Platte City, MO
Platte County
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Editor's Note — Ord. no. 1578 §§1 — 2, adopted March 18, 2008, repealed ch. 230 "solid waste management" in its entirety and enacted the new provisions set out herein. Former ch. 230 derived from CC 1992 §§230.010 — 230.100; ord. no. 406 §§1 — 5, 7 — 8, 5-13-1986; ord. no. 437 §2, 12-8-1987; ord. no. 474 §4, 5-13-1986; ord. no. 630, 11-10-1992; ord. no. 636, 12-28-1992; ord. no. 707 §1, 12-15-1993; ord. no. 778 §1, 12-28-1994; ord. no. 818 §1, 9-27-1995; ord. no. 1147 §1, 1-27-2000; ord. no. 1216 §1, 8-30-2001; ord. no. 1255 §1, 8-28-2002; ord. no. 1321 §1, 8-28-2003; ord. no. 1367 §1, 6-23-2004; ord. no. 1383 §1(1 — 3), 8-25-2004; ord. no. 1397 §§1 — 3, 12-15-2004; ord. no. 1429 §1, 7-15-2005; ord. no. 1475 §1, 5-24-2006; ord. no. 1476 §1, 5-24-2006; ord. no. 1491 §230.090, 8-23-2006.

Section 230.010 Definitions.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008; Ord. No. 1650 §3, 3-10-2010]
For the purposes of this Chapter, the following terms shall be deemed to have the meaning indicated below:
APPROVED INCINERATOR
An incinerator which complies with all current regulations of the responsible local, State and Federal air pollution control agencies.
BULKY RUBBISH
Non-putrescible solid wastes consisting of combustible and/or non-combustible waste materials from dwelling units, commercial, industrial, institutional or agricultural establishments which are either too large or too heavy to be safely and conveniently loaded in solid waste transportation vehicles by solid waste collectors, with the equipment available therefor.
CITY
The City of Platte City, Missouri.
COLLECTION
Removal of solid waste from the designated pickup location to the transportation vehicle.
DEMOLITION AND CONSTRUCTION WASTE
Waste materials from the construction or destruction of residential, industrial or commercial structures.
DIRECTOR
The Director of the Solid Waste Management Program of the City shall be the Director of Public Works.
DISPOSABLE SOLID WASTE CONTAINER
Disposable plastic or paper sacks with a capacity of twenty (20) to thirty-five (35) gallons specifically designed for storage of solid waste. Paper grocery sacks are not acceptable.
DWELLING UNIT
Any room or group of rooms located within a structure and forming a single habitable unit with facilities which are used or are intended to be used for living, sleeping, cooking and eating.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
Any waste or combination of wastes, as determined by the Missouri Hazardous Waste Management Commission by rules and regulations, which because of its quantity, concentration or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics may cause or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible, illness or pose a present or potential threat to the health of humans or other living organisms (Subsection 260.360(9) of the Missouri Hazardous Waste Management Law).
MULTIPLE HOUSING FACILITY
A housing facility containing more than one (1) dwelling unit under one (1) roof.
OCCUPANT
Any person who, alone or jointly and severally with others, shall be in actual possession of any dwelling unit or of any other improved real property, either as owner or as a tenant.
PERSON
Any individual, partnership, co-partnership, firm, company, corporation, association, joint stock company, trust, estate, political subdivision or organization of any kind or their legal representative, agent or assigns.
PROCESSING
Incinerating, composting, baling, shredding, salvaging, compacting and other processes whereby solid waste characteristics are modified or solid waste quantity is reduced.
SOLID WASTE
Unwanted or discarded waste materials in a solid or semi-solid state including, but not limited to, garbage, ashes, street refuse, rubbish, dead animals, animal and agricultural wastes, yard wastes, discarded appliances, special wastes, industrial wastes and demolition and construction wastes.
1. 
Solid waste resulting from the operation of any commercial, industrial, institutional or agricultural establishment.
2. 
Solid waste resulting from the maintenance and operation of dwelling units.
SOLID WASTE CONTAINER
Receptacle used by any person to store solid waste during the interval between solid waste collections.
SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL
The process of discarding or getting rid of unwanted material; in particular the final disposition of solid waste by man.
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
The entire solid waste system of storage, collection, transportation, processing and disposal.
STORAGE
Keeping, maintaining or storing solid waste from the time of its production until the time of its collection.
TRANSPORTATION
The transporting of solid waste from the place of collection or processing to a solid waste processing facility or solid waste disposal area.
YARD WASTES
Grass clippings, leaves, tree trimmings.

