§ 50.17  OWNERSHIP OF SOLID WASTE.
   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