City of Plattsburg, MO
Clinton County
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[Ord. No. 1200 §1, 2-11-1986]
For the purposes of this Chapter the following terms shall be deemed to have the meaning indicated below:
APPROVED INCINERATOR
An incinerator which complies with all current regulations of the responsible local, State and Federal Air Pollution Control Agencies.
BULKY RUBBISH
Non-putrescible solid wastes consisting of combustible and/or non-combustible waste materials from dwelling units, commercial, industrial, institutional, or agriculture establishments which are either too large or too heavy to be safely and conveniently loaded in solid waste collection vehicles by solid waste collectors, with the equipment available therefor.
CITY
The City of Plattsburg, Missouri.
COLLECTION
Removal and transportation of solid waste from its place of storage to its place of processing or disposal.
DEMOLITION AND CONSTRUCTION WASTE
Waste materials from the construction or destruction of residential, industrial or commercial structures.
DIRECTOR
The Director of the Solid Waste Management Program of the City, or his authorized representative.
DISPOSABLE SOLID WASTE CONTAINER
Disposable plastic or paper sacks with a capacity of twenty (20) or thirty-five (35) gallons specifically designated for storage of solid waste.
DWELLING UNIT
Any room or group of rooms located within a structure, and forming a single habitable unit with facilities which are used, or are intended to be used, for living, sleeping, cooking and eating.
GARBAGE
Putrescible animal or vegetable wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking, serving or consumption of food.
HAZARDOUS WASTES
Including but not limited to: Pathological wastes, explosive wastes, pesticides, pesticide containers, toxic or radioactive materials.
MULTIPLE HOUSING FACILITY
A housing facility containing more than one (1) dwelling unit under one (1) roof.
OCCUPANT
Any person who, alone or jointly or severally with others, shall be in actual possession of any dwelling unit or of any other improved real property, either as owner or as a tenant.
PERSON
Any individual, partnership, co-partnership, firm, company, corporation, association, joint stock company, trust, estate, political subdivision, or organization of any kind, or their legal representative, agent or assigns.
PROCESSING
Incinerating, composting, baling, shredding, salvaging, compacting and other processes whereby solid waste characteristics are modified or solid waste quantity is reduced.
REFUSE
Solid waste.
SOLID WASTE
Unwanted or discarded waste materials in a solid or semi-solid state, including but not limited to, garbage, ashes, street refuse, rubbish, dead animals, animal and agricultural wastes, yard wastes, discarded appliances, special wastes, industrial wastes, and demolition and construction wastes.
1. 
Commercial solid waste: Solid waste resulting from the operation of any commercial, industrial, institutional or agricultural establishment, and multiple housing facilities with more than four (4) dwelling units.
2. 
Residential solid waste: Solid waste resulting from the maintenance and operation of dwelling units, excluding multiple housing facilities with more than four (4) dwelling units.
SOLID WASTE CONTAINER
Receptacle used by any person to store solid waste during the interval between solid waste collections.
SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL
The process of discarding or getting rid of unwanted material. In particular the final disposition of solid waste by man.
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
The entire solid waste system of storage, collection, transportation, processing and disposal.
STORAGE
Keeping, maintaining or storing solid waste from the time of its production until the time of its collection.
YARD WASTES
Grass clippings, leaves, tree trimmings.
[Ord. No. 1200 §2, 2-11-1986]
A. 
The occupant of every dwelling unit and of every institutional, commercial or business, industrial or agricultural establishment producing solid waste within the corporate limits of the City, shall provide sufficient and adequate containers for the storage of all solid waste except bulky rubbish and demolition and construction waste to serve each dwelling unit and/or establishment; and to maintain such solid waste containers at all times in good repair.
B. 
The occupant of every dwelling unit and of every institutional, commercial, industrial, agricultural or business establishment shall place all solid waste to be collected in proper solid waste containers, except as otherwise provided herein, and shall maintain such solid waste containers and the area surrounding them in a clean, neat and sanitary condition at all times.
C. 
