13.07 RESPONSIBILITY AND ENFORCEMENT FOR ACCUMULATE RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE ON OCCUPIED PRIVATE PROPERTY
13.12 CLEANING UP BUILDER'S REFUSE; ASSESSMENT AGAINST PROPERTY
13.13 BACKYARD COMPOSTING
Terms used in this chapter mean as follows:
Ashes: Residue from fireplaces or from fires used for cooking and for heating buildings.
Backyard compost: The process of layering and mixing grass clippings or other green nitrogen material, chopped leaves or other brown carbon material or soil and water to produce a rich humus or soil amendment used in landscape practices.
Builder's or contractor's refuse: Forms of refuse generated from building construction, alterations or repairs by contractors or tradesmen.
Building: A structure used in whole or in part of human habitation, manufacturing, sales, or other purposes.
Bulk refuse: Items too large to handle in the regular rubbish truck, such as white goods and brown goods as further defined by the adopted rules.
Collection System: A contractors. duly authorized by agreement to collect solid waste within the Village of Beverly Hills.
Combustible: Any materials capable of igniting or maintaining a burn.
Commercial solid waste: A solid-waste material resulting from the operation of mercantile enterprises; it includes garbage and rubbish and excludes all hazardous waste.
Curbside recycling collection: The regular collection of glass, metal, plastic, batteries, newspapers, and magazines of the specific types delineated by the adopted rules.
Garbage: Animal, vegetable or fruit waste resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of foods and all other putrescible solid waste, but not dead animals.
Municipal solid waste: Bulk refuse, yard waste, yard waste compost, recyclables, garbage, and rubbish; excluding hazardous, medical, industrial, builder's or contractor's waste, collected within the Village.
Open burning: A fire from which the products of combustion are emitted directly into the air without passing through a stack or chimney filter.
Recyclables: Glass, metal, plastic, batteries, newspapers, magazines, and yard waste compost, of the specific types delineated by the adopted rules.
Recycling container: A durable or disposable storage container approved by the Village Manager or his/her designee for collecting recyclables. Recycling containers shall come in two or more configurations: a yard-waste-compost container with a village-approved sticker or a village-approved bag; the other, a city-provided bin used for recyclables.
Refuse: Forms of waste as defined in this section, excluding all recyclables as defined in this section.
Residential solid waste: Waste materials resulting from the usual routine of housekeeping; it includes garbage and rubbish and excludes all hazardous waste.
Rubbish: Miscellaneous waste materials resulting from housekeeping and ordinary commercial enterprises, including such materials as waste paper, ashes, plate or window glass, crockery, and rubber, but excluding hazardous waste.
Solid-waste container: A durable or disposable container approved by the Village Manager or his/her designee for collecting solid waste, including yard waste compost.
Yard waste: Tree branches, logs, stumps, bushes, heavy brush clippings, sticks, vines, shredded or small twigs, and general yard waste.
Yard waste compost: Leaves, grass clippings, wood chips, garden vegetables, and old potting soil free of debris.
13.02 GENERAL OBLIGATIONS
It shall be mandatory that all persons dispose of their residential solid waste through the Village of Beverly Hills authorized collection system. Residential solid waste shall be segregated as provided by resolution of the Village Council, from all other solid waste produced and separately bundled and contain such items for proper collection, disposal, and recycling according to the provision herein. The Village shall collect and dispose of only those solid wastes which have been properly segregated and contained in conformance with the rules adopted by the Village Council. Solid wastes left at the curb because of non-conformance with adopted rules must be removed by 7:00 a.m. on the day following the scheduled pick-up day.
13.03 DUTY OF COLLECTION
The Village shall collect and dispose of all solid waste, ashes, bulk refuse, garbage, rubbish, yard waste, yard waste compost, and recyclables not builder's or contractor's refuse., from only residential properties in accordance with the Village of Beverly Hills authorized
collection system. This solid waste shall be properly prepared and placed for collection according to the adopted regulations of this chapter and those promulgated pursuant thereto.
