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The occupant, owner, or manager of every dwelling house, apartment, or construction site and every place of business and building shall provide at least one suitable, rigid, leak-resistant container in which the occupants shall cause to be deposited all garbage, animal waste, and rubbish and at least one suitable, rigid, weather-resistant container for recyclable materials. Residential recycling containers in the city shall be plainly marked and accommodate single-stream recycling. The garbage and recycling containers shall be kept in an inconspicuous place beside or behind the structure which is reasonably accessible to the licensed commercial garbage hauler. Each garbage and recycling container shall be equipped with a rigid lid to fit the container, to be removed only for the purpose of cleaning or depositing or removing recyclable materials, garbage, rubbish, animal waste. The vicinity of the garbage container shall be kept free from garbage, rubbish, animal waste, litter, yard waste, or any putrescible matter that attracts insects, rodents, or animals.
(1992 Code, § 18-17) (Ord. 73-75, passed 11-17-1975; Ord. 88-81, passed 11-2-1981; Ord. 60-92, passed 6-22-1992; Ord. 149-95, passed 11-20-1995; Ord. 63-06, passed 5-15-2006; Ord. 76-11, passed 10-3-2011; Ord. 53-12, passed 7-17-2012; Ord. 117-18, passed 12-11-2018)