The accumulation, Storage, Collection, transportation, Processing and disposal of Solid Waste is a matter of public concern, in that improper control of such matters creates a public Nuisance and can lead to air Pollution, fire hazards, illegal dumping, insect breeding, rodent infestation and other problems affecting the health, welfare and safety of the residents of this and surrounding cities. The minimum weekly collection of Solid Waste from all residences and places of business in the City benefits all occupants of residences and businesses within the City. Accordingly, the collection of Solid Waste in the City is a mandatory service and shall not be discontinued. The regulations provided in this chapter are designated to eliminate or alleviate such public health and safety concerns, and provide minimum standards for the accumulation, Storage, Collection, transportation, and Processing of Solid Waste. (Ord. 3523 § 1, 2022; Ord. 2992 § 1, 2005; Ord. 2764 § 1, 1998).