City of Harrisburg, PA
Dauphin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg by Ord. No. 22-1992. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Burning garbage: see § 6-311.19.
Dumping refuse on streets: see Ch. 3-357.
Littering: see Ch. 6-307.
Public nuisance defined; abatement: see Third Class City Code § 2320 et seq. (53 P.S. § 37320 et seq.).
Disposal of municipal waste shall be supervised by the operations supervisor under the direction of the Director I&SG. Authority is hereby conferred upon such Director to promulgate rules and regulations concerning the days of operation, receiving hours, type of conveyance, and acceptable and nonacceptable waste related to the disposal of municipal waste at the disposal facility as he/she finds reasonably suited to the prompt, effective and efficient disposal of municipal waste in the City, and to promulgate rules and regulations with respect to those other specific matters for which such authority is herein granted, and to change and modify any and all such rules and regulations from time to time in the manner provided by law, provided that such rules and regulations shall not be inconsistent with the provisions herewith.
Disposal of all municipal waste generated within the City will be accomplished as determined by the Director I&SG. All municipal waste collected in the City shall be disposed of at the disposal facility designated by the Director I&SG.
Private haulers collecting municipal waste generated in the City in accordance with and under the provisions of this chapter shall also receive approval by the Director of I&SG and obtain a permit from the Department of Incineration and Steam Generation before they may collect or dispose of municipal waste generated within the City. Permits to approved private haulers shall be issued on a nontransferable registration-fee basis for each truck used to deliver municipal waste to the disposal facility hereafter and from time to time duly established for the same by the Director of I&SG.
All persons disposing of municipal waste under this chapter shall do so in accordance with the rules and regulations provided for herein. A current copy of the aforementioned rules and regulations shall be kept on file at the office of the City Clerk.[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 9-305.5, Harrisburg Environmental Advisory Council, which immediately followed this section and was added 3-23-2004 by Ord. No. 4-2004, is now included as Ch. 2-509, Environmental Advisory Council.
Violation of any part or whole of this chapter shall be punishable under the general code penalty, § 1-301.99, and any other applicable law or regulation.