(A)   Refuse storage.
      (1)   Approved containers. It shall be unlawful to dispose of any solid waste other than in approved containers so defined and approved by the responsible agency.
      (2)   Abuse of containers. It shall be unlawful to tamper with, remove covers, overturn, or otherwise damage receptacles or create litter or health problems.
         (a)   The county shall operate or contract a solid waste collection service for household solid waste for residents of the county through the location of and collection from county receptacles.
         (b)   Household waste only will be deposited in county receptacles. It shall be unlawful to deposit trees, stumps, timber, bricks, commercial, and industrial waste, white goods such as refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, and the like, vehicle tires, dead animals, demolition and construction debris in county receptacles.
         (c)   It shall be unlawful for a municipality, business, industry, or resident of any area outside the county to deposit any solid waste in a county receptacle or individual site except upon written agreement and approval of the responsible agency.
   (B)   Solid waste collection transportation. No refuse collector shall provide treatment for or dispose of solid waste without a valid permit.
   (C)   Solid waste disposal.
      (1)   It shall be unlawful to throw, place, or scatter any solid waste upon or below the surface of any premises except in receptacles.
      (2)   It shall be unlawful for anyone to deposit solid waste on public property in the county except on approved designated sites in the county and/or in county receptacles.
      (3)   Solid waste that is toxic, explosive, or otherwise dangerous and unmanageable by the county government shall not be deposited, transported, stored, or disposed of without proper authorization by the responsible agency.
      (4)   It shall be unlawful for any solid waste generated outside the boundaries of the county to be deposited or processed within the county without the expressed approval of the Board of Supervisors for the county.
   (D)   Permit. On and after the effective date of this chapter, no person shall:
      (1)   Operate any sanitary landfill, open dump, or other facility for the disposal of solid waste without a permit from the responsible agency;
      (2)   Own, operate, or allow to be operated on his or her property an open dump for the public unless such a person is the holder of a permit issued by the responsible agency; and/or
      (3)   Provide treatment for or dispose of solid waste.
   (E)   Issuance of permits.
      (1)   For solid waste collection or persons providing treatment for or having a disposal site for the public will be issued by the responsible agency, which shall be the Commissioner of the Revenue with prior approval of the Board of Supervisors.
      (2)   A permit issued under this chapter shall expire on the last day of each calendar year and may be renewable annually.
   (F)   Revocation of permits. Persons providing treatment of having site for the disposal of solid waste who violates any section of this chapter may have their permit revoked.
(Ord. passed 9-11-1982; Ord. passed 2-13-1986; Ord. passed 9-14-1989)  Penalty, see § 50.99