Residential solid waste shall be stored in containers of not more than thirty-five (35) gallons nor less than twenty (20) gallons in nominal capacity. Containers shall be leakproof, waterproof, and fitted with a fly-tight lid and shall be properly covered at all times except when depositing waste therein or removing the contents thereof. The containers shall have handles, bails or other suitable lifting devices or features. Containers shall be of a type originally manufactured for residential solid waste, with tapered sides for easy emptying. They shall be made of lightweight and sturdy construction. The weight of any individual container and contents shall not exceed seventy-five (75) pounds. Galvanized metal containers, rubber or fiberglass containers, plastic containers which do not become brittle in cold weather, may be used. Disposal solid waste containers with suitable frames or containers as approved by the Director may also be used for storage of residential solid waste.
D. 
Commercial solid waste shall be stored in solid waste containers as approved by the Director. The containers shall be waterproof, leakproof and shall be covered at all times except when depositing waste herein or removing the contents thereof; and shall meet all requirements as set forth by Section 245.060.
E. 
Tree limbs less than four (4) inches in diameter and brush shall be securely tied in bundles not larger than forty-eight (48) inches long and eighteen (18) inches in diameter when not placed in storage containers. The weight of any individual bundle shall not exceed seventy-five (75) pounds.
F. 
Yard wastes shall be stored in containers so constructed and maintained as to prevent the dispersal of wastes placed therein upon the premises served, upon adjacent premises, or upon adjacent public rights of way. The weight of any individual container and contents shall not exceed seventy-five (75) pounds.
G. 
Solid waste containers which are not approved will be collected together with their contents and disposed of.
[Ord. No. 1200 §3, 2-11-1986; Ord. No. 1256 §2, 8-29-1989; Ord. No. 1689 §1, 8-18-2004]
A. 
The City shall provide for the collection of solid waste as follows:
1. 
Collection of residential solid waste. The City shall provide for the collection of all residential solid waste in the City, provided however, that the City may provide the collection service by contracting with a person, county, or other city or a combination thereof, for the entire City or portions thereof, as deemed to be in the best interest of the City.
2. 
Other collections. The City may, at its discretion, provide commercial solid waste collection services upon specific application of the owners or persons in charge thereof. However, in the event that such application is not made or approved, it shall be the duty of such establishment to provide for collection of all solid waste produced upon any such premises.
3. 
The City shall provide for the collection of bulky waste in the City on at least one (1) day annually, said day being selected by the City and designated the annual clean-up day, provided however, that the City may provide the collection service by contracting with a person, county, or other city or a combination thereof, for the entire City or portions thereof, as deemed to be in the best interest of the City.
4. 
Community subscription dumpster. The City may, at its discretion, provide one (1) or more community use dumpsters to be placed on public property or such private property made available to the City. Such dumpsters shall be known as "community use subscription dumpsters". The City may choose to provide such dumpsters only to the extent that the cost of providing said service is fully paid for by the revenue collected from the customers who subscribe to pay for the use of said dumpsters. The right to use community use dumpsters is restricted solely to those users who pay the community use dumpster subscription fee or the one-time use fee as established by the Board of Aldermen in Section 245.070 of the Code. The right to use the community subscription dumpsters is not included in the monthly curbside solid waste collection fee. Customers paying for curbside collection must pay the additional subscription fee if they wish to also use the community dumpster.
B. 
All solid waste from premises to which collection services are provided by the City shall be collected, except bulky rubbish as defined herein, provided however, that bulky rubbish will be collected if tied securely in bundles not exceeding reasonable limitations of weight and bulk to be tied by regulations to be made and promulgated by the Director as hereinafter provided. All solid waste collected shall, upon being loaded into collection equipment, become the property of the collection agency.
C. 
Tree limbs and yard wastes, as described in Section 245.020 (E, F) respectively, shall be placed at the curb or alley for collection. Solid waste containers as required by this Chapter for the storage of other residential solid waste shall be placed at the curb or alley or at the rear of the building for collection. Any solid waste containers, tree limbs, yard wastes, or other solid waste permitted by this Chapter to be placed at the curb or alley for collection shall not be so placed until the regularly scheduled collection day.
