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(a) No person, corporation, residence, commercial establishment, industry or institution shall engage in the practice of pumping, hauling or disposing of liquid waste in the city, unless a current license issued by the city is held to engage in the practice. An application for a liquid waste hauler’s license shall be submitted to and approved by the manager. Any license issued pursuant to the provision of this subchapter is subject to the following conditions:
(1) The license shall expire on December 31 following its date of issuance;
(2) The license shall be nontransferable;
(3) The licensee shall furnish proof of:
A. Automobile liability insurance covering all owned, non-owned and hired automobiles, trucks and trailers. The insurance shall provide coverage at least as broad as that found in the standard comprehensive automobile liability policy with limits of not less than $1,000,000 combined single limit each occurrence;
B. Commercial general liability insurance providing coverage not less than that of the standard commercial general liability insurance policy for operations of the licensee. The policy shall include contractual personal injury, bodily injury and property damage liability coverages not less than $2,000,000 general aggregate; and
C. Workers’ compensation insurance with statutory limits of the workers’ compensation laws of the state and Coverage B, employer’s liability, covering operation of the licensee. This shall include “other states insurance” so as to include all states not named on the declarations page of the insurance policy, but excepting monopolistic state funds states. The available limits for Coverage B, employer’s liability shall not be less than $1,000,000 each accident, $1,000,000 disease–policy limits.
(4) All liquid waste haulers shall be bonded in an amount of at least $25,000, indemnifying the public against damages sustained by reason of any spill, dumping or discharge of any liquid waste, hazardous waste or incompatible waste within the jurisdictional limits of the city. Proof of bonding shall be filed with the manager prior to issuance of a license;
(5) The license is subject to denial or revocation for violation by the licensee of any applicable provision of this Code, state law or city rule or regulation; and
(6) The license required by this section for liquid waste haulers shall not apply to vehicles owned by the city engaged in work as authorized by the manager or his or her authorized representative.
(b) At the time of collection, all liquid waste generators shall supply the liquid waste hauler with a completed liquid waste disposal coupon accurately identifying the contents of the liquid waste. The manager may require site specific liquid wastes to be hauled separately by liquid waste haulers. At the time of disposal, the liquid waste hauler must supply the city with a complete and accurate liquid waste disposal coupon. Unauthorized dumping or discharge is prohibited as follows.
(1) The unauthorized dumping or discharge of liquid waste into the sanitary sewer system of the city, other than at a disposal station designated by the manager, is prohibited.
(2) The dumping or discharge of hazardous wastes or incompatible wastes into the sanitary sewer system of the city is prohibited.
(3) Intentionally providing false or inaccurate information on the liquid waste disposal coupon required in this section is prohibited.
(1992 Code, § 41-124) (Ord. 51-88, passed 6-20-1988; Ord. 33-90, passed 4-9-1990; Ord. 57-93, passed 7-12-1993; Ord. 102-96, passed 9-3-1996; Ord. 19-21, passed 2-16-2021)