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ORDINANCE NS-1038 AMENDING SECTION 16-33 OF <br />CHAPTER 16 OF THE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE <br />PERTAINING TO REFUSE COLLECTION REGULATIONS <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOW S: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That Section 16-33 of Chapter 16 of the Santa Ana <br />Municipal Code is hereby amended to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 16-33. Precollection practices. <br /> (a) Refuse to be drained. Ail free liquids shall be drained <br />from refuse before placing refuse for collection, and all refuse <br />put out for collection shall be placed in a suitable container <br />except as herein provided. <br /> <br /> (b) Papers, maqazines, and other similar materials. Papers, <br />magazines, and other similar dry materials may be securely tied <br />in bundles with wire or cord strong enouth to act as a handle <br />for the lifting of such bundle. Other materials may be bundled <br />if securely tied with wire or strong cord so as to have a length <br />no greater than four feet (4') and a thickness of no more than <br />eighteen inches (18"), provided that the weight of said bundle <br />is no greater than forty (40) pounds. <br /> <br /> (c) Trimminqs and clippinqs. Tree trimmings, hedge clippings, <br />and similar material shall be cut to a length not to exceed four <br />feet (4') and tied securely in bundles not more than two feet <br />(2') thick before being deposited for collection, or shall be <br />cut to short lengths and placed in containers. <br /> <br /> (d) Duty to provide and maintain containers in sanitary <br />condition. <br /> <br />(1) Refuse containers suitable for collection purposes and <br /> of such weight that they can be handled by one man shall <br /> be provided by the owner, tenant, lessee, or occupant <br /> of the premises. Refuse containers shall be maintained <br /> in good and sanitary condition. Any container that <br /> does not conform to the provisions of this article or <br /> that may have ragged or sharp edges or any other defect <br /> liable to hamper or injure the person collecting the <br /> contents thereof shall be promptly replaced upon notice. <br /> No container when filled shall exceed fifty (50) pounds, <br /> excepting those equipped for mechanical handling. No <br /> single item exceeding fifty (50) pounds shall be placed <br /> for collection or picked up for removal. The director <br /> of public works shall have the authority to refuse <br /> collection services for failure to comply herewith. <br />(2) The city council may, by resolution, establish a standard <br /> container or standard containers, and, if a resolution <br /> establishing such a requirement or requirements has been <br /> adopted and notice thereof given, as the council shall <br /> direct, then the agency collecting refuse may refuse to <br /> take any refuse that is not placed in the required type <br /> of container, or in an approved container, or so bundled <br /> or packaged as to meet the requirements of such resolution. <br /> <br />-1- <br /> <br /> <br />