The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this Chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

Garbage- means all organic household waste, offal, or animal and vegetable matter, such as has been prepared or intended to be used as food, or shall have arisen in the preparation of food, wastepaper, refuse, discarded material and trash.

(Code 1982; K.S.A. 12-2102; K.S.A. 65-3401 et seq.; K.S.A. 65-3410; Code 2015)

It shall be the duty of every householder, tenant and occupant of any dwelling or building to provide or cause to be provided and kept at all times portable vessels, tanks or receptacles to be perfectly watertight and provided with a tightly fitting cover, of sufficient capacity to hold garbage accumulated from the respective premises.

(Code 1982; Code 2015)

It shall be unlawful for any person to transport trash or other refuse upon the streets or alleys of the City, except in closed containers or in vehicles equipped with an enclosed compartment so constructed, equipped and used as to not permit garbage or other refuse to be blown and otherwise discharged onto the streets and alleys of the City during transportation.

(Code 1982; Code 2015)

Any person failing to comply with any duty imposed by this Chapter, or violating any of the terms and provisions of this Chapter, shall be deemed guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.

(Code1982; Code 2015)