City of Haverhill, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Haverhill 8-10-2004 by Doc. 57-B (Ch. 131 of the 1980 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Hazardous waste facilities— See Ch. 163.
Littering — See Ch. 173.

§ 131-1 Establishment; purpose.

There is hereby established a Municipal Composting Program, hereinafter called the "Program," which shall provide for the disposal of brush, grass and leaves. The Program shall be operated by the Highway Department at a location and at hours to be designated by the Superintendent of Highways.

§ 131-2 Fees.

A. 
Fees for the disposal of brush, grass and leaves shall be as follows:
[Amended 5-10-2005 by Doc. 59; 7-14-2015 by Doc. 90]
(1) 
Individual residents: $45 annually (with sticker) or $9 per day; $10 annually for a second sticker within the same household; all with proof of residency.
(2) 
Senior residents (age 65 or older): $30 annually (with sticker) or $9 per day; $10 annually for a second sticker within the same household; all with proof of residency.
(3) 
Commercial and nonresident: $44 per cubic yard.
B. 
Fees for the purchase of compost shall be as follows:
(1) 
All persons: $10 per cubic yard screened; $6 per cubic yard unscreened.
[Amended 4-17-2007 by Doc. 40; 4-29-2008 by Doc. 60]
(2) 
Delivery charge: $35.
(3) 
For those persons purchasing more than 200 cubic yards per year: $3.75 per cubic yard unscreened.
[Added 4-29-2008 by Doc. 60]

§ 131-3 Sale of other materials.

[Added 7-10-2007 by Doc. 76]
The Highway Department is authorized to sell the following materials to the public:
A. 
T-Base (road grinding by-product): $11 per yard (screened) and $5 per yard (unscreened).
[Amended 7-14-2015 by Doc. 90]
B. 
H-Base (recycled gravel): $6 per yard.