[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg 7-3-2018 by Ord. No. 5-2018. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 9-307, Collection and Disposal Charges, adopted by Ord. No. 22-1992, as amended.
Designated composting materials for the composting program established pursuant to this chapter shall be determined by the rules and regulations promulgated by the Director DPW.
General provisions. Collection of composting materials shall be under the direction of the Director DPW. Authority is conferred upon the Director DPW to promulgate rules and regulations concerning the days of collection, pickup points, routes, and the type of receptacle and conveyance.
Curbside collection. Composting shall be collected by the City or its agents at times pursuant to a schedule designated by the Director DPW and promulgated in the rules and regulations.
General provisions. Disposal of composting materials shall be under the direction of the Director DPW. Authority is conferred upon the Director DPW to promulgate rules and regulations concerning the days of operation, receiving hours, and type of receptacle and conveyance. The Director DPW shall promulgate rules and regulations with respect to those other specific matters for which such authority is herein granted, and to change and modify any and all such rules and regulations from time to time in the manner provided by law, provided that such rules and regulations shall not be inconsistent with the provisions herewith.
Existing contracts. Nothing contained in this section, chapter or code shall be construed to interfere with or in any way modify the provisions of any existing contract which is consistent with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and in force in the City on the effective date of this code. No renewal of any existing contract upon the expiration of the original term thereof and no new contract for the collection, transportation, processing, or purchase of municipal waste or composting materials shall be entered into after the effective date of this chapter, unless such renewal or such contract shall conform to the requirements of this chapter.
The City's composting program is free to City residents and commercial businesses. Participation in the composting program is mandatory.