Section 22-158 Prohibitions.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 15641 on 06/15/1998, Section 22-158 read as follows.
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 after
January 1, 1993.
(3) Infectious waste which has not
been rendered innocuous.
(4) After January 1, 1991:
Tires which have not been cut, chipped
or shredded in accordance with chapter 260, RSMo.
Waste oil from motor vehicles.
(5) After January 1, 1992:
Yard waste (except at designated
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person
to conceal or attempt to conceal unlawful items in
refuse to be collected by the city or deposited in the city's sanitary landfill.
(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 deposit yard waste at curbside for pick up which is
not in a city bag marked specifically for yard waste or in the case of brush or limbs, in bundles
exceeding the allowable dimensions hereinafter described.
(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)
(Ord. No. 13056 § 1, 8-19-91; Ord. No. 13055 § 1, 8-19-91)
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.