13.04 REPARATION OF ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS FOR COLLECTION; POSTING; OPEN BURNING
The Village Manager shall promulgate rules to be adopted by the Village Council concerning the preparation for collection, specifications for solid waste containers, days for collection of solid waste containers, the location, place and times where solid waste and recyclables containers are to be placed for collection. These regulations shall be conspicuously posted in one or more areas in the Village which are accessible to the public and in which public notices are regularly posted, and, published in a newspaper of local circulation.
13.05 OPEN BURNING PROHIBITED
No person shall cause or permit any open burning of fuel, garbage or other combustible refuse or waste material, including leaves, brush, tree trimmings and grass. This provision shall not be construed to prohibit fires of charcoal or of a non-ash-producing fuel when used for the exclusive preparation of food for human consumption.
13.06 SCATTERING PROHIBITED
No person shall by himself, or by another, scatter, leave, distribute or deposit, except in proper containers, any form of solid waste in any street, alley, park or public place or upon the property of another within the corporate limits of the Village. No paper, lawn cuttings or rakings, leaves, weeds, ashes, other residential or commercial solid waste, hazardous waste, or builder's or contractor's refuse shall be thrown or swept into any street, gutter, intake, alley, vacant lot or other public or private property.
13.07 RESPONSIBILITY AND ENFORCEMENT FOR ACCUMULATED RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE ON OCCUPIED PRIVATE PROPERTY
If such waste is not removed by 7:00 a.m. the day following notice, or by such time as may be required by the notice, the Village Manager or his/her designee shall cause the waste to be removed and disposed of by Village personnel or independent contractor; the cost thereof, including reasonable inspection fees and costs of notice, shall be paid by the property owner; if not paid within 30 days of mailing of an invoice to the person responsible for the property at the address indicated in the latest tax or assessment roll, the cost shall be confirmed by the assessor and assessed as a lien upon the property in the manner provided in the Village Charter for tax liens.
13.08 RESPONSIBILITY AND ENFORCEMENT FOR RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE ON VACANT PRIVATE PROPERTY
The owner of vacant private property, as reflected in the roll maintained by the Village Assessor, shall cause residential or commercial solid waste that accumulates on the property, the sidewalk or boulevard in front of such property or in the alley in the rear thereof to be removed forthwith upon notice by the Village Manager or his/her designee. If such solid waste is not removed within the ten 10. days after notice is mailed, the Village Manager or his/her designee shall cause it to be removed and disposed of by Village personnel or by independent contractor; if not paid within thirty 30. days of the mailing of an invoice to the owner of the property as shown in the latest tax or assessment roll, the cost shall become a lien against the property in the manner provided by Chapter 2.02z. Section 2 of the Municipal Code of the Village of Beverly Hills. If the Director of Public Safety, sanitation inspector, or Village Manager or his/her designee determines that such solid waste presents an immediate danger to the public health, safety or welfare, the Village Manager shall cause the solid waste to be removed forthwith using reasonable means to effectuate such removal; the cost of such inspections, notices, removal and disposal shall be paid by the owner. In the event of failure to pay, any amounts due shall become a lien against the property which may be enforced in the manner provided above.
13.09 UNAUTHORIZED COLLECTION OF RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE; ANTI-SCAVENGING
It shall be a violation of this ordinance for any person not authorized by the Village to collect or pick up or cause to be collected or picked up Municipal solid waste set out for Village collection. Each collection in violation hereof from a collection point or stop shall constitute a separate, distinct offense.
For the purpose of this Section, any person or entity not a party to a collection contract with the Village of Beverly Hills, shall be presumed to be an unauthorized collector.
13.10 SOLID-WASTE CONTAINERS: RESPONSIBILITY FOR FURNISHING
13.11 LOCATION OF SOLID-WASTE AND RECYCLING CONTAINERS; YARD WASTE COMPOST; HOURS OF PLACEMENT; ENFORCEMENT
13.12 CLEANING UP BUILDER'S REFUSE; ASSESSMENT AGAINST PROPERTY
13.13 BACKYARD COMPOSTING