It shall be unlawful for any scavenger to engage in scavenging in the City of Elmhurst without first having obtained a license (MCO Chapter 31
, Section 221) .
Business License / Registration Application
Number and Classification
The number and classification of licenses shall be as follows:
Residential scavenger's license which shall permit the collection of garbage, rubbish, brush, any other refuse, or recyclable materials from single, two, three and four family residence dwellings (residential locations). There shall be no more than one such license in force in the city at any time.
Commercial scavenger's license which shall permit the collection of garbage, rubbish, brush, any other refuse, or recyclable materials from all but residential locations. The number of such licenses shall be unlimited.
The following items must accompany the application:
- Original Certificate of Insurance
- Surety Bond in the amount of $10,000
Commercial scavenger fees are $500 per year.