Sec. 35.1-70.1. Sanitary or solid waste facilities.
Private and public sanitary or solid waste management facilities may be permitted by conditional use permit if the following requirements are met;
provided, however, that the expansion of an existing public facility is exempt from these requirements:
(a) All sanitary or solid waste management facilities shall accept only waste materials which are generated within the City of Lynchburg; provided, however, that any existing private facility that is accepting waste generated by one of its industrial locations in an adjacent county at the time of the adoption of this ordinance may continue to do so.
(b) Private facilities shall be established only by and for the use of the industry generating the industrial waste in accordance with Sections 35.1-40(d)(7) and 35.1-41(e)(4).
(c) Existing private facilities as defined in Section 35.1-11.12(c) may expand by right in any zoning district, provided that the expansion meets all requirements of this section.
(d) All state and federal regulations must be complied with, all necessary permits be obtained, and copies of said permits be given to the superintendent of inspections, the city planner, and the city engineer.
(e) The facility shall be located with direct access onto an arterial or collector street, except that existing private facilities and expansions shall be exempt from this requirement.
(f) Fencing or natural barriers shall completely enclose the disposal area to prevent unauthorized disposal or salvage activities and to prevent waste materials from blowing onto adjacent properties.
(g) The operation shall have a minimum setback of one hundred (100) feet from all adjacent property lines, except where the property abuts a residential zoning district, in which case a minimum setback of two hundred (200) feet shall be maintained.
(h) Within the required setback of one hundred (100) or two hundred (200) feet, all existing vegetation shall remain undisturbed as a buffer, except for the cleared fire break which is fifty (50) feet in width. Where existing vegetation is sparse or nonexistent, a vegetative buffer shall be provided according to the regulations of Section 35.1-25.1.11, Buffering of this ordinance.
(i) A plan shall be submitted to the city for review and approval indicating (1) how the area will be returned to a stable, natural state following the closure of the disposal operation, and (2) the intended future use of the site.
(j) A recordation shall be made with the deeds of all affected parcels informing all future owners that the property was used for a sanitary or solid waste management facility, the types of materials disposed there, and the dates of its operation. Certification of such recordation shall be given to the superintendent of inspections, the city planner, and the city engineer. (Ord. No. O-92-142, 5-12-92; Ord. No. O-06-070, 6-13-06)
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