Section 230.015 Solid Waste Container Sales.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
A. 
The City of Platte City shall offer solid waste containers for sale to such persons, businesses and organization which require their solid waste be deposited into such container per Section 230.020 of the Platte City Code. The City of Platte City shall sell the solid waste containers and parts for the following prices:
3 yard solid waste container: $640.00.
6 yard solid waste container: $960.00.
3 yard solid waste container lid: $138.00.
6 yard solid waste container lid: $150.00.
6" casters for container: $138.00.
Payment in full must be received by the City prior to the setup and delivery of said containers.
B. 
The City of Platte City will not provide routine repairs or maintenance on solid waste containers sold by the City as they are considered private property.

Section 230.020 Solid Waste Storage.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
A. 
The occupant or owner of every dwelling unit and of every institutional, commercial or business, industrial or agricultural establishment producing solid waste within the corporate limits of the City shall provide sufficient and adequate containers for the storage of all solid waste except bulky rubbish and demolition and construction waste to serve each such dwelling unit and/or establishment and to maintain such solid waste containers at all times in good repair.
B. 
The occupant or owner of every dwelling unit and of every institutional, commercial, industrial, agricultural or business establishment shall place all solid waste to be collected in proper solid waste containers, except as otherwise provided herein, and shall maintain such solid waste containers and the area surrounding them in a clean, neat and sanitary condition at all times.
C. 
Residential solid waste shall be stored in containers of not less than fifteen (15) gallons nor more than twenty (20) gallons in nominal capacity. Containers shall be leakproof, waterproof and fitted with a flytight lid and shall be properly covered at all times except when depositing waste therein or removing the contents thereof. The containers shall have handles, bails or other suitable lifting devices or features. Containers shall be of a type originally manufactured for residential solid waste with tapered sides for easy emptying. They shall be of lightweight and sturdy construction. The weight of any individual container and contents shall not exceed sixty (60) pounds. Galvanized metal containers or rubber, fiberglass or plastic containers which do not become brittle in cold weather may be used. Disposable solid waste containers with suitable frames or containers as approved by the Director may also be used for storage of residential solid waste.
D. 
Commercial solid waste shall be stored in solid waste containers as approved by the Director. The containers shall be waterproof, leakproof and shall be covered at all times except when depositing waste therein or removing the contents thereof and shall meet all requirements as set forth by Section 230.070.
E. 
Tree limbs less than four (4) inches in diameter and brush shall be securely tied in bundles not larger than forty-eight (48) inches long and eighteen (18) inches in diameter when not placed in storage containers. The weight of any individual bundle shall not exceed sixty (60) pounds.
F. 
Yard wastes shall be stored in containers so constructed and maintained as to prevent the dispersal of wastes placed therein upon the premises served, upon adjacent premises or upon adjacent public rights-of-way. The weight of any individual container and contents shall not exceed sixty (60) pounds.
G. 
Solid waste containers which do not meet the specifications as outlined in this Section will be collected together with their contents and disposed of.

