City of Wildwood, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 532 §1, 5-26-1999]
The occupant and the owner of any premises wherein any waste is produced or accumulated shall be jointly and severally responsible to provide for waste collection and removal service for all waste generated on the premises. No person shall provide for solid waste collection by any collector or other than one licensed by the City, if such license is required, except that an individual may dispose of his/her own solid waste, provided that it is properly and lawfully disposed of in conformity with all applicable law. All solid waste and recyclables subject to this Section shall be picked up at least once weekly.
[Ord. No. 532 §1, 5-26-1999]
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The occupant and the owner of any premises wherein any waste is produced or accumulated shall be jointly and severally responsible to provide and use solid waste containers as set forth in this Section. The solid waste containers and the premises surrounding the containers shall be maintained in a neat, clean, odor-free and sanitary condition.
1. 
Residential. Solid waste from residential premises shall be deposited and stored in residential solid waste containers as defined in this Chapter. Such containers shall not be filled in excess of fifty (50) pounds and shall be properly covered at all times except when depositing waste therein or removing waste therefrom.
2. 
Non-residential. Solid waste from all non-residential premises shall be stored in container(s) of sufficient size or pickup frequency which are spillproof, leakproof, and shall be covered at all times except when depositing waste therein or removing waste therefrom.
[Ord. No. 532 §1, 5-26-1999]
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No person possessing or generating infectious, hazardous or special waste shall permit such infectious, hazardous or special waste to be placed in storage containers ordinarily used for solid waste.
B. 
No person possessing or generating infectious, hazardous or special waste shall permit such infectious, hazardous or special waste to be placed in storage containers that are not clearly marked "INFECTIOUS WASTE" or "SPECIAL WASTE", as the case may be.
[Ord. No. 532 §1, 5-26-1999]
Tree waste shall be separated from other solid waste in a container or tied in such a manner as to prevent the bundle from falling apart under ordinary handling. The bundles shall not be longer than forty-eight (48) inches and not thicker than twenty-four (24) inches in diameter. The weight of any individual bundle shall not exceed fifty (50) pounds. In no case shall tree waste be stored within sight of any adjacent property for a period longer than fourteen (14) calendar days.
[Ord. No. 532 §1, 5-26-1999]
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Residential solid waste containers and tree waste shall be stored upon the premises where the waste was generated unless written permission for storage on other premises is obtained from a person having authority to grant such permission. The containers shall be stored in a place not visible from the street which the residential structure faces. Residential solid waste containers shall be placed at the curb or street frontage, except as otherwise required by the Director for collection. Solid waste containers and bundles of tree waste permitted by this Chapter shall be placed at the curb or street frontage, not more than twelve (12) hours prior to the regularly scheduled collection day. Waste containers shall be returned to their appropriate storage places no later than 12:00 Midnight on the day of collection.
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Non-residential solid waste containers and tree waste generated on non-residential premises shall be stored upon the non-residential premises where the waste was generated, unless written permission for storage on other premises is obtained from a person having authority to grant such permission. The location of such containers shall be specified on the site development plan for the premises.
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Fireplace wood, if visible from the street or adjacent properties, shall be neatly stacked and placed on the interior of the property behind the building setback lines.
[Ord. No. 532 §1, 5-26-1999]
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Demolition and construction waste shall be disposed of as follows:
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No person shall store in or place additional demolition and construction waste in a waste container which is full.
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The person who has requested that a mobile waste container be located to receive demolition or construction waste, and every person who may lawfully require that a mobile waste container be removed from a site, shall be responsible to ensure that every mobile waste container is removed when full and the waste deposited at an appropriate facility.
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Demolition and construction waste shall be stored in a secure container or otherwise secured to prevent dispersal by the wind.
4. 
Demolition and construction waste shall not be stored in a floodplain.
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A mobile waste container is full if no more waste can be added to it without making it unsafe or illegal to transport.
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The location of any mobile waste container, or other container for the collection or storage of demolition or construction waste, shall be as may be directed by the Director or as approved on a site development plan.
7. 
Demolition and construction waste shall be at all times stored so as to prevent scattering and, at least daily, collected and placed in a container.
[Ord. No. 532 §1, 5-26-1999]
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It shall be unlawful to deposit, commingle, or conceal in a solid waste container used or placed for collection of lawful solid waste the following unlawful items:
1. 
Hazardous waste;
2. 
Infectious waste;
3. 
Special waste;
4. 
Lead-acid batteries;
5. 
Tires, except as provided by Chapter 260, RSMo.;
6. 
Waste oil from motor vehicles;
7. 
Yard or tree waste.
B. 
These items shall be disposed of only as provided for by law.