Series 103 2002 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 103-587; Ord. 17498; Amending Chapter 22 RE: Establishing a Solid Waste District within the Special Business District
Ordinance No. 17498 Council
Bill No. B 366-02
amending Chapter 22 of the City Code to establish a solid waste district to provide refuse
collection service within the Special Business District; and fixing the time when this ordinance
shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. Chapter 22 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia,
hereby amended as follows:
Material to be added underlined.
PUBLIC WORKS AND IMPROVEMENTS
Art. I. In General, §§ 22-1--22-15
Art. II. Public Works Department, §§ 22-16--22-45
Div. 1. Generally, §§ 22-16--22-25
Div. 2. Transportation Division, §§ 22-26--22-45
Art. III. Public Improvements, §§ 22-46--22-155
Div. 1. Generally, §§ 22-46--22-60
Div. 2. Fund, §§ 22-61--22-70
Div. 3. Contract Letting Procedure, §§ 22-71--22-95
Div. 4. Special Assessments--Tax Bills, §§ 22-97--22-102
Div. 5. Sprinkling, Oiling, Repairing, Surfacing and Resurfacing Unimproved Streets,
Avenues, Alleys and Other Public Places, §§ 22-103, 22-104
Div. 6. Street Maintenance Policy, § 22-105
Div. 7. Streets, §§ 22-106--22-114
Div. 8. Beautification Projects, §§ 22-115--22-155
Art. IV. Refuse Collection, §§ 22-156--22-180
Division 1. Generally § 22-156 to 22-169
Division 2. Special Business District Solid Waste District. § 22-170 to 22-180
Art. V. Rental Unit Conservation Law, §§ 22-181--22-209
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Division 1. Generally § 22-156 to 22-169.
Sec. 22-156. Definitions.
For the purpose of this article, the following words and terms shall have the
. . .
Sec. 22-166. Delivery of refuse to authorized areas.
All refuse transported through any street or alley of the city shall be delivered to a disposal
facility approved by the state. When delivered to a city disposal area it shall be dumped in a
manner and in a place directed by the director or his authorized representative.
180 169. Reserved.
Division 2. Special Business District Solid Waste District.
Sec. 22-170. District boundaries; provision of service within district; character of the service.
(a) The Special Business District Solid Waste District
(the district) is established
consisting of all property within the boundaries of the Columbia Special Business District.
(b) The city shall provide solid waste services within
(c) Solid waste services within the district shall
be based upon the common use of trash
containers, trash compactors, recycling facilities and other solid waste management programs
rather than individual customer service. Individual customer service in addition to the common
solid waste services may be provided within the district when the director determines such
service is necessary, appropriate and in the best interest of the city.
Sec. 22-171. Establishment of container/compactor sites.
(a) The director shall inspect the territory within
the district and identify suitable locations
for placement of refuse containers and compactors. Whenever feasible, containers and
compactors shall be located in places convenient to the greatest number of customers. The
director shall review the placement of containers and compactors periodically for the purpose of
improving service and reducing costs to the city and customers.
(b) When locating containers and compactors and establishing,
changing or enhancing solid
waste services within the district, the director shall meet with duly designated representatives of
the Special Business District and any interested individual district customers in order to obtain
their input and assistance in establishing economical, efficient and convenient refuse service
within the district.
Sec. 22-172. Establishment of rates.
(a) Refuse collection rates shall be based upon the total cost of providing
waste services in the Special Business District and shall be proportioned among
customers based on specific customer categories and the relative size of operation of
the customer with respect to other customers within that category.
(b) The following customer categories are established:
(1) Restaurant- businesses that serve food or drinks as the primary function
establishment and generate a combination of food waste, beverage container waste
and product packaging waste.
(2) Retail- businesses that sell products or services to the general public
generate product packaging and office waste materials and small quantities of food
product waste from break rooms or employee consumption of food on-site.
(3) Office- businesses that provide professional services or products not
with retail sales and primarily generate paper or mixed fiber waste and small
quantities of food product waste from break rooms or employee consumption of
(4) Bank- financial institutions recognized and regulated by state and
operated for the purpose of providing checking, savings, lending and other financial
management services and generate primarily paper fiber waste and small quantities
of food product waste from break rooms or employee consumption of food on-site.
(5) Church- places of worship that primarily generate mixed waste from
areas, congregational gatherings and occasional large quantities of food product
waste from special events.
(6) Production/Industrial/Processing- businesses that create, manufacture
process a product or service on a bulk quantity basis and generate primarily paper,
cardboard and mixed fiber waste, shipping containers, production supply and
material waste and small quantities of food product waste from break rooms or
employee consumption of food on-site.
(7) Lodging-businesses that provide temporary lodging for guests and generate
mixed waste of paper, cardboard and packaging materials, plastic, metal and glass
containers, cloth materials, and variable quantities of food product waste consumed
by guests in rooms or as part of a food service provided by the establishment.
(8) Residential- Living quarters for family units that generate mixed solid
typical of residential units outside the Special Business District.
(c) Each customer category shall contain the following three customer
(1) Class I- A customer generating quantities of solid waste estimated
to be equal
to or greater than 66 2/3 % of the quantity of solid waste generated by the largest
solid waste generator in the same category as determined by the director.
(2) Class II- A customer generating quantities of solid waste estimated
to be equal
to 33 1/3 % but less than 66 2/3 % of the quantity of solid waste generated by the
largest solid waste generator in the same category as determined by the director.
(3) Class III- A customer generating quantities of solid waste estimated
to be less
than 33 1/3 % of the quantity of solid waste generated by the largest solid waste
generator in the same category as determined by the director.
(d) The director shall identify and assign all businesses, residences and
permanent establishments which can reasonably be expected to generate solid waste
in the district to one of the established customer categories. The director shall
review such assignments periodically or upon receipt of a request from a customer.
When assigning and reviewing customer assignments, the director shall consult
with duly designated representatives of the Special Business District. The director
shall consider the costs of providing service and the amount and type of refuse
generated when making category assignments. The director shall annually review
the cost of providing solid waste service in the district. If the director determines
that it is necessary to increase the fees set forth in subsection (e) in order to fully
recover the costs of providing solid waste service in the district, the director shall
submit the proposed fee increases to the Special Business District board of directors
for review and comment before submitting proposed amendments to the rates in
subsection (e) to the city council.
(e) The following monthly rates shall apply to the categories and classifications
established by this article and shall be billed and collected as provided for by the
procedures of chapter 27, article II:
Current rate in Sec. 22159.
(f) The director shall establish fees for additional individual customer
which shall be billed and collected in addition to the category/classification monthly
Sec. 22-173 to 22-180. Reserved.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after
January 1, 2003
and the rates established in Section 22-172(e) shall be applied beginning with the first cycle
billed in January, 2003.
PASSED this 4th day of November, 2002.