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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 29 Property Mainten Chapter 29.30 Housing Maintenance Requirements
29.30.140 Cleanliness and Sanitation.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 176381, 177254, 181699 and 184885, effective October 28, 2011.)

 

A.  All exterior property areas shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage.  All household garbage shall be stored in receptacles which are free from holes and covered with tight fitting lids.

 

B.  The interior of every dwelling shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition and free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage so as not to breed insects and rodents, produce dangerous or offensive gases, odors and bacteria, or other unsanitary conditions, or create a fire hazard.

 

C.  The owner of a residential rental property shall provide for each dwelling unit, or subscribe for service where a franchisee provides at least one 20 gallon receptacle into which garbage and rubbish may be emptied for storage and collection.  Receptacles must be of sufficient capacity to prevent the overflow of garbage and rubbish from occurring.  Receptacles and lids shall be watertight and provided with handles.  All receptacles shall be maintained free from holes and covered with tight-fitting lids at all times.  The owner of the residential rental property shall subscribe to and pay for weekly recycling and composting service and every-other-week garbage removal service by a refuse collection permittee or franchisee as defined in Chapter 17.102 of the Code of the City of Portland.

 

D.  The owner of any owner occupied residential property shall be required to subscribe and pay for weekly recycling and composting service and every-other-week garbage removal service by a refuse collection permittee or franchisee as defined in Chapter 17.102 of the Code of the City of Portland if the property has been posted two or more times within one year for violation of Subsection 29.20.010 H.1. or 2.