The corporate authorities of the village reserve the right to adjust and/or discontinue making recycling program payments when, in their determination, circumstances so warrant.

(Res. passed 12-4-2008; Ord. 1086, passed 1-29-2020)


   (A)   For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.

      GARBAGE. Rejected food wastes, and to include every refuse accumulation of animal, fruit, or vegetable matter used or intended for food, or that attends the preparation, use, cooking, dealing in, or storing of meat, fish, fowl, fruit, or vegetables.

      REFUSE. Ashes, tin cans, broken crockery, glassware, bottles, rubbish, junk, liquid waste, wastepaper, and like materials.

   (B)   It shall be unlawful for the occupant or owner of any premises within the village to permit garbage or refuse to be placed or remain thereon, except in containers meeting the requirements of division (C) below.

   (C)   The occupant or owner of any premises in the village shall provide as a container for garbage and refuse a container that is sufficiently watertight and airtight to prohibit the emission of fluids, solids and odoriferous air therefrom. Said container shall be of such material, color, size, and shape as may appeal to the owner or occupant aforesaid. Said container shall be of sufficient strength to resist the curiosity of those animals or persons who might reasonably be expected to examine or remove the contents of the same without the authority or permission of the owner or occupant.

(Ord. 550, passed 9-4-1980)  Penalty, see § 51.99

§ 51.99  PENALTY.

   (A)   Any person violating any provision of this chapter for which no specific penalty is prescribed shall be subject to § 10.99 of this code of ordinances.

   (B)   Any person, firm, or corporation violating any provision of § 51.02 shall be fined not less than $50 and not more than $100 for each offense and each 24-hour period during which said violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.

(Ord. 550, passed 9-4-1980)