Sec. 21.2-28. Placement for collection.
(a) Bundles or approved waste containers containing solid waste which are to be collected by the city shall be placed at the edge of the street no earlier than 6:00 p.m. of the previous day and not later than 7:00 a.m. on the appropriate collection day. Approved waste containers shall be removed from the streets as soon as possible, but not later than 7:00 p.m. of that same day.
(b) Containers for solid waste set out for collection and disposal by the city shall be placed so as not to hinder, block, retard or endanger those using the streets, alleys, sidewalks or walkways of the city and so as to be reasonably accessible to the employees of the city.
(c) In any prosecution charging the failure to display an official refuse tag or annual decal on a waste container, proof that a waste container was placed in front of a residence in violation of this chapter with proof that the defendant was at the time of the violation the occupant of the residence shall constitute in evidence a prima facie presumption that the occupant of the residence was the person who committed the violation.
(d) In any prosecution charging the failure to display an official refuse tag or annual decal on a waste container, proof that an examination of the waste container in question revealed material that identifies the generator of the solid waste, shall constitute in evidence a prima facie presumption that the generator of the waste was the person who committed the violation. (Ord. No. O-91-056, 3-26-91, eff. 4-1-91; Ord. No. O-93-246, 9-14-93, eff. 10-1-93; Ord. No. O-97-201, 9-23-97, eff. 10-1-97; Ord. No. O-03-113, 6-10-03, eff. 7-1-03)
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