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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
APPROVED WASTE BURNER. An incinerator or other burner constructed of fire-resistant material having a capacity of not less than three bushels, a cover which is closed when in use and maximum openings in the top or sides no greater than one inch in diameter.
BUILDING MATERIAL. Lumber, wood shakes and other wood products, but shall not include composite shingles, tar paper, insulation, wall board, wiring or other similar smoke producing materials.
DISEASED SHADE TREE. Any tree infected by Dutch Elm disease or Oak Wilt disease or any tree constituting a hazard to a disease control program established by the Department of Agriculture pursuant to M.S. §§ 89.51 et seq., as it may be amended from time to time.
DISPOSAL FACILITY. A facility or site permitted by the state’s Pollution Control Agency for the intermediate or final disposal of solid waste.
GARBAGE. Discarded material resulting from the handling, processing, storage, preparation, serving and consumption of food.
OPEN BURNING. The burning of any matter whereby the resultant combustion products are emitted directly into the atmosphere without passing through an adequate stack, duct or chimney.
REFUSE COLLECTION SERVICE. A public or private operation engaged in solid waste collection and transportation.
RUBBISH. Non-putrescible solid waste such as paper, cardboard, yard clippings and other natural matter not including garbage.
WETLAND. Natural marsh where water stands near, at or above the surface during a significant portion of most years.
(1994 Code, § 6-3.6)