Borough of Waynesboro, PA
Franklin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Waynesboro 12-17-2014 by Ord. No. 1139. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The following words and/or phrases, when used in this chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, unless the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
CONTAINER
Shall collectively mean dumpster, roll-off dumpster, and mobile storage unit as defined herein.
DUMPSTER
A large container for the temporary storage of solid waste materials, debris and/or recyclable materials, that can be emptied into refuse trucks for the removal of the contents. These containers are usually sized from one cubic yard to less than 10 cubic yards.
MOBILE STORAGE UNIT
A large container for the temporary storage of household materials, debris, and/or recyclable materials that is delivered to a site by means of a flatbed truck, placed on said site through a hydraulic-mechanical means and, when full, removed from the site through the same means. These containers usually range in size from seven feet by seven feet by eight feet to 16 feet by eight feet by eight feet.
PERSON
Natural persons, firms, partnerships, corporations, associations, trusts, or other artificial bodies.
ROLL-OFF DUMPSTER
A large container for the temporary storage of solid waste materials, debris and/or recyclable materials that is delivered to a site by means of a flatbed truck, placed on said site through a hydraulic-mechanical means and, when full, removed from the site through the same means. These containers usually range in size from 10 cubic yards to 40 cubic yards.
A. 
Location of container.
(1) 
Where conditions permit, all dumpsters, roll-off dumpsters and/or mobile storage units shall be stored upon private property, preferably in the rear or side yard of said property.
(2) 
Any dumpster, roll-off dumpster, and/or mobile storage unit that is placed upon any of the public ways of the Borough, unless unfeasible, shall be located on the same side of the public street or roadway as the property from which the materials to be placed in the containers are being generated.
(3) 
Any such container that may be placed upon the public ways of the Borough shall be placed so that the longer side is parallel to the curbline or, in the absence of a curbline, parallel with the edge of the right-of-way line. The container shall be placed so that it is no less than six inches nor more than 12 inches from the curbline or roadway limit.
(4) 
No such container shall be placed or located closer than 40 feet from an intersection of streets or public ways, or closer than 50 feet from an intersection controlled by a "STOP" or "YIELD" sign.
(5) 
No such container shall be placed or located so as to impede the use of any sidewalk or pedestrian way; nor shall the flow of vehicular traffic be impeded in any manner.
B. 
Limitations on container size, storage on public ways. No dumpster, roll-off dumpster, and/or mobile storage unit having dimensions of eight feet in width or wider or 24 feet in length or longer, shall be placed on any public way of the Borough having a cartway width of 25 feet or less along the frontage of the property from which the materials for trash, recycling, or storage are being generated. No container shall be placed for more than 30 days at the same location on any public way of the Borough. The removal of a full container and placement of an empty one does not reset the thirty-day period for purposes of this chapter. The Borough shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to require that a container be removed from the public right-of-way.
C. 
Illumination. Any dumpster, roll-off dumpster, and/or mobile storage unit placed within or along the public rights-of-way of the Borough shall be equipped with reflective material. If the container disrupts traffic flow, then the container must also be equipped with no less than two barricades each, complete with functioning flashers.
D. 
Permit. Any dumpster, roll-off dumpster, and/or mobile storage unit placed within or along the public rights-of-way of the Borough and not placed on private property is required to be registered and permitted by the Borough of Waynesboro. A weekly permit shall be required and must be applied for at Borough Hall. An associated permit fee of $25 per week will be collected at the time of application. Permits expire each week and run from Wednesday to Wednesday. Borough Council reserves the right to establish new permit fees from time to time by resolution.
E. 
Indemnification/hold harmless. Any person placing a container of any kind as defined herein on any public way in the Borough shall indemnify and hold harmless the Borough for and from any and all claims, costs, expenses, damages, and/or injuries resulting from and/or arising out of, directly and/or indirectly, the placement of the container.
A. 
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter or any resolutions or regulations made in pursuance hereof, shall, upon conviction thereof by a Magisterial District Judge, be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000, or such lesser amount as is the maximum penalty prescribed by law, together with the costs of prosecution, for any single violation.
B. 
Every violator and/or each violation of the provisions hereof shall be deemed guilty of a separate offense for each and every day that such violation shall continue, and (s)he shall be subject to the penalties imposed herein for each and every separate offense.