Section 230.030 Collection of Solid Waste.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
A. 
The City shall provide for the collection of solid waste as follows:
1. 
The City shall provide for the collection of all residential solid waste in the City, provided however, that the City may provide the collection service by contracting with a person, County or other City or a combination thereof, for the entire City or portions thereof, as deemed to be in the best interests of the City.
2. 
Except as hereinafter provided with respect to the provision of commercial dumpster service and the provision of roll-off containers, commercial compactors and commercial recycling containers to commercial businesses, the City shall provide commercial solid waste collection services for all commercial properties located within the City, provided however, that the City may provide the collection service by contracting with a person, County or a combination thereof, for the entire City or portions thereof, as deemed to be in the best interests of the City.
B. 
All solid waste from premises to which collection services are provided by the City shall be collected, except bulky rubbish as defined herein. Bulky rubbish will be collected in accordance with the rules and regulations as promulgated by the Director.
C. 
Tree limbs and yard wastes, as described in Section 230.020 (E — F) shall be placed at the curb or alley for collection. Solid waste containers as required by this Chapter for the storage of other residential solid waste shall be placed at the curb or alley for collection. Any solid waste containers, tree limbs, yard wastes or other solid waste permitted by this Chapter to be placed at the curb or alley for collection shall not be so placed until the regularly scheduled collection day.
D. 
Bulky rubbish shall be collected at least once annually. The Director shall establish the procedure for collecting bulky rubbish.
E. 
Solid waste collectors, employed by the City or a solid waste collection agency operating under contract with the City, are hereby authorized to enter upon private property for the purpose of collecting solid waste therefrom as required by this Chapter. Solid waste collectors shall not enter dwelling units or other residential buildings for the purpose of collecting residential solid waste. Commercial solid waste may be removed from within commercial establishments upon written request of the owner and approval by the Director.
F. 
The following collection frequencies shall apply to collections of solid waste within the City:
1. 
All residential solid waste, other than bulky rubbish, shall be collected at least once weekly.
2. 
All commercial solid waste shall be collected at least once weekly and shall be collected at such lesser intervals as may be fixed by the Director or requested by the commercial establishment upon a determination that such lesser intervals are necessary for the preservation of the health and/or safety of the public.
G. 
Residential solid waste containers shall be stored upon the residential premises. Commercial solid waste containers shall be stored upon private property, unless the owner shall have been granted written permission from the City to use public property for such purposes. The storage site shall be well drained, fully accessible to collection equipment, public health personnel and fire inspection personnel.
H. 
Solid waste collectors, employed by the City or a solid waste collection agency operating under contract or permit with the City, shall be responsible for the collection of solid waste from the designated pickup location to the transportation vehicle provided the solid waste was stored in compliance with the provisions set forth in this Chapter. Any spillage or blowing litter caused as a result of the duties of the solid waste collector shall be collected and placed in the transportation vehicle by the solid waste collector.

Section 230.040 Transportation of Solid Waste.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
A. 
All transportation vehicles shall be maintained in a safe, clean and sanitary condition and shall be so constructed, maintained and operated as to prevent spillage of solid waste therefrom. All vehicles to be used for transportation of solid waste shall be constructed with watertight bodies and with covers which shall be an integral part of the vehicle or shall be a separate cover of suitable material with fasteners designed to secure all sides of the cover to the vehicle and shall be secured whenever the vehicle is transporting solid waste or, as an alternate, the entire bodies thereof shall be enclosed with only loading hoppers exposed. No solid waste shall be transported in the loading hoppers.
B. 
Permits shall not be required for the removal, hauling or disposal of earth and rock material from grading or excavation activities, however, all such material shall be conveyed in tight vehicles, trucks or receptacles so constructed and maintained that none of the material being transported shall spill upon the public rights-of-way.
C. 
Demolition and construction wastes shall be transported to a disposal area as provided in Section 230.050(A). A permit shall not be required for the hauling of demolition and construction waste, however, all such material shall be conveyed in tight vehicles, trucks or receptacles so constructed and maintained that none of the material being transported shall spill upon the public right-of-way.

Section 230.050 Disposal of Solid Waste.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
A. 
Solid waste shall be deposited at a processing facility or disposal area approved by the City and complying with all requirements of the Missouri Solid Waste Management Law and the rules and regulations adopted thereunder. The City may designate the processing or disposal facility to be utilized by persons operating under Section 230.060 of this Chapter.
B. 
Hazardous wastes under provisions will require special handling and shall be disposed of only in a manner authorized by State regulations.

Section 230.055 Disposal of Yard Waste.

