PUBLIC NUISANCE / HEALTH HAZARD HARWOOD HEIGHTS GARBAGE
Garbage containers are supplied by the disposal company. This program reduces rodents, lost lids and garbage overflow. Homeowners must use the 95-gallon refuse cart for all garbage and the 65-gallon recycling cart both with wheels and attached lids supplied by the refuse company. All recyclable materials can be combined in the 65-gallon recycling cart. Upon request and verification, senior citizens 62 years old and better and handicapped persons will be provided a smaller refuse cart. Additional refuse carts can be provided upon request for an additional fee. ARC will bill residents for additional refuse carts. Garbage carts must be placed in alleyways so as not to disrupt traffic. Garbage is picked up weekly and recycling is picked up every other week. Materials to be removed: Regular house garbage to include all paper, magazines, bottles, cans, etc.; also included are couches, chairs, tables, box springs, mattresses and other miscellaneous furniture; household appliances including dishwashers, stoves, refrigerators, hot water tanks and washing and drying machines. Materials not included: Dirt, sod, rocks, bricks, concrete or car parts; building materials including roofing, lumber, drywall, ceiling and floor tiles, etc.; contractors materials including furnaces, central air units, carpeting; also any flammable, toxic or hazardous materials. Toxic/hazardous material removal: Special pickup is required. Contact Bosman/Arc for further information at (708) 456-0004.
YARD WASTE SERVICE
Yard waste may be set out for pick up in either a paper yard waste bag or in a 30-35 gallon container. Brush needs to be bundled not larger than 50 pounds or longer than four feet. All grass clippings, garden waste, tree trimmings and leaves that are properly set out will be taken on garbage day. Whole trees, stumps, sod, dirt, rocks and tree limbs more than two feet in diameter will not be taken. Yard waste service will be available for eight months: April 1 through the end of November.
Grass and weeds of any kind exceeding eight inches in height is a violation during the growing season. Grass not being maintained is declared a nuisance, and the homeowner is subject to a fine. Sweeping leaves into gutters prohibited No person shall sweep leaves or other yard waste materials into the gutter for removal by the street sweeper. The sweeper operator will go around such materials and the property owner shall be issued a ticket. The property owner shall then pick up all materials and dispose of them in a proper manner as required by law.
As a matter of public health, no owner shall keep more than three dogs or three cats or any combination thereof totaling three in any single dwelling unit. Every owner of a cat or dog within the village shall annually by the first of May purchase a license to register the dog or cat (license fee is $2 for each animal). A current rabies tag number must be provided.
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