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(A) Prohibition. No person or entity shall hereafter establish, construct, or operate any type of solid waste landfill within the corporate limits of the city, including, but not limited to, landfills designated as contained landfills, construction/demolition debris landfills or residual landfills.
(B) Contained landfill. A solid waste landfill that accepts for disposal one or more of the following:
(1) Non-hazardous solid waste including residential, commercial, institutional, industrial and municipal waste;
(2) Shredded tires;
(3) Household hazardous waste;
(4) Limited quantity generator hazardous waste and/or non-hazardous spill cleanup residue.
(C) Construction demolition debris landfill. A solid waste landfill that accepts for disposal the solid waste that results from the construction, remodeling, repair, and demolition of structures and roads and for the disposal, including one or more of the following:
(1) Uncontaminated solid waste consisting of vegetation resulting from land clearing and grubbing;
(2) Utility line maintenance; and
(3) Seasonal and storm-related cleanup.
Such waste includes, but is not limited to:
(2) Shredded or segmented tires;
(3) Concrete and other masonry materials;
(4) Soil, rock, wood;
(5) Wall coverings, plaster, drywall, plumbing fixtures;
(6) Tree stumps, limbs, saw dust;
(7) Leaves, yard-waste;
(8) Paper, paper products, metals;
(10) Insulation, roofing shingles;
(11) Asphalt pavement;
(12) Glass, plastics;
(13) Electrical wiring and components.
(D) Residual landfill. A solid waste landfill that accepts for disposal industrial wastes or residues along with sludge and special wastes.
(E) Transfer stations. A transfer station operating under a permit issued by the Kentucky Division of Waste Management shall not be prohibited under the terms of this section.
(F) Relief. The city may bring an action in the Grayson Circuit Court for injunctive relief against any person or entity violating or threatening to violate this section.
(G) Violations. Violation of this section shall constitute a Class B misdemeanor.
(Ord. 97-4, passed 5-5-97)