D. 
Bulky rubbish shall be collected by request to the Director. The Director shall establish the procedure for collecting bulky rubbish.
E. 
Solid waste collectors, employed by the City or a solid waste collection agency operating under contract with the City, are hereby authorized to enter upon private property for the purpose of collecting solid waste therefrom as required by this Chapter. Solid waste collectors shall not enter dwelling units or other residential buildings for the purpose of collecting residential solid waste. Commercial solid waste may be removed from within commercial establishments upon written request of the owner and approval by the Director.
F. 
The following collection frequencies shall apply to collections of solid waste within the City:
All residential solid waste, other than bulky rubbish, shall be collected at least once weekly. All commercial solid waste shall be collected once weekly, and shall be collected at such lesser intervals as may be fixed by the Director upon a determination that such lesser intervals are necessary for the preservation of the health and/or safety of the public.
G. 
Residential solid waste containers shall be stored upon the residential premises. Commercial solid waste containers shall be stored upon private property, unless the owner shall have been granted written permission from the City to use public property for such purposes. The storage site shall be well-drained; fully accessible to collection equipment, public health personnel and fire inspection personnel.
H. 
All collection vehicles shall be maintained in a safe, clean and sanitary condition, and shall be so constructed, maintained and operated as to prevent spillage of solid waste therefrom. All vehicles to be used for collection of solid waste shall be constructed with watertight bodies and with covers which shall be an integral part of the vehicle or shall be a separate cover of suitable material with fasteners designed to secure all sides of the cover to the vehicle and shall be secured whenever the vehicle is transporting solid waste, or, as an alternate, the entire bodies thereof shall be enclosed, with only loading hopers exposed. No solid waste shall be transported in the loading hoppers.
I. 
Permits shall not be required for the removal, hauling or disposal of earth and rock material from grading or excavation activities, however, all such material shall be conveyed in tight vehicles, trucks or receptacles, so constructed and maintained that none of the material being transported shall spill upon the public rights of way.
J. 
Transportation and disposal of demolition and construction wastes shall be in accordance with Sections 245.040 and 245.050.
[Ord. No. 1811 §§1 — 5, 7-12-2006; Ord. No. 1983 §§1 — 2, 6-24-2009]
A. 
The Board of Aldermen hereby establish a tree wood waste drop-off facility at a site to be recommended by the City Administrator.
B. 
That the annual fee for the use of said tree wood waste drop-off site be as follows:
1. 
Residential and single location business. Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per address. However, such pass shall be limited to a maximum of twenty-five (25) entries, after which such time additional entries may be purchased for one dollar ($1.00) per entry in five dollar ($5.00) multiples. Residential and single location drop-off material must originate within the City limits. The burden of proof to determine source of origin is on the customer. The City may deny use at any time it has reasonable suspicion that material is not originating within the City limits. Fees shall not be refunded if use is denied for such reason.
2. 
Residential customers with multiple rental properties are authorized to service up to four (4) rental properties with one (1) fee when all such properties are located within the City limits. This condition shall also apply to customers with both a residential and business location when all such properties are located within the City limits. However, such pass shall be limited to a maximum of twenty-five (25) entries, after which such time additional entries may be purchased for one dollar ($1.00) per entry in five dollar ($5.00) multiples. Residential and single location drop-off material must originate within the City limits. The burden of proof to determine source of origin is on the customer. The City may deny use at any time it has reasonable suspicion that material is not originating within the City limits.
3. 
