§ 50.05 LICENSE AND PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR PRIVATE SANITATION SERVICES.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of collection, transportation, or disposal of solid waste within the city without first making written application for and obtaining the appropriate occupational license from the city and a permit from the Department for service at a specific address. Private haulers applying for or receiving a permit shall pay fees as required in § 50.41. The following activities shall not require a permit from the Department:
      (1)   The collection, transportation, and disposal of yard trash from residential or commercial property by privately employed tree trimmers, tree surgeons, landscape services, and yard maintenance operations.
      (2)   The collection, transportation, and disposal of construction and demolition waste unless such waste is mixed with other types of solid waste.
   (B)   Application for a permit to engage in the business of collection, transportation or disposal of solid waste from a specific address within the city shall be on a form provided by the Department which shall show the name and address and authorization of the customer to be served, the name of the person or persons to be granted the permit, or in case of a corporation, the names of the principal officers and the names of the local operating managers who are actually responsible for performing such services for the corporation, together with the business address and telephone number of each such person; a description of the type of equipment to be used in such collection, transportation, and disposal, and the exact location of disposal. The granting of such permit shall not be construed as the grant of a franchise or of vested rights nor shall such permit become coupled with an interest, such permit may be revoked by the city at any time.
   (C)   A permit may be granted to a person to engage in the business of collection, transportation or disposal of solid waste within the city when, by reason of the nature, size, volume, shape or character of the solid waste generated or produced at particular premises, it is not possible, safe, feasible or practicable within the discretion of the Director for said solid waste to be collected, transported or disposed of by the equipment and facilities of the Department. Any such permit shall limit the recipient to collection, transportation or disposal of solid waste generated or produced from such particular premises specified in the permit.
   (D)   Whenever by reason of the nature, size, volume, shape, or character of any solid waste it shall not be possible, safe, feasible, or practicable for said solid waste to be collected, transported, and disposed of by the equipment and facilities of the Department, and the owner or occupant of the premises which generated or produced such solid waste does not choose to use a private sanitation service, such owner or occupant may, upon written application therefore, upon forms to be provided by the Department, obtain a permit from the Department to collect, transport, and dispose of the same himself. Said application shall indicate the manner of collection, transportation and disposal to be utilized and the exact location of disposal.
   (E)   Any person holding one or more permits or licenses to engage in the business of collection, transportation or disposal, of solid waste, or recycling or recyclable materials, within the city shall, on or before September 30 of each year, deliver to the Department a complete report detailing the size, service frequency, and location of all refuse bins, including all permitted refuse bins as well as bins for recyclable materials, located within the city, and controlled by that person on the preceding October 1, and shall provide, within 30 days, such other reports as may be requested by the Department. Failure to deliver timely and accurate reports shall be cause for the revocation of such person's occupational license and all permits issued pursuant to this section.
   (F)    Audit of records. By acceptance of a permit and in consideration of the receipt thereof, the permit holder shall make available, within five business days after notice, all records of the permit holder which pertain to any container or refuse bin placed within the city, including, but not limited to, contracts, trip tickets, invoices and any documents supporting the information compiled within the supplemental filings required by division (I) of this section, for inspection, copying and auditing by the city.
   (G)   Penalties. Should the city find conditions of the permit have been violated, or if it determines false statements were made on the application, application for renewal or any submittal required by the permit application or permit, the city may revoke the permit in its entirety, suspend the permit for a period of time, or place other conditions on the permit as it finds necessary.
   (H)   Permits. Permits shall be renewed annually on or prior to October 1 and shall be valid only for servicing those establishments identified in the application and subsequent addenda to the application.
   (I)   Subsequent filings. The permitee shall file, on a monthly basis, a supplement to its application, disclosing any new locations of service and the dates such service went into effect, as well as any service locations which have been discontinued and the date of termination of service.
   (J)    Insurance. The permitee shall obtain and provide an insurance certificate documenting commercial/general liability insurance written on an occurrence basis, with a combined single limit of $500,000; auto liability insurance covering any auto, hired auto, and non-owned auto, with a combined single limit of $500,000; and workers’ compensation and employees’ liability insurance as per statutory limits. The certificate shall list the city as additionally insured.
('74 Code, § 11-5) (Ord. 396, passed 5-27-86; Am. Ord. 985-07, passed 9-10-07; Am. Ord. 1396-19, passed 12-9-19) Penalty, see § 10.99