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RESIDENTIAL TRASH RECEPTACLES
On May 21, 2018 City Council passed Ordinance No. 13, Series 2018. This ordinance pertains to trash disposal city-wide, and will modify residential regulations.
The ordinance becomes effective May 26, 2018. Code Enforcement will issue warnings through June for those not in compliance in order to provide residents a chance to become familiar with and in compliance with the new regulations.
The changes primarily focus on permitted:
• Trash Containers – can be up to 2 cubic yards.
• Place of Storage –must be behind the front façade of a building, or along side a fence or building if stored in an alleyway.
• Place of Collection – may be placed in the street against the curb, on private property near the sidewalk, or against a fence/building if in an alleyway. Placement must not impede the flow of vehicles or pedestrian movement.
Construction dumpsters placed on public property require a permit with the City Engineer. Construction dumpsters placed on private property do not need a permit. Dumpsters must be emptied or removed within 24 hours after being full.
Persons needing an exemption from the requirements based on 1) physical ability to move trash receptacle or 2) unique property conditions, may contact Code Enforcement at City Hall and fill out an application.
The updated ordinance can be read in full online at