§ 50.15  LEAVES, SHRUBS, TRIMMINGS.
   (A)   No person shall throw, drop or deposit any leaves, shrubs or other debris into any catch basin or manhole in the city.
   (B)   Any person may have leaves removed by the city if such leaves are placed at the curbline so that they may be easily handled by the collector. No tree limbs, shrubs or other material shall be mixed with the leaves.
   (C)   Any person desiring to place tree trimmings, hedge cuttings, grass or similar materials for free collection shall cause the material to be placed at the curbline for such pickup. Free collection shall include nothing more than six inches in diameter and no more than 60 inches in length. Brush must be placed with cut end towards curb, so it can be loaded into chippers. All wood larger than three inches in diameter must be cut to a maximum length of 30 inches.
   (D)   No person shall burn leaves, shrubs, trees, limbs and the like on the streets or sidewalks or on private property, except upon special permission of the Fire Chief.
   (E)   Free collection of tree trimmings, hedge cuttings, or similar materials shall be limited to incidental tree trimming, hedge cutting or similar materials, not to exceed 200 pounds per week as determined by the Public Services Director, that is in compliance with division (C) of this section, provided that such material is placed at the curb by the property owner or tenant. Whole or complete tree trimming, hedge cuttings, or large trimmings of similar materials performed by the property owner, tenant, hired professionals or other such persons shall be disposed of by the property owner, tenant, hired professional or other such persons.
(`90 Code, § 9-2)  (Ord. passed 6-11-74; Am. Ord. passed 4-12-05)  Penalty, see § 10.99