City of Erie, PA
Erie County
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CROSS REFERENCES
Power to license — See 53 P.S. § 37601.
Bureau of Refuse Disposal — See ADM. 117.05(c).
Garbage and rubbish — See S.U. & P.S. Art. 951.
[Ord. 16-1964 § 1, passed 4-8-1964]
(a) 
RUBBISH — As used in this article, includes paper, rags, excelsior, straw, boxes, cartons, old clothes, mattresses, old shoes, leather scraps, oilcloth, carpet, Christmas trees, prunings, home vines, ashes and any and all other waste materials, whether flammable or otherwise, which result from the ordinary conduct of business, manufacturing or housekeeping, and excludes all substances commonly designated as "garbage," such as any offal or refuse of fish, fruit, vegetables, animal matter or any organic substance subject to fermentation or decay.
(b) 
PERSON — Includes any person, firm or corporation.
[Ord. 16-1964 § 2, passed 4-8-1964]
Any person, before using the streets of the City for the purpose of collecting and hauling rubbish, shall make application to and receive from the Bureau of Regulations, Inspection and Licensing a license authorizing the holder thereof to haul rubbish.
[Ord. 16-1964 § 3, passed 4-8-1964; Ord. 5-1979 § 1, passed 1-10-1979; Ord. 61-1991 § 2, passed 7-17-1991]
Each applicant shall, before a license is granted to him, exhibit his signed application therefor to the City Treasurer and pay to the Treasurer the sum of $50 per vehicle and, upon the applicant's production to the Bureau of a receipt from the City Treasurer for the license fee, the Bureau is authorized and directed to issue a sticker to be placed on the windshield of the licensed vehicle.
Each applicant shall, before a license is granted to him, exhibit his signed application therefor to the City Treasurer and pay to the Treasurer the sum of $50 and, upon the applicant's production to the Bureau of a receipt from the City Treasurer for the license fee, the Bureau is authorized and directed to issue a numbered license certificate, the stub for which shall be retained in the office of the Bureau. This certificate shall be under the seal of the City and the license certificate shall be given to the applicant therefor, together with a correspondingly numbered tag or badge, and also a correspondingly numbered placard to be attached to each vehicle used by the applicant in hauling rubbish.
[Ord. 66-1997 § 1, passed 11-5-1997]
No rubbish hauling vehicle shall operate without first having legibly inscribed on the hauling vehicle the name, address and telephone number of the business or person operating such rubbish hauling vehicle; the letters and numerals of which shall be not less than 1 1/2 inches in height.
[Ord. 66-1997 § 1, passed 11-5-1997]
A license sticker to operate a rubbish hauling service shall be affixed to the windshield of the hauler or vehicle using an alternative hauling method at all times when engaged in rubbish hauling functions. This licensed sticker is nontransferable. It shall be used only by the person to whom it is issued.
[Ord. 16-1964 § 8, passed 4-8-1964]
Any person violating any provision of this article or any rule or regulation adopted by the Board of Health pursuant to the authority granted herein, shall be fined not more than $300 or imprisoned not more than 90 days, or both, and in addition thereto, for repeated violations or a continuous violation, have his license forfeited.