8.04 Private On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems and Waste Haulers
(A) PRIVATE ON-SITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS.
(1) Installation of private wastewater treatment systems within the City limits shall be subject
to current state and local regulatory requirements.
(B) WASTE HAULERS.
(1) License and Bond. Before applying for any license hereunder, any person engaging in the
business of waste hauling must be licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources,
as required by State Statute. Where no license is required by State Statute, applicants may
qualify for a City license with written verification from the State.
Applications for a waste hauler’s license shall be made to the City Clerk on forms provided therefore and such application shall include a copy of the current license issued by the Department of Natural Resources or written verification from the Department of Natural Resources that a license from the State is not required as well as a receipt from the City Treasurer showing the payment of the license fee which is hereby established at One Hundred Twenty-five dollars ($125.00) per year, and the execution by the applicant of a bond to the City in the amount of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) conditioned upon the faithful performance of the duties of the waste hauler and the observance of the charter, ordinance and resolutions of the City and such state laws and administrative regulations as are applicable. The City Clerk shall, upon compliance with all of the terms and conditions of this Ordinance, issue a license to the applicant. Such license shall expire June 30th of each year.
(a) The regulations of the Department of Natural Resources regarding equipment,
procedures and activities of waste haulers are hereby adopted by reference.
(b) Disposal of the collected waste material into the City of La Crosse Sanitary Sewer
System shall be permitted only at the Wastewater Treatment Plant at the location
designated by the Superintendent of the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Disposal shall be
permitted only during normal business hours.
(c) No vehicle or container loaded with waste materials shall stand overnight. Such an
action is hereby declared a nuisance.
(d) Materials shall comply with the current provisions of Chapter 6 of the Municipal Code of
the City of La Crosse.
(e) Charges for disposal of hauled wastes shall correspond to the latest schedule of charges
as approved by the Common Council.
(f) The license holder shall complete in detail any and all forms giving such information as
shall be requested by the Superintendent of the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Waste
haulers may also be required to submit lab test results from representative waste samples.
(C) CHARGES FOR DUMPING NON-CITY WASTES.
(1) Fees. Charges for disposal of non-City, hauled wastes shall correspond to the latest
schedule of charges as approved by the Common Council, plus an additional 25% surcharge.
(Ord. #4317 recreated 2/9/06)