[Ord. No. 1737 §1, 10-23-2012]
A. 
Facility Established. The City shall establish a yard waste facility to be located near the City wastewater treatment plant which shall operate in accordance with State regulations for such facilities.
B. 
Residency Required. The City yard waste facility shall be open for use by Platte City residents only. The Public Works Director shall be responsible for developing and implementing rules to allow City staff to determine residency of those using the yard waste facility.
C. 
Days and Hours of Operation.
1. 
The City yard waste facility shall be open seven (7) days per week from March 1 through November 30 of each year. Daily hours of operation will be established by the Public Works Director.
2. 
The City yard waste facility may be opened on the days and hours established by the Public Works Director between December 1 and the end of the following February.
D. 
Contractors Prohibited. Contractors are prohibited from using the site regardless of residency and regardless of the origin of the yard waste to be dumped.
E. 
Accepted Material. The City yard waste facility shall accept only the following materials:
1. 
Grass clippings.
2. 
Leaves.
3. 
Brush from trees, flowers and shrubs.
4. 
Paper bags containing any of the above items.
5. 
Material may be delivered in plastic bags, but bags must be emptied and removed from the facility by the user.
F. 
Prohibited Material. The following items are prohibited from being left at or near the site:
1. 
Solid waste/garbage of any kind, other than that listed above.
2. 
Tires or any metals.
3. 
Construction debris of any kind, including lumber and pallets.
4. 
Furniture or appliances.
5. 
Plastics or plastic bags.
6. 
Any item not listed in Subsection (E) above.
G. 
Access to Facility.
[Ord. No. 1766 §1, 1-28-2014]
1. 
City Residents may purchase an annual access card at City Hall for a fee of twenty dollars ($20.00). An additional card (for the same account) may be purchased for five dollars ($5.00). Fees will not be prorated.
2. 
Access is limited to fifty (50) uses per household, per calendar year. Additional increments of fifty (50) uses may be purchased for twenty dollars ($20.00). Access to the facility is limited to the days and hours of operation as stated in Subsection C above.
3. 
Replacements of lost cards are subject to a replacement charge of five dollars ($5.00).

Section 230.060 Collecting, Transporting, Processing or Disposing of Solid Waste Prohibited.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
No person or entity shall engage in the business of collecting, transporting, processing or disposing of solid waste within the corporate limits of the City, except those persons employed by the City and those persons or entities collecting, transporting, processing or disposing of solid waste pursuant to a contract entered into with the City and those persons or entities holding a permit to engage in the business of collecting, transporting, processing or disposing of solid waste within the City in compliance with the terms of such permit and the applicable provisions of this Chapter.

Section 230.070 Rules and Regulations.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
A. 
The Director shall make, amend, revoke and enforce reasonable rules and regulations governing, but not limited to:
1. 
Preparation, drainage and wrapping of garbage deposited in solid waste containers.
2. 
Specifications for solid waste containers, including the type, composition, equipment, size and shape thereof. Service for three (3) yard and six (6) yard dumpsters shall be subject to the approval of the Director.
3. 
Identification of solid waste containers and of the covers thereof and of equipment thereto appertaining, if any.
4. 
Weight limitations on the combined weight of solid waste containers and the contents thereof and weight and size limitations on bundles of solid waste too large for solid waste containers.
5. 
Storage of solid waste in solid waste containers.
6. 
Sanitation, maintenance and replacement of solid waste containers.
7. 
Schedules of and routes for collection and transportation of solid waste.
8. 
Collection points of solid waste containers.
9. 
Collection, transportation, processing and disposal of solid waste.
10. 
Processing facilities and fees for the use thereof.
11. 
Disposal facilities and fees for the use thereof.
12. 
Records of quantity and type of wastes received at processing and/or disposal facilities.
13. 
Handling of special wastes such as sludges, ashes, agriculture, construction, bulky items, tires, automobiles, oils, greases, etc.
B. 
The City Clerk or such other City Official who is responsible for preparing utility and other service charge billings for the City is hereby authorized to make and promulgate reasonable and necessary rules and regulations for the billing and collection of solid waste collection and/or disposal service charges as hereinafter provided by City.
C. 
A copy of any and all rules and regulations made and promulgated under the provisions hereof shall be filed in the office of the City Clerk of the City.

Section 230.080 Provision of Commercial Dumpster Service By Waste Disposal Companies.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
A. 
Any commercial business located within the City may enter into a contract for the disposal of solid waste by the use of solid waste containers with a volume of three (3) yards or more with persons or entities holding permits issued by the City for the hauling and processing of solid waste. Commercial businesses and residents may also enter into contracts with any such business holding a permit for hauling and processing of solid waste within the City for the provision of roll-off containers, commercial compactors and commercial recycling containers.
B. 
Any commercial business located within the City which enters into a contract for the disposal of solid waste with persons or entities other than the City shall provide proof of the existence of any such solid waste disposal contract not less frequently than annually by delivering a copy of the service contract or paid invoice to the City Clerk on or before the first (1st) business day of January of each year. Failure to provide proof of the existence of solid waste service shall constitute a violation of Chapter 230 and upon conviction shall be punishable in accordance with this Chapter.

