Chapter 27
SOLID WASTE1

Article I. General Provisions

27-1.    Title.

27-2.    Purpose and scope.

27-3.    Powers and duties of Public Works Director.

27-4.    Hours of collection.

27-5.    Definitions.

27-6, 27-7.    Reserved.

Article II. Solid Waste Containment

27-8.    Inspection of containers.

27-9.    Responsibility for solid waste, green organics, and recyclables. *2

27-10.    Illegal dumping of solid waste; penalty.

27-11.    Household medical and infectious waste.

27-12.    Animal waste.

27-13.    Unobstructed passage in streets and alleys.

27-14.    Solid waste, green organics, or recyclables containers. *2

27-15.    Condemnation of containers; removal.

27-16.    Responsibility for streets, alleys and sidewalks.

27-17, 27-18.    Reserved.

Article III. Solid Waste Collection

27-19.    Residential user containers; ownership, placement, responsibility, and enclosures. *2

27-20.    Manual solid waste collection.

27-21.    Residential collection.

27-22.    Residential bulk trash placement and collection services.

27-23, 27-24.    Reserved.

Article IV. Solid Waste Recycling

27-25.    Residential recycling program.

27-26.    Residential recycling program nonparticipants and participant removal from program.

27-27.    Residential contained green organics program. +1

27-28.    Reserved.

Article V. Administration and Enforcement

27-29.    Authority to enforce.

27-30.    Rules and regulations.

27-31.    Enforcement independent of other officials.

27-32.    Enforcement and cooperation of other departments.

27-33.    Issuance of citation or notice of violation.

27-34.    Threats and intimidation.

27-35.    Violations and penalties.

27-36.    Jurisdiction of court.

27-37.    Abatement; appeal.

27-38.    Conflicts of ordinances; liability.

27-39, 27-40.    Reserved.

Article VI. Solid Waste Disposal; Facilities

27-41.    Definitions.

27-42.    Disposal of special waste, lead acid batteries and motor oil.

27-43.    City of Phoenix solid waste disposal facility user requirements.

27-44.    Disposal of infectious, radioactive and hazardous waste.

27-45, 27-46.    Reserved.

Article VII. Solid Waste Fees

27-47.    Application of variances; beginning of charges.

27-48.    Level of solid waste fees; no exceptions.

27-49.    Payment of solid waste fees.

27-50.    Credits and debits of solid waste fees.

27-51.    Financial responsibility deposits.

27-51.1.    Reserved.

27-52.    State and other governmentally imposed fees or taxes.

27-53.    Solid waste disposal facility permits; fees.

27-54.    Waiver of disposal fees.

27-55.    Dumping in designated areas permitted upon payment of fee.

27-56, 27-57.    Reserved.


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Editor’s note—Ord. No. G-4623, § 1, adopted June 23, 2004, effective July 23, 2004, amended Chapter 27 in its entirety to read as herein set out. Prior to inclusion of said ordinance, Chapter 27 pertained to similar subject and derived from Ord. No. G-4341, § 3, adopted April 11, 2001, effective May 11, 2004.

Charter reference—Authority to provide for collection and disposal of solid waste, ch. IV, § 2(18), (73).

Cross reference—Handbills and advertisements, ch. 3; nuisances, § 23-11 et seq.; leaving building material on streets and sidewalks, § 23-25; offenses against public health, § 23-45 et seq.; dumping, § 23-47.3; sewers, ch. 28; streets and sidewalks, ch. 31; removal of debris and rubbish from streets and sidewalks, § 31-10; neighborhood preservation, ch. 39; environmental protection, ch. 40.

State law reference—Solid waste generally, A.R.S. § 49-701 et seq.; municipal authority relative to solid waste, A.R.S. §§ 49-704, 49-741 et seq.; littering, A.R.S. § 13-1603.