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ORDINANCE NS-1093 AMENDING THE SANTA <br />ANA MUNICIPAL CODE BY AMENDING SECTION <br />16-33 AND SECTION 16-34 THEREOF PERTAINING <br />TO REFUSE COLLECTION REGULATIONS <br /> <br /> THE CItY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> Section 1. That Section 16-33 of the Santa Ana Municipal <br />Code is hereby amended to read in words and figures as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 16-33. Precollection practices <br /> <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, MAGAZINES, AND OTHER SIMILAR MATERIALS. Papers, <br />magazines, and other similar dry materials may be securely tied in <br />bundles with wire or cord strong enough to act as a handle for the <br />lifting of such bundle. Other materials may be bundled if securely <br />tied with wire or strong cord so as to have a length no greater <br />than four feet (4') and a thickness of no more than 'eighteen inches <br />(18"), provided that the weight of said bundle is no greater than <br />forty (40) pounds. <br /> <br /> (c) TRIMMINGS AND CLIPPINGS. 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 eighteen <br />inches (18') thick before being deposited for collection or shall <br />be cut to short lengths and placed in containers. <br /> <br />(d) DUTY TO PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN CONTAINERS IN SANITARY <br />CONDITION. <br /> <br />(1) <br /> <br />Refuse containers suitable for collection purposes and <br />of such weight that they can be handled by one man <br />shall be provided by tt~owner, tenant, lessee, or <br />occupant of the premises. Refuse containers shall be <br />maintained in good and sanitary condition. Any container <br />that does not conform to the provisions of this article <br />or that may have ragged or sharp edges or any other <br />defect liable to hamper or injure the person collecting <br />the contents thereof shall be promptly replaced upon <br />notice. No container when filled shall exceed fifty <br />(50) pounds, excepting those equipped for mechanical <br />handling. No single item exceeding fifty (50) pounds <br />shall be placed for collection or picked up for removal. <br />The director of public works shall have the authority to <br />refuse collection services for failure to comply herewith. <br /> <br />(2) <br /> <br />~he city council may, by reselution, 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 />(e) STORAGE OF REFUSE. <br />(1) Public places. No person shall place any refuse in any <br /> street, alley, or other public place, or upon any Private <br /> property in the city, whether owned by such person or <br /> not, except properly bundled or in proper containers for <br /> coollection without express approval granted by the <br /> director of public works. <br /> <br /> <br />