[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Grafton as Title 8, Ch. 8.20, of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended by Ord. No. 003, Series 1995; Ord. No. 018, Series 1999]
As used in this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:
- SINGLE-DWELLING CONDOMINIUM
- A condominium unit in a development in which each unit is individually titled and bought and sold on an individual basis.
- SOLID WASTE
- Has the meaning specified in § 289.01(33) Wis.
Stats.[Amended by Ord. No. 012, Series 2009]
No person shall deposit, throw, scatter or place any garbage or other refuse on or within any public street, alley, park, sidewalk or other public place or within or upon any private property or premises, whether owned, kept or controlled by such person or not, except in the manner provided in this chapter or as directed by the Police Department for the health, safety and welfare of the Village.
[Amended by Ord. No. A-473-85, 1985; Ord. No. A-025-91, 1991; Ord. No. 003, Series 1995; Ord. No. 018, Series 1999; Ord. No. 015, Series 2003; Ord. No. 017, Series 2006; Ord. No. 012, Series 2009]
All waste shall be placed in the Village-provided refuse cart and placed at the curb for collection on the designated collection day.
Village collection. The Village will provide curbside collection of solid waste for the following classifications of property:
One-, two-, three- and four-family residential buildings.
Single-dwelling condominium units.
Nonresidential properties, regardless of the number of tenants (business and/or residential), that generate no more than two refuse carts per week.
Where the placement of appropriate containers on site is impractical, the Village may, upon request, provide curbside collection to four-family or larger apartment buildings. The cost of said collection for four-family or larger apartment buildings shall be paid by the property owner on an annual basis. The rate charged shall be the Village's actual contract cost for solid waste and recycling collection.
All four-family and larger apartments, condominium developments, and nonresidential properties initially occupied after January 1, 1995, shall provide for on-site storage of solid waste in appropriate containers to be approved by the Plan Commission at the time of site plan approval.
[Amended by Ord. No. 015, Series 2003]
Dumpsters shall be kept closed with covers (except when being filled or emptied) and shall be kept in a sanitary condition.
[Amended by Ord. No. 015, Series 2003; Ord. No. 012, Series 2009; 10-17-2011 by Ord. No. 031-2011]
All refuse carts shall be placed adjacent to the street, three feet away from any other object, adjoining the property, by 7:00 a.m. of the pickup day, but not more than 12 hours prior to collection. Containers must be removed from the curb within 12 hours after collection.
The collection and disposal of garbage and refuse shall be conducted under the supervision, direction and control of the Director of Public Works, subject to the provisions of this chapter and such additional rules and regulations as may be made from time to time by the Village Board.
Garbage and refuse shall be collected once each week in the residential, industrial and commercial districts.
The cost of collection shall be borne by the Village and charged to the general fund.
The Director of Public Works or his employees or agents may refuse to collect any garbage or refuse improperly prepared or deposited for pickup as provided by this chapter.
All collection equipment shall be as approved by the Village Board, and garbage collection trucks must be completely enclosed and kept clean and sanitary.
[Amended by Ord. No. 012, Series 2009]
It shall be the duty of the Village Police Chief to strictly enforce the provisions of this chapter and see that all violations thereof are promptly abated and violations prosecuted, and it shall be the duty of the Director of Public Works and all police officers to give attention throughout the Village to any case of violation of this chapter and promptly report the same to the Village Health Inspector.
[Amended by Ord. No. A-528-89, 1989; Ord. No. 015, Series 2003; Ord. No. 012, Series 2009]
Any person who violates this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not less than $200 nor more than $500, together with the costs of prosecution. In the event of a failure to pay such forfeiture, where no showing of indigence is made, the defendant may be imprisoned for no more than 90 days, as the court deems fit or until such judgment is sooner paid.
[Amended by Ord. No. A-528-89, 1989; Ord. No. 015, Series 2003]
Any person who dumps or disposes of any garbage, as defined by § 8.20.010, rubbish, brush, refuse or other such material at the Village yard in violation of this chapter, or causes the same to be done, unless authorized by the Director of Public Works, shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not less than $200 nor more than $500, together with the costs of prosecution. In the event of a failure to pay such forfeiture, where no showing of indigence is made, the defendant may be imprisoned for no more than 90 days, as the court deems fit or until such judgment is sooner paid.