HEALTH AND SANITATION
ARTICLE IV. GARBAGE AND TRASH
Sec. 7-400. DEFINITIONS.
The word “vehicle” shall mean any device in, upon or by which property is or may be
transported upon a highway.
The word “street” shall mean any public street, avenue, road, boulevard, highway or
other public place located in the city of Montpelier and used for vehicles.
The word “person” shall mean and include any individual, firm, co-partnership or
The word “garbage” shall mean any refuse consisting of animal and vegetable matters
The word “trash” shall mean all waste material, refuse or rubbish that is not garbage.
Sec. 7-401. VEHICLES CARRYING GARBAGE OR TRASH.
Any person who operates or causes to be operated a vehicle upon any street to the City of
Montpelier while undertaking to transport garbage and trash to the site of the Sanitary Landfill in East
Montpelier, shall properly cover and secure his waste material as to prevent such material from falling
from or being blown from said vehicle.
Sec. 7-402. LICENSE REQUIRED.
Each person, partnership or corporation collecting rubbish and trash for hire within the City of
Montpelier shall pay an annual license fee of fifty ($50.00) payable to the City Clerk on or before
April 1 of each year; such license to be subject to the applicable provisions of this Code concerning
licenses in Chapter 9 of this Code.
CROSS-REFERENCE: Truckmen (Cartmen) Licenses, see Sec. 9-2200 of this Code.
Sec. 7-403. CONDITIONS OF LICENSE.
That as a condition for this license, the applicant shall execute in the presence of the City Clerk
his consent and he will deliver to the Sanitary Landfill under contract to the City of Montpelier only
garbage and trash which is collected within the limits of the city of Montpelier or any other town or
city contracting with said Sanitary Landfill operators unless he shall make some specific and private
arrangements with said operators.
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Sec. 7-404. HEALTH OFFICER’S JURISDICTION.
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