Section 230.090 Permits For Hauling and Processing of Solid Waste.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
A. 
With the exception of City, no person shall engage in the business of collecting, transporting, processing or disposing of solid waste within the corporate limits of the City without first obtaining an annual permit therefor from the City.
B. 
No such permit shall be issued until and unless the applicant therefor, in addition to all other requirements set forth, shall file and maintain with the Director evidence of a satisfactory public liability insurance policy covering all operations of such applicant pertaining to such business and all vehicles to be operated in the conduct thereof. The public liability policy shall be in the amount of not less than three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000.00) per claim and two million dollars ($2,000,000.00) per occurrence for personal injury and property damage. Should any such policy be canceled, the Director shall be notified of such cancellation by the insurance carrier in writing not less than ten (10) days prior to the effective date of such cancellation and provisions to that effect shall be incorporated in such policy, which shall also place upon the company writing such policy the duty to give such notice.
C. 
Each applicant for any such permit shall state in his application therefor the following:
1. 
The nature of the permit desired, as to collect, transport, process or dispose of solid waste or any combination thereof;
2. 
The characteristics of solid waste to be collected, transported, processed or disposed;
3. 
The number of solid waste vehicles to be operated thereunder;
4. 
The precise locations of solid waste processing or disposal facilities to be used;
5. 
Boundaries of the collection area; and
6. 
Such other information as required by the Director.
D. 
If the application shows that the applicant will collect, transport, process or dispose of solid wastes without hazard to the public health or damage to the environment and in conformity with the laws of the State and this Chapter, the Director may issue the permit authorized by this Chapter. The permit shall be issued for a period of one (1) year and each applicant shall pay therefor a fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) for the first (1st) collection vehicle used and a fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each additional collection vehicle to be used. Permits issued under this Section shall expire on December thirty-first (31st) of each year.
E. 
All collection vehicles shall be maintained in a safe, clean and sanitary condition and shall be so constructed, maintained and operated as to prevent spillage of solid waste therefrom. All vehicles to be used for collection of solid waste shall be constructed with watertight bodies and with covers which shall be an integral part of the vehicle or which shall be separate, of suitable material with fasteners designed to secure all sides of the cover to the vehicle which shall be secured whenever the vehicle is transporting solid waste or, as an alternative, the entire bodies of such vehicles shall be enclosed with only loading hoppers expose. No solid waste shall be transported in the loading hoppers.
F. 
No more than six (6) such permits shall be issued for each annual permit period and each permit must offer rear loading dumpster service.
G. 
All of the rules and regulations set forth in this Chapter 230 regarding the collection, transportation, disposal and handling of solid waste shall, except where specifically stated to apply to the City only, apply to the collection, transportation, disposal and handling of solid waste by the holders of permits issued pursuant to this Section and it shall be unlawful for any person to violate any Section of this Chapter in performing such services pursuant to such permit.

Section 230.100 Prohibited Practices.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to:
1. 
To dispose of any solid waste in any manner other than in compliance with this Chapter.
2. 
Deposit solid waste in any solid waste container other than his own without the written consent of the owner of such container and/or with the intent of avoiding payment of the service charge hereinafter provided for solid waste collection and disposal;
3. 
Fail to have solid waste collected as provided in this Chapter;
4. 
Interfere in any manner with solid waste collection and transportation equipment or with solid waste collectors in the lawful performance of their duties as such, whether such equipment or collectors shall be those of the City or those of a solid waste collection agency operating under contract with the City;
5. 
Burn solid waste unless an approved incinerator is provided or unless a variance has been obtained from the appropriate air pollution control agency;
6. 
Dispose of solid waste at any facility or location which is not approved by the City and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources;
7. 
Engage in the business of collecting, transporting, processing or disposing of solid waste within the corporate limits of the City without a permit from the City or operate under an expired permit or operate after a permit has been suspended or revoked;
8. 
Violate any Section of this Chapter or any other rule or regulation promulgated under the authority of Section 230.070.

