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9.36.040. Scavenging prohibited
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to remove, sort through, or scavenge solid waste contained in a container or receptacle.
(2) This Section does not apply to:
(a) Law enforcement officers engaged in investigation of any crime under federal, state, or local law.
(b) Properly licensed providers under a contractual or legal obligation to collect solid waste.
(c) The owner or authorized user of a container or receptacle or a person receiving permission from the owner or authorized user to sort through or remove the contents of a container or receptacle.
(d) State licensed private investigators acting within the reasonable parameters of an investigation, which is within the scope of the investigator's authority.
(3) No person, other than a designated provider, may place solid waste into a solid waste vehicle.
(4) This ordinance shall not be deemed to create a private property right in any solid waste set out for collection by an owner, agent thereof, or authorized user of a solid waste receptacle.
Ord. No. 05-47, Enacted 11/3/2005Ord. No. 09-05, Amended, 3/19/2009