concrete and waste parts occasioned by installations and replacements.
   BUSINESS BUILDING.  Any structure, whether private or public, that is adapted for transaction of business, for rendering of professional services, for amusement or for the display or sale or storage of goods, wares, merchandise, articles or equipment, including hotels, apartment houses, rooming houses, office buildings, public buildings, stores, theaters, markets, restaurants, warehouses, sheds, barns and other structures, or premises used for or adapted to business purposes.
   DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SERVICES.  The Director of Public Services of the city or his or her agent.
   GARBAGE.  Animal, fruit and vegetable matter resulting from the handling, preparation, cooling and consumption of food, including a minimum amount of liquid necessarily incident thereto, and all cans, glassware, crockery, bags and other containers in which such matter has been kept or stored.
   INDUSTRIAL WASTE.  Sawdust, shavings, feathers, excelsior, cartons, boxes, metal, glass, paper, wood, textiles, chemicals, plastic or other waste material from processing plants, factories or manufacturing operations.
   REFUSE.  Solid waste, including, but not limited to garbage, rubbish and ashes.
   RUBBISH.  Refuse, exclusive of garbage and ashes, including but not limited to paper, rags, cartons, boxes, wood, excelsior, rubber, leather, tree, brush and hedge branches, cutting and trimmings, grass, leaves, tin cans, metal (not to exceed 50 pounds), small mineral matter, glass and dust.
   WASTE.  Useless, unused, unwanted or dis-carded material resulting from natural community activities, including solids, liquids and gases.
(`90 Code, § 9-1) (Ord. passed 6-11-74)