Note: Defined words used in these Regulations are set forth in Blue type.
An invoice, issued by the City, for the provision of collection service and related cleaning services for an identified six-month billing period.
Any large household item containing significant amounts of metal, such as an appliance or furniture, that would not fit into a 32 gallon trash receptacle, whether as a whole or as parts or pieces, and any items containing refrigerant, such as refrigerators and air conditioners.
This area includes the part of the City bounded on the East by the Delaware River, on the West by the Schuylkill River, on the North by Spring Garden Street (inclusive) and on the South by South Street (inclusive).
Solid wastes, including but not limited to, both putrescible and non-putrescible substances, and both combustible and non-combustible materials. Collectible Rubbish shall exclude Recyclable Materials, Yard Waste, Bulk Items and those materials and substances not collected by the City as identified in Section 2 or collected pursuant to special collection rules as set forth in Section 5.
Any waste materials from construction, demolition or remodeling, including but not limited to, stones, bricks, rocks, concrete, gravel, earth, wood, metal, ceramics, drywall, and cinder or concrete block.
Products or materials, such as paints, cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides, that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, reactive or other potentially hazardous ingredients.
Any building or other structure.
A rigid plastic or metal receptacle with a minimum size of 20 gallons placed by a private commercial business owner or manager at or near his/her business location for the reception of litter generated at such business.
Any Premises or parking lot designed or used either wholly or in part for private residential, industrial or commercial purposes, whether inhabited or temporarily or continuously uninhabited or vacant, including any yard, grounds, walk, driveway, porch, steps, vestibule or mailbox belonging or appurtenant to such Premises.
A receptacle placed by the City at various locations for the reception of litter.
All paper products other than hardcover books, including, but not limited to, newspaper, corrugated cardboard, paper, computer paper, high grade paper, catalogs, magazines, soft cover books, telephone books, mail and light weight cardboard boxes (i.e., cereal boxes, shoe boxes, etc.).
Any glass food or beverage container.
Any aluminum, steel, bi-metal food or beverage container, or empty paint or aerosol cans.
All plastic jugs, cups, trays, plates, and packages marked #1 through #7.
Recyclable Glass, Recyclable Metal, and Recyclable Plastic.
Any other item that the Street Commissioner may designate as eligible for collection by the City for recycling.
Includes Bulk Items, Construction Material, putrescible substances, Recyclable Materials, Collectible Rubbish, Yard Waste and all other waste materials.
Leaves, tree and brush cuttings, and similar material. Yard Waste excludes grass trimmings/clippings.
|When Payment Is Made||Settlement Amount|
|Within ten (10) days of receiving the notice of violation:||$50.00|
|Beginning on the eleventh (11th) day after receiving the notice of violation through ten (10) days after receiving a first reminder notice that no payment has been received:||$75.00|
|Beginning on the eleventh (11th) day after receiving the first reminder notice through ten (10) days after receiving a second reminder notice that no payment has been received:||$90.00|
|After an enforcement complaint has been filed in Municipal Court, but before a Municipal Court hearing has been held||$90.00 plus Municipal Court filing fees|
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