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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ASHES. Refuse resulting from the burning of wood, coal, coke and other combustible material.
BAG. Thirty-gallon capacity, 2-1/4 Mil with reinforced seams.
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS. The Board of County Commissioners of Vance County.
BUILDING RUBBISH. Rubbish from construction, remodeling and repair operations on houses, commercial buildings and other structures, including but not limited to excavated earth, stones, brick, plaster, lumber, concrete and waste parts occasioned by installation and replacements.
GARBAGE. Animal and vegetable refuse resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of food, including a minimum amount of liquid necessary incident thereto.
INDUSTRIAL WASTE. Sawdust, shavings, feathers, excelsior, cartons, boxes, metal, glass, paper, wood, textiles, chemicals, plastic or other waste materials from processing plants, factories or manufacturing operations.
INDUSTRY. A place of business employing more than 10 individuals and engaged in the manufacture or assembly of a product or products.
PERSON. Any individual, firm, governmental unit, organization, partnership, corporation or company.
REFUSE. Solid waste, including but not limited to garbage, rubbish, ashes and trash.
REFUSE COLLECTOR. Any person who collects or transports refuse or any person, firm or corporation who hauls any solid waste, other than one who removes refuse from his or her own premises, or who hauls any solid waste other than his or her own.
RUBBISH. Refuse (exclusive of garbage and ashes) including but not limited to paper, rags, cartons, boxes, wood, excelsior, rubber, leather, tree, bush and hedge branches, cutting and trimmings, year trimmings, grass, leaves, tin cans, metals, small mineral matter, glass, crockery, dirt, earth and trash.
SELF-UNLOADING VEHICLE. Any vehicle which does not have to be unloaded manually.
SOLID WASTE. Refuse, including but not limited to garbage, rubbish, ashes and trash.
WASTE. Useless, unused, unwanted or discarded materials resulting from natural community activities, including solids, liquids and gases.
(Ord. 13, passed 7-3-1978)