Chapter 22 PUBLIC WORKS AND IMPROVEMENTS*
Section 22-158 Prohibitions.
Unlawful items. The city shall not collect for disposal at its sanitary landfill, nor shall it
accept for disposal at its sanitary landfill, the following items:
(1) Hazardous waste.
(2) Household hazardous waste.
(3) Infectious waste which has not
been rendered innocuous.
(4) Lead-acid batteries.
(5) Tires which have not been cut,
chipped or shredded in accordance with chapter 260,
(6) Major appliances.
(7) Waste oil from motor vehicles.
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person
to conceal or attempt to conceal any unlawful item in
refuse to be collected by the city or deposited in the city's sanitary landfill. The director shall
authorized to cause inspection of any materials brought to the landfill to assure conformance
with this requirement.
(2) It shall be unlawful for any person
to utilize the refuse containers or bags of another for
the disposal of his own refuse or garbage.
(3) It shall be unlawful for any person
to deliver, deposit, drop off or set out at any
residential yard waste site any materials, substances or thing other than yard waste from that
person's personal residence.
(4) It shall be unlawful for
any person to dispose of any refuse by depositing the same in
any public alley, street, roadway, vacant lot or property of any kind or character within the city or
in any stream or body of water within the city, or by burning garbage. However, nothing in this
section shall be construed to prohibit the disposition of refuse by means of burning the same in
an incinerator enclosed within a building and complying with applicable state law.
(5) It shall be unlawful for
any person to block, either by parking a motor vehicle or by
placing any barriers or other restrictive devices, the access to any refuse storage container by the
city collection vehicles.
(6) Information obtained from waste
disposed or deposited in violation of this section may
be a rebuttable presumption that the person so identified committed the violation of sections 22-158(b)(2)
(7) Except as otherwise provided in
this subsection, it shall be unlawful for any person to
take, open or remove the contents of, commingled recycling bag placed near the street for
collection by the city. This subsection (b)(8) shall not apply to city refuse collectors performing
their job duties.
(Ord. No. 13056 § 1, 8-19-91; Ord. No. 13055 § 1, 8-19-91; Ord. No. 15641,
§ 1, 6-15-98; Ord.
No. 16572, § 1, 9-5-00; Ord. No. 20061, § 1, 9-15-08
; Ord. No. 20341, § 1, 7-20-09)
Editor's note--Section 1 of Ord. No. 12820, adopted Dec. 10 1990, added a new § 22-158 and
renumbered existing §§ 22-158--22-165 as §§ 22-159--22-166.
(Ord. 20341, Amended, 07/20/2009, Prior Text; Ord. 20061, Amended, 09/15/2008, Prior Text; Ord. 16572, Amended, 09/05/2000, Prior Text; Ord. 15641, Amended, 06/15/1998, Prior Text)