Township of Springfield, PA
Mercer County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Springfield as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-2-1986 by Ord. No. 1-1986]
A. 
No person shall collect, remove, haul, or convey refuse from the Township of Springfield or dispose of the same in any manner or place without authorization from the Township Supervisors. Said collectors shall be duly licensed and pay an annual fee of $25 for such license. Violations of any part of this article may cause the license to be revoked.
B. 
No authorized collector shall make any change in the arrangements for disposal of refuse collected by him without first receiving the approval of the Township Supervisors.
C. 
Said materials shall be transported directly to the waste-to-energy facility or other disposal facility designated by the Township Supervisors.
A. 
It shall be unlawful to dump refuse within the jurisdictional limits of the Township of Springfield.
B. 
Disposal of refuse shall be at the waste-to-energy facility designated by the Township of Springfield so long as the fees shall be equal or less than other disposal facilities and the waste-to-energy facility will accept the same refuse as other disposal facilities.
A. 
Any person who shall violate any provisions of this article shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $300 or, in default of payment of such fine, then to imprisonment for not more than 30 days.
B. 
Each day's continuance of a violation of this article shall constitute a separate offense.
C. 
This article may be enforced by injunction.
A. 
Hazardous waste and residual waste may be disposed of only in accordance with rules and regulations established by the Township Supervisors for this purpose so long as said rules and regulations are in accordance with state and federal regulatory control and loss. If the waste-to-energy facility is unable or any other available facility approved by the Township Supervisors is unable to handle this material at its disposal site, it will be required that the generator of such waste, at his own expense, make independent provision for its disposal, which will be in compliance with minimum standards of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for hazardous waste as delineated in their most recent rules and regulations.
B. 
Collection and transportation of hazardous and residual waste, either by the generator of such wastes, an agent of the generator of such wastes, or others shall be at its own expense and shall be in accordance with the requirements of state and federal regulatory controls for such waste.
The invalidity of any section or provision of this article shall not invalidate any other section, provision, or part of it.
Sections 350-1A and B, 350-2A, 350-3A, B and C, 350-4B and 350-5 shall take effect within five days of the adoption of this article. Sections 350-1C, 350-2B and 350-4A shall take effect upon the erection and successful completion, licensing and approval of an appropriate waste-to-energy facility but are of no effect unless said facility is erected, completed and in successful operation.