Sec. 21.1-2. Definitions.
The following definitions shall apply to these words when used in this chapter:
(a) Litter means all waste materials, odor-producing or nonodor-producing, including, but not limited to, bottles, glass, crockery, cans, scrap metal, paper, plastic, rubber, garbage, cigarettes and cigarette stubs including cigar butts, building materials, disposable packages or containers thrown or deposited as prohibited herein.
(b) Person means any natural person, corporation, partnership, association, firm, receiver, guardian, trustee, executor, administrator, fiduciary or representative or group of individuals or entities of any kind.
(c) Private property means property owned by any person, as defined herein, including, but not limited to, yards, grounds, driveways, entrances or passageways, parking areas, storage areas, any body of water, vacant land and recreational facilities.
(d) Public property means any area that is used or held out for use by the public, whether owned or operated by public or private interests, including, but not limited to, highways, streets, alleys, parks, recreation areas, sidewalks, medians, lakes, rivers, streams, ponds or other bodies of water.
(e) Vehicle means every device capable of being moved upon a public highway or public waterway and then upon or by which any person or property may be transported or drawn upon a public highway or public waterway.
(f) Litter receptacle means a container with the capacity of not less than ten (10) gallons, constructed and placed for use as a depository for litter.
(g) Institution means any public or private establishment which educates, instructs, treats for health purposes, or otherwise performs a service or need for the community, region, state or nation.
(h) Public place means any area that is used or held out for use by the public whether owned or operated by public or private interests.
(i) Construction site means any residential, commercial, industrial or other area, lot or site, where construction of any type is conducted, including roads, buildings and all other places where construction, renovation or demolition, active or inactive, is underway.
(j) Bulk waste means items of residential litter, including furniture, appliances, large cartons or similar materials which cannot be placed in containers in accordance with the regulations herein set forth.
(k) Business waste means any item of litter which results from the production, storage or sale of merchandise, materials or services.
(l) Construction hauler means any private person, partnership, corporation or association engaged in any aspect of the collection, transportation or disposal of any refuse within the corporate limits of the City of Lynchburg.
(m) Construction waste means any building material or litter resulting from erecting, repairing, remodeling or demolishing a structure.
(n) Demolition waste means any building material resulting from the removal or razing of a structure.
(o) Hazardous waste means any material which the city deems to be potentially dangerous, including, but not limited to, materials which are explosive, combustible, toxic, disease-causing or radioactive.
(p) Site clearance materials means any items such as boulders, rocks, tree trunks, stumps or limbs exceeding two (2) inches in diameter.
(q) Yard trimmings means any grass, woods, leaves, plant trimmings or similar matter which can be placed in containers in accordance with the regulations herein set forth.
(r) Contractor means the owner or agent in charge of a construction, development or demolition site. (Ord. No. O-85-113, § 1, 5-28-85; Ord. No. O-99-196, 8-10-99)
Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM