Section 101-454 Ord. 16572; Amending Chapter 22 RE: Refuse Collection (Residential Yard Waste Materials)


Ordinance No.            16572              Council Bill No.            B 266-00           

AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 22 of the City Code relating to refuse collection; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  Chapter 22 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.    

Sec. 22-158. Prohibitions.

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(b)     Unlawful acts.

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     (4)    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.

    ( 45)    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.
    
    ( 56)    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.

    ( 67)    Information obtained from waste disposed or deposited in violation of this section may be a rebuttal presumption that the person so identified committed the violation of sections 22-158(b)(2) and (4).

    SECTION 2.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 5th day of September, 2000.