07-061-O                                                          REPLACEMENT

ORDINANCE NO. __________


AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 24-20 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO GARBAGE COLLECTION.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

The city of Duluth does ordain:

     Section 1. That Section 24-20 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, be amended to read as follows:

Sec. 24-20.Collection schedules to be established; records.

     (a)  It shall be the duty of any licensed collector to collect and remove any of the solid waste and recyclables referred to in this Chapter and to establish and maintain a schedule for regular ordinary collection of such solid waste and recyclables providing for collection on at least a weekly basis for solid waste and a monthly basis for recyclables and to make available a schedule setting forth the days or day of the week and the hours within which such collections will be made. No collections shall be made on any day in a residential district before 6:00 7:00 a.m. in residential districts on Saturday, nor before 6:00 a.m. on any other day;

     (b)  It shall also be the duty of any licensed collector to be available to and to make any collection and removal directed by the city pursuant to Section 24-36 of this Chapter. Such direction for service may be given by the city to either an individual licensed collector or through an answering and dispatching agency of two or more licensed collectors;

     (c)  Licensed collectors shall submit to the WLSSD reports of the type, tonnage and disposition of all recyclable materials collected, processed and marketed. The reports shall be made at times and on forms as directed by the WLSSD;

     (d)  Each licensed collector shall permit the solid waste compliance officers and representatives of the WLSSD to inspect its customer lists and other business records upon request during business hours.

     Section 2. That this ordinance shall take effect 30 days after its passage and publication.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This ordinance changes the time allowed for garbage pickup in a residential zone.