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    Home » Sec. 21.2-59. Substance Regulations.

    Sec. 21.2-59. Substance Regulations.

     

    Sec. 21.2-59. Substance regulations.
     
    (a) Generally. No solid waste of any sort shall be removed from private premises and deposited for disposal within the city at any location other than those approved by the city manager or his designee provided that the materials approved for disposal are consistent with the federal and state regulations for the disposal of such solid waste and this chapter.
     
    (b) Prohibited solid waste. Solid waste prohibited from disposal in the RSA's facilities are as follows:
     
    (1) Free liquids.
     
    a. Bulk or non-containerized liquid waste unless the waste is leachate or gas condensate derived from the RSA facility itself and the facility is designed with a composite liner and leachate collection system as described in sections 5.1.B.9. and 5.5.B. of the Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations (VR 672-20-10), or
     
    b. Containers holding liquid waste, unless:
     
    1. The container is a small container similar in size and total quantity to that normally found in household waste;
     
    2. The container is designed to hold liquids for use other than for storage; or
     
    (2) Regulated hazardous wastes.
     
    (3) Solid waste, residue or soil containing dioxins as regulated within the Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations (VR 672-20-20), and as prohibited by rules or regulations adopted or policies established by the RSA.
     
    (4) Solid waste, residue or soil containing polychlorinated biphyenols (PCBs) as regulated within the Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations (VR 672-20-10), and as prohibited by rules or regulations adopted or policies established by the RSA.
     
    (5) Unstabilized sewage sludge or sludges and combustion residue (ash) as regulated within the Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations (VR 672-20-10), and as prohibited by rules or regulations adopted or policies established by the RSA.
     
    (6) Pesticide containers that have not been triple rinsed and crushed.
     
    (7) Drums and barrels that are not empty, properly cleaned and opened with both ends cut out.
     
    (8) Waste oil, with the exception being used motor oil accepted from Lynchburg residents on household hazardous waste collection days.
     
    (9) Contaminated soil as regulated within the Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations (VR 672-20-10), and as prohibited by rules or regulations adopted or policies established by the RSA.
     
    (10) Asbestos containing material as prohibited by rules or regulations adopted or policies established by the RSA.
     
    (11) Regulated infectious wastes.
     
    (12) Large animal carcasses.
     
    (13) Any solid waste otherwise prohibited under this chapter or by rules or regulations adopted or policies established by the RSA.
     
    (c) Permitted solid waste. Solid waste not listed in section 21.2-59(b) may be accepted for disposal at a RSA facility. Such solid waste that generally will be accepted, subject to RSA facility operating procedures, for disposal in a RSA facility includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the following:
     
    (1) Garbage.
     
    (2) Household waste.
     
    (3) Inert waste.
     
    (4) Refuse.
     
    (5) Rubbish.
     
    (6) Debris and yard waste.
     
    (7) White goods.
     
    (8) Wood, debris and yard waste. Any wood, debris and yard waste delivered to a RSA facility for disposal shall be separated from other solid waste being delivered to the facility.
     
    (d) Any person who delivers to a RSA facility any solid waste prohibited from disposal in the facility under section 21.2-59(b), shall promptly upon notification from the RSA remove such prohibited wastes from the facility. Failure to remove such prohibited waste constitutes a violation of this chapter. The RSA may choose to sample, test, store, transport and haul any such prohibited waste for appropriate disposal and charge the person delivering said waste for all incurred city and contractual costs.
     
    (e) Any person who delivers to a RSA facility any non-household waste, either entirely or in part, must participate in an inspection of that delivered waste upon request by authorized employees and according to solid waste management facility procedures. (Ord. No. O-91-056, 3-26-91, eff. 4-1-91; Ord. No. O-93-246, 9-14-93, eff. 10-1-93; Ord. No. O-97-201, 9-23-97, eff. 10-1-97; Ord. No. O-03-113, 6-10-03, eff. 7-1-03; Ord. No. O-12-098, 9-11-12)
     
    Last updated date: 10/8/2012 2:55:33 PM