§ 57.047  RATES FOR USE.
   (a)   Municipal solid waste, sludges or solid waste generated from the treatment of regulated medical waste and other solid waste material not defined within this section generated in Minnehaha, McCook, Lincoln, Turner and Lake Counties, South Dakota, deposited at Sioux Falls landfill.
 
Rates effective 1-1-2015
Four-wheel trailers, trucks, and loads with a gross weight greater than 8,500 pounds
$36 per ton, plus surcharge, with a minimum charge of $18 per load beginning January 1, 2015
Municipal solid waste, sludges, or solid waste generated from the treatment of regulated medical waste and other solid waste material not defined within this section generated outside of Minnehaha, McCook, Lincoln, Turner and Lake Counties
$64 per ton with a minimum charge of $18 per load
Passenger car
$9 to include surcharge
Pickup trucks, panel trucks, or two-wheel trailers not to exceed three cubic yards
$18 to include surcharge
 
   (b)   Construction and demolition debris and appliances generated in Minnehaha, McCook, Lincoln, Turner and Lake Counties, South Dakota, deposited at the city landfill.
 
Rates effective 1-1-2015
Construction and demolition debris and appliances generated outside of Minnehaha, McCook, Lincoln, Turner and Lake Counties
$64 per ton, with a minimum charge of $18 per load
Four-wheel trailers, trucks, and loads with a gross weight greater than 8,500 pounds
Rate effective 1/1/15:
$34 per ton, plus surcharge, with a minimum charge of $18 per load
Passenger car
$9 to include surcharge
Pickup trucks, panel trucks, or 2-wheel trailers not to exceed 3 cubic yards
$18 to include surcharge
Trailer houses
$9 per cubic yard, utilizing 3 feet times length times width and converting to cubic yards
Mattress or box spring
$9 each
 
   (c)   Yard waste.
 
Commercial haulers, 4-wheel trailers, and trucks
$10 per ton with a minimum charge of $5 per load
Leaves generated in the service area of the landfill and unloaded at city-designated leaf drop-off sites by individuals (no commercial vehicles)
Up to $3 per passenger car, pickup truck, or two-wheel trailer
Passenger car
$3 to include surcharge
Pickup trucks, panel trucks, and 2-wheel trailers not to exceed 3 cubic yards
$5 to include surcharge
Yard waste generated outside of Minnehaha, McCook, Lincoln, Turner, and Lake Counties
$22 per ton or $3 per bag
 
   (d)   Tires.
 
All tires 17 inches in diameter or smaller
$2 each or $135 per ton
All tires larger than 17 inches in diameter
$7 each or $135 per ton
 
   (e)   Special waste generated in Minnehaha, McCook, Lincoln, Turner, and Lake Counties.
 
Rates effective 1-1-2013
Asbestos
$32 per cubic yard based on the manufacturer’s box rating or on box capacity as determined through measurement by the city
Contaminated soils, materials, sediments containing petroleum constituents, or antifreeze
$10 per ton
The minimum charge under this section is a three-cubic-yard or three-ton charge
 
   (f)   Special waste generated outside of Minnehaha, McCook, Lincoln, Turner, and Lake Counties.
 
Asbestos
$70 per cubic yard based on the manufacturer’s box rating or on box capacity as determined through measurement by the city
Contaminated soils, materials, sediments containing petroleum constituents, or antifreeze
$70 per ton
The minimum charge under this section is a three-cubic-yard or three-ton charge
 
   (g)   Large electronics. One dollar per pound.
   (h)   Hand-held electronics. No charge for up to ten units; $1 per pound for over ten units minimum $20 charge.
   (i)   Additional fee for solid waste.  In addition to the above rates for solid waste, there will be added thereto a solid waste management fee of $1 per ton pursuant to SDCL 34A-6-81.
   (j)   Loads that are not properly tarped or secured.
 