Section 230.110 Service Charges.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008; Ord. No. 1598 §3, 8-27-2008; Ord. No. 1609 §1, 12-10-2008; Ord. No. 1631 §4, 8-26-2009; Ord. No. 1650 §4, 3-10-2010; Ord. No. 1692 §1, 6-15-2011; Ord. No. 1784 §2, 9-23-2014[1]]
A. 
There is hereby imposed for the collection and disposal by the City of solid waste the following service charges:
1. 
For the disposal of household waste, a charge of fourteen dollars seventy-five cents ($14.75) per month for each residential dwelling unit.
2. 
For the disposal of household waste, a service charge of eighteen dollars nineteen cents ($18.19) per month for each residential dwelling unit which is located outside the City limits.
3. 
For the disposal of commercial waste, a service charge of thirty-three dollars fifty cents ($33.50) per month for each commercial unit without a dumpster.
4. 
For the disposal of commercial waste, a service charge of fourteen dollars ten cents ($14.10) per tip for each commercial or residential unit with a three-yard dumpster.
5. 
For the disposal of commercial waste, a service charge of twenty-seven dollars twenty cents ($27.20) per tip for each commercial or residential unit with a six-yard dumpster.
6. 
For compactor service a per-month rental fee will be charged based upon each individual customer's specifications. Twenty-, thirty- and forty-yard units will be available. This service requires the execution of a minimum thirty-six-month lease agreement. The monthly rental fee will be in addition to a pickup fee of one hundred thirty-six dollars ($136.00) per pickup and a disposal fee of twenty-six dollars ($26.00) per ton of refuse.
7. 
For roll-off service a delivery fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) will be charged for twenty-, thirty- and forty-yard containers. No rental fee shall be assessed for the first week of use; a fee of twenty dollars ($20.00) per week shall be assessed for each week following the first week that a container remains at a service address. A fee of one hundred thirty-six dollars ($136.00) will be charged per pickup and a disposal fee of twenty-six dollars ($26.00) per ton of refuse.
8. 
Containerized recycling service will be provided for eight-cubic-yard cardboard containers for a fee of nine dollars fifty cents ($9.50) per tip.
9. 
Containerized recycling service will be provided for eight-cubic-yard mixed office paper free of charge.
10. 
For the disposal of tires by residential or commercial customers, a service charge of six dollars ($6.00) for each passenger car tire and a service charge of sixteen dollars ($16.00) for each truck, tractor or other unusually large tire. A charge of eleven dollars ($11.00) for rims up to seventeen (17) inches in diameter and thirty-one dollars ($31.00) for rims over seventeen (17) inches in diameter will be charged. (Tires and rims will only be picked up on special call to the Refuse Department.)
11. 
For the disposal of yard waste, a service charge of eleven dollars fifty cents ($11.50) per month or may be paid in a one-time payment of ninety-two dollars ($92.00). Yard waste will only be disposed of during the period April 1 to November 30 of each year and shall only be picked up on one (1) day per week which shall be designated by the Public Works Department. Customers who wish to participate in yard waste disposal must notify City Hall in advance of disposal and are required to pay the monthly fee for the entire approved period or in a one-time payment.
12. 
For the disposal of solid waste that is not accepted for regular disposal, the following rates shall apply. The collection of and rates for the items listed shall be limited to residential customers only.
a. 
Sixteen dollars ($16.00) for items which include, but are not limited to, furniture, bedsprings, water heaters, lawn mowers and yard waste.
b. 
Twenty-six dollars ($26.00) for items which include, but are not limited to, mattresses, console televisions and heating units.
c. 
Forty-nine dollars ($49.00) for items which include, but are not limited to, appliances and air-conditioning units that contain freon.
B. 
Rates for items not listed above will be determined by the Public Works Department.
C. 
The Public Works Department shall designate one (1) day per week for collection of the above-listed items.
D. 
Residential customers requesting collection of items listed above shall call City Hall in advance of the designated collection day.
[1]
Editor’s Note: Section 2 of this ordinance provided that the new rates adopted would apply beginning with the December utility billing cycle.

Section 230.120 Refuse Charges Included On Utility Bills.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
All charges for sewer service and all charges for refuse collection and disposal shall be included on the utility bill. The delinquent date for the sewer charge and for the refuse collection and disposal service charge shall be the same as for the water bill.

Section 230.130 Penalties.

[Ord. No. 1578 §§1 — 2, 3-18-2008]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter or any lawful rules or regulations promulgated pursuant thereto, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00); provided that each day's violation thereof shall be a separate offense for the purpose hereof.