Prior to the adoption of 16370 on 03/06/2000, Section 22-163 read as follows.

    (a) Rates for landfill. Landfill fees shall be determined by weight unless scales are temporarily out of commission. The current state solid waste tonnage fee will be added to all rates where applicable except the "per ton" rate, set forth in subsection (1) below, which includes that fee. Charges for use of the landfill shall be determined by weight or volume as follows:

    (1)    Per ton, or any fraction thereof . . . . $32.50

        Minimum fee . . . . 10.00

    (2)    Automobiles, each . . . . $10.00

        Pickups, vans and trailers without specified rates, each . . . . 10.00

    (3)    Any vehicle one ton or larger (trailers with dual wheels or more than one axle will be included in this category unless other specified rates apply), each . . . . 86.25

    (4)    Noncompacted roll-off boxes, trailers greater than eighteen (18) feet in length (length to be determined by dimension of cargo area) and truck with haul bed greater than eighteen (18) feet in length, each . . . . 172.55

    (5)    Vehicle towing trailer:

        a.    No charge if empty.

        b.    Regular charge if hauling material to be deposited in the landfill.

    (6)    Compactor trucks and compactor roll-off boxes, per cubic yard capacity . . . . 15.05

    (7)    Uncovered or unsecured loads that may either blow or fall off of the haul vehicle during transit will be charged a ten dollar ($10.00) service fee in addition to the basic charge for the haul vehicle.

    (8)    The city may establish a monthly billing processing for regular customers of the landfill when approved by the director.

    (9)    Construction demolition material which is determined by the director or his duly appointed representative to contain material that is at least seventy-five percent (75%) compostable or recyclable will be charged at one-half (1/2) the normal rate, subject to standard minimum charges provided the material is delivered to a designated area at the landfill.

    (10)    Yard waste consisting of grass clippings, leaves, and chipped brush and chipped tree limbs will be accepted at the landfill at no charge provided it is delivered to the designated compost area free of any contaminants. Tree limbs and brush which require chipping and yard waste that requires any further separation and handling will be charged at one-half (1/2) the normal rate subject to standard minimum charges.

     (b)    Large volume discounts.     Landfill fees may be discounted in accordance with the following schedule for landfill users that haul large quantities to the landfill for disposal and meet all other requirements as to types and quality of materials and have been approved for monthly billing.

    (1)    0 - 500 tons     $ 32.50 per ton

    (2)    501 - 1000 tons    27.00 per ton

    (3)    1001 - 1500 tons     22.50 per ton

    (4)    Over 1500 tons     18.75 per ton

    ( bc) Operation of disposal area:

    (1)     Loitering at disposal area unlawful. It shall be unlawful for any person to loiter at any area maintained by the city for disposal of refuse and which is posted as such by conspicuous signs; and further it shall be unlawful for any person to remove refuse or rubble from any such area without authority from the director, or in any way disturb, mar, mutilate any equipment, facility or property owned by the city or being used by the city at such areas.

    (2)     Authority to establish hours. The director shall have authority to establish the hours of operation for the disposal area.

(Code 1964, § 10.9110; Ord. No. 11621, § 1, 9-21-87; Ord. No. 12820, § 1, 12-10-90; Ord. No. 13055, § 1, 8-19-91; Ord. No. 13057, § 1, 8-19-91; Ord. No. 13437, § 1, 9-21-92; Ord. No. 14213, § 1, 9-19-94; Ord. No. 15641, § 1, 6-15-98)

     Note--See the editor's note following § 22.158.