Solid Waste Screening Requirements & Examples

As a property owner / landlord, you are responsible for maintaining your property and keeping it in compliance with Merriam's codes and ordinances. Solid waste regulations can be found in Chapter 56 of Merriam's Code of Ordinances.

When stored outdoors, solid waste and recycling containers must be placed behind the front of residence or screened from view. Non-compliance could result in citations and fines.

Below are examples of permitted solid waste and recyclable container screening and storage.

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For more information or questions regarding regulations, please contact the Community Development Department at 913.322.5520.