Loads that are not properly tarped or secured
$25
Exceptions
Asphalt, concrete, contaminated soil, steel, white goods and tires if loaded in a manner so that the items are not likely to fall or be blown from the vehicle
 
   (k)   Failure to follow rules and procedures. The city may charge patrons of the sanitary landfill, compost site, or the rubble site any and all costs associated with the patrons’ failure to follow sanitary landfill, compost site, or construction and demolition site policies and safety requirements, including charges for cleanup costs and disposal when garbage, construction and demolition debris, recyclables, or yard waste is deposited in areas not designated for the type of material.
   (l)   Deer or elk carcasses.
 
Businesses
$50 per ton
Private individuals
No charge up to 10 carcasses
 
   (m)   Unloading vehicles. All patrons of the sanitary landfill are expected to unload waste and recyclables they bring to the landfill. If, however, landfill employees assist in unloading trucks or hauling units for haulers or other businesses, the city may charge for the actual cost associated with unloading vehicles, trucks, or hauling units with a minimum fee of $25.
   (n)   Wood waste.
 
Commercial haulers, 4-wheel trailers, and trucks
$10 per ton with a minimum charge of $5 per load
Passenger car
$3 to include surcharge
Pickup trucks, panel trucks, and 2-wheel trailers not to exceed 3 cubic yards
$5 to include surcharge
Wood waste generated in the city and unloaded at city-designated wood waste drop-off sites by individuals (no commercial vehicles)
$3 per passenger car, pickup truck, or two-wheel trailer
 
   (o)   Licensed garbage haulers that exceed the recycling goal.  Licensed garbage haulers that exceed the recycling goal, as set forth in § 57.081, by 50% shall receive a $1-per-municipal-solid-waste-ton rebate that will be announced by March 31 of the following year. The tonnage of approved exempt industrial waste is not used to calculate the goal or rebate. Garbage haulers that receive this rebate are strongly encouraged to use this rebate to enhance their recycling efforts and/or reward their customers.
   (p)   Tier 1 surcharge. Licensed commercial garbage hauler shall be surcharged an additional $1 per municipal solid waste ton, except for approved exempt industrial waste.
   (q)   Tier 2 surcharge. Licensed commercial garbage hauler shall be surcharged an additional $2 per municipal solid waste ton, except for approved exempt industrial waste.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 7.909; 1992 Code, § 18-30)  (Ord. 2308, passed 12-14-1964; Ord. 2655, passed 12-8-1969; Ord. 21-72, passed 4-17-1972; Ord. 44-73, passed 5-14-1973; Ord. 50-75, passed 9-2-1975; Ord. 56-76, passed 6-28-1976; Ord. 18-79, passed 3-12-1979; Ord. 107-86, passed 12-8-1986; Ord. 127-89, passed 12-11-1989; Ord. 36-90, passed 4-16-1990; Ord. 125-90, passed 12-24-1990; Ord. 35-91, passed 4-8-1991; Ord. 71-91, passed 9-23-1991; Ord. 5-92, passed 1-21-1992; Ord. 28-92, passed 3-9-1992; Ord. 60-92, passed 6-22-1992; Ord. 105-92, passed 12-7-1992; Ord. 70-93, passed 9-20-1993; Ord. 95-93, passed 12-6-1993; Ord. 73-94, passed 8-15-1994; Ord. 149-95, passed 11-20-1995; Ord. 75-01, passed 8-6-2001; Ord. 99-02, passed 11-25-2002; Ord. 15-03, passed 2-10-2003; Ord. 38-04, passed 4-5-2004; Ord. 74-04, passed 7-12-2004; Ord. 12-05, passed 2-14-2005; Ord. 63-06, passed 5-15-2006; Ord. 89-06, passed 7-17-2006; Ord. 93-07, passed 6-18-2007; Ord. 76-08, passed 6-16-2008; Ord. 54-10, passed 6-21-2010; Ord. 46-11, passed 6-20-2011; Ord. 76-11, passed 10-3-2011; Ord. 5-12, passed 1-9-2012; Ord. 51-12, passed 7-10-2012; Ord. 85-12, passed 11-13-2012; Ord. 33-14, passed 6-17-2014; Ord. 117-18, passed 12-11-2018)