Chapter 18.61

18.61.010    Applicability.

18.61.020    Minimum containment area.

18.61.030    Design requirements.

18.61.040    Maintenance.

18.61.050    Source reduction/recycling plan.

18.61.060    Large event recycling.

18.61.070    Large venue facility recycling.

18.61.010 Applicability.

Recycling and trash enclosures with receptacles of sufficient volume and number to meet the requirements in this chapter shall be provided for the following types of development:

(1)    Multiple-family residential with four or more units;

(2)    Any commercial, office, public/quasi-public project where garbage receptacle(s) are being used and the receptacles(s) are not stored wholly within the building;

(3)    Any industrial project where garbage receptacle(s) are being used and garbage receptacle(s) are not screened from public view by landscaping, fencing, or a structure.

Single-family uses or multi-family residential buildings with three or fewer units shall store recyclable materials, trash, and refuse containers in such a manner that they are fully screened from public view from the front of the property. (Ord. 1293 § 1, 2005).

18.61.020 Minimum containment area.

Sufficient area shall be provided to enclose trash and recycling containment facilities, based on minimum trash and recycling generation demands of the project, as required under Chapter 6.08 of the municipal code. (Ord. 1293 § 1, 2005).

18.61.030 Design requirements.

Trash and recycling enclosures shall be designed consistent with trash/recycling design guidelines approved by the city council. (Ord. 1293 § 1, 2005).

18.61.040 Maintenance.

Recycling and trash enclosures shall be maintained in a clean condition, and recyclable materials and refuse shall not be allowed to accumulate in such a manner to create a public health or visual nuisance. Enclosure(s) shall be periodically cleaned to prevent the occurrence of rodent and insect infestation or odor. (Ord. 1293 § 1, 2005).

18.61.050 Source reduction/recycling plan.

All new development, new occupancies requiring city approval, or physical expansions of buildings or uses where such development or use exceeds ten thousand square feet shall submit a source reduction/recycling plan for review and approval by the city services department. The plan shall incorporate provisions for recycling white paper, computer paper, glass, cans, cardboard, polystyrene, paper products, and other recoverable materials. (Ord. 1293 § 1, 2005).

18.61.060 Large event recycling.

For large events that charge an admission price or are operated by a local agency and serve more than two thousand people per day of operation, including, but not limited to, public, nonprofit, or privately owned parks, parking lots, golf courses, street systems, or other open spaces, a source reduction/recycling plan shall be submitted for review and approval by the city services department. The plan shall include an estimate of the amount and types of waste anticipated from the event, and arrangements for separation, collection, and diversion from landfills of reusable and recyclable materials, such as, but not limited to, glass, cans, cardboard, polystyrene, paper products, and food. The applicant shall ensure the implementation of the source reduction/recycling plan by the deposit of fees, as specified by city council resolution, at least ten days prior to the event. Within ten days following the event, the fees shall be refunded upon presentation of a weight or cubic yardage receipt for the recyclables from the receiving waste hauler, service charity, recycling center, or other entity verifying that the materials will not be disposed in a landfill and a description of all other steps taken to reduce or prevent waste generated as a result of the event. Alternative documentation of diversion from the landfill may be acceptable if approved at the time of permit application. (Ord. 1293 § 1, 2005).

18.61.070 Large venue facility recycling.

All venue facilities such as, but not limited to, public, nonprofit, or privately owned and operated stadiums, amphitheaters, arenas, halls, amusement parks, conference or civic centers, zoos, aquariums, airports, racetracks, horse tracks, performing arts centers, fairgrounds, and museums, located within the city of Marysville that annually seats or serves an average of more than two thousand individuals per day of operation shall separate and arrange for recycling of all glass, cans, cardboard, polystyrene, paper products, and food. In addition, the venue facility shall prepare and adopt a waste prevention strategy to reduce the amount of waste material generated by facility operations. When a venue facility owner provides space for a tenant, event management subcontractor, or permitted use of the facility, that owner shall also be responsible for recycling and waste prevention performance of the facility user.

Any venue facility not participating in the recycling services offered by contract collectors may be subject to periodic waste audits. In addition, venue facilities not participating in recycling services offered by contract collectors, or those found not to be implementing their waste reduction strategy plans shall submit, at the request of the city services department, and at their own expense, annual reports which provide information on, but not limited to, the waste prevention policies being implemented, and the type, amount, and destination of all solid waste disposed and each recyclable material sold or donated. The city services department may exempt certain venue facility generators from some of the requirements of this section because they do not generate significant amounts of solid waste or recyclables at a particular event, or because of the localized market conditions for a particular recyclable material. (Ord. 1293 § 1, 2005).