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File #: 66678    Version: Name: Garbage Carts, Handling and Container Storage
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/28/2021 In control: Attorney's Office
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action: 9/21/2021
Enactment date: 10/1/2021 Enactment #: ORD-21-00064
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Repealing Section 7.36(7) of the Madison General Ordinances and creating Section 27.05(2)(cc) of the Madison General Ordinances to reflect current manner of garbage carts, garbage handling and garbage container storage.
Sponsors: Yannette Figueroa Cole, Grant Foster, Arvina Martin, Juliana R. Bennett
Attachments: 1. 66678 version 1.pdf
Fiscal Note
No appropriation required.
Title
SUBSTITUTE - Repealing Section 7.36(7) of the Madison General Ordinances and creating Section 27.05(2)(cc) of the Madison General Ordinances to reflect current manner of garbage carts, garbage handling and garbage container storage.
Body
DRAFTER’S ANALYSIS: This amendment is updated to reflect the current manner of garbage carts and garbage handling by the City as well as simplify and clarify where garbage and recycling carts must be stored when not out for collection.

The Substitute incorporates a recommendation of the Board of to further specify the location of garbage carts adjacent to buildings on corner lots.

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

1. Subsection (7) of Section 7.36 entitled “Collection and Disposition of Garbage” is repealed.

2. Subdivision (cc) entitled “Storage of Trash and Recycling Carts” of subsection (2) of Section 27.05 entitled “Safe and Sanitary Maintenance of Property” is created as follows:

“27.05(2)(cc) Storage of Trash and Recycling Carts. When not out for collection, trash and recycling carts shall be stored in accordance with one of the following criteria:

1. If the property has a driveway that leads to the rear of the property, the carts must be stored in the garage or adjacent to the building behind the front wall and corner lot street side wall of the house or garage.

2. If the driveway terminates at the front of the building or no driveway exists, the carts must be stored in the garage or adjacent to the building.

3. If the Building Inspection Director or their designee has designated another location for a particular property, the carts must be stored in the designated location.”


EDITOR’S NOTE:
Subsection (7) of Section 7.36 currently reads as follows:

“(7) (a) Vessels for Holding Garbage to be Provided - Manner of Depositing Garbage in Same....

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