Dumpster usage requirements

  • Dumpster use by a “Residential Customer” is to be short term and for projects that include home renovations (associated with a building permit) and house cleaning i.e. “Spring Cleaning”
  • No “Mixed Municipal Solid Waste” shall be placed in dumpsters unless the property qualifies as a “Multi-Residential Customer” as defined below and have contracted weekly pickup service with a permitted vendor
  • All “Mixed Municipal Solid Waste” must be placed in the approved green carts or low volume bags and placed out for curbside pickup every 7 days according to the pickup schedule defined for the property location
  • Dumpsters used for shop or home based businesses cannot be used for “Mixed Municipal Solid Waste” disposal and must be enclosed in the garage or constructed enclosure with solid base to obstruct the view of the public when not being serviced
  • Dumpster enclosures must meet proper zoning setbacks

Definitions

“Mixed Municipal Solid Waste” means garbage, refuse and other solid waste generated by Residential Customers, Multi-Residential Customers, and City-owned and operated facilities. “Mixed Municipal Solid Waste” does not mean garbage, refuse and other solid waste generated by commercial, industrial and other community activities.

“Multi-Residential Customer” means a Multi-Residential Unit located in the City which produces mixed municipal solid waste. “Multi-residential unit” shall mean permanent buildings containing three or more residential units including condominiums, apartment houses, mobile-home parks, travel trailer parks and recreational vehicle parks.

“Residential Customer” means a Residential Unit located in the City which produces mixed municipal solid waste. “Residential Unite” shall mean a dwelling within the incorporated areas of the City occupied by a person or group of persons comprising not more than two families. A residence unit to which service must be rendered under the provisions of the ordinance shall be either a single-family residential unit or a duplex residential unit.

Contact Information

Police Chief: Jason Cotner
PO Box 526
303 East 3rd Street
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Ph. 507-637-4005

Public Works Project Coordinator: James Doering
PO Box 526
333 S Washington St.
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Ph. 507-637-5755

Zoning and Building Inspector: Tim Hanna
PO Box 526
333 S Washington St.
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Ph. 507-637-5755

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For more information contact City Hall at 507-616-7400 or contact the city offices.

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