[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Macedon as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Dumping and Landfilling
[Adopted 1-12-1960; amended in its entirety 2-24-2005 by L.L. No. 2-2005]
This article shall be known and may be cited as the "Solid Waste Ordinance of the Town of Macedon."
By the adoption of this article, the Town Board of the Town of Macedon declares its intent to regulate, in a manner consistent with the interests of the citizens of said Town of Macedon, the dumping of garbage, rubbish, refuse and similar waste material on lands within the Town. Therefore, recognizing the need of the community for an adequate and well-regulated procedure for the disposal of garbage and rubbish and in the exercise of its police power in these regards, the Town Board of the Town of Macedon does hereby enact this article.
This article shall apply to dumping upon all lands, public or private, within the Town of Macedon.
No person shall use any of the lands within the Town of Macedon as a dump or dumping grounds, nor shall any person, throw, dump, deposit or place on such lands or cause to be thrown, dumped, deposited or placed on such lands any solid waste materials or waste substances, such as bottles, cans, garbage, refuse, rubbish, litter, tires, building materials, or any nauseous or offensive matter, nor dispose or attempt to dispose of any such materials, substances or matter by burying the same on such lands, or burning or incinerating the same on such lands, except as otherwise provided herein.
To protect the significant financial investment the citizens of the Town of Macedon have made in the closure of the Town Landfill at 915 Quaker Road, the Town Board shall hereafter have the authority to legally post the site as restricted access property, on which it shall be illegal to trespass.
The Town Board shall also be hereafter authorized to implement and maintain reasonable and prudent security measures to prevent illegal trespass on the property.
Any persons found on the premises without the specific permission or authorization of the Town Supervisor and/or Town Board shall be guilty of a violation of this Code, as well as any other applicable statutes, rules, regulations or codes.
Solid waste landfills shall be permitted in the Town of Macedon only under the following conditions:
Solid waste landfills shall only be permitted in the ORM — Office, Research and Manufacturing Zoning District, as defined on the Town of Macedon Zoning Map and Chapter 135 of the Town Code.
In addition to the above-provided penalties and punishment, the Town Board may also maintain an action or proceeding in the name of the Town in a court of competent jurisdiction to compel compliance with or to restrain by injunction the violation of this article.