GARBAGE, RUBBISH, REFUSE AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT.
Section 85-11 SEPARATION; VIOLATIONS AND
A. Purpose. The purpose of this Article is to provide
the Town of Front Royal with a basis for the effective
recycling of solid waste and the development and
implementation of the Solid Waste Management Plan.
B. Definitions. As used in this Article, the following
terms shall have the meanings indicated:
RECYCLING - The process of separating a given waste
material from the waste stream and processing it so that it is
used again as raw material for a product, which may or may not
be similar to the original product.
SOLID WASTE - Any garbage, refuse, sludge and other
discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid or
contained gaseous material, resulting from industrial,
commercial, residential, mining and agricultural operations or
community activities, but does not include solid or dissolved
material in domestic sewage; solid or dissolved material in
irrigation return flows or in industrial discharges which are
sources subject to a permit from the State Water Control Board;
or source, special nuclear or by-product material as defined by
the Federal Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended.
C. Collection and recycling. All occupants of residences
and all businesses which are operated for a profit shall
separate and make available for collection and recycling such
categories of solid waste as are designated by and in such
manner as is required by the Town of Front Royal Solid Waste
Management Plan promulgated in accordance with the regulations
of the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Waste Management.
The provisions of the Town of Front Royal Solid Waste
Management Plan shall supersede and take precedence over
conflicting provisions, if any, contained in Chapter 85, Article
1, to include but not be limited to any conflicting provisions
pertaining to garbage and refuse containers.
D. Nothing in this Article shall affect the right of any
person to sell or otherwise dispose of solid waste material as
provided in Virginia Code Section 15.2-933 or which may be
permitted under any law of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
No. 16-02 Amended (D) 8-26-02-Effective Upon Passage)
E. Nothing in this Article shall impose any liability upon an
apartment or commercial office building owner or manager for
failure of the tenants to comply with any provisions of the
Article, nor shall this Article impose any liability upon any
solid waste hauler for the failure of its customers to comply
with the provisions of this Article.
F. A civil fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.)
may be imposed for violations of the provisions of this Article
and the requirements of the Town of Front Royal Solid Waste
G. Penalties for misdemeanor violation of this Chapter shall be
1. Failure to remove solid waste containers from Town
right-of-way: $10.00 per day of non-compliance after third
2. Failure to separate recyclable materials: $10.00 per
occurrence after third violation notice.
3. Failure to maintain containers in a clean and sanitary
condition, free from odor, flies or vermin: $25.00 per
occurrence after third violation notice
4. Failure to bag solid waste placed in
containers: $25.00 per occurrence after third violation notice.
5. Late placement of solid waste materials at curbside: $25.00
per occurrence after third violation notice.
6. Inclusion of hazardous, infectious or medical wastes in
household solid waste containers: $500.00 per occurrence.
7. Other violations of this Chapter: $25.00 per occurrence after
third violation notice.
No. 9-91 Added Entire Article/Section 3-25-91-Effective Upon
(Ord. No. 14-06 Added (G)/Changed Title/Removed Article Name
11-27-06-Effective Upon Passage)