Town of Hempstead, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Art. I comes from L.L. No. 10-1970, adopted 2-17-1970,[1] effective 2-19-1970; Art. II comes from Ord. No. 46 adopted 3-3-1959, effective 4-1-1959; Art. III comes from L.L. No. 61-1985, adopted 6-18-1985, effective 6-28-1985; Art. IV comes from L.L. No. 72-1986, adopted 9-30-1986, effective 10-6-1986; Art. V comes from Section 3 of L.L. No. 58-1989, adopted 6-27-1989, effective 7-3-1989; Art. VI comes from L.L. No. 42-1992, adopted 9-22-1992, effective 9-28-1992. Art. II was renumbered by L.L. No. 25-1970, adopted 4-21-1970, effective 4-24-1970.]
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Editor's Note: This local law repealed former Article I, Collection and Disposal, adopted 11-13-1962 by Ord. No. 50, as amended.
Article I Solid Waste Collection and Disposal

§ 128-1 Definitions.

§ 128-2 Accumulation and dumping prohibited.

§ 128-3 Exception to collection by collection and disposal district.

§ 128-4 Charges, rates or fees.

§ 128-5 Collection and disposal supervised by D.P.W.

§ 128-6 Precollection practices in collection districts.

§ 128-7 Collections.

§ 128-8 Landscape permits.

§ 128-9 Excessive accumulation of refuse in the Town.

§ 128-10 Licensing of private refuse collection by private carting firms, including licensing of vehicles used for such purpose.

§ 128-11 License issuance.

§ 128-12 License plate.

§ 128-13 Surrender of license plates.

§ 128-14 Licensee identification.

§ 128-15 Sale, transfer or assignment of a licensed private refuse collection vehicle.

§ 128-16 Licensing fees.

§ 128-17 Establishment of an Advisory Committee on Private Collection to assist the Town Board.

§ 128-18 General powers of the Advisory Committee, on private collection and disposal.

§ 128-19 Appeals.

§ 128-20 Hearings.

§ 128-21 Regulations for operation of private refuse collection vehicles in the Town of Hempstead.

§ 128-22 Penalties for offenses.

Article II Littering

§ 128-23 Definitions.

§ 128-24 Litter in public places.

§ 128-25 Placement of litter in receptacles.

§ 128-26 Sweeping litter into gutters prohibited.

§ 128-27 Merchant's duty to keep sidewalks free of litter.

§ 128-28 Litter thrown by persons in vehicles.

§ 128-29 Truck loads causing litter.

§ 128-30 Litter in parks.

§ 128-31 Litter in lakes and fountains.

§ 128-32 Throwing or distributing handbills in public places.

§ 128-33 Placing handbills on vehicles.

§ 128-34 Depositing handbills on uninhabited or vacant premises.

§ 128-35 Distribution of handbills where property posted.

§ 128-36 Distributing handbills at inhabited private premises; exception.

§ 128-37 Dropping litter from aircraft.

§ 128-38 Litter on occupied private property.

§ 128-39 Owner to maintain premises free of litter.

§ 128-40 Litter on vacant lots.

§ 128-41 (Reserved)

§ 128-42 Penalties for offenses.

Article III Dumping of Refuse and Garbage

§ 128-43 Dumping on vacant lots or streets prohibited.

§ 128-44 Acceptance of solid waste generated outside of Town.

§ 128-45 Penalties for offenses.

Article IV Solid Waste Management

§ 128-46 Legislative declaration.

§ 128-47 Statement of policy; conflict with other provisions.

§ 128-48 General provisions.

§ 128-49 Definitions.

§ 128-50 Commissioner to supervise and regulate transportation of solid waste.

§ 128-51 Commissioner to supervise and regulate collection in certain districts.

§ 128-52 Disposal regulations; construal of provisions.

§ 128-53 Additional licensing requirements and administration.

§ 128-54 Hazardous waste and unacceptable waste.

§ 128-55 Recycling.

§ 128-56 Charges.

§ 128-57 Enforcement; penalties for offenses.

§ 128-58 Publication of regulations.

§ 128-59 Effect on other provisions.

§ 128-60 Severability.

Article V Maintenance of Premises

§ 128-61 Accumulation of garbage, litter, refuse, rubbish or rubble; height of lawns, weeds or brush.

§ 128-62 Notice of violation.

§ 128-63 Compliance with notice.

§ 128-64 Enforcement.

§ 128-65 Penalties for offenses.

Article VI Recycling

§ 128-66 Policy.

§ 128-67 Findings.

§ 128-68 Definitions.

§ 128-69 Supervision and regulation in certain districts.

§ 128-70 Residential recycling.

§ 128-71 Multiresidential complex recycling.

§ 128-72 Mandatory commercial, industrial and institutional recycling.

§ 128-73 Use of yard waste.

§ 128-74 Recycling collection permit application; duration of permit; renewal.

§ 128-75 Recycling center permit; duration; renewal.

§ 128-76 Construction and demolition debris processing permit; duration; renewal.

§ 128-77 Report of recyclables collected.

§ 128-78 Report by independent sanitary districts and incorporated villages.

§ 128-79 (Reserved)

§ 128-80 Fees; additional license required.

§ 128-81 Unlawful activities.

§ 128-82 Suspension and revocation of permits; notice.

§ 128-83 Review Board; hearings.

§ 128-84 Penalties for offenses.

§ 128-85 Severability.