Lawn service professional. Individuals or firms providing professional lawn service to four (4) or more paying customers and whose service is limited to the care of grass, flowers, brush and shrubs shall pay an annual fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00) for any use of the drop-off facility. Such pass shall be limited to twenty-five (25) entries during after which time additional entries may be purchased at the rate of four dollars ($4.00) per entry with a minimum purchase increment of five (5) entries. A lawn service professional shall be limited to the following tree service: Tree service of any kind, including pruning trees and removing dead limbs may be included only as an incidental portion of such lawn care services. An incidental portion of such services shall be defined disposal of less than five (5) cubic yards of loose tree limbs or other tree material per property served. In no instances shall a lawn care professional be allowed to dispose of stumps or any other tree material with a diameter of greater than nine (9) inches. All material delivered to the site by lawn service professionals must originate within the City limits. The City may deny use at any time it has reasonable suspicion that material is not originating within the City limits. Fees shall not be refunded if use is denied for such reason. Fees for professional lawn service shall be in addition to any fee paid by property owner or renter for an individual property. Entry is prohibited to vehicles in excess of one (1) ton rated capacity and to trailers in excess of sixteen (16) feet in length.
4. 
Tree service professional. Individuals or firms providing professional tree service shall pay an annual fee of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) for any use of the drop-off facility. "Tree service professionals" shall be defined as anyone who charges another for tree or landscape service provided to four (4) or more properties or customers. However, such pass shall be limited to a maximum of twenty-five (25) entries, after which such time additional entries may be purchased for four dollars ($4.00) per entry with a minimum purchase increment of twenty dollars ($20.00). All material delivered to the site by tree service professionals must originate within the City limits. The City may deny use at any time it has reasonable suspicion that material is not originating within the City limits. Fees shall not be refunded if use is denied for such reason. Fees for professional tree service shall be in addition to any fee paid by property owner or renter for an individual property. Entry is prohibited to vehicles in excess of one (1) ton rated capacity and to trailers in excess of sixteen (16) feet in length.
C. 
Fees And Cards.
1. 
Fees for the card reading system shall initially be in effect from July 1, 2009 through December 31, 2010, after which time they shall be in effect from January first (1st) to December thirty-first (31st) of each calendar year and shall not be prorated.
2. 
One (1) gate entry card will be provided with each fee. Replacement for lost or additional gate entry cards will be charged at the rate of ten dollars ($10.00) per card.
3. 
The "purchaser" shall be defined as the primary card user. Purchasers may request that up to two (2) additional names be added to each card as an authorized user subject to the following conditions:
a. 
The two (2) additional authorized users of a residential card must be members of the same family residing at the same address or if a non-traditional family must reside at the same address as the primary user. The City may refuse to honor or may revoke the authorization for additional users in any instance that these conditions are violated. The user bears the burden of proof in such instances.
b. 
The two (2) additional authorized additional users of a lawn service or tree service professional's pass must be employees of the primary user. The City may refuse to honor or may revoke the authorization for additional users in any instance that these conditions are violated. The user bears the burden of proof in such instances.
4. 
Cards are not transferable for use at a property other than the property of the card holder nor are cards transferable to any user other than the primary and two (2) additional authorized users. The City reserves the right to revoke the card, without refund, of any user who allows anyone other than an authorized user to use their card. This administrative revocation of card privileges does not eliminate the City's right to charge the unauthorized user with a violation of any applicable City solid waste, service, tree or green waste ordinance.
D. 
The City Administrator is authorized to establish such rules and regulations as may be needed to implement and administer this program subject to review of such rules and regulations by the City Utility Board.
E. 
The penalties established in Section 245.090 of the City Code shall apply to this program.
[Ord. No. 1200 §4, 2-11-1986]
A. 
Solid wastes shall be disposed of at a processing facility or disposal area approved by the City and complying with all requirements of the Missouri Solid Waste Management Law, Sections 260.200 to 260.276, RSMo., and the rules and regulations adopted thereunder.
B. 
The Director may classify certain wastes as hazardous wastes which will require special handling and shall be disposed of only in a manner acceptable to the Director and which will meet all Local, State and Federal regulations.
[Ord. No. 1200 §5, 2-11-1986; Ord. No. 1256 §3, 8-29-1989]
A. 
