The owner of every occupied residential rental unit in the unincorporated area of Ouachita Parish shall maintain a contractual arrangement that provides for the collection, conveyance, and disposal of solid waste from such commercial building by a franchise agent on a regular basis of not less than two (2) times per month. The obligation of the owner may be satisfied by a contractual arrangement maintained by the occupant of such residential rental unit.
The penalty for non-compliance:
The violation of any of the provisions of this article or rules and regulations promulgated thereof shall be deemed to be and is hereby declared to be a misdemeanor and any person convicted of the violation thereof shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) or ordered to perform not more than 40 hours of community service, or any combination of such penalties.
The meeting is set for 5:30 PM, Monday, March 4, Ouachita Parish Courthouse, second floor.
Here is the agenda.
Also, a public hearing is scheduled on an ordinance introduced at the 2/19/13 meeting that would provide for penalties for derelict property and trash. The final vote on that proposed ordinance will take place during the regular jury meeting.