[Ord. No. 848 § 1, 9-18-1973]
As used in this Article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- AUTHORIZED COLLECTOR
- A person, partnership, association or a corporation whom the Town has designated to collect and dispose of refuse.
- Any person paying to the Town the fee hereinafter set out for the collection and disposal of refuse.
- Food waste from homes and apartments buildings containing not more than two (2) apartment units.
- A person or group of persons living in a dwelling house duplex, apartment containing not more than two (2) units or rooms in which meals are prepared and served for such person or group. Each person preparing his/her own meals, and each group which customarily shares meals among its members shall be deemed a separate household.
- The principal person or head of a household. Where a household is supplied with electricity through its own individual meter, the person in whose name the charges for such electricity is billed shall be presumed to be the householder.
- Any putrescible or non-putrescible waste from any household except human or animal excrement.
[Ord. No. 848 § 2, 9-18-1973]
All refuse and garbage from households and apartments containing not more than two (2) units within the Town shall be collected and disposed of by the Town or some persons designated by the Town in accordance with and subject to the provisions of this Article.
[Ord. No. 848 § 3, 9-18-1973]
It shall be unlawful for any person to dispose of any refuse or garbage by disposing the same in any public alley, street, roadway, vacant lot or property of any kind within the Town or in any stream or body of water, or by burning the same, except in accordance with the terms of this Article; provided, however, that nothing in this Article shall be construed to prohibit the deposition of such refuse by means of burning the same in an incinerator enclosed within a building.
[Ord. No. 848 § 4, 9-18-1973]
Vehicles To Be Inclosed. It shall be unlawful for any person to transport refuse or garbage of any kind over the streets, alleys or other public places of the Town except by means of a vehicle which shall be covered or inclosed so that there shall be no loss of refuse while in transit.
Delivery. All refuse or garbage transported through any streets or alleys of the Town shall be delivered to approved incinerators or to the disposal area maintained for that purpose. When delivered to the disposal area, it shall be dumped in the manner and in the place directed by the operator thereof.
[Ord. No. 848 § 5, 9-18-1973]
It shall be unlawful for any person except the Town to haul or carry refuse or garbage containing any putrescible matter or substance through the streets or alleys of the Town, without permission, in writing, given by the Town.
[Ord. No. 848 § 6, 9-18-1973]
Every household shall provide, and renew when necessary, a sufficient number of containers, having a capacity of not more than thirty (30) gallons each, to hold the refuse accumulating at such a household. All containers for such refuse or garbage shall be of permanent type with tight fitting covers and watertight and no such container shall be of a capacity of more than thirty (30) gallons. Each such household shall cause all refuse or garbage accumulating at such household to be placed in such containers.
[Ord. No. 848 § 7, 9-18-1973]
No person shall place any liquid waste, such as liquid from wet garbage, slops or swill in any of the containers provided for in this Article.
[Ord. No. 848 § 8, 9-18-1973]
It shall be unlawful for any owner, occupant, or lessee using or occupying a building or apartment as a separate unit, to utilize the garbage containers or receptacles of another owner, occupant, tenant or lessee for the disposal of his/her own refuse or garbage for the purpose of avoiding payment of the fees levied by this Article.
[Ord. No. 848 § 9, 9-18-1973]
All leaves shrubs, trimmings, tree trimmings, and any and all other vegetation grown or produced at such household which any householder desires to be removed by the Town shall be placed at or as near as it is practicable to the right-of-way line of the street or alley where trucks used in the collection of refuse customarily stop for collection for said household. All said trees and shrub trimmings must be reduced to such size as to be conveniently loaded by one (1) person into the trucks provided by the Town.
[Ord. No. 848 § 10, 9-18-1973]
Containers in which refuse or garbage to be removed by the Town or its authorized Collector is placed shall be placed on collection days adjacent to the public street so as to be readily accessible to the Collector.
[Ord. No. 848 § 11, 9-18-1973]
The Town shall collect and remove refuse and garbage from customers' premises once each week on a schedule setting out the routes approved by the Town and filed in the Town Clerk's office. Such routing may be changed by the Town from time to time as necessary.
[Ord. No. 848 § 12, 9-18-1973]
Each householder shall pay to the Town the sum of nine dollars and fifty cents ($9.50) per month for collection of refuse or garbage as herein provided.
The service fee herein provided shall be billed to and collected from the householder, provided that where the account for the water supplying a household is in the name of the landlord of the household, the landlord shall be the agent for the Town and be responsible for the collection of the fees from the tenant.
The fees herein established shall be payable at the Municipal Utilities office of the Town of Carrollton monthly. The fees herein provided for shall be subject to a penalty of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bill if not paid within twenty (20) days from the due date.
The fees herein established for households may be modified by Council in order that collections from customers will be sufficient to cover the cost of the collection and the disposal of refuse or garbage and in order that no unbearable hardship will be imposed.
[Ord. No. 848 § 12, 9-18-1973]
The Town may, from time to time if it be necessary to carry out the provisions for this Article, enter into a contract or contracts by award to the lowest and the best bidder, with the right to reject any and all bids, for the collection and disposal of refuse and garbage in accordance with this Article.
[Ord. No. 848 § 13, 9-18-1973]
Additional Charges For Delinquency. If any user shall fail to pay his/her bill within twenty (20) days after the due date thereof, an additional charge of ten percent (10%) thereof shall be added thereof. If any such bill shall remain unpaid for a period of eighteen (18) days after the due date thereof, the property shall not be entitled to receive water service from the Town.
It shall be the duty of the Municipal Utility Office of the Town to send the user a notice, in writing, on the 15th day of said month. Such notice shall show intent to discontinue service unless the account shall be paid in full within a prescribed period. This period shall be for not less than three (3) days from the date of the notice being placed in the mail.
Notice Of Discontinuance Of Service. It shall be the duty of the Town to send the user a notice, in writing, on the 15th day of said month. Such notice shall show intent to discontinue service unless the account shall be paid in full within a prescribed period. This period shall be for not less than three (3) days from the date the notice is placed in the mail.
[Ord. No. 848 § 14, 9-18-1973]
Anyone found guilty of violating any of the provisions of this Article shall be punished by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars ($300.00) or a jail sentence not to exceed three (3) months or by both such fine and jail sentence.