No person shall engage in the business of collecting, transporting, processing or disposing of solid waste within the corporate limits of the City, without first obtaining an annual permit therefor from the City; provided however, that this provision shall not be deemed to apply to employees of the holder of any such permit.
B. 
No such permit shall be issued until and unless the applicant therefor, in addition to all other requirements set forth, shall file and maintain with the Director evidence of a satisfactory public liability insurance policy, covering all operations of such applicant pertaining to such business and all vehicles to be operated in the conduct thereof, in the amount of not less than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) for each person injured or killed, and in the amount of not less than eight hundred thousand dollars ($800,000.00) in the event of injury or death of two (2) or more persons in any single accident, and in the amount of not less than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) for damage to property. Should any such policy be canceled, the Director shall be notified of such cancellation by the insurance carrier in writing not less than thirty (30) days prior to the effective date of such cancellation, and provisions to that effect shall be incorporated in any such policy, which shall also place upon the company writing such policy the duty to give such notice.
C. 
Each applicant for any such permit shall state in his application therefor:
1. 
The nature of the permit desired, as to collect, transport, process, or dispose of solid waste or any combination thereof.
2. 
The characteristics of solid waste to be collected, transported, processed, or disposed.
3. 
The number of solid waste vehicles to be operated thereunder.
4. 
The precise location or locations of solid waste processing or disposal facilities to be used.
5. 
Boundaries of the collection area.
6. 
Such other information as required by the Director.
D. 
If the application shows that the applicant will collect, transport, process or dispose of solid wastes without hazard to the public health or damage to the environment and in conformity with the laws of the State of Missouri and this Chapter, the Director shall issue the permit authorized by this Chapter. The permit shall be a fee of ten dollars ($10.00) for each solid waste processing or disposal facility to be operated and a fee of ten dollars ($10.00) for each collection vehicle to be used. If, in the opinion of the Director, modifications can be made to the application regarding service, equipment, or mode of operation, so as to bring the application within the intent of this Chapter; the Director shall notify the applicant in writing setting forth the modification to be made and the time in which it shall be done.
E. 
If the applicant does not make the modifications pursuant to the notice in Subsection (D) above, within the time limit specified therein, or if the application does not clearly show that the collection, transportation, processing or disposal of solid wastes will create no public health hazard or be without harmful effects on the environment, the application shall be denied and the applicant notified by the Director, in writing, stating the reason for such denial. Nothing in this Section shall prejudice the right of the applicant to reapply after the rejection of his application provided, that all aspects of the re-application comply with the provisions of this Chapter.
F. 
In order to insure compliance with the laws of this State, this Chapter and the rules and regulations authorized herein, the Director is authorized to inspect all phases of solid waste management within the City of Plattsburg. No inspection shall be made in any residential unit unless authorized by the occupant or by due process of law. In all instances where such inspections reveal violation(s) of this Chapter, the rules and regulations authorized herein for the storage, collection, transportation, processing or disposal of solid waste or the laws of the State of Missouri, the Director shall issue notice for each such violation stating therein the violation or violations found, the time and date the corrective measure to be taken, together with the time in which such corrections shall be made.
G. 
In all cases, when the corrective measures have not been taken within the time specified, the Director shall suspend or revoke the permit or permits involved in the violation, however, in those cases where an extension of time will permit correction and there is no public health hazard created by the delay, one (1) extension of time not to exceed the original time period may be given.
H. 
Any person who feels aggrieved by any notice of violation or order issued pursuant thereto of the Director may, within ten (10) days of the act for which redress is sought appeal directly to the Associate Circuit Court of Clinton County, Missouri, in writing, setting forth in a concise statement the act being appealed and the grounds for its reversal.
I. 
All motor vehicles operating under any permit required by this Chapter shall display the number or numbers on each side in colors which contrast with that of the vehicle, such numbers to be clearly legible and not less than two (2) inches high. Each permit for processing or disposal facilities shall be prominently displayed at the facility.
[Ord. No. 1200 §6, 2-11-1986]
A. 
