Businesses that must make private arrangements for the removal of solid waste include:
- Businesses outside the French Quarter and Downtown Development District that generate more than 96 gallons of solid waste at each routine collection
- Businesses within the French Quarter and/or Downtown Development District that generate more than 35 gallons of solid waste at each routine collection
- Restaurants, bars, or hotels
- Buildings with more than 4 residential units
These properties must arrange for private collection service and file an application for Litter Abatement with the Sewerage and Water Board.
The current fee is $100 per year or $4.00 per unit, whichever is greater.