Chapter 91 - Solid Waste
[HISTORY: Adopted as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Solid waste landfills in Water Supply Protection District
-- See Ch. 125, § 125-8.
Removal and Dumping
[Adopted 1949 ATM, Art. 18; amended in
its entirety 10-28-1987 STM, Art. 1]
§ 91-1. Dumping prohibited.
It is unlawful to dump rubbish and garbage within the confines of the Town of Pelham.
§ 91-2. Hiring of licensed waste removal company; composting.
Further, as of January 1, 1988, all households in the Town of Pelham shall be required to engage the services of a licensed solid waste removal company for the purposes of removing and dumping household waste material. It shall in no event be a violation of this section to maintain household compost.
[Adopted 10-28-1987 STM, Art. 2]
§ 91-3. Categories.
In order to implement a program of recycling in conjunction with ordinary waste collection, residents of every household shall separate waste materials into the following categories before depositing same for collection:
A. Glass and cans.
C. Other waste.
§ 91-4. Removal of unseparated waste; fine.
If no separation takes place, trash will not be picked up and the household must remove the material within a twelve-hour period or may be subject to a fine of $15, but in no event shall these provisions relative to glass and cans be enforced until the Town of Amherst requires same.
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