Ordinances to Know

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Storing of Refuse (Sec. 4-3-47)
Businesses shall not place any refuse in any street, alley, or public place unless the refuse is in a proper container for collection, or throw any refuse in any stream or other body of water. No business shall cast, place, sweep, or deposit anywhere within the city, any refuse in such a manner that it may be carried or deposited upon any street, sidewalk, alley, sewer, parkway, or other public place.

Building Construction Wastes (Sec. 4-3-58)
Contractors are compelled to remove all waste from construction sites, including, but not limited to trees, stumps, dirt, old buildings, and structures. Inspection will follow within 72 hours of the works completion.

Any person issued a building permit is also responsible for inspecting the site and removing all materials previously buried, stored, or left to remain on the site.

Tree Surgeons, Fence Companies, Landscape Contractors & Swimming Pool Contractors (Sec. 4-3-59)
It is the responsibility of all fence companies, tree surgeons, nurseries, landscape contractors, and swimming pool contractors, or any individual or company doing work on private property, to remove from the premises all residue and rubbish resulting from their work.

Monitoring of Temporary Stormwater Control Devices (Sec. 12-9-13)
Building officials shall monitor installation of temporary stormwater control devices during construction. At construction's completion, the city engineer shall be notified to inspect and assure permanent stormwater control devices are installed.