collection of garbage and refuse from houses, buildings,
and premises for residential purposes shall be in the
amount of $15.30 per month for cans or bags not to
exceed 27 gallons, or any other containers approved by
the Sanitation Department. There shall be an additional
monthly charge of $3.13 for recycling costs incurred by
No more than six bags or cans of leaves
and grass will be collected per week without additional
charges. All bags or cans of leaves or grass in excess
of the six per week limit must be tagged with tags
purchased at $1 each from the Utility Department as a
separate item on each utility bill, and shall be
assessed against the person, firm, or corporation listed
on the utility bill.
No householder within the city
limits shall be exempt from the provisions of this
section without obtaining a special waiver pursuant to
|The term HOUSEHOLDER
shall mean the head of a family or one maintaining his
or her separate living room or quarters on the premises,
and shall include owners, tenants, and occupants of all
premises upon which garbage, rubbish, or both are
waivers of compliance with above may be granted at the
utility collection office to the following. Special
waivers may be subject to revocation without notice.
of buildings containing four or more apartment
units, and who have in force a contract with a
commercial hauler to collect garbage and refuse from
the apartment units.
or business accounts who have in force a contract
with a commercial hauler to collect garbage and
refuse from the commercial or business
who reside in the city and who are 60 years of age
and older or disabled, or who have other hardship
reasons approved by the Sanitation Department. These
persons may purchase city bags at $3.56 each from
the utility office for regular pickup of refuse by
the Sanitation Department. There will be a $1.02 per
month charge for recycling purposes for those
persons purchasing bags.
of single-family residences which remain unoccupied
during vacations for a minimum of two months subject
to appropriate receipt of notice and approval by the
collection of garbage and refuse from commercial
establishments shall be on the basis of the amount of
refuse and garbage collection as follows.
each container or part thereof not exceeding 27
gallons or 75 pounds, whichever is greater, the
charge shall be $3.74 per container, to be billed
monthly at a minimum monthly charge of $17.23.
record of the number of containers shall be
maintained by garbage and refuse collectors. Garbage
and refuse must be placed in containers to comply
with the specifications for garbage and refuse
of fees shall be made by the Utilities Department as
a separate item on each utility bill. The fees shall
be assessed against the person or firm in whose name
the utility bill is listed.
and discarded appliances shall only be collected when
placed at normal trash collection points at specific
times during the year as designated by the Utilities
Department. Discarded appliances, furniture, and other
large items not suitable for regular trash collections
will be collected on a call-in basis at times designated
by the Sanitation Department.
and refuse may be collected at locations outside the
city limits when feasible, at a rate of 150% of the
normal rates, except that recycling costs shall be
uniform inside and outside the city limits.
payment charge of 5% of each month’s fee shall be
added to the month’s billing if not paid within the
net payable date of the monthly statement.
haulers operating within the city limits shall purchase
a permit from the Health Department at an annual fee of
$10. All vehicles owned and operated by commercial
haulers shall be made available to the Health Department
for inspection at such times as the Department shall
determine. No commercial hauler shall fail to comply
with all applicable rules, regulations, or ordinances of