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(a) General Requirements. Any vehicle used to provide collection services or recycling services in Loudoun County shall be in conformance with this chapter and operated in such a manner as to not create a nuisance or adversely affect public health. Any collector operating a collection vehicle in violation of this chapter shall be subject to enforcement actions and penalties as authorized in this chapter.
(b) Identification. Any collection vehicle used to provide collection services or recycling services, which is not specifically excluded or exempted under this chapter, shall be operated only under a valid permit and shall have a registration number assigned to such vehicle by the Director. The business name and operable telephone number of the collector shall be visibly displayed on both sides of any permitted vehicle in letters and numbers not less than four inches high. No variances from these display provisions shall be allowed except by written permission of the Director.
(c) Design and Maintenance. Collection vehicles used for the collection and transportation of solid waste or recyclable material shall have protection against the leaking or spilling of solid waste or recyclable material and against solid waste or recyclable material being blown or hurled from such vehicles.
(d) Parking and Storage. Collection vehicles shall be stored in a neat and sanitary manner and shall not provide areas for insect breeding, vectors, or be a nuisance to adjoining property owners or a source of odors. Collection vehicles shall not be parked, except for temporary stops during the performance of collection services, on any public right-of-way, and shall be parked, except for temporary stops during the performance of collection services, in properly zoned locations. Parking of collection vehicles on the public right-of-way, other than temporary stops during the performance of collection services, shall be considered a public nuisance and is prohibited. A collector shall not park or store collection vehicles on any private property unless the property owner has consented in writing and the Zoning Administrator of Loudoun County has issued a written determination that the site is a lawful place to park or store a collection vehicle.
(Ord. 02-09. Passed 5-20-02.)