What material is considered unacceptable?
  • Motor vehicles, trailers, or other types of machinery or equipment, highly flammable substances, hazardous waste, sludge, pathological and biological wastes, liquid wastes, sewage, manure, feces , explosives and ordnance materials, radioactive materials, construction and demolition material, rocks, and soil or any combination of bulk waste and yard waste or any bulk waste or yard waste not meeting the definitions above.
  • The code states that you place this material out for collection you will be in violation.
  • If you do then a code officer will notify you that you are in violation of the code.
  • You will have 24 hours to remove it from the curb or arrange to have it picked up.
  • You can arrange this pick up through the city or you may contract with a licensed hauler allowed to work within the city.
  • If neither of these two arrangements are made the City will arrange pick up and you will be charged the disposal fee plus a $200 administration fee.
  • If this activity is repeated then a civil citation will also be incurred.
1st Offense:
2nd Offense:
3rd Offense:
4th Offense:
$500 to be repealed for every offense there after

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1. What is Bulk Waste?
2. What specific changes were made to the bulk waste collection?
3. What material is considered unacceptable?
4. What is Yard Waste?
5. Can my landscaper place my yard waste out for collection?
6. What specific changes were made to the yard waste collection?
7. Will Commingled Collections resume after October 1, 2020 and why did the change occur?
8. What happens if I mix my bulk waste and yard waste together for collection?
9. What happens if I place my material out for collection outside of my collection schedule?
10. Where should I place my bulk waste or yard waste?
11. Can I store my garbage and recycling carts in the alley?
12. What time must my carts be placed for service? When do I need to bring it back?
13. My cart is damaged, what should I do?
14. What if I provided my own garbage or recycle receptacle for collection?