§ 156.102 WASTE TIRES.
   (A)   Land disposal prohibited. The disposal of waste tires in or on the land is prohibited. This does not prohibit the storage of unprocessed waste tires at a collection or a processing facility.
   (B)   Waste tire storage requirements.
      (1)   No more than five waste tires may be stored outside within the boundaries of any lot. The allotted five waste tires shall be stored consistent with the requirements of division (B)(4) through (B)(14).
      (2)   Exceptions to division(B)(1), (B)(2) and (B)(14) may be allowed when waste tires are utilized outside of a building for decorative, recreational, structural, construction or agricultural purposes where they comply with the requirements of other applicable laws or sections of this chapter.
      (3)   Waste tires shall not be stored outside within 1,000 feet of intermittent or permanent wetlands, streams, ponds, and lakes, including shoreland and floodplain areas.
      (4)   Waste tires shall not be stored outside within 1,000 feet of wooded areas and other areas on which trees, tree stumps, and brush are located, which could harbor mosquito populations.
      (5)   Waste tires within 1,000 feet of a residence shall be stored or utilized in a manner that prevents water from being retained in the tires.
      (6)   Waste tires shall not be stored within one-half mile of a known or suspected endemic area of mosquito-borne viral encephalitis or other diseases.
      (7)   Waste tires shall not be placed, stored, left, or permitted to remain in a lake, stream, wetland, sink hole, gully, waterway, floodplain or shoreland.
      (8)   Waste tires shall not be stored within an area which is unsuitable with respect to topography, geology, hydrology, soils, land use, or other public health and safety concerns.
      (9)   Waste tires shall not constitute a fire hazard.
      (10)   Waste tires shall be piled so as to minimize the accumulation of stagnant water.
      (11)   Waste tires shall be stored a minimum of 50 feet from the adjacent property line.
      (12)   Surface water drainage shall be diverted around and away from waste tire storage areas.
      (13)   Adequate visual screening of waste tire storage areas from housing or public right-of-ways shall be provided by use of natural objects, such as trees, berms, fences, or other means deemed acceptable by the department.
      (14)   The owner of the land or premises upon which waste tires are located in violation of this chapter shall be obligated to remove them to a licensed solid waste facility.
(Ord. 22-2, passed 10-25-2022)