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Chapter 12. Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling

Sec. 12-04. Enforcement and penalty.

(1) Any authorized officer, employee or representative of the city, including the hauler, may inspect recyclable materials separated for recycling, post-consumer waste intended for disposal, collection sites and facilities, collection vehicles, collection areas of multiple-family dwellings and nonresidential facilities and properties, solid waste disposal facilities and solid waste treatment facilities, and any records relating to recycling activities, for the purpose of ascertaining compliance with the provisions of this chapter. No person may refuse access to any authorized officer, employee or authorized representative of the city or licensed hauler who requests access for purposes of inspection and who presents appropriate credentials. No person may obstruct, hamper or interfere with such an inspection.

(2) Any person who violates a provision of this chapter may be issued a citation by the city police. The issuance of a citation shall not preclude proceeding under any other code or law relating to the same or any other matter. Proceeding under any other code or law relating to the same or any other matter shall not preclude the issuance of a citation under this subsection.

(3) Any person who shall violate any section of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as provided in section 1-05 of this Code.

(Code 1982, 11.19)