CHAPTER 23C. UTILITY SERVICES.
Article XII. Recyclable Materials.
Sec. 23C-13-1. Definitions.
Unless otherwise indicated, the following definitions shall apply to all
provisions of this article:
“Administrative fee” means a
non-refundable fee submitted by the applicant to the city as described in
Section 23C-13-4. This fee shall be deposited in the city’s solid waste
fund to cover costs associated with this article.
means any individual, firm, contractor, limited liability company, association,
partnership, political subdivision, government agency, municipality, industry,
public or private corporation, or any other entity whatsoever that applies to
the city for the applicable permits to undertake any construction or demolition
project within the city.
“Compliance official” means the staff
person(s) designated by the public works director authorized and responsible for
implementing this article.
“Construction” means the building of
any facility or structure or any portion thereof including any tenant
improvements to an existing facility or structure.
demolition debris” means:
(1) Discarded materials generally not
considered water soluble and non-hazardous in nature, including, but not limited
to, steel, glass, brick, concrete, asphalt material, pipe, wallboard, roofing
materials, and lumber from the construction or destruction of a structure as
part of a construction or demolition project or from the renovation of a
structure and/or landscaping, including rocks, soil, tree remains, trees, and
other vegetative matter that normally results from land clearing, landscaping,
and development operations for a construction project;
(2) Clean cardboard,
paper, plastic, wood, and metal scraps from any construction
(3) Other non-hazardous wastes that are generated at construction
or demolition projects provided such amounts are consistent with best management
practices of the industry.
“Demolition” means the decimating,
razing, tearing down or wrecking of any facility, structure, pavement or
building, whether in whole or in part, whether interior or
“Deposit” means a cash dollar amount provided to the
city at the time of submitting the waste reduction and recycling plan. Refunds
of the deposit (without interest) are dependent on the level of compliance with
this article as described in Section 23C-13-8. Forfeited deposits shall be
deposited in the city’s solid waste fund and will be used to implement the
city’s recycling program.
“Designated recyclable and reusable
materials” means and includes, but is not limited to:
building materials including all products generally used in construction
including, but not limited to, asphalt, concrete, rock, stone, mortar, and
(2) Wood materials including any and all dimensional lumber, fencing
or construction wood that is not chemically treated, creosoted, contaminated, or
(3) Metals including all metal scrap such as, but not limited to,
pipes, siding, window frames, door frames, and fences;
materials, including wood shingles as well as asphalt, metal, stone and slate
based roofing materials;
(5) Salvageable materials includes all salvageable
materials and structures including, but not limited to, wallboard, doors,
windows, fixtures, toilets, sinks, bath tubs, and
“Divert” means to use material for any purpose other
than disposal in a landfill.
“Project” shall have the meaning
set forth in Section 23C-13-2 of this article.
means a lot or parcel where demolition, construction, addition, or alteration is
proposed. In the case of a residential subdivision under construction,
“project site” means the parcels proposed for development in a
particular phase by a homebuilder.
“Recycling” means the process
of collecting, sorting, cleansing, treating, and reconstituting materials that
would otherwise become solid waste, and returning them to the economic
mainstream in the form of raw material for new, reused, or reconstituted
products which meet the quality standards necessary to be used in the
“Renovation” means any change, addition, or
modification in an existing structure.
“Reuse” means further or
repeated use of construction or demolition debris.
and recycling plan” means a completed city-provided form submitted before
the issuance of a building and/or demolition permit, approved by the compliance
official for the purpose of compliance with this article.
reduction and recycling report” means a completed city-provided form
submitted quarterly and after demolition or construction, as a precedent to
final inspection and issuance of any certificate of occupancy, approved by the
compliance official for the purpose of compliance with this article. (Ord. No.
1469, § 3 (part).)