1Municipal code reference
Property maintenance regulations: title 13.
REFUSE AND TRASH DISPOSAL1
17-101. Refuse defined.
17-102. Premises to be kept clean.
17-104. Location of containers.
17-105. Disturbing containers.
17-107. Collection vehicles.
17-109. Solid waste disposal fees and charges.
17-101. Refuse defined. Refuse shall mean and include garbage,
rubbish, leaves, brush, and refuse as those terms are generally defined except
that dead animals and fowls, body wastes, hot ashes, rocks, concrete, bricks, and
similar materials are expressly excluded therefrom and shall not be stored
therewith. (1985 Code, § 8-101)
17-102. Premises to be kept clean. All persons within the city are
required to keep their premises in a clean and sanitary condition, free from
accumulations of refuse except when stored as provided in this chapter. (1985
Code, § 8-102)
17-103. Storage. Each owner, occupant, or other responsible person
using or occupying any building or other premises within the City of Lewisburg
where refuse accumulates or is likely to accumulate, shall provide and keep
covered an adequate number of refuse containers. The refuse containers shall
be strong, durable, and rodent and insect proof. They shall each have a capacity
of not less than twenty (20) nor more than thirty-two (32) gallons, except that
this maximum capacity shall not apply to larger containers which the city
handles mechanically. Furthermore, except for containers which the city
handles mechanically, the combined weight of any refuse container and its
contents shall not exceed seventy-five (75) pounds. (1985 Code, § 8-103)
17-104. Location of containers. Where alleys are used by the city
refuse collectors, containers shall be placed on or within six (6) feet of the alley
line in such a position as not to intrude upon the traveled portion of the alley.
Where streets are used by the city refuse collectors, contai