All solid waste generated within or brought into the county is owned by and is the responsibility of the generator, until such time as the waste is deposited in a landfill or approved solid waste facility, or removed by a licensed private contractor, except where state or federal requirements prohibit transfer of ownership. A licensed private contractor registered by NMED, who removes solid waste from a property, shall take ownership of the waste until it is taken to a convenience center, transfer station or landfill.
(Ord. No. 96-22, § 7, passed 9-24-1996; Am. Ord. No. 1998-2, passed 1-13-1998; Am. Ord. 2010-01, passed 5-19-2010; Am. Ord. 2017-02, passed 8-23-2017)  Penalty, see § 50.99