The Director shall make, amend, revoke, and enforce reasonable and necessary rules and regulations, governing, but not limited to:
1. 
Preparation, drainage and wrapping of garbage deposited in solid waste containers.
2. 
Specifications for solid waste containers, including the type, composition, equipment, size and shape thereof.
3. 
Identification of solid waste containers and of the covers thereof, and of equipment thereto appertaining, if any.
4. 
Weight limitations on the combined weight of solid waste containers and the contents thereof, and weight and size limitations on bundles of solid waste too large for solid waste containers.
5. 
Storage of solid waste in solid waste containers.
6. 
Sanitation, maintenance and replacement of solid waste containers.
7. 
Schedules of and routes for collection of solid waste.
8. 
Collection points of solid waste containers.
9. 
Collection and disposal of solid waste.
10. 
Processing facilities and fees for the use thereof.
11. 
Disposal facilities and fees for the use thereof.
12. 
Records of quantity and type of wastes received at processing and/or disposal facilities.
13. 
Handling of special wastes such as toxic wastes, sludges, ashes, agriculture, construction, bulky items, tires, automobiles, oils, greases, etc.
B. 
The City Clerk or such other City Official who is responsible for preparing utility and other service charge billings for the City, is hereby authorized to make and promulgate reasonable and necessary rules and regulations for the billing and collection of solid waste and/or disposal service charges, as hereinafter provided for.
C. 
A copy of any and all rules and regulations made and promulgated under the provisions hereof shall be filed in the office of the City Clerk of the City.
[Ord. No. 1200 §7, 2-11-1986; Ord. No. 1256 §4, 8-29-1989; Ord. No. 1386 §1, 10-11-1999; Ord. No. 1501 §1, 3-13-2002; Ord. No. 1656 §1, 4-14-2004; Ord. No. 1689 §§2 — 3, 8-18-2004; Ord. No. 1729 §1, 4-13-2005; Ord. No. 1795 §1, 4-12-2006; Ord. No. 1855 §1, 3-22-2007; Ord. No. 1917 §1, 3-5-2008; Ord. No. 1931 §1, 6-11-2008; Ord. No. 1937 §§1 — 3, 8-20-2008; Ord. No. 1981 §1, 6-11-2009; Ord. No. 2071 §1, 4-14-2011; Ord. No. 2117 §1 Sch. A, 6-26-2012; Ord. No. 2121 §1, 7-12-2012]
A. 
Rates. That there is hereby, for the collection and disposal of solid waste, a service charge for each dwelling unit and each commercial establishment to which such service shall be provided under the provision of this Chapter. The service charge for collection of residential solid waste shall be as follows:
Residential Rates
Senior citizen (over 65 in age): $8.39 per month (subsidized by the City).
Standard residential (under 65 in age): $12.37 per month.
Billing fee: $1.10 per month.
Recycling fee: $2.00 per month.
Commercial Rates. Effective for service provided on or after April 2, 2008, the service charge for each commercial establishment shall be as listed in a rate sheet to be maintained by the City Clerk. Commercial establishments shall be subject to the billing and recycling fees listed above.[1]
[1]
Editor’s Note: The fees for the community dumpster, as amended through 5-9-2013 by Ord. No. 2156, which immediately followed, have been superseded by Ord. No. 2186, adopted 5-9-2013. For current provisions, see Subsection (D)(2) of this section.
B. 
Senior Citizen Exception. Senior citizens (65 or older) residing at and having residential utility services in their own name shall be exempt from paying a monthly residential solid waste collection fee and the monthly billing fee. Senior citizens shall be charged the monthly recycling fee.
[Ord. No. 2285 (Bill No. 1321) §§ 1 — 2, 6-23-2016]
C. 
City Payment Of Senior Citizen Service. The City shall provide residential solid waste service to senior citizens at the rate listed above and such service shall be funded through the first (1st) proceeds of the general City sales tax first imposed in 1981.
D. 
The service and service charge shall be terminated upon presentation of satisfactory proof to the City that any such dwelling unit or establishment is unoccupied and shall be commenced upon renewed occupancy thereof.
