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(A) (1) The county landfill may be used for the disposal of solid waste by county residents. The landfill shall be open during business hours as established by the Board. In emergencies, the landfill may be opened for additional hours as directed by the County Manager or the Manager’s representative.
(2) Except when open during regular business hours, the landfill shall be kept locked and entry shall not be permitted. Solid waste shall be disposed of at the landfill in the manner and according to procedures established by the Public Works Director.
(B) The landfill facility shall include the following disposal entities.
(1) Solid waste transfer station. For the collection and shipping of appropriate waste to a disposal facility. The operation of the county solid waste transfer station is regulated by the state’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Solid Waste Section, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Therefore, the Public Works Director shall have the authority to determine what types of waste can be deposited at the solid waste transfer station in accordance with the most current county, state, and federal rules and regulations governing such disposal. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(2) Land clearing and inert debris. Disposal area for inert materials. This is a beneficial fill dumping area which can accept brick, block, concrete, and asphalt. No painted material will be accepted.
(3) White goods collection area. For the collection and safe removal of chlorofluorocarbons from white goods.
(4) Scrap tire holding areas. For the holding of scrap tires for eventual shipping to appropriate disposal facility.
(5) Recycling depot. Electronic recyclable materials.
(C) The following wastes may not be disposed of in the county transfer station:
(1) Burning or smoldering materials, or any other materials that would create a fire hazard;
(2) Hazardous waste;
(3) Lead-acid batteries;
(4) Liquid waste;
(5) Untreated regulated medical waste;
(6) Radioactive waste;
(7) Scrap tires; unless they have been halved or shredded;
(8) Used oil;
(9) White goods;
(10) Yard trash; or
(11) Inert debris.
(D) The following wastes may be accepted on a conditional basis only (state regulations require that these wastes receive special treatment before they are placed in a landfill):
(1) Asbestos must be contained in heavy-duty double bags; and
(2) Barrels must be punctured with no liquids.
(E) The Public Works Director or his or her designee shall have the right to refuse use of the transfer station or inert debris landfill to anyone who delivers waste to the station or landfill in a manner which makes it difficult to unload in a safe or sanitary manner.
(Ord. passed 12-5-2016)