§ 161.04  REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE.
   (A)   An operator shall operate and maintain or cause to be operated and maintained all donation bins located in the City of Waterbury as follows:
      (1)   Donation bins shall be maintained in good condition and appearance with no structural damage, holes, or visible rust, and shall be free of graffiti;
      (2)   Donation bins shall be locked or otherwise secured to prevent public access to items deposited in the donation bin;
      (3)   Donation bins shall be serviced and emptied as needed, but at least every 30 days;
      (4)   Donation bins shall contain the following contact information in two inch type visible from the front of each donation bin: the name, address, e-mail, and phone number of both the property owner and operator; and
      (5)   The front of each donation bin shall display a copy of a valid permit issued by the Department of Inspections for operation of the donation bin.
   (B)   The operator shall maintain or cause to be maintained the area surrounding the donation bin(s) free of any junk, debris or other material and shall be responsible to the extent provided by law for the cost to abate any violation.
   (C)   Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, it is unlawful for any person or entity to place a donation bin in any residential zone.
   (D)   Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, it is unlawful to locate any donation bin less than 400 feet from any other unattended donation bin.
   (E)   Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, it is unlawful to locate more than one donation bin on each parcel of real property.
   (F)   Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, it is unlawful to locate any donation bin on required parking spaces or within vehicle travel lanes.
   (G)   Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, it is unlawful to locate any donation bin on any City of Waterbury-owned property without authorization.
(Ord. passed 5-11-2015)  Penalty, see § 161.06