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Brine, as defined in Ohio R.C. 1509.01(U), may be applied for control of dust and ice on roads, streets, highways and other similar land surfaces in the Village in accordance with the following standards.
(a) Brine shall not be applied:
(1) To a water-saturated surface;
(2) Directly to vegetation near or adjacent to surfaces being treated;
(3) Within twelve feet of structures crossing bodies of water or crossing drainage ditches;
(4) Between sundown and sunrise, except for ice control.
(b) The discharge of brine through the spreader bar shall stop when the application stops;
(c) The applicator vehicle shall be moving at least five miles per hour at all times while the brine is being applied;
(d) The maximum spreader bar nozzle opening shall be three-quarters of an inch in diameter;
(e) The maximum uniform application rate of brine shall be three thousand gallons per mile on a twelve-foot-wide road or three gallons per sixty square feet on unpaved lots;
(f) The applicator vehicle discharge valve shall be closed between the brine collection point and the specific surfaces that have been approved for brine application;
(g) Any valves that provide for tank draining other than through the spreader bar shall be closed during the brine application and transport;
(h) The angle of discharge from the applicator vehicle spreader bar shall not be greater than sixty degrees from the perpendicular to the unpaved surface;
(i) Only the last twenty-five percent (25%) of an applicator vehicle’s contents shall be allowed to have a pressure greater than atmospheric pressure; therefore, the first seventy-five percent (75%) of the applicator vehicle’s contents shall be discharged under atmospheric pressure.
(Ord. 85-9. Passed 6-3-85.)