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(a) A property owner or manager may seek a waiver from the Director of all or portions of this Chapter, if the applicant submits documentation, using a form specified by the Director and including a signed affidavit under penalty of perjury, that shows that the property does not have adequate storage space for containers for recyclables, compostables or trash. In cases where after on-site verification space limitations are determined to exist, the Director shall evaluate the feasibility of sharing containers for recyclables, compostables or trash with contiguous properties, and, where feasible, requiring container sharing in lieu of providing a waiver.
(b) Except as otherwise required by the Director, a City agency or any person, property owner or manager, or business or community improvement district, may gather trash, compostables, and recyclables that have been placed in Public Prash1 Containers within its authorized area, and/or refuse directly from the ground on a sidewalk, street, or park within its authorized area, and may place the items in collection containers designated exclusively for public trash that are serviced by the collector, and/or may drop off compostables or recyclables so gathered at the San Francisco transfer station, so long as the items have not been co-mingled with refuse from any other source, including refuse generated by the serviced entity itself. A collector may drop off compostables or recyclables at the San Francisco transfer station that have been collected from public trash containers..1 The Director may require Public Trash Containers to have a recyclables receptacle attached.
(Added by Ord. 100-09, File No. 081404, App. 6/23/2009; amended by Ord. 300-18, File No. 180646, App. 12/21/2018, Eff. 1/21/2019, Oper. 7/1/2019)