E. 
The system of service established by the provisions of this Chapter hereof is designed as an integral part of the City's program of health and sanitation to be operated as an adjunct to the City's system for providing potable water and the City's systems for providing sewerage disposal. The City may enforce collection of such charges by bringing proper legal action against the occupant of any premises which has received such services to recover any sums due for such services plus a reasonable attorney's fees to be fixed by the court. Late payment fees are hereby authorized in the same percentage as for the City potable water and wastewater utilities.
F. 
The service charge herein provided for is hereby imposed upon the occupant of each dwelling unit receiving such service under the provisions of this Chapter and billing thereof shall be made to the person contracting for City water and/or sewerage service to each such dwelling unit. In the absence of information that such person is neither the owner nor the tenant of such dwelling unit, in which event billing thereof shall be made to the owner. Service charges shall be payable to the department empowered to collectservice charges imposed by the City and billed with the water and/or gas bill once each month.
G. 
Community Dumpster; Yard Waste Program..
[Ord. No. 2160 §1, 6-27-2013]
1. 
(Reserved)[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection (D)(1), which provided for subscriptions to the community use dumpsters, was superseded 11-14-2013 by Ord. No. 2186. For current provisions, see Subsection (D)(2) of this section.
2. 
The City will operate the community dumpster program as outlined on the attached document.[3] The City will no longer directly charge customers for fees associated with the community dumpster program.
[Ord. No. 2186 §1, 11-14-2013]
[3]
Editor's Note: Said document is on file in the City offices.
3. 
The City will operate the yard waste program as outlined on the attached document.[4] With the exception of commercial customers the City will no longer directly charge fees associated with the yard waste program. The yard waste program will only be available to City residents and registered commercial contractors. The yard waste program will not accept yard waste from outside the City limits.
[Ord. No. 2186 §2, 11-14-2013]
[4]
Editor's Note: Said document is on file in the City offices.
H. 
Fuel Surcharge.
1. 
The Board of Aldermen hereby authorize a temporary surcharge of one dollar ($1.00) per account for all solid waste service provided after July 1, 2008.
2. 
The City Administrator is directed to review the contractor's fuel costs and consumption each month and is hereby authorized to adjust the amount of the fuel surcharge to any amount necessary less than one dollar ($1.00) per month per account.
3. 
Any fuel surcharge in excess of one dollar ($1.00) per account per month shall be presented to the Board of Aldermen who shall retain sole authority for considering any such greater surcharge amount.
[Ord. No. 1200 §8, 2-11-1986; Ord. No. 1689 §3, 8-18-2004]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to:
1. 
Deposit solid waste in any solid waste container other than his own, without the written consent of the owner of such container and/or, with the intent of avoiding payment of the service charge hereinafter provided for solid waste collection and disposal.
2. 
Interfere in any manner with solid waste collection equipment, or with solid waste collectors in the lawful performance of their duties as such, whether such equipment or collectors shall be those of the City, or those of a solid waste collection agency operating under contract with the City.
3. 
Burn solid waste unless an approved incinerator is provided or unless a variance has been obtained from the appropriate air pollution control agency.
4. 
Dispose of solid waste at any facility or location which is not approved by the City and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
5. 
Engage in the business of collecting, transporting, processing or disposing of solid waste within the corporate limits of the City without a permit from the City, or operate under an expired permit, or operate after a permit has been suspended or revoked.
6. 
Deposit solid waste in any community use subscription dumpster unless the user has paid and is current with the payment for the subscription fee or the one-time use fee for such use.
[Ord. No. 1200 §9, 2-11-1986]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter, or any lawful rules or regulations promulgated pursuant thereto, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00); provided that each day's violation thereof shall be a separate offense for the purpose hereof.
[Ord. No. 1200 §10, 2-11-1986; Ord. No. 1256 §5, 8-29-1989]
The City shall require a performance bond in penal sum of six thousand dollars ($6,000.00).