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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AUTHORIZED RECEPTACLE. A litter storage and collection receptacle as required and authorized by the city ordinances.
GARBAGE. All rubbish, animal refuse, vegetable kitchen refuse, household waste, bottles, tin or aluminum cans, waste paper, grass cuttings, tree limbs or branches, weeds and all other scraps of similar nature.
LITTER. Encompasses the definitions of GARBAGE, REFUSE and/or RUBBISH, as described herein, and all other waste material which, if thrown or deposited as herein prohibited, tends to create a danger to public health, safety and welfare.
PRIVATE PREMISES. Any dwelling, house, building or other structure, designed or used either wholly or in part for private residential purpose, whether indicated or temporarily or continuously inhabited or vacant, and shall include any yard, grounds, walk, driveway, porch, steps, vestibule or mailbox belonging or appurtenant to such dwelling, house, building or other structure.
PUBLIC PLACE. Any and all streets, sidewalks, boulevards, alleys or other public ways and any and all public park, squares, spaces, grounds and buildings.
REFUSE. All putrescible and non-putrescible solid wastes (except body wastes), including garbage, rubbish, ashes, street cleanings, dead animals, abandoned automobiles and solid market and industrial wastes.
RUBBISH. All non-putrescible solid wastes consisting of both combustible and non-combustible wastes, such as paper, wrappings, cardboard, tin cans, yard clippings, leaves, wood, glass, bedding, crockery and similar materials.
(Prior Code, § 6-9.01) (Ord. 495, passed - -)