Shawnee County Solid Waste

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Solid Waste

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  • County Code Title XIX Solid Waste

    Prohibited Practices

    It shall be unlawful for any person to:

    1. Deposit solid waste for collection on any property other than his or her own.
    2. Interfere in any manner with solid waste collection equipment, or with solid waste collectors in the lawful performance of their duties.
    3. Burn solid waste unless an approved incinerator is provided or unless a variance has been obtained from the director.
    4. Dispose of refuse/solid waste and hazardous waste by open dumping or at a location not approved by the department.
    5. Engage in the business of collecting or transporting refuse/solid waste without license or permit from the director, or in the operation of a disposal site without a permit from the department or to operate under an expired license or permit, or to operate after a license or permit has been suspended or revoked.
    6. Maintain open dumping on a property unless exempted hereunder or the property is an authorized transfer facility or a licensed landfill.
    7. Engage in the business of collecting or transporting refuse/solid waste and failing to provide at least one collection per week.
    8. (H.R. No. 89-10, Section 14.0; H.R. No. 93-6, Sections 5,6 and 7)