POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Mary Hull Caballero Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 17 Public Improveme Chapter 17.102 Solid Waste & Recycling Collection
17.102.240 Revocation or Suspension of Commercial Collection Permits.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 184288, effective January 7, 2011.)


A.  The Director may suspend or revoke a commercial collection permit under the following conditions:


1.  One or more of the permit conditions is being violated;


2.  The permittee is in violation of any of the provisions of this Chapter or the commercial administrative rules for solid waste and recycling.


3.  The permitee has failed to pay fees and assessments as provided in Chapter 17.102.


4.  The permittee has been found by a court of competent jurisdiction to have practiced fraud or deceit upon the City.


B.  The Director shall consider the following criteria in determining whether to revoke or suspend the commercial collection permit due to violations of the provisions of this Chapter or the commercial administrative rules for solid waste and recycling:


1.  The nature and extent of the permittee’s involvement in the violation;


2.  Whether the permittee was seeking any benefits, economic or otherwise, through the violation;


3.  Whether the violation was isolated and temporary, or repeated and continuous;


4.  The magnitude and seriousness of the violation;


5.  The relative harms of continued collection service from the permittee and the potential for service disruption;


6.  Whether any criminal prosecutions have occurred in regard to the violations; and


7.  Other relevant, applicable evidence bearing on the nature and seriousness of the violation.


C.  Revocation or suspension of a permit may be appealed to the Code Hearings Officer as provided in accordance with procedures set forth in Chapter 22.10 of the City Code.


1.  Any person requesting an appeal to the Code Hearings Office may be assessed a fee of up to $500 at the time of their application. Failure to submit full payment of appeal fee within the time allowed to request an appeal hearing shall result in the denial of the request for an appeal hearing.


2.  If the Code Hearings Officer decides in favor of the appellant at the Code Hearing, the submitted appeal fee shall be refunded in full to the appellant.

Title 17 Public Improveme
Chapter 17.04 Definitions
Chapter 17.06 Administration of Public Works Permitting
Chapter 17.08 Local Improvement Procedure
Chapter 17.12 Assessments
Chapter 17.13 Parks and Recreation System Development Charge
Chapter 17.14 Financing Systems Development Charges
Chapter 17.15 Transportation System Development Charge
Chapter 17.16 General Provisions
Chapter 17.18 General Obligation Improvement Warrants
Chapter 17.19 Northwest Transportation Fund
Chapter 17.20 (Repealed)
Chapter 17.23 Special Traffic Control District
Chapter 17.24 Permits
Chapter 17.25 Sidewalk Cafes
Chapter 17.26 Sidewalk Vendors
Chapter 17.27 Structural Driveways
Chapter 17.28 Sidewalks, Curbs and Driveways
Chapter 17.30 (Repealed)
Chapter 17.32 Public Sewer and Drainage System Permits, Connections and Maintenance
Chapter 17.33 Required Public Sewer Connection
Chapter 17.34 Sanitary Discharges
Chapter 17.35 Septage Discharge
Chapter 17.36 Sewer User Charges
Chapter 17.37 Downspout Disconnection
Chapter 17.38 Drainage and Water Quality
Chapter 17.39 Storm System Discharges
Chapter 17.40 Protection of Public Right-of-Way
Chapter 17.41 Landslide Abatement
Chapter 17.42 Property Owner Responsibility for Streets
Chapter 17.44 Street Obstructions
Chapter 17.45 Advertising on Bus Benches
Chapter 17.46 Publication Boxes
Chapter 17.48 Moving Buildings
Chapter 17.52 Trees
Chapter 17.56 Public Utilitites
Chapter 17.60 Underground Wiring Districts
Chapter 17.64 Protection of City Owned Telecommunications Line and Equipment, Street Lighing and Traffic Signal Systems
Chapter 17.68 Street Lights
Chapter 17.72 (Repealed)
Chapter 17.76 Fuel Tanks
Chapter 17.80 Plats and Dedications
Chapter 17.82 Land Divisions
Chapter 17.84 Street Vacations
Chapter 17.88 Street Access
Chapter 17.92 Street Designation
Chapter 17.93 Renaming City Streets
Chapter 17.96 Surveys, Elevations and Monuments
Chapter 17.100 Remedies and Penalties
Chapter 17.102 Solid Waste & Recycling Collection
Chapter 17.103 Single-Use Plastic Checkout Bags
Chapter 17.104 Commercial Building Energy Performance Reporting