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17.102.260 Registration Required for Independent Commercial Recyclers.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 182671, effective May 15, 2009.)

A.  No person shall provide collection service as an independent commercial recycler within the City without having registered with the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, by providing BPS with a copy of their City of Portland Business License, with their Business License number, or with a copy of their current annual Business License exemption application or request submitted to the City’s Revenue Bureau.

B.  All independent commercial recyclers which collect in the City at least 25 tons of recyclables and/or compostables per year shall report quarterly to BPS on the amounts of recyclables collected in the City, on forms provided by BPS.