8.24.026 – Non-residential collection

  1. General requirements.  All owners and occupiers of non-residential structures in the City shall collect and dispose accumulations of garbage and refuse, recyclable material and compostable material regularly and systematically, at least once every fourteen days, by a refuse collector licensed by the City pursuant to Chapter 5.32.011 of the St. Charles Municipal Code.  Containers to be used for the collection of garbage and refuse from non-residential premises shall be tightly covered metal or other non-corrodible, watertight containers.  All hotels, motels, restaurants, industrial categories, hospitals, food take-out and catering kitchens, food stands, schools, churches, convents, grocery and meat markets, and all other establishments having disposable garbage, refuse and recyclables shall store such garbage, refuse and recyclables in containers with covers of suitable size until the designated pickup days.  Mobile garbage and refuse containers required to be left at curbside shall be placed at curbside no earlier than 5:00 p.m. on the day preceding the day on which collection is scheduled, and shall be removed from curbside no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of collection.
  2. Grease.  Property owners and tenants in the service area shown in Exhibit C and generally described as Lot 3 and Lot 13 in Phase 2 of First Street Redevelopment Subdivision, and including Lots 1, 2, and 5, in Block 39 of the Original Town of St. Charles, and including Lots 3 and 4 in said Block 39 lying north of the northerly line of said Lot 13, and including Lot 6 in said Block 39 lying west of the westerly line of said Lot 13, except those portions of said Lots 1 and 4 dedicated for right of way purposes, in the City of St. Charles, Kane County Illinois, shall deposit all grease in approved containers designated by the City.  Property owners and tenants shall pay to the City the scavenger’s pickup fee in accordance with terms and conditions of the City contract with the licensed scavenger.  Deposit of grease materials on the ground or in unapproved containers is expressly prohibited.
  3. Refuse.  Property owners and tenants in the service area shown in Exhibit D and generally described as Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, in Block 39 of the Original Town of St. Charles; except the southerly 12 feet of the easterly 21 feet of said Lot 2; and except the southerly 22 feet of said Lot 4; and except that portion of said Lot 3 described as follows:  Commencing at the southwest corner of said Lot 3, thence easterly along the south line of said Lot 3, 22 feet for a Point of Beginning; thence northerly parallel with the west line of said Lot 3, 28 feet; thence easterly parallel with the said south line, 22 feet; thence southerly parallel with the said west line, 8 feet; thence easterly parallel with the said south line, 22 feet to the east line of said Lot 3, thence southerly along the said east line, 22 feet to the southeast corner of said Lot 3; thence westerly along the said south line to the Point of Beginning; and except those portions of said Lots 1 and 4 dedicated for right of way purposes, in the City of St. Charles, Kane County Illinois, shall deposit all garbage, refuse, and recyclables in approved containers designated by the City.  Property owners and tenants shall pay to the City the scavenger’s pickup fee in accordance with terms and conditions of the City contract with the licensed scavenger.  Deposit of garbage, refuse or recyclable materials on the ground or in unapproved containers is expressly prohibited.  In addition, the following sections shall apply to all non-residential premises:  Section 8.24.010 (“Definitions”); Section 8.24.050 (“Uncovered garbage”); Section 8.24.055 (“Depositing garbage and refuse on another’s property”); Section 8.24.060 (“Windblown dust, ashes, or trash”); Section 8.24.070 (“Deposit on streets”); Section 8.24.080 (“Consent of owner”); Section 8.24.090 (“Title of wastes”); Section 8.24.099 (“Enforcement”); Section 8.24.100 (“Penalty for violation of Chapter 8.24”).                                                
(2008-M-36: § 2; 2002-M-94: § 1; 1990-M-10: § 1)